Course & Student Stories


OLS Bellevue College Students Navigate the World of Disability Disclosure

The OLS Bellevue College first-year cohort delved into the world of disability disclosure this quarter in their Learning Strategies course. Students worked collaboratively in groups to understand, address and find solutions to the obstacles encountered in disclosing disabilities. Each group worked together to craft a script that represented a real-life scenario where individuals with disabilities ...more about OLS Bellevue College Students Navigate the World of Disability Disclosure


OLS Students Receive Honorary Mention for BC Builds Contest

The Bellevue College Foundation and the Office of Sustainability recently organized the BC Builds contest, which aimed to encourage innovative projects crafted from the old campus banners. This project fostered creativity and promoted sustainability, with the goal of showing it's possible to reduce how much goes to the landfill through reuse and repurposing items. 4th-year ...more about OLS Students Receive Honorary Mention for BC Builds Contest


Student-Created OLSBC Classroom Norms

During the first week of each quarter, OLSBC students spend time creating classroom norms in each of their courses. These student-driven course norms help build a sense of community and belonging in the classroom and set the tone for the course by providing clear guidelines on how to behave and be successful. Students in the ...more about Student-Created OLSBC Classroom Norms



OLS Bellevue College Students Practice Personal Finance Skills

Two OLSBC students practicing personal finance

What's your favorite breakfast item on the Taco Bell Menu, and what does it cost? That's the question students taking the OLSBC Personal Finance course had to answer for one of their course activities. In this activity, students worked in small groups to practice their communication and money management skills. Each student had a budget (a ...more about OLS Bellevue College Students Practice Personal Finance Skills


OLS Bellevue College Students Participate in Sustainability Tour of BC Campus

The year-long Environment and Our Community class recently took a walking tour of the Bellevue College campus. But as 3rd year students, it was obviously not just sightseeing! The purpose was to explore some of the many features on Main Campus that promote sustainability – new ways of doing “business as usual” that do not ...more about OLS Bellevue College Students Participate in Sustainability Tour of BC Campus


Yoga in Nature With OLS Bellevue College

The Occupational & Life Skills Bellevue College (OLSBC) course Yoga for Life Balance met in the BC Outdoor Leadership green space on June 2 to practice Yoga in nature. The activity allowed students to use nature in their yoga practice, and the different setting complemented what students had been practicing indoors. Students explored how practicing ...more about Yoga in Nature With OLS Bellevue College


OLSBC Student Shares the Ten Best Things About Bellevue College

Written by: Zeke, 3rd-year student in the Occupational & Life Skills Bellevue College (OLSBC) When studying at Bellevue College, there are a ton of activities that you can do around campus. We’re here to countdown the ten best spots and activities at Bellevue College.  The Ten Best Things About Bellevue College 1. Taking pictures of ...more about OLSBC Student Shares the Ten Best Things About Bellevue College


OLS Bellevue College Students Create Social Issues Comic Strips

Occupational & Life Skills Bellevue College (OLSBC) Critical Thinking through Writing students spent winter quarter learning about many types of writing and how pieces they create can be used to express their voices. Social issues affect everyone, and there are many social issues that were discussed in class during a class brainstorm. Students then had ...more about OLS Bellevue College Students Create Social Issues Comic Strips