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6 Best RN to BSN Programs in Washington | NursingProcess

Bellevue College ranked No. 2 for best accredited RN to BSN Programs in Washington state in 2024.

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Bellevue College to Remove Trees on Campus 

To reduce the spread of tree pathogens, Bellevue College will begin removing dead and diseased trees on campus starting June 28. 

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Bellevue College embarks on $54M remodel, addition project at South Bellevue campus | Daily Journal of Commerce

Bellevue College (BC) is aiming to break ground next summer on a $54 million remodel/addition project at its campus in South Bellevue.

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Bellevue College Announces 2024 Commencement Ceremony 

Bellevue College is thrilled to announce its 2024 Commencement Ceremony, an event that brings the community together to honor and celebrate the achievements of our graduates.

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Aatqa Muqeet: Embracing a Career with Purpose 

Working with immigrants at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security wasn’t on Aatqa Muqeet’s radar when she was first thinking about a college major and career. She readily admits she wasn’t at all sure what she wanted to do. Maybe aviation? Or maybe a degree and a career in medicine or technology like many of her peers. But none of those fields felt like a fit. 

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Meet the Expert: Erika Ferreri MAED, BSBM, MA-P | Medical Technology Schools

Erika Ferreri, MAED, BSBM, MA-P, has been a member of the allied health faculty at Bellevue College since 2004, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge to her part-time teaching role.

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Bellevue College Art Professor Dale Lindman Has a New Exhibit | 425 Magazine

Bellevue College professor Dale Lindman's latest art exhibit, "Between Time and Place," is on display at the Bellevue Arts Museum now through Aug. 25.

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Find Support Through Neurodiversity Navigators

A college degree is ever more important in our digital economy. But for neurodivergent students, getting that degree can take some extra help.

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5 years after crash, Seattle skateboarder’s message is the same: ‘Make sure you put a helmet on’ | King 5

After a skateboarding accident in 2019, doctors told Rebecca Schellings that her 19-year-old son would not likely make it. They told her to think about donating her 19-year-old son Aidan’s organs. Five years later, Aidan Schellings, who now goes by the name Ryker, continues to prove those doctors wrong.

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Bellevue College DECA Team Secures 10th National Win | 425 Magazine

The Bellevue College DECA team competed in the collegiate DECA national championships — held in Austin, Texas, from April 20-24 — and won its 10th national championship.