Newsletter


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





New Program Manager Amber Nicholson!

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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

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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

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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



Bellevue College Receives the “Champion of Sustainability Award”

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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”