Category Archives: Education

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

Alex DeNoble from SDSU Named Longenecker Fellowship

The Fowler College of Business at San Diego State University (SDSU) announced today that management professor, Alex DeNoble, has been recognized by the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship (USASBE) as a Justin G. Longenecker Fellow. DeNoble, who serves as the executive director of SDSU’s Lavin Entrepreneurship Center, is one of only 79… Continue Reading

Than Merrill and J.P. Servideo Launch This Year’s Most Influential Book For Teens

FortuneBuilders CEO and real estate investing expert, Than Merrill has partnered with professional youth speaker, J.P. Servideo to launch this year’s most impactful book for teens. Together, they co-wrote “The High Schooler’s Guide To Money”, to help educate teens about money management, entrepreneurship and financial freedom. “After becoming a father to two beautiful and inspiring… 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

Bridgepoint Education Receives Communitas Award for Community Service

San Diego’s Bridgepoint Education has won the 2017 Communitas Award for Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility. This category is the most comprehensive of the Communitas Awards categories, as nominees must demonstrate a holistic effort to help the community rather than one specific initiative or project. The award recognizes Bridgepoint’s charitable activities from… Continue Reading

San Diego Law Office of Vikas Bajaj Announces New Scholarship

The Law Office of Vikas Bajaj, APC, a criminal defense firm in San Diego, CA, announces its new annual scholarship. The Bajaj Law Scholarship will be awarded to one college or law student throughout the U.S. based on their academic record and essay. The recipient will receive $2,500. “Law school has become significantly more expensive… Continue Reading

Ashford University’s Leader Development Grant (LDG) Program Proves Great Success

Ashford University’s Leader Development Grant (LDG) is designed to assist Ashford’s corporate partners in offering education options that can help them develop and retain their employees. The LDG program, when combined with a partner company’s tuition assistance program, allows eligible students to earn their degree without student loan debt. Students who are eligible for the… Continue Reading