About 60 people gathered for the farewell reception of Bellevue College (BC) Interim President Gary Locke on the BC campus on June 20.
You never know which title to use when talking to Gary Locke.
Every year, the Washington State Association of College Trustees (ACT) honors community and technical college students with the Transforming Lives Award, which recognizes “current or former students whose lives have been transformed by pursuing higher education at a community or technical college.”
“How did you become successful in the newspaper business?” asked Sarah Lubitz, a Bellevue College student who interviewed me for a class project. To be honest, I don’t consider my business successful. The more I think about it, the more I feel like I have failed. I flunk the vision test not just a little — but a lot — I have been completely off base.
Bellevue College will offer free work prep classes to non-native English speakers, immigrants, refugees, and citizens who live in Bellevue this spring. There are going to be three classes: Preparing for work Dates: April 5 to June 16 Time: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 5:30–7:30 p.m., and an hour of online work each week Location: R101 (Main […]
Washington Governor Jay Inslee has named Richard Fukutaki, of Bellevue, to the Board of Trustees of Bellevue College. In this role, Fukutaki will participate in the six-member board that oversees college operations and finance. Fukutaki is the managing director of the SunBreak group, which he co-founded in 1999, working with organizations such as the American […]
“How you spend each day, is of course, how you live your life.” — Annie Dillard Cheryl Roberts President Shoreline Community College “This season is always my favorite, where the anticipation of a new school year gives way to exciting possibilities and opportunities. Students, this is your time. With hard work, I know it will […]
Congressman Adam Smith 9th District “The beginning of each new school year represents an opportunity to move forward toward achieving your goals. Focusing on your education is one of the most important ways you can help create a fresh start and a better world for yourself, your family, and our community.” Hsiao-Lin Wang Owner […]
By Peggy Chapman Northwest Asian Weekly The Northwest Asian Weekly Foundation will be honoring 14 women who have contributed to our community and have made an impact in their male-dominated careers. They will be honored at the China Harbor restaurant, Feb. 6.<!–more–> The honorees: Chief Kathleen O’Toole was sworn in as Chief of the Seattle […]