Last March the sixth United Nations Global Environment Outlook was released, painting a dire picture of a planet in peril and concluding that “unsustainable human activities globally have degraded the Earth’s ecosystems, endangering the ecological foundations of society.” But the outlook also offers ideas for changing the way the world eats, buys things, generates energy and ...Read the full story!
Bellevue College had its big accreditation visit in March, and the interior design department just kept riding the wave, having their own accreditation visit in May. The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) visits campus every six years and evaluates the program according to 119 expectations distributed across 16 standards. Program chair Dan Beert said that preparation ...Read the full story!
Up to 200 autistic high school and college students, their family members, and the educators and professionals who support them will converge on the Bellevue College (BC) campus May 11 for a truly unique conference, “Imagine Your Future in STEM” which will focus on “Autism and STEM: Fostering Balanced and Inclusive Communities at School and ...Read the full story!
Bellevue College’s award-winning KBCS radio station was recently featured in-depth by the Bellevue Reporter, which delved into the station’s rich 46-year history. Learn more about how this two-way platform has allowed the station’s team to bond with listeners, and promoted unrepresented voices.Read the full story!
Simon the therapy dog radiated a deep calm as he stretched out on the library floor, smiling students all around him, stroking his soft fur. His Buddha-like demeanor was perfect for his task: calming stressed students. The golden retriever was part of a two-day program during finals week that gave students an opportunity to interact with ...Read the full story!
BC graduate Drea Baines was recently named one of ’40 Under 40′ by South Sound Business for her work, “at the recently opened Resource Center in Tacoma’s Hilltop neighborhood, a space designed to be a hub for startups and small businesses to work and develop. Baines is particularly focused on women-, minority-, and disabled veteran-owned businesses, ...Read the full story!
Bellevue College had a triumphant success at the Collegiate DECA Pacific Northwest Career Development Conference in February at Seattle University. They not only were the state champions in all four areas of competition (business, marketing, finance, and hospitality), but ninety-five percent of Bellevue College DECA students who participated placed in their respective events and qualified ...Read the full story!
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!