ASG Social Responsibility Rep Position Open!

Want to work on campus in a collaborative setting with other students, representing student interests? Want to be a social and environmental justice influencer? Look no further! The Associated Student Government of Bellevue College is hiring a student for the Social Responsibility Representative role. This important position is responsible for environmental and social stewardship and …more about ASG Social Responsibility Rep Position Open!



The Office of Sustainability is Hiring!!

Looking for a job that is fun, flexible to your class schedule, and lets you work on real world issues in social and ecological justice? Look no further! The Bellevue College Office of Sustainability is hiring three PAID student positions! We are seeking a new Transportation Coordinator, Outreach Coordinator, and Digitial Media & Communications Coordinator for …more about The Office of Sustainability is Hiring!!


Combining Social and Environmental Issues by Creating Sleeping Mats made from Plastic Bags!

With help from the BC community, the Office of Sustainability and the RISE Learning Institute are leading an exciting service learning project that combines social justice and sustainability issues. These two issues are both addressed by taking plastic bags out of the landfill and transforming them into sleeping mats for people experiencing homelessness. The mats …more about Combining Social and Environmental Issues by Creating Sleeping Mats made from Plastic Bags!



Plastic Bag Collection

The RISE Learning Institute and the Office of Sustainability have been working on crocheting plastic bags into bed rolls for people experiencing homelessness. Example here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YuIL28AppKw To further this ongoing project, we need MORE plastic bags! Bags should be clean and mostly free of tears and rips. Please donate your plastic bags until April 16th, 2018 …more about Plastic Bag Collection



Travel to France to Learn about Sustainability, Science, and Engineering!

There’s an amazing opportunity for students to travel to Paris and learn about the intersections of climate change, sustainable development, and science at the Environment and Energy Summer school in Paris through the French Embassy, June 2018. The program is specifically looking for environmental science, engineering, or similar students from community colleges in the USA. …more about Travel to France to Learn about Sustainability, Science, and Engineering!


The T Building Achieves LEED Gold

The T building, which was completed in 2015, has officially reached LEED Gold. This is a huge milestone Bellevue College and a globally recognized sustainability achievement! Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) is worldwide green building rating system that focuses on creating environmentally friendly buildings. Certified LEED buildings are sustainable, as they save energy, …more about The T Building Achieves LEED Gold