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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.

A large pine tree towers over a grassy lawn, with a BC banner in the background

Spring Into Earth Week

Bellevue College’s (BC) Office of Sustainability is holding a series of events through April 22 to celebrate Earth Week, an annual tradition that was launched in 2000 as a grassroots effort by faculty and students.

Notes from the President

Dear Colleagues, 

Welcome to Spring Quarter! I want to start off my Note today with a big thank you to our colleagues all across the campus who contributed to the newly designed Bellevue College website! The new website offers a more intuitive layout, increased accessibility and usability measures, and an enhanced user experience for our students. Staff have worked for years on this website redesign and it’s great to see the fruits of their labor!

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BC Welcomes the Community to Campus for Discovery Day

Bellevue College (BC) will host Discovery Day on Saturday, April 22, 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.

Dr. David May

Dr. David May Selected as New President of Bellevue College

Dr. David May was named the next president of Bellevue College (BC). The selection was made during a board of trustees meeting, where trustees voted unanimously on his appointment.

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Winter 2023 AI Symposium: “Navigating the AI Revolution”

Bellevue College held an AI symposium titled "Navigating the AI Revolution" on March 10 to discuss the burgeoning visibility of AI tools such as OpenAI and ChatGPT.