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Seattle Councilmember Lorena González to Speak at Bellevue College

Councilmember Lorena González

As part of a series of events for Bellevue College’s annual Homecoming Week, on Monday, Oct. 9, Seattle Councilmember Lorena González will share her personal story and speak about the city of Seattle’s stance on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Born to a Spanish-speaking migrant farmworker family and raised in Yakima Valley, González relied …more about Seattle Councilmember Lorena González to Speak at Bellevue College


BC Students Help Build a Car of the Future That Gets 100 MPG

Bellevue College students helping to build a carbon fiber car.

On July 24, 2017, Bellevue College students helped build an ultralight carbon fiber car that gets 100 MPG—right in the middle of campus. The students worked with Wikispeed, an organization dedicated not only to making cars greener—but also to revolutionizing how we make things. The car build is part of the college’s RISE Learning Institute’s new …more about BC Students Help Build a Car of the Future That Gets 100 MPG


Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to speak at Bellevue College commencement

Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib

Lt. Gov Cyrus Habib will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 16, in Seattle’s Key Arena. “Ever since I took math and science courses at Bellevue College as a high school student, I have been gratified to see BC’s continual effort to expand opportunities for an …more about Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib to speak at Bellevue College commencement


KBCS, Northwest Folklife Partner for Acoustic Showcase

Photo of Linda Ortega

Bellevue College’s public radio station 91.3 KBCS is partnering with Northwest Folklife to provide live musical performances to Folklife’s acoustic showcase. The station will bring three artists to the Fisher Green stage on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m. “The 91.3 KBCS acoustic showcase is one of the must-see features of Northwest Folklife,” said Patrick …more about KBCS, Northwest Folklife Partner for Acoustic Showcase


Inslee Names Greg Dietzel to Board of Trustees

Bellevue College the campus awaiting the planned Homecoming celebration to come.

Bellevue College announced today that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Greg Dietzel to its Board of Trustees. The six-member board’s duties include setting the college’s strategic direction, establishing policy for the college, and approving budgets. Dietzel spent 12 years as Vice President & Senior State Executive for IBM until his recent retirement, where he was …more about Inslee Names Greg Dietzel to Board of Trustees


Power of One Conference: Coalition through Community

Bellevue College has been chosen to host the 2017 Student NASPA Region V Power of One Conference from April 20-22, which will develop the leadership skills of LGBTQ students and provide additional professional development for administrators, faculty/ staff and/ or advisors who support them. This year’s conference theme, “Coalition through Community”, is designed to foster …more about Power of One Conference: Coalition through Community



Bellevue College Selects New President

Dr. Jerry Weber

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees announced yesterday that they have voted to select Dr. Jerry Weber as the next president of Bellevue College, making him the sixth president in the institution’s 50-year history. “Dr. Weber brings a track record of exceptional leadership, a deep commitment to the values we cherish, and a passion for …more about Bellevue College Selects New President


Bellevue College Narrows Presidential Search to Three Finalists

Bellevue College the campus awaiting the planned Homecoming celebration to come.

BELLEVUE, Wash. – The Bellevue College Board of Trustees announced today that the Presidential Search Advisory Committee, which included representatives from both the College and members of the community, has forwarded to the Board three finalists for the next president of Bellevue College. Those finalists are (in alphabetical order): Dr. Karén Lynn Clos, Chief Advancement …more about Bellevue College Narrows Presidential Search to Three Finalists