May 2009 News Releases

Vinyl Madness and CD Sale: Add KAOS to Your Music Library on Saturday May 23!!

May 23, 2009 to May 23, 2009

One of the grand traditions of The Evergreen State College’s Super Saturday festival has been KAOS 89.3fm’s CD & Record Sale. Visitors flocked to expand their music library and benefit Olympia’s only full-time non-commercial station.

Noted Educator Les Purce to Deliver Commencement Address

UNC Asheville Chancellor Anne Ponder will confer honorary doctoral degrees on Evergreen State College President Thomas "Les" Purce and legendary musician Arthel "Doc" Watson at the University's spring Commencement Ceremony. The ceremony will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, May 16, on UNC Asheville's Quad. Purce will give the commencement address to some 385 graduates.

Science Carnival Catalyzes Science with Fun

May 29, 2009 to May 30, 2009

Fans of science will love the sixth annual Science Carnival set for Friday May 29 and Saturday May 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day

Mathematics and Our Children's Future

May 14, 2009 to May 14, 2009

Ruth Parker, a nationally recognized expert on mathematics instruction will speak on changes needed in the teaching of mathematics so our communities’ children will have greater access to opportunities. Thursday, May 14th at Olympia High School.

Evergreen Welcomes and Acknowledges Veterans.

On Thursday, April 30, The Evergreen State College took another significant step toward welcoming and acknowledging military veterans among its community. The link below provides a one minute video of the event as covered by The Olympian. About half of Evergreen's current staff, faculty and student veterans attended.