Evans Library, Computing Center dedication May 16

Published: May 09, 2007

Event Dates: May 16, 2007 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

A day long series of events to celebrate the modernization of the Daniel J. Evans Library and Computing Center is slated for Wednesday, May 16 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Evans, the former Washington governor, U.S. senator and Evergreen's second president, will deliver remarks as will Thomas L. (Les) Purce, Evergreen's president and Lee Lyttle, Dean of the Library. An open house with refreshments runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the formal dedication ceremony begins at noon in the library lobby.

The day celebrates the 17-month project that brought students, faculty and staff into a whole new learning environment, with integrated technology and media services, artwork funded by the Art in Public Places program and significantly enhanced individual and group study areas. Artists Cappy Thompson, an Evergreen alumnus and widely known for her work, and Keiko Miura from Japan will be on hand from 1:30 to 2 p.m., Thompson at her stained glass piece on the third floor of the library and Miura at the Rare Books room on the first floor.