Events at Evergreen April and Early May, 2016

Inauguration Celebration

“Our College, Our Future”

For details and to RSVP for these free events visit evergreen.edu/inauguration.  

Friday, April 22

Inauguration and Installation Ceremony, 1-2:30 p.m., Costantino Recreation Center (CRC). Join the celebration as Evergreen installs its sixth president, George Bridges, and hear his observations on “Our College, Our Future.”  Guest speaker: Daniel J. Evans, former governor and Evergreen’s second president. 

Alumni Showcase, 3-5 p.m., CRC. Join us for interviews with notable alumni in healthcare, business, media, the arts and public service to learn about their successes.  Guests include Congressman Denny Heck, lynda.com co-founder Lynda Weinman, and others.

“Most Likely to Succeed” film screening and discussion, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Communications Building Recital Hall. A must-see for parents, educators and policy-makers, the film explores Evergreen-like models and values that could transform high school education. Guest: Executive Producer Ted Dintersmith.  

Other Events

Campus Visits for Prospective Students, ongoing. Experience Evergreen in person, including information sessions, classroom visits, and tours. Info: evergreen.edu/admissions/visit

Master of Environmental Studies Information Session, Thursday, April 14, 5:30pm – 6:30pm Seminar 2 Building, Room A2107 evergreen.edu/mes/

Critical Trans Politics and the Limits of Law, Wednesday, April 20, 5:30-7 p.m., Communications Building Recital Hall. What law can and cannot offer political movements in support of transgender people. Guest: Dean Spade, Seattle University School of Law, founder of the Sylvia Rivera Law Project.

Communicating Environmental Justice, Thursday, April 21, 5:30 p.m., Communications Building Recital Hall. Rachel Carson Forum, in partnership with Thurston Climate Action Team. Info: evergreen.edu/mes/rachelcarson 

Master in Teaching Information Session, Monday, April 25, 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., Tacoma campus room 104.  evergreen.edu/mit/

Indigenous Artists’ Talk, Tuesday, April 26, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m., Evergreen Gallery. More than 70 indigenous artists are represented in this gallery showing to commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Evergreen Longhouse. evergreen.edu/gallery/

Vascular Plants of the South Sound Prairies Book Launch, Wednesday, April 27, 7 p.m., Communications Building Recital Hall. A 13-year student-faculty collaboration with regional geologists and restoration ecologists has resulted in this beautiful illustrated book of plants native to our prairies. Meet the authors and illustrators.

Spring Arts & Crafts Fair with works for sale by student and other local artists, Wednesday, April 27, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., College Activities Building (CAB).

Stephanie Coontz, The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap, Wednesday, May 4, Greener Bookstore, Evergreen campus, 5-6 p.m.  Evergreen Faculty member and historian Stephanie Coontz talks about family life myths and realities, and her recently updated book. 

Amy Goodman

An Evening with Amy Goodman, “Democracy Now! Twenty Years Covering the Movements Changing America,” Thursday, May 5, 7-9 p.m., Communications Building Recital Hall. Tickets: $25. Co-sponsored by TCTV. Info and tickets: kaosradio.org.