Service Learning

Summer Volunteering with Tilth Alliance

Over the summer, OLS students spend time volunteering with a local community organization. This summer our students are volunteering through Tilth Alliance, an organization founded in 2016 with a mission to build an ecologically sound, economically viable and socially equitable food system. OLS volunteers spend time each week packing Good Food Bags with sustainable, fresh ...more about Summer Volunteering with Tilth Alliance

OLS Students Collect Items for Food Drive

Oct 8-12 marked the annual Homecoming celebration for Bellevue College, and OLS students and the North Campus came together to participate in Brutus' Food Drive Challenge. OLS Student Council rallied their fellow students, instructors, staff, and other North Campus members and collected 128 items this year. Although it wasn't enough to earn the traveling trophy ...more about OLS Students Collect Items for Food Drive

For The Love Of Animals

Inspired by the MLK Service project making blankets and cards for patients at Seattle Children's Hospital, our student Mallorie began making blankets for animals at the Humane Society. As on of the overall goals of OLS to make each graduate of our program a contributing citizen, we feel a deep sense of pride to see ...more about For The Love Of Animals

2018 MLK Service Project

Larege group of OLS students holding blanket example and smiling

January 17 was the annual MLK Service Project for OLS Students, faculty, and staff who gathered at the Bellevue College Main Campus to create blankets and inspirational cards for Seattle Children's Hospital. This annual project is a favorite activity for our students, and many in attendance this year were there for the 3rd or 4th consecutive ...more about 2018 MLK Service Project

Camp Unity

Our students currently taking Nutrition, Health, & Fitness 1 with Marie Koole participated in a great service learning activity making healthy, non-perishable trail mix for Camp Unity Eastside. The students shopped for ingredients and read food labels, prepared the trail mix, and delivered it to the camp. The students also toured the camp and learned about food storage and health ...more about Camp Unity