“The University of Washington has multiple campuses in the region serving more than 60,000 students and supplying graduates to fill entry-level programming, research and data analytics jobs. Seattle University, Bellevue College, a network of community colleges and others add to the pipeline.”
“Amazon’s Huseman also sees opportunity at Bellevue College. He noted that it offers a bachelor’s degree in computer science, which inspired Amazon to help champion a new state law for all state community colleges to offer a four-year computer science degree.”
“Salam Awad was born and raised in Yakima. Her parents live here, and she continues to live here, working remotely as she begins her new job as an assistant professor of political science at Bellevue College near Seattle.
An adjunct professor of political science at Central Washington University for the past three years, Awad’s areas of expertise and teaching interests include international law, human rights and social movements, with a focus on the Middle East.”
“There is huge buzz about the impact of the pandemic on business startups. In 2020 4.3 million businesses were started, a 24% increase over 2019. At the end of July 2021, the uptick was even bigger with a 41% increase over 2020.”
“Bellevue announced Friday that 50 students who were eligible each received a scholarship of either $250 or $400 for the fall quarter. To spur the unvaccinated, the Bellevue College Foundation dangled the $400 for students to get a first shot between July 1 and 22.”