Past Events and Opportunities

THIS SPRING- ENVS 105: The Science of Sustainable Living

Date posted: February 27, 2015
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Roshni Tewari’s incredibly insightful class introduces the science of sustainability as it relates to our everyday lives. Topics covered include sustainable practices pertaining to buildings, foods and agriculture, environmental health, carbon emissions, life-cycle analysis and waste, renewable energy, transportation, social justice, and personal economic choices. Students who take this course will learn how to make …more about THIS SPRING- ENVS 105: The Science of Sustainable Living


Changes to ORCA Bus Pass Guidelines

Date posted: February 27, 2015
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Changes are coming to Bellevue College’s Transportation Program! The major change to the program is the replacement of Commuter Check program for the ORCA Plus program. The Cashier’s Office will still sell Commuter Checks to students who qualify for ORCA LIFT and the RRFP. The changes to the Bellevue College Transportation Program emerged after a Fall …more about Changes to ORCA Bus Pass Guidelines


New Honda Hybrid on Campus

Date posted: February 27, 2015
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Last month Bellevue College purchased a brand new Honda Civic hybrid vehicle to provide more options for BC staff when running errands around campus. Bellevue College already has 4 hybrid Ford trucks, which are used by staff as utility vehicles in making trips around BC. The Honda hybrid boasts impressive gas mileage at 44 mpg …more about New Honda Hybrid on Campus


Save Money This Spring: Register to Carpool!

Date posted: February 27, 2015
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The Spring quarter is quickly approaching and it’s going to be busy at Bellevue College! Rid yourself of stressful mornings stuck in traffic and pad your pocket with extra cash by using BC RideMatch to link up with other students and staff to form carpools and vanpools! With over $1500 in cash incentives this quarter …more about Save Money This Spring: Register to Carpool!


Gardening Club build Washington Native Plant Beds

Date posted: January 29, 2015
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The Bellevue College Gardening Club recently began preparing a native plant bed in front of the greenhouse. The right plant bed will include dry, desert plants from the eastside of Washington State. At the top of the bed (closest to the greenhouse) they’ll have a thick rock layer to keep roots from drowning. The club’s …more about Gardening Club build Washington Native Plant Beds


It’s Time to Carpool! Meet Drivers and Riders near you with BC Ridematch

Date posted: January 13, 2015
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The new quarter is quickly approaching and it’s going to be busy at Bellevue College! Rid yourself of stressful mornings stuck in traffic and pad your pocket with extra cash by using BC RideMatch to link up with other students and staff to form carpools and vanpools! With over $1500 in cash incentives this quarter …more about It’s Time to Carpool! Meet Drivers and Riders near you with BC Ridematch


Business Majors Enlightened by Sustainability Conference

Date posted: November 27, 2014
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Last month’s AASHE conference in Portland really got me thinking about our current systems and how many American’s ideologies and habits make mobilizing a strong sustainability movement very tough. Being surrounded by people who are educated and well aware of the environmental realities our planet is facing, I found myself thinking about these problems and why …more about Business Majors Enlightened by Sustainability Conference


The Art of Mushroom Hunting

Date posted: November 26, 2014
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Fall can be a dull and depressing time of the year for folks in the Northwest. The unrelenting rains and dreary days would drive me into a life of perpetual pajamas and serious Stargate binges (underrated) until the snowflakes started falling. But I come before you today with good news. When the world grows dark …more about The Art of Mushroom Hunting


Simple, Sustainable Holidays: BC Employees Share Ideas

Date posted: November 26, 2014
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The holidays are here! It’s easy to get caught up in holiday “busy-ness.” Traveling, cooking, shopping, hosting, cleaning… it all adds up! And not just at home. The EPA estimates that “1 million extra tons of trash each year,” result from the winter holiday season. Sustainability polled members of the Captains of Sustainability to know …more about Simple, Sustainable Holidays: BC Employees Share Ideas


This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein- Student Discussions

Date posted: November 12, 2014
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Beginning November 13, BC students will be meeting in room A208 to read and discuss Naomi Klein’s latest book This Changes Everything. In This Changes Everything Naomi Klein argues that climate change isn’t just another issue to be neatly filed between taxes and health care. It’s an alarm that calls us to fix an economic system …more about This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein- Student Discussions