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Recognizing World Autism Awareness Day

Dear BC Community,

Today Bellevue College joins the United Nations in celebrating World Autism Awareness Day, a time to recognize and spread awareness for the rights of people with autism. It was first designated by the United Nations General Assembly in 2007 and has been observed worldwide ever since.

Recognizing International Transgender Day of Visibility

Dear BC Community,

Next week marks the 12th annual International Transgender Day of Visibility which occurs on March 31. It’s a day to acknowledge and celebrate the accomplishments and victories of transgender and gender-nonconforming people.

BC’s Commitment to the Asian Pacific Islander Community

Dear BC Community,

Since the COVID-19 pandemic turned American life upside down 12 months ago, we’ve seen an alarming rise in violence, harassment, and discrimination against members of the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Asian Americans, especially the elderly and women, have been brutally attacked all across our nation, including here in the Seattle area.

Statement on Atlanta Mass Shootings

Dear BC Community,

Like our entire campus community, I am shocked and saddened by the mass shootings yesterday in Atlanta that took the lives of eight people, six of whom were Asian women.

Reflections on These Chaotic Times

Dear BC Community,

As we return from the holiday break and begin a new quarter, we find our nation and communities in the midst of very dark and unsettling times.

Statement on U.S. Capitol Attack

As leaders of Bellevue College, we would like to lend our names in support of the following statement issued by the SBCTC, Council of Presidents and Independent Colleges of Washington.

Black Lives Matter – December 8, 2020

Casey Goodson. Yet another name we all must say and remember—another police shooting, another young Black man killed, another grieving family. The wounds of systematic racism continue to deepen.

Black Lives Matter – June 19, 2020

Our hearts are heavy during this overwhelming time in our nation. The ongoing issue of institutionalized racism, discrimination, and law enforcement targeting Black people is a grim reality that we must recognize and confront. Now is the time to get involved and take responsibility for creating justice and equity that our country so desperately needs.

Message From the President: New Provost Dr. Kristen Jones

Dear BC Community,

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Kristen Jones has accepted the position of Provost for Academic and Student Affairs at Bellevue College.

New Provost Dr. Kristen Jones

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Kristen Jones has accepted the position of Provost for Academic and Student Affairs at Bellevue College.