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Introduction to Grants

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As Bellevue College negotiates difficult budget times, finding funding for new initiatives can be tough. However, BC was awarded $5.7 million last year in grant funding for programs and services across the college like Nursing, the Early Learning Center, and the Veteran’s Resource Center. But where did that funding come from, and how can programs ...more about Introduction to Grants


Practicing Mindful Communication: Small Science-based Approaches to Enhance Interaction in the Workplace

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In session 1 we'll explore the components of Mindful Communication, look at research findings, and practice leading with Presence.  In session 2 we’ll practice Intention and Attention. In session 3, we'll explore having an attitude of Nonjudgement and practice Mindful Speaking. In session 4 we’ll practice Deep Listening.  By the end of the workshop series, ...more about Practicing Mindful Communication: Small Science-based Approaches to Enhance Interaction in the Workplace


Student Engagement

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No matter how long you’ve been teaching, this transformational offering is for you! Why? Students’ engagement in the classroom can positively impact their learning, success, and persistence in college. As instructors, you can impact students’ interest and investment by enriching your awareness of the context of their identities (and yours), thoughtfully reflecting on relevant frameworks ...more about Student Engagement



Mental Health Advocacy

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Showing compassion and care to those who may be struggling emotionally Our students and our community are experiencing increased rates of anxiety, depression, and other mental health related concerns, and the ongoing pandemic has only exacerbated these issues. This 1-day, 6-hour introductory workshop provides faculty with 1) a greater awareness of the impact of mental ...more about Mental Health Advocacy


Climate Justice & Biodiversity: Indigenous and Urban Perspectives Workshop 

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How are we able to anticipate and reduce effects on biodiversity, particularly in urban settings and by those communities who feel the change most? This asynchronous online short course will begin by defining climate justice and biodiversity using Indigenous and Urban perspectives. Then provide an overview of relevant climate change impacts in Washington state and ...more about Climate Justice & Biodiversity: Indigenous and Urban Perspectives Workshop 


OETA:05 – High 5 for Online Instruction

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High 5 for Online Instruction is a required part of Phase II of the OETA. This course, facilitated by Jen Anderson and Tonya Estes, leads faculty through 5 equity-creating practices that help online instructors build community, connect with our students, create clear assignments, and stay flexible within a well-structured Canvas course. This workshop helps you ...more about OETA:05 – High 5 for Online Instruction


“Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden” Climate Justice Book Group – NEW!

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Join us to learn more about gardening, climate justice, and how to challenge racism codified in community policy. From the publisher's site: "In Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden, poet and scholar Camille T. Dungy recounts the seven-year odyssey to diversify her garden in the predominately white community of Fort Collins, Colorado. When ...more about “Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden” Climate Justice Book Group – NEW!