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Tess McMillan

Website Manager & Social Media Specialist


Tess McMillan came to Bellevue College mid-career to study programming and art, and while a student, received the Washington Award for Vocational Excellence. Her independent study capstone, “Images Without Sight,” featured former DRC Director Susan Gjolmesli and was exhibited in the Bellevue College Gallery Space. Prior to Bellevue College, she worked at Microsoft Learning, building companion content for hundreds of Microsoft Press books worldwide and the global Unlimited Potential program. She was on the team that created the original virus scanning and electronic release processes for all of Microsoft products.

Tess is responsible for Student Engagement websites and social media, managing the Student Web, supporting technology needs and working with student organizations on their Web presence and social media. She also supports the websites for BC Athletics and Student Housing. She holds a B.S. in Zoology from the University of Washington and attended the U.W.’s M.S. program in Epidemiology. As a student, she programmed a computerized gait-analysis tool to help children with cerebral palsy.