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Evergreen President Stepping Down in 2015

Evergreen President Stepping Down in 2015

Published: April 15, 2014

Dr. Thomas L. (Les) Purce announced today he will step down at the end of August 2015 from his position as president of The Evergreen State College, where he has served since July 1, 2000. He is the longest serving president among Washington’s public baccalaureate institutions. Read the whole story.

TEDxTheEvergreenStateCollege 2014: Living in the Anthropocene

Published: April 15, 2014

The third TEDxTheEvergreenStateCollege conference, Living in the Anthropocene, will highlight innovative ideas about living in our current geological human-influenced epoch. The event will be held in the Recital Hall of the Communications Building at The Evergreen State College on Monday, April 21st from 3:30 to 5:30pm. Read the whole story.

Evergreen Helps Bring Acclaimed Films to Olympia

Published: March 24, 2014

Walking into an office at Olympia’s Washington Center for the Performing Arts a few months ago, KAOS-fm’s Development Director John Ford saw a box of music history DVDs on the desk of the center’s marketing director, Anne Larsen. His eyes lit up. Read the whole story.

U.S. Congressmen on Campus March 20

Published: March 10, 2014

Some 350 low-income Washington state students, many of whom will be the first in their families to graduate college, will meet at The Evergreen State College on March 20 to hear from U.S. Congressmen Derek Kilmer and Denny Heck, as part of the Washington TRiO Civic Leadership Conference. Read the whole story.

Joe Dear '77

Published: February 28, 2014

One of The Evergreen State College’s most influential alums, Joe Dear ‘77, will be remembered by his family and friends at a celebration of his life on April 5 in the Library Lobby of the Olympia campus from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Dear died on February 26 in Sacramento after a long battle with prostate cancer. He was 62. Read the whole story.

Evergreen Students Win Big With International Scholarships

Published: February 12, 2014

Twelve out of 26 student applicants at The Evergreen State College have received a 2014 Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship, winning a total of $46,500, with individual students winning $3000 to $5000 for a year’s study overseas. Read the whole story.

Film and Philosophy Lead Scholarship Winner to Evergreen

Published: February 11, 2014

Hollie Wagner never thought she would be able to afford a college education that would allow her to follow her true passion. Today, she is studying film and philosophy at The Evergreen State College thanks to an undergraduate transfer scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Read the whole story.