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Bellevue College Foundation names new executive director

Rebecca Chawgo, Bellevue College Foundation Executive Director, photo courtesy of Alabastro Photography

The Bellevue College Foundation has named Rebecca Chawgo as its new executive director. Chawgo has served as the BC Foundation’s director of development since September 2013. As executive director of the BC Foundation, Chawgo will work to expand the foundation’s annual and programmatic funding, oversee the award of grants and scholarships, engage in Bellevue College’s 50th ...

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Bellevue College to offer new computer science degree, reduces tuition

The two-year Bellevue College operating budget approved by the Washington State Legislature will support a new computer science degree and help reduce tuition on the Eastside campus. The operating budget provides new state funding to allow a 5 percent tuition operating fees reduction beginning this fall. Students who paid $4,000 in tuition per academic year in ...

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Ginny Gilder to speak at Bellevue College commencement

Ginny Gilder

Seattle Storm co-owner to share mistakes and lessons learned along the way Investor and co-owner of the Seattle Storm, Virginia “Ginny” Gilder will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 48th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 19, in Seattle’s KeyArena. “I am looking forward to sharing some of my experiences with the graduating class ...

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Bellevue College autism program to partner with Central Washington University

Wendy Holden, CWU's Director of Student Disability Services, Sara Gardner, BC's ASN Program Director, and Dr. Steven Martel, BC's Counseling Center Program Chair kick off a day of training in Ellensburg

Unique program helps students with autism succeed in higher education Bellevue College announced today it will partner with Central Washington University beginning spring quarter, 2015 to bring BC’s successful Autism Spectrum Navigators (ASN) program to the Ellensburg, Wash. campus. BC created the ASN program in 2011 to support autistic students in accessing college programs and services, including ...

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Bellevue College to perform Carnival

BC student rehearses for production of Carnival

Four night run opens March 11, 2015 Bellevue College Theatre Arts, with support from the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in Seattle, will thrill audiences with their production of Carnival, the 1962 Tony Award winner for Best Musical about a girl named Lilly who finds herself working in a traveling circus. Lilly is excited ...

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Bellevue College Parent Education to host free community classes

Bellevue College Parent Education will host a series of free community parenting talks July 28 through Aug.27 in varying locations throughout Bellevue. Dates, Locations and topics: July 28 “Educating Young Children,” Unity of Bellevue, 16330 NE 4th St., 98008 July 29 “Helping Children Manage Emotions,” Bellevue College, North Campus, 14673 NE 29th Pl., 98007 Aug. 5 “Introduction to Positive ...

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The Passing of Dr. Elson Floyd

Dear colleagues, On the heels of an amazing graduation celebration, it is with true sadness and loss that I let you that Dr. Elson Floyd, President of Washington State University, died this morning. While I can not claim the honor of claiming Dr. Floyd as a friend, I was privileged to become a colleague and acquaintance.  I ...

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Washington State University, Bellevue College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Document formally recognizes exploration of possible partnership Officials from Bellevue College and Washington State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing the institutions to further their discussions on a possible partnership. By signing the MOU, BC and WSU are now able to discuss some of the details a partnership might entail, including benefits to students, ...

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Bellevue College honors four employees with Margin of Excellence awards

L-R: Chelsie Hanks, Jennifer Conner, Nancy McEachran, Keith Rowley at the Margin of Excellence award ceremony

Annual awards recognize top faculty and staff The Bellevue College Foundation honored Jennifer Conner, Chelsie Hanks, Nancy McEachran, and Keith Rowley on Wednesday, June 3 during the college’s year-end celebration, with Margin of Excellence Awards for their outstanding work in support of students and colleagues at the college. Created in 1984 by the BC Foundation, the Margin ...

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Arabic Heritage Week: June 2 – June 4

Come celebrate and experience a part of the Arabic culture through food, music, art, dance, and language! Tuesday, June 2 to Thursday, June 4 11 am – 3 pm Student Union Courtyard Souq (Marketplace) Tasty pastries, Henna tattoos, and Arabic Arts and Crafts Tuesday, June 2 11 am – 2 pm Cafeteria, stage George Sadak & Ensemble “Drummer and Egyptian tabla player (dumbek), George’s musical ...

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