Education

Try a Sustainability Class This Fall!

Date posted: August 31, 2015
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Bellevue College offers a number of courses with content emphasizing sustainability and encourages all faculty to integrate sustainability into their programs, courses and sections. For information on how we identify course with sustainability related or sustainability focused content review the definitions and outcomes of Sustainability in the Curriculum at Bellevue College.  For a complete list …more about Try a Sustainability Class This Fall!


May 2015 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: August 31, 2015
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The Sustainability indicators for May 2015 are as follows:  


Coming in 2015: I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood

Date posted: August 20, 2015
The new Flex Pass transponder, for use on the new I-405 Express Toll Lanes this fall, lets drivers switch between the red HOV position, for toll-free travel with three or more persons at peak times; and the green TOLL position, for one- or two-person vehicles to pay to enter the new lanes

This Fall, many students commutes will be affected by changes in WSDOT new I-405 express toll lanes program. How do express toll lanes work? Electronic signs post the toll rate based on destination and automatically adjust depending on traffic congestion. You pay the rate you see upon entering the express toll lanes. As more vehicles …more about Coming in 2015: I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood


BC Ridematch Hosts First Meet & Greet Event

Date posted: May 29, 2015
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Are you having trouble finding a carpool to campus? Do you have friends who would like to carpool? The Office of Sustainability’s Ridematch program challenges students to try alternative transportation or at the least split the costs of commuting to save both time and money. The BC Ridematch site allows students to add themselves to …more about BC Ridematch Hosts First Meet & Greet Event


Backpacking, Canoeing, Biking! Exciting Events in the BC Wellness Center

Date posted: May 28, 2015
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There are some great activity options available to students, staff and faculty this Spring. Take advantage of these adventure opportunities made available by the BC Wellness Center, Student Programs, Human Resources and the Wilderness Skills Certificate Program. Events require advanced REGISTRATION online at BC Wellness Center Website.  The best $5 Ever Spent!    NEW Spring Quarter …more about Backpacking, Canoeing, Biking! Exciting Events in the BC Wellness Center


New Program Manager Amber Nicholson!

Date posted: May 28, 2015
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The Office of Sustainability is excited to announce the addition of a new program manager to our team! The position opened up as Patrick Green transitioned into Deric Gruen’s Sustainability Director position. With Green moving up to the director seat, the program manager seat was empty for most of the year. After a rigorous interviewing …more about New Program Manager Amber Nicholson!


Kelsey Creek Road Bus Lane Changes

Date posted: May 28, 2015
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-Kelsey Creek Road received a few design adjustments this past month. These changes emerged from conversations with King County Metro in Summer 2014. When Metro proposed cutting several routes from the College campus, Metro and the College struck a deal on design adjustments that would improve service and safety. In the end, these changes helped …more about Kelsey Creek Road Bus Lane Changes


May is National Bike Month! Take the Challenge!

Date posted: April 30, 2015
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May is National Bike Month! The best way to celebrate Bike Month is simply to get on a bike: ride to work, ride to the grocery store or just ride for the sheer joy of being outside soaking up the spring weather. Whether you’re a veteran cyclist, returning after a break from the bike or a …more about May is National Bike Month! Take the Challenge!


New Class Spring 2015! ACCT 297: Introduction to Sustainability Accounting

Date posted: March 23, 2015
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Accounting 297: Introduction to Sustainability Accounting Accounting Division Institute for Business & Information Technology Description: Allows in-depth study of subjects supplementing the accountancy curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule. Outcomes: After completing this class, students should be able to: Special topic course. Outcomes dependent upon selected topic each quarter. Register Now! http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/classes/Search?quarter=Spring2015&searchterm=acct+297&submit=Search


THIS SPRING- ENVS 105: The Science of Sustainable Living

Date posted: February 27, 2015
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Roshni Tewari’s incredibly insightful class introduces the science of sustainability as it relates to our everyday lives. Topics covered include sustainable practices pertaining to buildings, foods and agriculture, environmental health, carbon emissions, life-cycle analysis and waste, renewable energy, transportation, social justice, and personal economic choices. Students who take this course will learn how to make …more about THIS SPRING- ENVS 105: The Science of Sustainable Living