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

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!

THIS SPRING- ENVS 105: The Science of Sustainable Living

Date posted: February 27, 2015

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

Gardening Club build Washington Native Plant Beds

Date posted: January 29, 2015
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The Bellevue College Gardening Club recently began preparing a native plant bed in front of the greenhouse. The right plant bed will include dry, desert plants from the eastside of Washington State. At the top of the bed (closest to the greenhouse) they’ll have a thick rock layer to keep roots from drowning. The club’s …more about Gardening Club build Washington Native Plant Beds

Consider Sustainability this Winter

Date posted: November 3, 2014
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As Fall midterms finish up, many students are getting closer to their registration for classes this winter. Many friends and fellow classmates of mine are still trying to find out what they want to pursue, others thought they knew but found themselves digging deeper into majors and programs they aren’t passionate about. The tough economy …more about Consider Sustainability this Winter

How this quarter’s Metro route cuts will affect you

Date posted: August 28, 2014

Beginning September 27th, King County Metro will be implementing widespread bus route cuts that will affect many BC student’s commutes. The cuts come in the face of decreasing revenues over the past several years. 28 routes will be deleted, and 13 routes revised to fit the current budget. In order to maintain services, the Metro …more about How this quarter’s Metro route cuts will affect you

Art, Naturally.

Date posted: May 27, 2014
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Meet Bellevue College student artist, Karli Colacurcio, and see nature through her art in the latest edition of the Belletrist.

Sustainability Education Continues to Grow

Date posted: May 5, 2014
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Bellevue College Faculty have been integrating sustainability into the Bellevue College curriculum since before the first Bellevue College Earth Week. In 2009 the Sustainability Task Force launched by President Floaten opened up discussion on sustainability in the curriculum. In 2010 the College’s first sustainability position was hired and the task force reformed as the Sustainability Curriculum …more about Sustainability Education Continues to Grow

New Sustainability Library Books

Date posted: April 29, 2014
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Many new options for spring are available in the Library Media Center, check them out today!

Are Zombies Sustainable?

Date posted: March 17, 2014
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Zombies are popping up everywhere lately but how can Zombies or detoxing teach us to be sustainable? These two courses may help in different ways…