UW Bothell Announces First Class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Students at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue, WA


Friday, October 08, 2010
CONTACT: Richard Penny, (425) 352-3395,  pennyr2@uw.edu

ELCBOTHELL, Wash. – The University of Washington Bothell is proud to announce the inaugural class of Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration students at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) in Bellevue, WA.

This first class is comprised of 25 diverse students transferring from all over the region. Regional sources of transfer students include: University of Alaska, Bellevue College, UW Seattle, Cascadia Community College and Edmonds Community College. 

The program began on September 8th with a pre-Fall course, ELCBUS 300: Management of Organization, taught by Professor Tim Hargrave.

Says Professor Hargrave, “It’s a pleasure teaching the first class of BA Bellevue students as they are a very engaged group and the opportunities for them are endless. I am excited to see what we can do together in the next two years.”

UW Bothell is currently accepting applications for Winter 2011. The admissions deadline is November 1st.

For more information on UW Bothell’s BA in Bellevue Program, visit their website: http://www.uwb.edu/babusiness/elcbabusiness.

About UW Bothell’s BA in Bellevue Program: The UW Bothell Bachelor of Arts in Business Program at the Eastside Leadership Center (ELC) emphasizes coursework that helps students build skills in leadership, management, teamwork and effective oral and written communication. For students already employed, the program strengthens and refines critical skills and increases knowledge of the principles and techniques of sound business practice. For those looking for employment in a new business sector, the program offers the foundation for careers in the rapidly changing regional, national and international arenas. For more information, visit the BA in Bellevue website: http://www.uwb.edu/babusiness/elcbabusiness.

About UW Bothell: The University of Washington Bothell combines the benefits of a small campus with the resources and prestige of a world-renowned university. Offering over 30 degrees, options, certificates and concentrations, its curriculum emphasizes close student-faculty interaction, collaboration among students, and hands-on learning. UW Bothell celebrates its 20th year of operation during the 2009-10 academic year with the opening of student housing, an access ramp connecting the campus to SR522, and new degrees including a Master of Computing and Software Systems (MSCSS), and a Leadership Master of Business Administration (L-MBA) at an offsite location in Bellevue, WA.