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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
Ginny Gilder

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


Bellevue College’s Science Division invites community to open house June 6

Date posted: May 27, 2015
Visiting family works with food coloring and shaving cream to explore the properties of water-loving/-hating molecules

Event will feature science-related activities for all ages Bellevue College’s Science Division and SAMI (Science And Math Institute) will host an open house for the community on Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., with a variety of fun, educational and hands-on activities and demonstrations in science, technology, engineering, and math. The event …more about Bellevue College’s Science Division invites community to open house June 6


Video Game Tournament to spread message of Autism Acceptance

Date posted: April 17, 2015

Community can learn about condition that affects hundreds of thousands in U.S. Bellevue College will hold the fourth-annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament Friday, April 24 from 4 p.m. – 8 p.m. to increase understanding about autism and raise community awareness of its innovative Autism Spectrum Navigators program, which provides access support for autistic students …more about Video Game Tournament to spread message of Autism Acceptance


Mack Strong to emcee Bellevue College Foundation Luncheon

Date posted: March 12, 2015
Sports analyst and former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong

April event will raise funds for student scholarships and programs  Sports analyst and former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong is set to emcee the Bellevue College Foundation’s 16th Annual “Become Exceptional” Luncheon April 14 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. Strong, a sports analyst with Root Sports Northwest, is the NFL’s Pacific West Director of the …more about Mack Strong to emcee Bellevue College Foundation Luncheon


Bellevue College autism program to partner with Central Washington University

Date posted: March 12, 2015
Wendy Holden, CWU's Director of Student Disability Services, Sara Gardner, BC's ASN Program Director, and Dr. Steven Martel, BC's Counseling Center Program Chair kick off a day of training in Ellensburg

Unique program helps students with autism succeed in higher education Bellevue College announced today it will partner with Central Washington University beginning spring quarter, 2015 to bring BC’s successful Autism Spectrum Navigators (ASN) program to the Ellensburg, Wash. campus. BC created the ASN program in 2011 to support autistic students in accessing college programs and …more about Bellevue College autism program to partner with Central Washington University


Bellevue College to perform Carnival

Date posted: February 25, 2015
BC student rehearses for production of Carnival

Four night run opens March 11, 2015 Bellevue College Theatre Arts, with support from the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts in Seattle, will thrill audiences with their production of Carnival, the 1962 Tony Award winner for Best Musical about a girl named Lilly who finds herself working in a traveling circus. Lilly is …more about Bellevue College to perform Carnival