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New Exhibit at Bellevue College Showcases Art of the Northwest

The Gallery Space at Bellevue College is displaying the works of Northwest Designer Craftsmen in a month-long showcase featuring works from artists in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska, who work professionally in clay, wood, glass, metal, fiber, and/or mixed media. The exhibit closes May 17, so drop by Gallery Space in D271 for these uniquely impressive works of fine art.

Associated Student Government Hosts BBQ

Student government and student programs hosted their annual Spring BBQ on April 19. The event included four delicious and free food trucks, an electric car show, a live DJ, mechanical bull, and a Western-themed barbecue! Student government also launched the ASG elections for 2017-18, with voting stations available at the event.

Students Save Lives by Donating Blood

BloodWorks NW visited the BC campus for the Spring Quarter Blood Drive. Every donation made will help save up to three lives in the community. Bloodworks NW supports local hospitals such as UW Medical, Harbor View, Children’s Hospital, Group Health, Evergreen, Snoqualmie Valley Hospital and many, many more.

 

In Depth

KBCS, Northwest Folklife Partner for Acoustic Showcase

Photo of Linda Ortega

Bellevue College’s public radio station 91.3 KBCS is partnering with Northwest Folklife to provide live musical performances to Folklife’s acoustic showcase. The station will bring three artists to the Fisher Green stage on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m. “The 91.3 KBCS acoustic showcase is one of the must-see features of Northwest Folklife,” said Patrick Whalen, ...

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Gabriel Teodros: Writer & Activist Visits BC

The book cover of "Octavia's Brood"

On May 23, author and activist Gabriel Teodros visited Bellevue College campus to share music from his newest album, Evidence Of Things Not Seen and discuss Afrofuturism. The album title references James Baldwin’s non-fiction reporting of the Atlanta child murders that happened from 1979-1981. Gabriel explored this cultural trauma through Afrofuturism — an inclusive cultural aesthetic that ...

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Inslee Names Greg Dietzel to Board of Trustees

Bellevue College the campus awaiting the planned Homecoming celebration to come.

Bellevue College announced today that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Greg Dietzel to its Board of Trustees. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets. Dietzel spent 12 years as Vice President & Senior State Executive for IBM until his recent retirement, where he was responsible ...

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Bellevue Sweeps the 2017 NWAC Tennis Championships

The Bellevue men and women swept the 2017 NWAC Tennis Championship at Skagit Valley College on Saturday. The Bulldog nen won seven of nine match titles to cruise to a 138-123 win over runner-up Spokane. The BC women edged Highline when Moriah Austin won the decisive No. 1 singles final.

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BC Breaks Ground on New Student Housing Facility

BC officials with shovels for the groundbreaking

Today the Bellevue College community and local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new student housing facility. Slated for occupancy in the fall of 2018, the project—designed to be highly sustainable—accommodates 350 beds in a mixture of units. “Today we follow in the footsteps of the College’s first groundbreaking in 1966, by breaking ground on our ...

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BC Gamers Battle for Tuition in Heroes of the Dorm eSports Tournament

Hereoes of the Dorm logo

On April 8, Raynor’s Raiders, a team of BC students in the popular Multiplayer Online Battle Arena (MOBA) Heroes of the Storm, represented Bellevue College in the eSports tournament Heroes of the Dorm. The tourney was sponsored by Blizzard, the company that created Heroes of the Storm and countless famous titles such as World of Warcraft and Hearthstone. ...

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