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Northwest Asian Weekly | Rohingya Refugee Chosen for Transforming Lives Award  

Every year, the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) honors community and technical college students with the Transforming Lives Award, which recognizes “current or former students whose lives have been transformed by pursuing higher education at a community or technical college.” Bellevue College's Mohamad Imran was recently named one of the recipients for this year.

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From Myanmar to Mercer Island

Mohamad Imran overcame a harrowing refugee journey to become one of just six students statewide to win the Transforming Lives Award.

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King 5 | Rohingya Refugee Brothers Reunited in Western Washington After 10 Years Apart

Mohamad Imran advocated for years to get his brother Ikram out of a detention camp. Now Ikram has been reunited with Mohamad here in Western Washington.

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425 Business | Bellevue College Announces Four Finalists for President

The Board of Trustees of Bellevue College has announced the four finalists for the school's next president. The finalists — Darrell Cain, Cory Clasemann, Tonya Drake, and David May — will visit the BC campus during the weeks of March 6 and March 13.

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Bellevue College Announces Four Finalists for President

The Board of Trustees of Bellevue College (BC) announced four finalists to be considered for the next college president—Dr. Darrell Cain, Dr. Cory Clasemann, Dr. Tonya Drake, and Dr. David May. The finalists were selected after a search that yielded well-qualified candidates from across the country.

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BC’s Online Classes Get an Upgrade by Providing Training for Faculty

Some faculty members were more prepared for the sudden pandemic switch to online learning than others, and the BC eLearning team stepped up to create the Online Excellence Teaching Academy, a seven-course program giving instructors the tools they need to be successful in the virtual classroom.

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425 Business | UW Bothell and Bellevue College Are Collaborating on New Program Offerings

The University of Washington Bothell and Bellevue College are collaborating to integrate the UW Bothell School of Business' former Eastside Leadership Center into new program offerings at the Bellevue College campus, UW Bothell has announced.

Community Colleges are Among the State’s Greatest Assets | Seattle Times

Paul Francis has his work cut out for him. As the executive director of the State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, he is responsible for helping supply Washington with great thinkers, innovators and workers not only for the economy of tomorrow, but for the economy of today. There is, indeed, an immediate need for…

Discovery Day poster. Saturday, February 11, 2023 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Student Success Center (U-Building)

BC Welcomes the Community to Campus on Discovery Day

BC will host Discovery Day on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Student Success Center (U Building). The event is open to prospective students, parents,  community members, and current students looking to transition their course of study. Along with a tour of the campus, attendees are invited to explore…

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Geekwire | ‘It changed my life’: Microsoft vet creates mentoring program for tech-focused college students

In 2016, Bellevue became the first community college in the state to offer a bachelor’s degree in computer science. The school, located near the headquarters for Amazon and Microsoft, draws from the tech giants for its educators and student advisors. Last year, Bellevue reported that 70% of its computer science graduates were employed in their field.