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Bellevue College Celebrates First Rainbow Crosswalk on Campus

Cutting the ribbon at the rainbow crosswalk dedication

As Bellevue College (BC) continues to increase in-person classes, students, staff and faculty returning to campus may have noticed that things have gotten a bit more colorful. In November, BC installed its first rainbow crosswalk at the top of Landerholm Circle, in solidarity with the LGBTQ+ community. However not many people were on campus at ...more about Bellevue College Celebrates First Rainbow Crosswalk on Campus


New BAS in Cybersecurity Launched

Lock for protection of the network in the hands of a businessman

Bellevue College (BC) has announced the creation of a new Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) in Cybersecurity.  The degree meets the explicit need employers have identified for systems administrators and security analysts by providing a pathway to the baccalaureate for students with two-year technical associate degrees in IT. Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing occupations ...more about New BAS in Cybersecurity Launched


Original BC Musical Debuted to First In-Person Audience Since Start of COVID-19

performer singing in A Stormy Night

Bellevue College recently presented A Stormy Night at the Queen City Speakeasy. The musical from Tammi Doyle (director), Aimee Hong (musical director), and Jenna Spinei (choreographer) premiered on Wednesday, Mar. 2 and ran through Saturday, Mar. 5.  The BC Theatre Arts event told the story of the Queen City Speakeasy, one of the hottest bars ...more about Original BC Musical Debuted to First In-Person Audience Since Start of COVID-19


A Great Career in Healthcare, and You Don’t Have to Wear Scrubs

Stethoscope over business reports

A Bachelor’s in Healthcare Management and Leadership Opens Doors to Increased Pay and Satisfaction The job market’s hot, but where is it hottest?  Where do average salaries run over $100K?  It’s healthcare management. The Bureau of Labor Statistics forecasts that there will be 30% growth in the field of medical and health service managers over ...more about A Great Career in Healthcare, and You Don’t Have to Wear Scrubs




New AI-Focused Bachelor’s Degree

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Provides Path to High Demand Industry Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a rapidly growing field that typically requires job applicants to hold a bachelor’s degree or higher. Bellevue College (BC) is responding to this industry need by offering a new Information Systems and Technology (ITS) Bachelor of Applied Science (BAS) with a Concentration in AI beginning ...more about New AI-Focused Bachelor’s Degree


A Tribute to Professor Dale Hoffman

Dale Hoffman

Last spring, math professor Dale Hoffman retired after teaching at Bellevue College for thirty-seven years. The following is a special tribute written and compiled by Business Transfer professor Leslie Lum about his impact on colleagues, students, and the community. by Leslie Lum I first met Dale Hoffman over 20 years ago as a newly minted ...more about A Tribute to Professor Dale Hoffman


Building a Virtual Community, and Cultural Understanding, One Sugar Skull at a Time

Latino Heritage Month header graphic

When BC student and Latinx Students Affinity Coordinator Jordana Gouveia was faced with creating a monthlong series of virtual events to engage students with Latin culture, she wasn’t daunted. Her prior experience coordinating a virtual tea-tasting event for the Asian Pacific Island Student Organization last spring had been a hit. “We mailed the tea to ...more about Building a Virtual Community, and Cultural Understanding, One Sugar Skull at a Time


Amazon Collaborates with BC to Support Students

The S Building exterior

Today the Bellevue College Foundation announced a new collaboration with Amazon that offers Bellevue College (BC) students more opportunities to earn Amazon Web Services (AWS) Certifications, and pathways to pursue internships and employment with AWS customers and partners. In addition, Amazon is providing $100,000 in funding for student scholarships and emergency aid. Many BC students ...more about Amazon Collaborates with BC to Support Students