Equal Treatment, Equal Access: Raising Awareness About People With Disabilities and Their Struggle for Equal Rights

Bitmoji pic of the Controversial Issues course students. Bitmojis created by students and put together by student Katelyn. Students in Controversial Issues had the opportunity to study the evolution of the disability rights movement through the eyes of disability activists and the organizations that lobbied for key civil rights legislation for people with disabilities. Students ...more about Equal Treatment, Equal Access: Raising Awareness About People With Disabilities and Their Struggle for Equal Rights


VP Debate Watch Party

The OLS Citizenship class watched the Vice President Debate virtually together on October 7. They watched via YouTube which allowed them to post comments with their opinions about what the candidates said. Course instructors asked questions during the evening about what the students thought about the debate and to discuss how the debate is an ...more about VP Debate Watch Party


Virtual Lunches With Bellevue College International Student Association

The International Student Association (ISA) at Bellevue College is engaging students virtually this quarter by creating a series of interesting “lunches” surrounding the topics of different world cultures. Our Cultural Awareness courseparticipated in two of these lunches, and students committed to stepping outside their comfort zone to interact virtually with new people in a group setting.  ...more about Virtual Lunches With Bellevue College International Student Association


Start of Quarter Ice Breakers

Three of our courses got to kick off fall quarter with a fun ice breaker to help students learn more about each other'sinterests and strengths and get students out of their comfort zone by exploring new experiences. Students virtually rolled a dice that has a different action on each side: Sing Out LoudBe AdventurousEnjoy the ...more about Start of Quarter Ice Breakers


Learning to Make Paella Verde

The Nutrition, Health & Fitness class joined the Bellevue College Office of Sustainability for a vegetarian Paella Verde cooking demo with BC's Mark Storey on Friday, October 9th.Students learned to cook a vegetarian Paella Verde. Mark provided a live, online demo on how to cook paella, tips and tricks, and a bit on the history of paella.Download the recipe for ...more about Learning to Make Paella Verde


Catching Up With Kyle and Keara

Hearing from our alumni is such a rewarding part of what we do. It is wonderful to see our students succeeding in their careers and having new life experiences after their time in our program. We recently got in touch with Kyle, a 2017 OLS Bellevue College graduate, who recently got married to Keara, OLS ...more about Catching Up With Kyle and Keara


OLS Bellevue College Welcomes New Instruction and Student Success Program Manager

Please join us in welcoming Brad Baranowski as the new Instruction and Student Success Program Manager for OLS Bellevue College. Brad brings a plethora of expertise to the role, including over 17 years working in counseling, guidance, and case management, and 12 years of teaching in higher education, and he is excited to apply his ...more about OLS Bellevue College Welcomes New Instruction and Student Success Program Manager


First Week of Fall Quarter Contest

We kicked off Fall Quarter 2020 with a giveaway for OLS students to win some OLS goods. Students submitted photos of themselves at their workstations and let us know how their first week of classes went. Congratulations to our winner, Dan, a first year student! He will be getting his package of goods soon. "The ...more about First Week of Fall Quarter Contest