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Evergreen Joins Mt. St. Helens Researchers
Published: July 23, 2015
The eruption of Mt. St. Helens passed its 35th anniversary last spring, but to many of the retirement-aged botanists, geologists, foresters and researchers tracking blast recovery since the early 1980s, this summer represents the passing of the torch to younger scientists eager to continue observing and collecting data on the mountain and surrounding terrain. Read the whole story.
Evergreen to Receive Federal Student Success Grant
Published: July 21, 2015
On July 17, the U.S. Department of Education announced a grant package of $270million for 968 college student support services program projects. Among the colleges and universities awarded was The Evergreen State College, which received a $1.5million, five-year grant for a new Student Success program that connects low income, first generation and disabled students with proactive advising, peer mentoring, and academic course work that will help them to thrive in college. Read the whole story.
Leaders Join Evergreen’s Board of Governors
Published: July 17, 2015
Dean Katz said he had been looking at ways to help Evergreen for some time and was happy for this opportunity. He left high school in 1969 and, in 1971 his father suggested he visit the new college opening in Olympia. He calls his campus visit and subsequent application “the best decision of my life. Read the whole story.
Archaeology Students To Dig at Bush Farm
Published: July 14, 2015
This July and August Evergreen faculty member and Stanford-educated archaeologist Ulrike Krotscheck, Ph.D., will coach 16 Evergreen students on a dig in Tumwater that could shed new light on Washington and Thurston County history. Read the whole story.
17th Annual Summer Institute on Learning Communities
Published: July 10, 2015
In the coming week, The Evergreen State College will host a group of 200 university faculty, staff and administrators from 22 colleges nationwide for the 17th National Summer Institute on Learning Communities. Read the whole story.
Founding President Charles McCann Dies
Published: July 10, 2015
On Wednesday, July 8 founding President of The Evergreen State College Charles McCann passed away at his home in Olympia. He was 89 years old. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Joins Post-Landfill Action Network
Published: June 10, 2015
This year, in conjunction with Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN), Residential and Dining Services (RAD) at The Evergreen State College will host "The Gathering," which encourages students to drop off items that they are not taking home and can't store. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Faculty Member Involved in Groundbreaking Research
Published: June 5, 2015
The CCF, whose Director of Research and Public Education is renowned Evergreen faculty member, Stephanie Coontz, seeks to further a national understanding of how America's families are changing and what is known about the strengths and weaknesses of different family forms and various family interventions. Read the whole story.
The Princeton Review Releases Its "Guide To 353 Green Colleges"
Published: April 16, 2015
The Evergreen State College in Olympia is among the 353 greenest colleges in America, according to The Princeton Review (www.princetonreview.com), which today released its sixth annual free guide to the most environmentally responsible "green" colleges. Read the whole story.