Past Events and Opportunities

Bellevue College Bike-ability

Date posted: June 18, 2014

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

Keep Route 271 on Campus!

Date posted: May 2, 2014

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!

May is Bike Month!

Date posted: April 28, 2014
Bike to Work Month image

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!

Only the beginning – Beyond Earth Week

Date posted: April 28, 2014
Transportation Fair 2014

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!

Positions Open for 2014-2015

Date posted: April 15, 2014
We're Hiring sign

Three new positions are open for hire in the Office of Sustainability for the 2014-2015 school year! Read more about the positions here…

Help Build the Student Garden

Date posted: March 18, 2014
Bellevue College Greenhouse and Garden image

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

Environment and Social Responsibility for Student Government 2/21/14

Date posted: March 12, 2014
ASG Elections

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  

Earth Week: Bring Your Class! Conduct a Lecture!

Date posted: February 27, 2014
Planet Earth image from space

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!

PSE Big Check to Trustees

Date posted: February 19, 2014
PSE holding big check to Bellevue College for lighting retrofits

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.

WA Higher Ed Sustainability Conference: Catalyst For Collaboration

Date posted: February 11, 2014
WAHESC Sustainability Conference at WWU

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…