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BC Hosts Seventh Annual College Bound Resource Fair for Students with Disabilities

The Seventh Annual College Bound Resource Fair for students with disabilities returns to the Bellevue College (BC) campus on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 10 a.m.–1 p.m. Open to the public, this free event is geared toward aspiring college students with disabilities as well as the families and educators in their lives.  The College Bound Resource…

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BC Honored Veterans with First In-Person Event Since Start of the Pandemic

On Nov. 10, Bellevue College (BC) held Veterans Day events to honor military veterans. This was the first in-person Veterans event on campus since before the pandemic. In the morning, veteran students, staff, and faculty had the opportunity to get together and celebrate their time in the service with a breakfast. From noon to 1…

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BC Marketing & Communications Department Wins Regional Awards

Bellevue College's Marketing & Communications Department, which is part of the Office of Institutional Advancement, recently won eight District 7 Medallion awards from the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations (NCMPR) with three gold awards, four silvers, and one bronze. The NCMPR Medallion Awards recognize outstanding achievement in design and communication at community and…

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Inslee Appoints Two New Members to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Bellevue College (BC) announced that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed two new members to its board of trustees — Pradnya Desh, CEO of Advocat AI, a software platform for AI contract generation, negotiation, and management, and Conor O’Meara, a BC student. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the…

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Discovery Day at BC Invites the Public to Learn More About the College

Want to find out what’s new at Bellevue College (BC)? Then join us for Discovery Day on Nov. 5 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., an open house event for current and prospective students, parents, and community members who’re interested in exploring BC’s programs and services. Experience an open door to our Student Success Center…

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Outdoors Murals Project Welcomes All to Campus

As students, staff, and community members return to campus this fall, they’re discovering a new—and beautiful—exhibition of outdoor art, thanks to BC’s Outdoor Murals Project. The vivid murals can be found along the campus’s central corridor, and celebrate the college’s core values of diversity, social equity, and social justice. The exhibition comes as the result…

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BC Announces Expansion of Nursing Program

More opportunities and flexible schedule to increase the healthcare pipeline We’ve all seen the news—nursing shortages due to the unprecedented impact of COVID-19 on healthcare systems, while nursing graduates are on the decline.* To help bolster the Pacific Northwest healthcare system and provide more opportunities to students eager to join the field, Bellevue College (BC)…

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Business Degrees Within Reach

Learn More about BC and UW Bothell Partnership and Degrees During Sept. 22 Info Session Following the recent announcement of the new partnership between the UW Bothell School of Business’ Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) and Bellevue College (BC), the public is invited to an info session on Sept. 22 that will be held in-person and…

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6th Annual Japan Week at Bellevue College 

Bellevue College presents Japan Week with events open to the public on Saturday, Sept. 24. A range of performances will be featured, including Japanese music, dance, drumming, exhibits and demonstrations of calligraphy, flower arranging, tea ceremony, haiku, origami, martial arts, and folktale storytelling. For a complete list of public performances, lectures, workshops, and contests, visit the Japan Week website.  

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New BAS in Business Management & Technology

Interested in both business and technology? Today Bellevue College (BC) announced the launch of a new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Business Management and Technology (BMT).