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BC alumna, Karissa Bodnar launched Thrive Causemetics, a vegan direct-to-consumer cosmetics brand, in 2015. Thrive Causemetics offers cosmetics that are cruelty-free, vegan, and formulated with safe ingredients. Bodnar’s goal is to empower women through beauty. Bodnar’s success speaks for itself – global net sales topped $136.5 a mere 8 years after its founding.
Ilunga, a BC accounting student, had the privilege of joining Howard University's one-week-long residential program, the Accounting Scholars Development Program (ASDP) in Washington DC.
Seattle Metropolitan Area’s third-largest city, Bellevue, is located in King County’s Eastside region between Lake Washington to the west and Lake Sammamish to the east. The city is home to Bellevue College, the state’s third-largest higher education institution and the largest among the 34 institutions that form the Washington Community and Technical Colleges System. This public college offers various academic programs besides specialized education degrees and support programs for students with disabilities. With 10,200 residents, 1,300 businesses, and 45,000 employees, Downtown Bellevue is currently Washington’s second-largest city center. The city houses many sites of interest, including the Bellevue Arts Museum, KidsQuest Children’s Museum, Meydenbauer Center, Bellevue Botanical Garden, and a small baseball stadium named Bannerwood Park.
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.
How the Supreme Court’s Affirmative Action Ruling Could Affect Washington Universities and BIPOC Students | South Seattle Emerald
Last week, the U.S. Supreme Court in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President and Fellows of Harvard College ruled that Harvard College and the University of North Carolina’s usage of affirmative action violated the 14th Amendment of the U.S. Constitution. With the ruling, The Supreme Court has mandated that race can no longer be a factor in college admissions.
Joey Wilson is a third-generation Queen Anne resident. He spends time in his neighborhood, helping members of his community.
Universities across the country are expanding new support services for students with autism and related disorders.
“Today there are approximately 75 support programs offered for neurodiverse students in 29 states, mostly at four-year colleges,” according to an article this month in the publication Insight Into Diversity.
The term “neurodiversity” is “often used in the context of autism spectrum disorder and other neurological or developmental disorders such as ADHD or dyslexia,” according to the National Institutes of Health.
For Octaviana Bostina, life had always been a balancing act. She maintained a professional career while also caring for her young son. Trained in her native Romania as an accountant, she spent workdays ensuring that numbers added up. She yearned for a life that would provide ample comfort in return for her hard work and expertise.