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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 on ...

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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 Makers ...

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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 ever-growing ...

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KBCS, Northwest Folklife Partner for Acoustic Showcase

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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 Whalen, ...

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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 responsible ...

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Last Updated December 12, 2016