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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

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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

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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


Exciting Activities Lined Up for Japan Week

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Bellevue College students, faculty and staff have been hard at work creating an exciting lineup of events for the college’s 5th Annual Japan Week that will be held Oct. 4-9.


From Minimum Wage Jobs to Stanford

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Two alum credit their Bellevue College experiences as foundational, and great steppingstones for where they are headed next.


BC to Offer Vaccination Incentive Grants

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The purpose of Vaccine Incentive program is to incentivize the vaccination of Bellevue College students. BC will award scholarships to randomly selected students. Selected students who have received their first vaccination by June 30, 2021 will be granted a $250 scholarship for the Fall 2021 quarter. As an added incentive to students who are not ...more about BC to Offer Vaccination Incentive Grants


BC Student Bound for Stanford Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship

Kiseuk (Ki) Ahn

Kiseuk (Ki) Ahn, Bellevue College (BC) student and aspiring rocket scientist, was recently named a recipient of the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation’s Undergraduate Transfer Scholarship. The highly competitive scholarship will provide Ahn with up to $40,000 a year to complete his bachelor’s degree at Stanford University.  Cooke Transfer Scholars are selected based on exceptional academic ...more about BC Student Bound for Stanford Awarded Jack Kent Cooke Scholarship


Two BC Students Named to All-Washington Academic Team

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Two outstanding Bellevue College students, Debora Nevins and Dave Young, were recently named to the 2021 All-Washington Academic Team in recognition of their high academic achievements and community service. They were honored, along with students from the state’s 34 other community and technical colleges, at a virtual ceremony April 15, where Gov. Jay Inslee delivered ...more about Two BC Students Named to All-Washington Academic Team


BC DECA Sweeps Regional Awards

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Bellevue College (BC) was named the top college across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and British Columbia at the annual Collegiate DECA regional competition known as the State Career Development Conference. BC has been the top college in the region for the past 6 years. The competition, held virtually March 5-6, was run by the College of ...more about BC DECA Sweeps Regional Awards