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Inslee names Leigh to Bellevue College board

Richard Leigh

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Richard Leigh to Bellevue College’s board of trustees. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college and approving budgets.


McKinstry names Bellevue College “Champion of Sustainability”

Bellevue College S Building

McKinstry, a design-build-operate-maintain firm focused on efficiency in the built environment, recently named Bellevue College a “Champion of Sustainability” for their contributions to sustainability in the built environment.


Bitlink Founder James Riggall Steps Into the World of Virtual Reality at BC

While many people still see virtual reality as nothing more than a tool for video game immersion, Bitlink founder James Riggall sees the emerging technology as the future of many industries around the world. The Fulbright Scholar is completing his eight-month appointment at Bellevue College, where he is delving deep into the technology that drives …more about Bitlink Founder James Riggall Steps Into the World of Virtual Reality at BC



Bellevue College’s radio station recognized for excellence in reporting of disability issues

Yuko Kodama (left) and Sonya Green meet with Katherine Schneider at the annual Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in Reporting on Disability. Photo by Marcus Chormicle, Cronkite School

Bellevue College’s public radio station 91.3 KBCS received national recognition in journalism last night for producing a two-piece segment chronicling the experiences of a wheelchair user trying to navigate public transportation in Seattle. “Dorian Wants Transit Policy Towards Disabled Persons to Change” placed third in the prestigious 2017 Katherine Schneider Journalism Award for Excellence in …more about Bellevue College’s radio station recognized for excellence in reporting of disability issues


Gov. Inslee talks climate change at Bellevue College

Gov. Jay Inslee

Gov. Jay Inslee looked up at about 300 Bellevue College students Thursday (Oct. 19). He was inspired by the turnout that filled the college’s Carlson Theater. The students, along with environmental activists were there to hear Inslee talk about climate change.