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91.3 KBCS – “What’s the Flux”
Holly Eckert’s dispatch: Riding with a Disability

KBCS 91.3

We unmute the commute with Holly Eckert. Life can dramatically change in a matter of minutes. Holly spent the first 34 years of her life as a professional dancer, and driving was her main mode of transportation. Holly learned she had epilepsy one day after waking up from a car accident she caused during her ...

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BC’s Occupational Life Skills program named 2016 Bellwether Award Finalist

OLS students

Bellevue College’s Occupational Life Skills (OLS) program was recently selected as a 2016 Bellweather Award finalist. The award recognizes outstanding and innovative programs and practices that successfully lead community colleges into the future in one of three main categories: Instructional Programs and Services, Planning, Governance and Finance, and Workforce Development. OLS is one of ten finalists ...

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Duncan-Andrade to deliver keynote MLK address

Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade

Dr. Jeff Duncan-Andrade, educator, author and co-founder of the Teaching Excellence Network, will deliver the 2016 Martin Luther King, Jr. keynote address at Bellevue College on Thursday, Jan. 21. Duncan-Andrade’s keynote is part of a weeklong celebration at the college under the theme, “Black Education Matters” and will explore the material conditions that affect urban youth ...

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Bellevue College student named Coca-Cola Scholar

Sara Young

Bellevue College student, Sara Young has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship from Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society as a 2015 Coca-Cola Leaders of Promise Scholar. Young, 14, who will complete her Associate’s Degree in Biology this spring, hopes to transfer to a university in Washington State and pursue a degree in neurobiology. She hopes ...

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BC, WSU glean partnership ideas on trip; Representatives visit three Chicago schools on fact-finding trip

BC, WSU glean partnership ideas on trip; Representatives visit three Chicago schools on fact-finding trip

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Bellevue College wins approval for two new bachelor’s degrees

Four-year degrees in Health Promotion Management and Healthcare Management and Leadership will provide area residents with affordable education for high-demand careers Bellevue College recently received approval from the Northwest Commission of Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) to offer two new bachelor’s degree programs – in Health Promotion Management and Healthcare Management and Leadership– that will provide area ...

Bellevue College named to Victory Media’s 2016 Military Friendly® Schools list

Victory Media has designated Bellevue College as a 2016 Military Friendly® School. Now in its seventh year, the original, premier Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education and career opportunities. The designation is awarded to the top colleges, universities, community colleges and trade schools in the ...

Fall Issue of ‘Exceptional’ Magazine now Available

Cover image of the fall 2015 edition of "Exceptional"

The latest issue of Exceptional, the Bellevue College magazine, now is available at various locations on campus. Copies of the magazine will be available at The Watchdog newspaper stands and distributed to departments. Additional copies are available at the Institutional Advancement office (A101). The cover story features Data Analytics student Whitney King, one of two students ...

Former Bellevue College President Thomas O’Connell dies

Former Bellevue College President Thomas O'Connell

Former Bellevue College President Dr. Thomas E. O’Connell, who led the Eastside campus from 1977 – 1981, has died. He was 90. O’Connell died at the Bayview Retirement Home in Seattle, Tuesday, October 20 after a long illness. He was born on June 30, 1925, in Worcester, Massachusetts to Thomas, a real estate developer and Mary, an ...

New film to preview at Bellevue College

Pendulum promotional poster

Money. Murder. Politics. When a disgraced young journalist teams up with a reluctant hardened veteran detective to investigate the death of a young girl, the two uncover clues which lead directly to the state’s most powerful people. That’s the story of the new feature film, PENDULUM, produced and filmed locally and on the Bellevue College campus, ...