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Bellevue College Awarded $300,000 Grant to Help Address Sexual Violence

Image of the Bellevue College campus in fall

Bellevue College (BC) was recently awarded a $300,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) to help address sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence and stalking. BC was one of 57 academic institutions to receive a grant under the OVW’s campus program. The grant will help develop a framework for ...

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BC’s Dr. Jillene Grover Seiver Weighs in on Multitasking

Dr. Jill Seiver

If you love to spend your free time playing Fortnite or trying your hand at the newest gaming app, then you just might be training your brain to multitask more effectively, according to Dr. Jillene Grover Seiver, a senior lecturer at Bellevue College who researches memory and decision-making.

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Bellevue College Breaks Ground on Student Success Center

Rendering of the exterior of the Student Success Center

On August 23, the Bellevue College community and local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new Student Success Center. Slated for completion in early 2020, the project will create an integrated and seamless service experience for students by housing multiple support programs in one state-of-the-art facility. “This Student Success Center will change the way our students ...

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BC Support Programs Highlighted in Seattle Times Article

Joey Wilson

Here’s a surprising statistic: In 2016, only about 22 percent of students who received special education services when they graduated from Washington’s high schools enrolled in college one year later. Yet most special-needs students have an average or above-average IQ.

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How a BC Filmmaking Alum Became the Sound Mixer for ‘La La Land’

Performers in 'La La Land'

2016’s La La Land brought sound mixer Steve Morrow many accolades, pretty much ever since director Damien Chazelle’s throwback rom-com musical exploded onto the awards circuit two years ago. Morrow’s honors for the film have included the CAS award (Cinema Audio Society), a BAFTA nod and an Academy Award nomination for Best Achievement in Sound ...

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BC’s Perez garnering recognition for book of poetry

BC faculty member Fernando Perez

“A Song of Dismantling” by BC’s Fernando Perez is among four recent books of poetry with New Mexico ties, where the personal and political mingle freely, and identity is inseparable from experience (Santa Fe New Mexican).

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