Student Stories: OSHA Project

In the Controversial Issues in the Workplace course this fall, students were asked to summarize laws related to employees in the workplace and discuss occupational safety. Students were able to select an employment idea and identify OSHA publications that would apply to their specific work environments/tasks. This assessment required students to reflect on the very first ...more about Student Stories: OSHA Project



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


Student Stories: Advocating in Olympia

Joey Wilson and Noel Frame

You may remember us sharing our students' experiences attending the King County Board for Developmental Disabilities Legislative Forum on November 20th. OLS Student Joey Wilson had his story featured in the legislative packet and was fortunate enough to meet with his district representative Noel Frame and discuss the issues he faces as a citizen in King County, ...more about Student Stories: Advocating in Olympia


Student Stories: Physical Education Community Activity

This past October, our fall quarter Physical Education courses (Yoga, Tai Chi, and Qigong) came together for a community activity on main campus. Peter Prescott, the outdoor specialist for Bellevue College, led team building activities, active games, and discussion on the outside challenge course.  The students were engaged and excited. Physical fitness and health is such an ...more about Student Stories: Physical Education Community Activity



Student Stories: Controversial Issues in the Workplace

In the Controversial Issues in the Workplace course, students are asked to identify and discuss discrimination in the media and discuss its outcomes. To objectively process this task the class first had to develop a shared understanding of the term “discrimination” and identify communities that are protected under the law from social injustice. They looked to employment ...more about Student Stories: Controversial Issues in the Workplace


OLS Students Representing WA State in 2018 Special Olympics Games

We are proud to announce two OLS Students, Garrett Utz and Will Miller, will be representing the state of Washington with their soccer team the Issaquah Spirit in the 2018 Special Olympics USA Games. The games are set to take place in Seattle July 1-6, 2018. Utz, who aspires to become a pilot, is proud of his team's accomplishment and excited to ...more about OLS Students Representing WA State in 2018 Special Olympics Games


Alumni Stories: Lauren Arasim

Lauren with Hamlet My name is Lauren Arasim. I’m studying to become a Veterinary Assistant at Renton Technical College, and I plan to graduate in August 2018. The program I am in is a full year, including a summer quarter as an intern at a veterinary clinic where I can start using the skills I’ve ...more about Alumni Stories: Lauren Arasim