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College Receives Conservation Grant | National Wildlife Federation

Bellevue College was among seven colleges and universities awarded grants ranging from $7,500 to $10,000 as part of the EcoLeaders® program funded by Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom’s College and University Grant Program. The grants will be used to conduct research, restore habitat and advance conservation education for threatened and endangered species within their communities.

Radiation Therapy professor Linda Schinman teaches a class at Bellevue College.

New BAS in Radiation Therapy Coming Fall 2025

Bellevue College will begin offering a Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Radiation Therapy in 2025 with applications opening at the end of 2024.  

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Dr. Jess Clark to Join College as New Provost

Dr. Jessica Clark has been named provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at Bellevue College. Prior to Clark’s hire, which will be effective May 1, 2024, she worked as an executive educational strategist and has served as the Vice President of the Instruction Office at Walla Walla Community College and Vice President of Learning and Student Services at Northland Pioneer College.

Event attendees smile while at the 2024 Bellevue College Foundation gala.

Bellevue College Foundation Raises $400,000 at Annual Gala

The Bellevue College Foundation hosted its most successful event to date, drawing a generous crowd and hitting a record-breaking milestone with nearly $400,000 in donations. Gala 2024, held on Saturday, March 9, was a celebration of community and collaboration, with the goal to significantly enhance the educational experiences of Bellevue College students for years to come.

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Ukrainian War Refugee Finds Success as Applied Accounting Alum 

More digits, less words. 
That’s what Bellevue College alum Mykhailo (Myke) Kuzomka initially thought when he decided to switch his academics to accounting. Instead of his initial program of choice that heavily relied on English—a language Kuzomka was and still is learning today—accounting provided him the opportunity to work with numerals and math.


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BC ALERT: URGENT Bellevue College campus is closed for all classes and activities for Tuesday, February 27, 2024.

BC Alert: Timely Warning

BC ALERT: URGENT: A sexual assault was reported on campus in the L Building. Police are on site and have requested a campus closure. Please safely leave campus.

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Bellevue College Alum Candidate for Miss Universe Philippines 2024 | Conan Daily

Kiara Landon, 23, of Olympia, Washington, is competing for the right to represent the Philippines at Miss Universe 2024 in Mexico. She is a registered nurse who earned her associate degree in nursing from Bellevue College.