Category Archives: Education

Remote University Student to Online Entrepreneur

Remote University Student to Online Entrepreneur

WGU Washington logoHow Flexibility at WGU Washington Inspired the Founding of an Entirely Remote Firm

By Terra Joy

Flexible jobs, or jobs that can be done remotely, are very common today. A Gallup survey found that 43 percent of American employees spend at least some time working remotely. Not only is the ability to work remotely common, it is desired. A recent study done by Global Workplace Analytics found that 80 to 90 percent of the U.S. workforce would like to telework at least part time. Continue Reading

Bellevue College Students Akoto, Gonzalez and Tuttle Make All-Washington Academic Team

All-Washington Academic Team Features Three Earning Degrees at Bellevue College Three BC students, Brenda Akoto, Alberto Gonzalez and Casey Tuttle have made the 2018 All-Washington Academic Team, and will be honored at a ceremony Thursday, March 22, at South Puget Sound Community College, in Olympia. Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman will be the keynote… Continue Reading

Former Seahawk Attorney Richard Leigh Named to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Richard Leigh Newest Trustee for Bellevue College Bellevue College (BC) recently announced that Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Richard Leigh 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. Leigh currently acts as general counsel for SEIU 775 Benefits Group, a… Continue Reading

Tasmanian Fulbright Scholar James Roggall Teaches Virtual Reality at BC, and the Other Side of the Earth, Simultaneously

James Riggall, a Fulbright Scholar and founder of the Tasmanian startup Bitlink, is introducing students to the virtual world, live in the collaboratory at Bellevue College and live-streamed to innovation hubs on the other side of the earth in Tasmania. One class offered for Winter Quarter, Virtual Reality Design and Communications, is geared for anyone… Continue Reading

WSU Secures $10 million in New Research Grants for College of Medicine

Washington State University’s Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine is making its mark on university research by securing $10 million in new grants and contract awards this fiscal year – not bad considering it is less than three years old. Just six months into the college’s 2018 fiscal year (which began July 1), the sum… Continue Reading

Lyft drivers in Seattle now eligible for a new education program that includes a personal education advisor and discounts

Lyft Partners with Guild Education and Becomes First Gig-Economy Company to Provide Access To Education Services to Contractors  Guild Education, an education benefits company, and Lyft, the fastest growing rideshare company in the U.S., today announced a partnership that will offer Lyft drivers in Seattle the opportunity to further their education. This is a first-of-its-kind… Continue Reading

Joey Wilson is a BC College Student Advocates for Disability Community

A life-long resident of the Queen Anne neighborhood in Seattle, Joey Wilson, 26, is a member of the developmental disability community and currently earning his associate degree through the Occupational & Life Skills (OLS) program at Bellevue College. He works part-time as a grocery clerk, and has moved from living in a group home to… Continue Reading

Katherine Hall Named Director of Marketing and Community Development at Bellevue College

 Bellevue College (BC) has named Katherine Hall as the new director of marketing and community development. In this role, she’ll provide leadership and supervision for all marketing and communications outreach, and develop initiatives to engage the community in campus life. “Katherine is an experienced marketing and communications strategist with a substantive background in leading within… Continue Reading

Learning. Powered by Vroom. @BellevueCollege

Learning. Powered by Vroom. @BellevueCollege

Bellevue College Students Help Build a Car of the Future That Gets 100 MPG   Today 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… Continue Reading

Bellevue Resident Kyra Colleen Bruce Earns Scholarship from WWU

Western Washington University student Kyra Colleen Bruce has received the $1,000 Frank Varga Scholarship Fund for Visual Journalism for the 2017-2018 academic year.             The Frank Varga Scholarship is awarded to an outstanding Visual Journalism student.             Bruce graduated from Sammamish High School in 2014. She is currently an undergrad student at Western in the… Continue Reading