January 2007 News Releases

Dining Services makes switch to cage-free eggs

The Evergreen State College will use exclusively cage-free eggs at its campus dining facilities, a move that The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) praised as an important step for animal welfare.

Published: January 03, 2007

New system available to get campus emergency information

The Evergreen State College has recently added an Internet-based system called FlashAlert for disseminating college closure or other emergency information.

Published: January 08, 2007

Apply for student activity grants until Jan. 19

Foundation Activity Grants are offered by The Evergreen State College Foundation Board of Governors and administered by the Provost's Academic Grants office.

Published: January 10, 2007

Peace Corps representative will visit Olympia campus

January 31, 2007

Julie Congdon, a regional recruiter with the Peace Corps will visit The Evergreen State College Wednesday, Jan. 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the D

Published: January 10, 2007

Evergreen Diversity Series hosts lecture at Tacoma campus with Olympia broadcast

January 23, 2007

Ruth Wilson Gilmore, an Associate Professor of Geography and Director of the Program in American Studies and Ethnicity at the University of Southern California will give a lecture "Gender, Race and the Landscapes of Social Justice: Our Struggle to Understand and Dismantle the Prison Industrial Complex," Tuesday, Jan. 23 at The Evergreen State College's Tacoma campus.

Published: January 11, 2007

Open campus interviews scheduled for Academic Dean candidates

The Academic Deans Search Committee has scheduled open campus interviews for two curriculum dean positions as well as the evening and weekend studies dean position.

Published: January 12, 2007

Peace Corps recognizes Evergreen graduates abroad

The level of alumni involvement in the Peace Corps has again landed The Evergreen State College the distinction as one of the corps top-25 schools in the nation.

Published: January 22, 2007

Fine Times at Our House: old time music and storytelling Feb. 9

February 09, 2007

Combine wry and humorous storytelling of Spalding Gray with the country wit of Mark Twain, throw in traditional string band music from the mountains of Appalachia, add a recorded story or two from an award-wining public radio series on family stories, and round it all off with original paintings inspired by fiddle tunes like ?Lost Boy,? and ?Sally in the Green Corn,? and one has an idea about the show Fine Times at Our House.

Published: January 29, 2007

Key poet at Evergreen Feb. 5th

February 05, 2007

Robin Blaser, a well known Canadian poet will give a talk at The Evergreen State College Monday, Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Seminar II Building, room A 1105.

Published: January 30, 2007

Author, poet Maya Angelou to speak Feb 18

February 18, 2007

Dr. Maya Angelou, hailed as a national treasure for her work with literature, education and civil rights advocacy, will be at The Evergreen State College Sunday, Feb. 18. Angelou will speak from 7 to 8 p.m. at the College Recreation Center's gym.

Published: January 30, 2007