OLS News

Annual MLK Service Project

Yesterday was our annual MLK Service Project making blankets for Seattle Children's Hospital. OLS students, faculty, and staff gathered on campus and made a total of 12 fleece blankets that will be delivered to Seattle Children's Hospital and given to children staying in the hospital. Some of our students have been patients at Seattle Children's ...more about Annual MLK Service Project




The Benefits of Workplace Hygiene and Personal Appearance

Why do students need to learn about hygiene and personal appearance? OLS students participate in job shadows and internships during their 3rd and 4th years. Part of being ready for the workforce starts with good workplace hygiene and appearance. Students researched and defined the benefits of good hygiene as having better health. By keeping themselves clean it helps prevent ...more about The Benefits of Workplace Hygiene and Personal Appearance


OLS Students Write the News

Madison Miller of the Bellevue Reporter works with student Dylan As their final projects for News and Daily Living, students wrote news articles about life at OLS and collaborated to assemble the articles into a student newspaper. They began by brainstorming ideas for potential articles on the whiteboard, and then choosing one that interested them. ...more about OLS Students Write the News


Which Shape Are You?

Students enrolled in the Intro to Communications course in fall quarter participated in a great team-building exercise. Various shapes were posted around the classroom, and students were asked to move toward the shape they found the most appealing. Once everyone was standing near their shape, they engaged in a discussion about the different personalities inherent ...more about Which Shape Are You?


Trail Mix for Camp Unity

Students enrolled in Nutrition, Health, and Fitness during fall quarter had a wonderful time making trail mix and delivering it to Camp Unity Eastside, a transitional mobile encampment and self-managed outside community. On a trip to Fred Meyers, students gathered ingredients for the trail mix and spent time in class putting it together. They learned ...more about Trail Mix for Camp Unity


Circuit Training

Students had a lot of fun in the Strength & Fitness elective course this fall. One activity they participated in was a series of circuit training exercises that fit into the components of fitness categories. These categories are muscular strength, muscular endurance, cardiovascular endurance, and flexibility. Students do a series of walking or jogging, stair ...more about Circuit Training


2019 Coffee Social

First year students enrolled in our Intro to Communications course this fall hosted the Coffee Social, an annual fall activity put together by the students to help them practice the new communication skills they learn in the course. Students invite fellow OLS students, faculty, staff, and members of the community to stop by for light ...more about 2019 Coffee Social


OLS Bellevue College Welcomes New Internship Program Manager

Please join us in welcoming Andrew Pettersson to OLS Bellevue College as the new Internship Program Manager. Andrew brings over eight years of experience working in disability employment services, and is excited to bring his knowledge and expertise to the OLS program. Andrew holds a Bachelor’s of Arts in History from the University of Washington. ...more about OLS Bellevue College Welcomes New Internship Program Manager