Press Release

BC Quarterly invites community to Bellevue College soccer

Date posted: August 31, 2015
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Complimentary refreshments, chili and prize packages   The Bellevue College Foundation is hosting a “BC Quarterly,” donor and community appreciation event, on Saturday, Sept. 26 to help cheer on the Bellevue Bulldog soccer teams as they face off against South Puget Sound Community College. WHAT:  The BC Foundation will be serving complimentary beer and chili …more about BC Quarterly invites community to Bellevue College soccer


Bellevue College to host 8th annual Cycle the WAVE ride

Date posted: August 18, 2015
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Annual all-woman cycling event benefits Puget Sound domestic violence programs Bellevue College will host Cycle the WAVE, a fully supported, non-competitive, all-women’s cycling event Sunday, Sept. 20, 2015 to raise funds for domestic violence programs across Washington state. Bellevue College and Cycle the WAVE organizers anticipate 1,200 women of all ages and fitness levels to …more about Bellevue College to host 8th annual Cycle the WAVE ride


Bellevue College names new VP of Economic and Workforce Development

Date posted: August 17, 2015
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Position will provide business, industry and economic leadership on the eastside campus  Bellevue College has appointed Albert Lewis, Jr. as Vice President of Economic and Workforce Development.  In this role, he will work to expand the college’s outreach in the business, industry and economic development sectors while responding to local economic development and training needs …more about Bellevue College names new VP of Economic and Workforce Development


Bellevue College, Washington State University to host town hall meetings

Date posted: August 14, 2015

Events will offer a forum to learn and ask questions about possible partnership Bellevue College and Washington State University will host town hall-style meetings, Tuesday, Sept. 8 and Wednesday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 7 p.m. on the Bellevue College campus to share updates on their possible partnership and answer questions from the community. WHAT: …more about Bellevue College, Washington State University to host town hall meetings


Bellevue College receives $966k DHHS grant to improve healthcare IT education

Date posted: July 29, 2015

Program will advance training in fast-growing, crucial sector   Bellevue, WASH – Bellevue College has been awarded a $966,436 grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT to fund a new initiative to develop curriculum for use by Washington educators and those across the nation, …more about Bellevue College receives $966k DHHS grant to improve healthcare IT education


Bellevue College Parent Education to host free community classes

Date posted: July 27, 2015

Bellevue College Parent Education will host a series of free community parenting talks July 28 through Aug.27 in varying locations throughout Bellevue. Dates, Locations and topics: July 28 “Educating Young Children,” Unity of Bellevue, 16330 NE 4th St., 98008 July 29 “Helping Children Manage Emotions,” Bellevue College, North Campus, 14673 NE 29th Pl., 98007 Aug. …more about Bellevue College Parent Education to host free community classes


Bellevue College Foundation names new executive director

Date posted: July 9, 2015
Rebecca Chawgo, Bellevue College Foundation Executive Director, photo courtesy of Alabastro Photography

The Bellevue College Foundation has named Rebecca Chawgo as its new executive director. Chawgo has served as the BC Foundation’s director of development since September 2013. As executive director of the BC Foundation, Chawgo will work to expand the foundation’s annual and programmatic funding, oversee the award of grants and scholarships, engage in Bellevue College’s …more about Bellevue College Foundation names new executive director


Bellevue College to offer new computer science degree, reduces tuition

Date posted: July 2, 2015

The two-year Bellevue College operating budget approved by the Washington State Legislature will support a new computer science degree and help reduce tuition on the Eastside campus. The operating budget provides new state funding to allow a 5 percent tuition operating fees reduction beginning this fall. Students who paid $4,000 in tuition per academic year …more about Bellevue College to offer new computer science degree, reduces tuition


Washington State University, Bellevue College Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Date posted: June 15, 2015

Document formally recognizes exploration of possible partnership Officials from Bellevue College and Washington State University have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) allowing the institutions to further their discussions on a possible partnership. By signing the MOU, BC and WSU are now able to discuss some of the details a partnership might entail, including benefits …more about Washington State University, Bellevue College Sign Memorandum of Understanding


Ginny Gilder to speak at Bellevue College commencement

Date posted: June 15, 2015
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Seattle Storm co-owner to share mistakes and lessons learned along the way Investor and co-owner of the Seattle Storm, Virginia “Ginny” Gilder will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 48th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 19, in Seattle’s KeyArena. “I am looking forward to sharing some of my experiences with the …more about Ginny Gilder to speak at Bellevue College commencement