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KBCS, Northwest Folklife Partner for Acoustic Showcase

Lindi OrtegaBellevue College’s public radio station 91.3 KBCS is partnering with Northwest Folklife to provide live musical performances for 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, KBCS Program Director. “This year we are lucky to be able to bring Toronto singer-songwriter Lindi Ortega, along with Jeff Scroggins & Colorado, and local legend LeRoy Bell and His Only Friends.”

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Dr. Jerry Weber Hired as New President of Bellevue College

The Bellevue College Board of Trustees recently announced that they have voted to select Dr. Jerry Weber as the next president of Bellevue College, making him the sixth president in the institution’s 50-year history. “Dr. Weber brings a track record of exceptional leadership, a deep commitment to the values we cherish, and a passion for… Continue Reading

Bellevue College Breaks Ground on Student Housing Facility

Bellevue College community and local leaders celebrated the groundbreaking of the new student housing facility. Slated for occupancy in the fall of 2018, the project—designed to be highly sustainable—accommodates 350 beds in a mixture of units. “Today we follow in the footsteps of the College’s first groundbreaking in 1966, by breaking ground on our first… Continue Reading

Gov Inslee names Greg Dietzel to Bellevue College Board of Trustees

Bellevue College recently announced 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… Continue Reading

Dr. Mona Lake Jones, keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 49th annual commencement ceremony.

Poet Laureate to speak on making a difference.  BELLEVUE, Wash. — Author, educator and community activist, Dr. Mona Lake Jones will address graduates as the keynote speaker for Bellevue College’s 49th annual commencement ceremony on Friday, June 17, in Seattle’s Key Arena.  Jones, who has served as Poet Curator and Poet Laureate for the City… Continue Reading

Former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong to emcee Bellevue College Foundation Luncheon

Sports analyst and former Seattle Seahawk Mack Strong is set to emcee the Bellevue College Foundation’s 17th Annual “Become Exceptional” Luncheon April 27 at the Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue. This is the second year Strong will emcee the Foundation’s marquee fundraising event.   Strong, a sports analyst with Root Sports Northwest, is the NFL’s Pacific West… Continue Reading

Alonda Williams Hired as New Director of Marketing at Bellevue College

Williams brings depth and breadth of experience to essential college program Bellevue College (BC) has named Alonda Williams as the new director of marketing, community relations and enrollment management marketing. In this role, she will provide leadership and supervision for all marketing and communications outreach, enrollment and retention marketing and the college’s ongoing 50th anniversary… Continue Reading

Video Game Tourney to spread message of Autism Acceptance

Community can learn about condition that affects hundreds of thousands in U.S.  Bellevue College will hold the fifth-annual Autism Acceptance Video Game Tournament during National Autism Awareness Month on Saturday, April 9 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. to increase understanding about autism and raise community awareness of its innovative Autism Spectrum Navigators program. Admission… Continue Reading

Bellevue College to host U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors

Free concert brings big band swing, bebop, Latin, popular tunes, and more to Bellevue The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors will play a free concert Tuesday, April 5 at 7 p.m. in the Courter Family Athletic Pavilion on the Bellevue College (BC) campus. The Jazz Ambassadors is the official touring big band of the United States… Continue Reading

Spring enrollment is ON at Bellevue College

Affordable, convenient classes provide education to help launch careers BELLEVUE, Wash. — Bellevue College (BC), the third largest educational institution in Washington State, is currently enrolling students for spring quarter classes that begin April 4, 2016. As a leader in workforce development, BC offers an affordable path to degrees that help residents of the Eastside and the… Continue Reading