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New Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Marketing Offered

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Bellevue College has been approved to offer a bachelor of applied science (BAS) degree in Digital Marketing by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). It will be the 12th baccalaureate degree offered at the college, following the recent approval to offer a bachelor of science in computer science degree that was announced last …more about New Bachelor’s Degree in Digital Marketing Offered


Breaking young men of color Out Of the Margin

Participants in the 2016 BOOM conference

Bellevue College is partnering with the Bellevue School District to host The BOOM (Break Out Of the Margin) Experience, an all-day conference designed to support Black, Latino and Native American male students on Tuesday, December 13. The conference will cover topics including racial identity, privilege, leadership, and how to Break Out Of the Margin. The BOOM Experience is a program …more about Breaking young men of color Out Of the Margin


Bellevue College ranks high and wins awards

  Recently Bellevue College has earned high rankings and awards, both locally and nationally, for its service to students and innovative academic programs. They include: 2017 ValueColleges.com Gives High Grades for BC Online Programs and Coding Boot Camp Partnership   In January 2017, ValueCollege.com ranked Bellevue College as one of the ‘Top Ten Best Colleges in Washington‘ …more about Bellevue College ranks high and wins awards


Autistics Present at Bellevue College

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On October 22, over 175 students, job seekers, family members, educators, and other professionals attended a unique conference, Autistics Present: A Symposium on Autistic Culture, Identity, and Transition at Bellevue College (BC). Every presenter was autistic, allowing them to bring their in-depth experiential and professional knowledge to a broad range of topics, including the creation of …more about Autistics Present at Bellevue College


Bellevue College and Year Up Win Community Impact Award

A photo of Bellevue College and Year Up receiving the Community Impact Award.

Last night a partnership between Bellevue College and Year Up Puget Sound won the Seattle Business Magazine’s Community Impact Award in the category of Job Creation and Workforce Development. The award honors Washington state businesses and organizations that are making a tangible, measurable impact on their communities. The Bellevue College and Year Up partnership was …more about Bellevue College and Year Up Win Community Impact Award


Get Out There with BC for Outdoor Nation’s Campus Challenge

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Bellevue College was one of three colleges in Washington state chosen to compete in Outdoor Nation’s Campus Challenge, an initiative of the Outdoor Nation Foundation. The Campus Challenge offers a fun way for participants to get outside, get exercise, and engage with others who enjoy the outdoors. The event runs Sep. 4 – Oct. 15. …more about Get Out There with BC for Outdoor Nation’s Campus Challenge



Bellevue College Appoints Dr. Jill Wakefield New Interim President

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The Bellevue College Board of Trustees announced today the appointment of Dr. Jill Wakefield as the new interim president, who will serve the college until a permanent president is in place. The BC Board of Trustees also moved to begin the process of soliciting proposals from firms to lead the nationwide search for a new …more about Bellevue College Appoints Dr. Jill Wakefield New Interim President