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Interior Design instructor wins national teaching award

For a second straight year, a faculty member of Bellevue College’s Interior Design program has received national recognition for innovative teaching. The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) recently announced that Instructor Peter Benarcik has won a merit award in the 2011 Innovative Education Awards for the entry, “Literal/Actual: Folding – a vertical design studio…

Students receive state-of-the-art training in radiation therapy

2.06.2012 -- An innovative software program is completely transforming the way Bellevue College’s Radiation Therapy students learn life-saving skills to treat cancer. What’s more, BC is one of only three training facilities in the nation where students can use the program. The software, called VERT, for Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training, was developed to address a…

State approves new four-year degree program

1.31.2012 -- Residents of Washington State now have a new, affordable option to prepare for well-paying careers. Bellevue College is set to offer a brand new bachelor’s degree program, in Healthcare Technology and Management, thanks to the recent approval by the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges. After studying job data and trends,…

Ray White

Bellevue College hires new VP for Administrative Services

1.11.2012 -- Bellevue College is pleased to announce the hiring of Ray White as its new Vice President for Administrative Services. He will oversee several functional areas of the college, including finance, the physical plant, public safety, capital projects, and auxiliary services (such as the bookstore, food service and the child care center). “After two…