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
May is National Bike Month! The best way to celebrate Bike Month is simply to get on a bike: ride to work, ride to the grocery store or just ride for the sheer joy of being outside soaking up the spring weather. Whether you’re a veteran cyclist, returning after a break from the bike or a …more about May is National Bike Month! Take the Challenge!
Accounting 297: Introduction to Sustainability Accounting Accounting Division Institute for Business & Information Technology Description: Allows in-depth study of subjects supplementing the accountancy curriculum. Topics are announced in the class schedule. Outcomes: After completing this class, students should be able to: Special topic course. Outcomes dependent upon selected topic each quarter. Register Now! http://www.bellevuecollege.edu/classes/Search?quarter=Spring2015&searchterm=acct+297&submit=Search
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
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
As Fall midterms finish up, many students are getting closer to their registration for classes this winter. Many friends and fellow classmates of mine are still trying to find out what they want to pursue, others thought they knew but found themselves digging deeper into majors and programs they aren’t passionate about. The tough economy …more about Consider Sustainability this Winter
Beginning September 27th, King County Metro will be implementing widespread bus route cuts that will affect many BC student’s commutes. The cuts come in the face of decreasing revenues over the past several years. 28 routes will be deleted, and 13 routes revised to fit the current budget. In order to maintain services, the Metro …more about How this quarter’s Metro route cuts will affect you