Secretary of Labor praises Bellevue College program during visit

Department of Labor visit

During a visit to campus on Friday, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis praised Bellevue College’s new health information technology training program as an excellent investment in the education of the state’s workers that will lead to good-paying jobs. She toured BC’s facilities and spoke with faculty and students to highlight a recent $11.8 million …more about Secretary of Labor praises Bellevue College program during visit


BC hosts college information night for Black and African-American families

Bellevue College, together with the Bellevue School District, will hold a College Information Night specifically for Black and African-American students and their families. The event, designed to encourage students to pursue higher education at Bellevue College, will cover a range of topics, with presentations about admissions, financial aid, academics, college life, and more. James Bible, …more about BC hosts college information night for Black and African-American families


Theatre Arts Dept. to stage landmark marriage equality play “8”

Bellevue College’s Department of Theatre Arts is set to stage a one-night-only reading of the groundbreaking play “8,” which chronicles the recent trial for marriage equality in California, with an ensemble cast of students, faculty, staff and alumni. The production, which premiered on Broadway in New York City last year, is a penetrating account of …more about Theatre Arts Dept. to stage landmark marriage equality play “8”


Science Saturdays return to Bellevue College in October and November

WHAT:  This fall, Bellevue College will host two “Science Saturdays” – fun and challenging three-hour sessions filled with hands-on science activities for students in fifth, sixth and seventh grades. Each session is taught by faculty from Bellevue College. WHERE:  Both sessions will be held on Bellevue College’s main campus, located at 3000 Landerholm Circle SE. …more about Science Saturdays return to Bellevue College in October and November


Bellevue College exhibit features work of art faculty

Art Faculty Exhibit artwork

Wednesday, Oct. 3 marks the opening of Bellevue College’s annual Art Faculty Exhibit, with a reception from 3 to 7 p.m. Held in the Gallery Space on campus, the exhibit will showcase the diverse and talented professional artists who comprise the art teaching faculty at BC. Work will showcase a variety of media – including …more about Bellevue College exhibit features work of art faculty


Bellevue College to provide training to veterans with $11.8m DOL grant

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that Bellevue College has received an $11.8 million grant under the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training (TAACCCT) program to provide training in Health Information Technology for veterans and dislocated workers. It is the largest single grant the college has received in its nearly 50-year history. The …more about Bellevue College to provide training to veterans with $11.8m DOL grant


Parent Education program announces open houses for toddler classes

Bellevue College’s Parent Education Program is holding several open houses for its popular toddler classes. It’s a perfect opportunity to get an introduction to the courses, which are designed for parents and their children to attend together. They can visit with staff, view the classrooms and facilities, and learn how to enroll. “In all of …more about Parent Education program announces open houses for toddler classes


Chemistry instructor makes national list of top professors

Bellevue College chemistry instructor Dan Mitchell has been ranked one of the top professors in the nation by the website RateMyProfessors.com. Out of 1.7 million professors rated, Mitchell made the list at number 16, alongside faculty at schools such as Boston University, University of Massachusetts, George Mason University and Indiana University, among others. He was …more about Chemistry instructor makes national list of top professors


Bellevue College wins $550k NSF grant to improve STEM education

Bellevue College has been awarded a $550,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund the next phase of a project that is changing the way biology is taught at community colleges throughout the state. By immersing students in the actual practice of scientific research, the project expects to boost the number of students …more about Bellevue College wins $550k NSF grant to improve STEM education


Bellevue College now enrolling fall quarter students

Bellevue College (BC), one of the largest educational institutions in Washington state, is currently enrolling students for fall quarter classes that begin Tuesday, Sept. 18. As a leader in workforce development, BC offers an affordable path to degrees that help people in the region launch careers in high-demand fields like health sciences, information technology, business, …more about Bellevue College now enrolling fall quarter students