House Bill 1199 concerning health care for workers with disabilities passed the House unanimously March 4. Joey Wilson’s moving and thoughtful testimony Jan. 30 in front of the Washington State House Healthcare and Wellness Committee helped propel the bill forward. Wilson is currently in his third year of college in the Occupational and Life Skills (OLS) ...Read the full story!
Today, Bellevue College announced it has become the first institution of higher education to launch with Landed, a down payment assistance and financial wellness program aimed at helping educators and school employees afford to buy homes. The program provides half of the down payment on a home, up to $120,000 per family, in exchange for a ...Read the full story!
Nationally renowned anti-racism activist and writer, Tim Wise, spoke before a packed house at Bellevue College on Feb. 28 in honor of Black History Month.Read the full story!
Bellevue College is bringing together authors, storytellers, writers, photographers, musicians, digital world builders, activists, and developers to present at BC Illuminates, a festival of literature, creativity, technology and social change. Taking place over two days, the festival is geared to connect the King County community with inspiring storytellers and creators ranging from traditional novelists to ...Read the full story!
The 3rd Annual College Bound Resource Fair for students with disabilities is returning to Bellevue College on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. The event is open to the public and was created specifically for aspiring college students with disabilities as well as the families and educators in their lives. “This is a ...Read the full story!
For 15 years, Liz Hollerman worked as a 3D artist and animator for the likes of Microsoft, Amazon, and some independent gaming companies. Most recently, she worked for Turn 10 Studios in Redmond. She built a successful career — but still, something was missing. Hollerman always felt driven to help people, and teaching part-time filled ...Read the full story!