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August is THE Month for Student Athlete Sports Physicals

Overlake Urgent Care Clinics Offer $40 Drop-in Appointments Overlake Urgent Care now offering sports physicals.  Where did the summer go?  With classes set to start in four or five short weeks, it’s time for student athletes to get their annual sports physicals. Overlake Medical Clinics is there to help make sure all kids are healthy… Continue Reading

WGU Washington Launches New Scholarships

Competency-based university WGU Washington plans to award 25 scholarships to working adults hoping to finish their degrees  WGU Washington is seriously recruiting adults back to college.  Back-to-school season is almost here, and while young people all over the state are returning to the classroom, WGU Washington allows working-age men and women to achieve their educational… Continue Reading

Northwest Perennial Alliance Invites Public to Grand Opening of New Exhibit

Northwest Perennial Alliance (NPA) is Excited to Announce the Grand Opening of  Our New Propagation Working Exhibit The new Exhibit: Was made possible through the donations and hard work of many Is adjacent to our impressive NPA perennial Border at Bellevue Botanical Garden Includes a shed, propagation tables, storage, and space for classes, complementing hands-on learning… 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

UW Bothell to Host Lecture by Pollster John Zogby

Pollster John Zogby to present free public lecture at University of Washington Bothell Pollster John Zogby will present a free public lecture “The Changing Face of American Society and Politics in the 21st Century” at University of Washington Bothell on April 27, co-sponsored by the chancellor’s office and the UW Bothell American Muslim Research Initiative (AMRI). Continue Reading

Pacific Learning Academy Now Has NCAA Course Offerings

Issaquah-based Pacific Learning Academy is now NCAA Approved.  In addition to being WA State Approved (OSPI) and Accredited (NWAC/AdvancED), credits earned at Pacific Learning Academy now also count toward student-athlete NCAA initial eligibility in core courses plus foreign language. As with all other students, NCAA students may start a course any time of year on a schedule… Continue Reading

2016 Commencement Highlights WGU Washington’s Five Years of Success

Next week,WGU Washington will award nearly 1,900 bachelor’s and master’s degrees to the members of its 2016 graduating class. The nonprofit, online university – which is celebrating its fifth anniversary this year – provides a high-quality, low-cost educational option for Washingtonians, including midcareer professionals and underserved populations. The diversity among WGU Washington’s student body is… Continue Reading

UW Bothell Students to Reveal Award-Winning Internet of Things Projects to Microsoft and the Community

Two University of Washington Bothell teams won grants to develop Internet of Things (IoT) applications that could have local and global impact. The teams will present their projects to Microsoft and the community on Thursday April 14, from 4-6 p.m in Discovery Hall Room 464.  The two interdisciplinary student teams received up to $25,000 each… 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

Sherman Alexie to speak at University of Washington Bothell’s 25th Commencement

Noted author, poet and screenwriter Sherman Alexie will deliver the commencement address to the 2016 graduating class of the University of Washington Bothell.  The 25th Commencement Ceremony is expected to be the university’s largest to date with about 1,300 of the 1,800 spring grads participating. The ceremony will take place at 1:45 p.m. on June… Continue Reading