Past Events and Opportunities
Bellevue College participated in May’s Bike to Work Month. Through the month, the Office of Sustainability conducted outreach to students, staff, and faculty cyclists. Several social events connected cyclists, and other events tried to improve cycling on-campus. An important event took place on May 13th, when Cascade Bicycle Club joined Sustainability at BC for a …more about Bellevue College Bike-ability
Yesterday Metro sent a service change ordinance to the King County Council that cuts service to campus for Bellevue College’s most heavily used route, the 271 – our link to downtown Bellevue. The reroute would eliminate a stop serving over 900 students, employees and visitors daily and run the bus on 148th which serves 1 …more about Keep Route 271 on Campus!
It is Bike to Work Month all May long with many events to celebrate like: Bike Audit, Bikes and Bagels, Bike Brainstorming, Friday Night Ride and MORE!
Earth 2014 was huge. How huge? 1,350 students attended 20 Earth Week lectures; 16 organizations, 250 pounds of fresh produce sold at the Farmer’s Market and MORE!
Three new positions are open for hire in the Office of Sustainability for the 2014-2015 school year! Read more about the positions here…
Just a reminder about garden work parties happening this week! Regular garden meetings are 12:30pm Thursdays – meet behind the greenhouse. This week; Wednesday at 12:30 Craig is bringing his corded power drill! We will be starting the work on laying beds and drilling holes to hammer rebar through! Thursday at 12:30 We will be …more about Help Build the Student Garden
The Associated Student Government of Bellevue College is now taking applications for the Secretary for Environment and Social Responsibility position. Applications are due March 21st and the position is determined by student vote. This position oversees the Student Environmental Sustainability Fund, Sustainable Foods Group, and much more! Apply today! (doc) More info on ASG Elections
The 15th Annual Earth Week at Bellevue College is themed Create Eco-topia. It takes place April 21st through 25th. We have an exciting line-up of events and lectures, and we want YOU to be a part of it! Create Eco-topia is about understanding how “place” influences us – and how we influence place. Where we live …more about Earth Week: Bring Your Class! Conduct a Lecture!
Puget Sound Energy presented Bellevue College’s board of trustees with an oversized check for participating in PSE’s “Enhanced Lighting” program and a campus-wide lighting retrofit to smarter and more efficient technology.
Last week The Office of Sustainability and students sponsored through the SESF fund attended the WAHESC conference at Western Washington University which highlighted “ways to advance campus sustainability through the sharing of best practices and the development of regional collaborative networks” from a variety of PNW institutions…