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Discovery Day is Saturday, April 20, 2024 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bellevue College's U-Building on campus. All are invited.

Community Invited to Discovery Day April 20 

Bellevue College invites prospective students of all ages and backgrounds, parents, and community members to Discovery Day on Saturday, April 20.

Exploring Pathways Career Panels Explore the Possibilities. Find Your Path.

Bellevue College Students Invited to Exploring Pathways Career Panels 

Held Jan. 30-Feb. 1, this event will include a career-focused series of speaker panels featuring working professionals, including Bellevue College alumni, in a variety of different careers. The event will kick off with a keynote address by a former college faculty member turned data scientist . Throughout the week, students will have the opportunity to learn more about what is involved in various career paths and how to better prepare themselves for entry into these careers.

Woman wearing a VR website, reaching out to touch an abstract pattern; XR technology

BC Awarded National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded BC $749,543. The focus of the initiative is to encourage access, familiarity, and the adoption of Extended Reality (XR) in educational settings.

Data Breach Alert

Third-Party Data Breach Impacts BC Community Members

According to national news media reports, many businesses and organizations worldwide have been impacted by a cybersecurity incident related to a widely used filesharing application known as MOVEit Transfer.

OLS Students Explore Mindful Eating

In the OLS Mindfulness course, students study how Mindfulness can be applied to various aspects of their daily lives. Using Mindfulness techniques can improve well-being and health in many ways, such as calming down before a stressful event, scanning the body for tension to help us fall asleep, controlling emotions by labeling them, and using…

Amazon Makes 1.5M Gift to BC Foundation to Support Computer Science

Amazon will donate 1.5M to the Bellevue College Foundation over the next three years in support of BC students pursuing their Bachelor of Science in Computer Science. The gift was announced today by BC interim president Gary Locke at a ‘State of BC’ event hosted by the Foundation. Funds will be used to help build…

A New Playground for a New School Year 

Bellevue College (BC) celebrated the renovation of the Early Learning Center’s playground, a project made possible through a decades-long partnership with Costco. The renovation replaced playground equipment, enhanced landscaping, and improved drainage. It also created separate play areas for infants/toddlers and preschool children.  

Media Statement

North and Main Campus are closed 5/6/22 out of an abundance of caution due to a threat. On campus classes and activities are cancelled. This is an ongoing police investigation by the Bellevue Police Department.

BC Announces Vaccination Incentive Program for Students

Bellevue College (BC) announced a new vaccination incentive program that could award eligible, vaccinated students scholarships ranging from $250 to $400.

Doug Baldwin Jr. to Speak at BC Commencement

Doug Baldwin Jr., former Seattle Seahawk and Pro Bowler, will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s virtual commencement ceremonies that will be streamed online Friday, June 25. Baldwin graduated from Stanford University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Science, Technology and Society before signing with the Seattle Seahawks as an undrafted…