There are great events and programs scheduled this Fall Quarter at Bellevue College. Bellevue College is an open access institution, and practices a mission to provide education to all students who seek it. Inviting and retaining students requires that Bellevue College address the emerging challenges that limit the futures of the student population. Departments and …more about Fall 2015 Social Justice Events
Bellevue Lake Hills Farm Volunteer Information Join us for one of the following Weekly Drop-In Work Parties: Wednesdays 10 am – Noon Sundays 2 pm – 6 pm Location: Just South of SE 16th Street on 156th Ave. SE. Park at the Lake Hills produce stand and walk South on 156th. …more about Volunteer Opportunity: Farmer Frog
Polliwog Preschool Volunteers Located on a biologically diverse 320-acre wetland nature park in the heart of urban Bellevue, WA, the Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center is a collaboration between the City of Bellevue and Pacific Science Center. Polliwog Preschool is a Mercer Slough program for preschoolers (3-5 years old) and is seeking Preschool Volunteers. At …more about Volunteer Opportunity: Mercer Slough Environmental Education Center
Bellevue College offers a number of courses with content emphasizing sustainability and encourages all faculty to integrate sustainability into their programs, courses and sections. For information on how we identify course with sustainability related or sustainability focused content review the definitions and outcomes of Sustainability in the Curriculum at Bellevue College. For a complete list …more about Try a Sustainability Class This Fall!
The Sustainability indicators for May 2015 are as follows:
This Fall, many students commutes will be affected by changes in WSDOT new I-405 express toll lanes program. How do express toll lanes work? Electronic signs post the toll rate based on destination and automatically adjust depending on traffic congestion. You pay the rate you see upon entering the express toll lanes. As more vehicles …more about I-405 Express Toll Lanes between Bellevue and Lynnwood
Are you having trouble finding a carpool to campus? Do you have friends who would like to carpool? The Office of Sustainability’s Ridematch program challenges students to try alternative transportation or at the least split the costs of commuting to save both time and money. The BC Ridematch site allows students to add themselves to …more about BC Ridematch Hosts First Meet & Greet Event
There are some great activity options available to students, staff and faculty this Spring. Take advantage of these adventure opportunities made available by the BC Wellness Center, Student Programs, Human Resources and the Wilderness Skills Certificate Program. Events require advanced REGISTRATION online at BC Wellness Center Website. The best $5 Ever Spent! NEW Spring Quarter …more about Backpacking, Canoeing, Biking! Exciting Events in the BC Wellness Center
The Office of Sustainability is excited to announce the addition of a new program manager to our team! The position opened up as Patrick Green transitioned into Deric Gruen’s Sustainability Director position. With Green moving up to the director seat, the program manager seat was empty for most of the year. After a rigorous interviewing …more about New Program Manager Amber Nicholson!
-Kelsey Creek Road received a few design adjustments this past month. These changes emerged from conversations with King County Metro in Summer 2014. When Metro proposed cutting several routes from the College campus, Metro and the College struck a deal on design adjustments that would improve service and safety. In the end, these changes helped …more about Kelsey Creek Road Bus Lane Changes