Newsletter

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


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


Summer Internship Opportunity: The Institute for Policy Studies

Date posted: March 24, 2015
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The Institute for Policy Studies seeks dedicated young folks hungry for systemic transformation to join our Next Leaders Summer Program. Let’s be clear– this isn’t your typical summer internship. The world crisis in governance, economic stability, and ethical guidance demands that we do our best to prepare to secure and sustain a more just, green, …more about Summer Internship Opportunity: The Institute for Policy Studies


I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes

Date posted: March 24, 2015
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Later this year, express toll lanes will open on I-405 between Bellevue and Lynnwood. I-405 express toll lanes let drivers choose to travel faster by paying a toll to access the HOV lanes. Toll rates will adjust depending on traffic, and drivers will pay the rate they see upon entering the lanes. Tolls can be …more about I-405 HOV Lanes Become Express Toll Lanes


Bellevue College Receives the “Champion of Sustainability Award”

Date posted: December 16, 2014
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McKinstry, an energy consulting firm, has awarded Bellevue College with a Champion of Sustainability award! Bellevue College, alongside several higher education institutions, was given the award in November at Quest Field. The Champions of Sustainability program recognizes institutions who are taking a forward-looking approach to innovative energy and waste reduction in the built environment, which …more about Bellevue College Receives the “Champion of Sustainability Award”


June 2014 Sustainability Indicators

Date posted: September 26, 2014
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The Sustainability indicators for June 2014 are as follows: * GGE = Gallons of Gas Equivalent  


Summer 2014 SESF Awards: Funding Sustainability for Student Growth

Date posted: August 28, 2014
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The Student Environmental Sustainability Fund (SESF) awarded funds to three exciting programs. The SESF is a committee of student, staff, and faculty representatives who allocate funds to projects that contribute to both sustainability goals and educational growth. Transportation Incentives: $33,125 Transportation incentives assist in enrolling students, staff, and faculty in Bellevue College’s rideshare program, BC RideMatch. …more about Summer 2014 SESF Awards: Funding Sustainability for Student Growth


March 2014 Newsletter

Date posted: April 1, 2014
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February 2014 Newsletter

Date posted: February 27, 2014
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