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Squaxin Tribe and Longhouse Receive $100,000 NEA Grant

Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill Author to Speak October 30

Published: October 9, 2014

Renowned for his book, The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill: A Love Story, Mark Bittner is the first speaker in the Willi Unsoeld Seminar Series at The Evergreen State College, on October 30. The event, which takes place at 7pm in the campus Longhouse, follows the college’s 2014-15 academic theme of “Paying Attention.” Bittner will discuss a period when, as a street person in San Francisco, he developed an affinity with a (still-vital) flock of wild parrots inhabiting Telegraph Hill. The book went on to become a documentary film and Bittner has gone on to write his forthcoming book Street Song, a memoir. Read the whole story.

Annual College Rankings Recognize The Evergreen State College

Published: October 3, 2014

Washington Monthly magazine has ranked The Evergreen State College #14 among nearly 700 master’s universities in the country. Posing a question unique among publications that produce college rankings, Washington Monthly asks, “What are colleges doing for the country?” The answer for Evergreen is quite a lot. Read the whole story.

Planning For College

Published: September 30, 2014

South Puget Sound Community College, The Evergreen State College and Saint Martin’s University are hosting three South Sound College Planning Seminars in October for local high school students, their families and counselors. Read the whole story.