News & Events

September 2005

The Evergreen State College Accepts Katrina Victims

The Evergreen State College will accept as many as 15 students from colleges closed by hurricane Katrina and will waive tuition for affected students for at least two quarters. Hurricane displaced students will be given consideration on Evergreen's student housing waiting list because residence halls are full.

Published: September 07, 2005

President Purce Will Join Panel Discussing Social Issues

September 21, 2005

Timberland Regional Library Director, Jodi Reng, will moderate a panel discussion of the social issues underlying Sue Monk Kidd?s novel, "The Secret Life of Bees." The event is free of charge and open to the public.

Published: September 09, 2005

The Longhouse 10 Year Celebration and Potlatch

September 24, 2005

Join Northwest tribal leaders, Native artists and the campus community as Evergreen's Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, also known as the "House of Welcome," commemorates its 10-year anniversary with a special celebration and potlatch.

Concert for Hurricane Relief

September 22, 2005

The Washington Center will host a benefit concert to aid the evacuees and victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Published: September 16, 2005

Lumina Foundation Gives $800,000 to Evergreen's Enduring Legacies Reservation-Based Project

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Enduring Legacies Reservation-Based Project, a partnership of The Evergreen State College, Grays Harbor College and the Washington State Board for Community and Technical Colleges, has received an $800,000 award from Lumina Foundation for Education.

Published: September 16, 2005

The Evergreen State College Receives $1 Million Gift

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation today announced it is making a contribution of $1 million to support the development of The Evergreen State College's first ever capital campaign.

Published: September 16, 2005

A Time For Tolerance

September 30, 2005

A celebration of music and the premiere of "Veil of Fear," a documentary by students of The Evergreen State College, 7 p.m. Sept. 30. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Katrina.

Published: September 20, 2005

Evergreen Academic Year Begins; Largest Enrollment in School's History Expected

OLYMPIA Wash. -- The Evergreen State College is welcoming the largest-ever freshman class this week - as well as its largest-ever total enrollment at nearly 4500 students. Many students have been moving into college residence halls since last week in preparation for the first day of classes on Monday Sept. 26.

Published: September 22, 2005

Garden or Graze Organically at Evergreen

OLYMPIA Wash. -- Evergreen's Organic Farm offers several opportunities for community members to get their hands dirty, learn about organic gardening and see sustainable agriculture in action.

Published: September 25, 2005

Boeing Announces $24,000 Gift to Support Native American Curriculum

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Boeing Company has announced a $24,350 gift to the Northwest Native American Reading Curriculum, a project co-sponsored by The Evergreen State College and led by Magda Costantino, director of the Evergreen Center for Educational Improvement and Denny Hurtado, director of the Office of Indian Education at the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction.

Published: September 29, 2005