In Brief

Karaoke and Bubble Tea Brings in Big Crowd

The Asian-Pacific Islander Association (API) held their Karaoke and Bubble Tea event on May 18 and found themselves with quite a large turn-out. Free bibimbop sushi and boba tea provided by Over The Rainbow Tea Bar were available for audience members. The event was one of many hosted at Bellevue College for API month.

Memorial Day Activities Educate BC Students

Bellevue College Association of Veterans hosted an event for all students, faculty, and veteran students, combining fun activities while honoring those who have sacrificed their lives to keep America safe. Army recruiters and a guest speaker from Veterans of Foreign Warfare made appearances, and four stations provided students opportunities to try a sample military entrance test, military ration tasting, mini-physical challenge, and more!

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.

In Depth

Healthcare is a Top Job Producer

Career Connection Providing Bellevue College students with career exploration, job search tips, opportunity alerts, and industry updates.   Healthcare is a Top Job Producer If you are looking for a career path with a healthy future, consider a career in healthcare. According to the Department of Labor, healthcare employment continues to trend up. In 2016, healthcare added 374,000 jobs ...

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Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to speak at Bellevue College commencement

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib

Lt. Gov Cyrus Habib will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16, in Seattle’s Key Arena. “Ever since I took math and science courses at Bellevue College as a high school student, I have been gratified to see BC’s continual effort to expand opportunities for an ever-growing ...

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Stepping Out of the Binary: Interview with BC’s Mural Artist

Artist Renaise Kim displays her painting.

On January 18, submissions for a new mural on Bellevue College’s campus opened, bringing in dozens of original student concepts. All artwork was focused around the themes of “Unity,” “Building a Better Future,” “Sustainability,” and/or “Hope.” Renaise Kim was the design winner. We sat down with Kim in order to get a better understanding of ...

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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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