Past Events and Opportunities

BC’s Grounds Crew’s Secret Sustainability Initiative

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The Office of Sustainability were thrilled to find out about some sustainability ideas being brought to fruition right here on our BC campus. Many students pass by our grounds crew every day; the team with the bright fluorescent vests driving throughout our campus each day. These often-unnoticed faculty in our BC community are humble heroes, …more about BC’s Grounds Crew’s Secret Sustainability Initiative


Bellevue College Students Help Boys and Girls Club

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November was a big month for SSA. Henry Lavallee, ASG’s Environmental and Sustainability representative helped coordinate a “Teen Feed” night, as well as a campus-wide food drive to restore the diminishing supply in the campus food pantry.   SSA’s team of Bellevue College volunteers helped feed underprivileged teens at Bellevue’s Boys and Girls Club. Many young …more about Bellevue College Students Help Boys and Girls Club


Winter Food Drive! Help Our Local Community

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Campus Food Drive for Student Food Cabinet Throughout the month of November Bellevue College clubs and programs are working together to help those in need within our community as we enter the winter season. The Sustainability in Science Association (SSA) coordinated a two-week collection drive specifically to help replenish our campus food pantry. Volunteers spread barrels throughout …more about Winter Food Drive! Help Our Local Community



Bike Events Continue! Ride in the Rain & Brake Maintenance Workshop

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Throughout the month of October, Bellevue College has hosted a number of exciting and educational events relating to bike commuting! As part of our campus wide push toward alternative transportation. Single occupancy vehicles are Bellevue College’s biggest contributor to carbon emissions, a problem which can be alleviated by more students transitioning away from their vehicles …more about Bike Events Continue! Ride in the Rain & Brake Maintenance Workshop


Walking and Biking Maps: Unsafe Area Database

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Walkers, bikers: ID imperfections with online mapping tool  BELLEVUE, Wash. – The city’s Transportation Department is asking the public to identify unsafe conditions or behaviors in Bellevue’s walking and bicycling network. Information gathered through a “wiki” mapping survey will be used to address locations where problems occur. Participate in the survey.   The online survey, …more about Walking and Biking Maps: Unsafe Area Database



Fall 2015 Social Justice Events

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There are great events and programs scheduled this Fall Quarter at Bellevue College. Bellevue College is an open access institution, and practices a mission to provide education to all students who seek it. Inviting and retaining students requires that Bellevue College address the emerging challenges that limit the futures of the student population. Departments and …more about Fall 2015 Social Justice Events


Volunteer Opportunity: Wetlab at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center

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WetLab Volunteer Pacific Science Center is committed to driving science education forward in Washington State, and inspiring today’s youth to further their education and pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, and math. We offer a wide variety of programs, including standards-based formal and informal science education programs and an award-winning environmental education center. Located on …more about Volunteer Opportunity: Wetlab at Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center


Bellevue College Bikes: Coming Fall 2015

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Sign up for Bike Maintenance Classes: Bellevue College’s Sustainability site. Attendance is limited. Throughout the 2015-2016 school-year, Sustainability at Bellevue College builds its biking community with educational programs and new facilities. Cycling programs and infrastructure are necessary tools for a commuter campus. Everyday Bellevue College sees over 3,000 students and staff pass through its roads and parking …more about Bellevue College Bikes: Coming Fall 2015