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U.S. Department of State Awards Grants to Expand Study Abroad Opportunities

As part of the Biden-Harris Administration’s efforts to bolster international student mobility, including increasing the number of American students who study abroad, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), announced today that 34 U.S. colleges and universities- including Bellevue College - were awarded nearly $1.2 million in grants through the 2023 Increase and Diversify Education Abroad for U.S. Students (IDEAS) Program grant competition.

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Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary I. Yu to Speak at Commencement

Washington State Supreme Court Justice Mary I. Yu will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s commencement ceremony, which will be held Friday, June 23, at T-Mobile Park.

Notes from the President

Dear Colleagues,

As the weather has finally transitioned to spring, I find myself enjoying the warmth of the sun and the vibrant colors of nature blooming all around. It's a refreshing change from our cold winter and fills me with a sense of joy and renewal.

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Meet Top Employers at the Spring Career Fair

On May 10, more than 50 of the area’s top employers will be on hand to meet with Bellevue College students, alumni, and community members seeking internships, jobs, and career opportunities.

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Women’s Volleyball Team Support Each Other on and off the Court

After an almost two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, the Bellevue College women’s volleyball team ended their first full season since 2019 with a third-place finish in the Northwest Athletic Conference.

Peer mentor helping another student.

Bellevue College Program Helps Neurodiverse Students Navigate School | King-TV

Bellevue College program helps neurodiverse students navigate school.

BC DECA Team in Orlando

Bellevue College Team Garners Top Spot in National DECA Competition | 425

Bellevue College’s DECA team was recognized as national champions for the ninth year in a row at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference from April 15-18 in Orlando, Florida.

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To Help Students, Some Colleges Provide Double the Teachers | ABC News

Teachers say students who need extra help in subjects can struggle to learn if the content is taught in an abstract, isolated manner.

Bellevue College alum Pooja Jain smiling with left hand resting under her chin next to design blueprints.

Designing Woman

Meet Pooja Jain, a successful BC graduate of the interior design program who landed the job of her dreams at Sechrist Design.

A group photo of BC's DECA team

BC Team Garners Top Spot in DECA Competition

For the ninth straight year in a row, Bellevue College’s DECA team was recognized as national champions at the Collegiate DECA International Career Development Conference held April 15-18 in Orlando, FL.