Evergreen Art Student Earns Graduate School Scholarship to NYU

Ivan Espinosa at Evergreen’s 2017 graduation ceremony.

Ivan Espinosa ’17 speaks of his experience at Evergreen with such sincerity and gratitude, one can almost hear the smile in his voice. And it's for good reason—he was recently accepted to New York University (NYU) with a full scholarship for graduate studies—based largely on his artistic work while at Evergreen.

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Evergreen Hires First-Ever Vice President for Equity and Inclusion

Chasstity Holliman-Douglas

After a national search, The Evergreen State College will hire Chassity Holliman-Douglas as the college’s new Vice President and Vice Provost for Equity and Inclusion, the college announced today. Holliman-Douglas will lead and strengthen Evergreen’s work to embrace equity and foster inclusion for students, staff and faculty. She will join the college at the start of the 2017–2018 academic year.

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Greener Artist Builds a Legacy for his Grandfather, Himself, and the Community

Grant Walker with his totem at Percival Landing in Olympia.

Grant Walker, a recent graduate of The Evergreen State College, is building an artistic legacy on campus and beyond. On June 19, his work of art, “Wounds of Time” was installed at Percival Landing in downtown Olympia.

The piece—a tall wooden totem—is a monument to his grandfather, a former two-star general who now suffers from Alzheimer’s and dementia. “Wounds of Time” not only mirrors his grandfather’s journey, it’s an expression of his own struggle as he navigates his relationship with his grandfather.

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Uniting a Campus in a Divided Country

These are critical days for the future of The Evergreen State College, as we build a stronger campus against the backdrop of a fragmented nation.

With its 50-year-old tradition of vigorous debate, free-thinking faculty and dedicated focus on students, Evergreen has educated more than 40,000 graduates who thrive and prosper.

They are the measure of our success. As business leaders, Oscar-winning filmmakers, members of Congress, scientists, physicians, artists, entrepreneurs, and public servants, they make their mark in Washington and across the country.       

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Olympia Campus to Close at 3 pm on Thursday, June 15

The Evergreen State College Olympia campus will suspend operations on Thursday, June 15 beginning at 3 p.m. Access to campus will be limited after 3:15 p.m.

This decision was made in light of potential disruption around planned demonstrations by off campus organizations.

Washington State Patrol will be on campus working with Evergreen Police Services to ensure campus safety.

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