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US News Ranks Evergreen Tops for Innovation, Undergraduate Teaching and More
Published: September 13, 2016
When U.S. News & World Report asked top college officials which regional colleges and universities in the West were making the most innovative improvements in terms of curriculum, faculty, students, campus life, technology or facilities, they ranked The Evergreen State College first out of 141 schools in the category. Read the whole story.
Washington Monthly Names The Evergreen State College Among Top 10 Master’s Institutions and Best Bang for the Buck
Published: August 30, 2016
Washington Monthly's annual college guide ranks us #16 of all the colleges in the west as a great value, and #8 in overall quality among colleges that offer masters' degrees. Read the whole story.
The 2015 Bush Field School discovered 4,000 artifacts
Published: August 22, 2016
The Bush Prairie Farm was once a haven for travelers and housed a gristmill, sawmill and hundreds of acres of farmland. Now, it is a Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) farm. Read the whole story.
College Welcomes Groundbreaking Institute to Improve Learning
Published: July 29, 2016
Teams of faculty, administrators, and students from 30 institutions from three nations are gathering here to develop comprehensive plans to improve student learning on their campuses. Read the whole story.
New leaders for recreation and intercollegiate athletics
Published: July 19, 2016
The Evergreen State College has named Andrew Beattie as its new director of recreation and athletics and Monica Heuer as associate director of intercollegiate athletics. Read the whole story.
Governor Inslee Appoints Evergreen Student Trustee
Published: July 18, 2016
Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Rhianna Hruska to The Evergreen State College’s board of trustees. Hruska, a first-year student in Evergreen’s Master of Public Administration program, will serve a one-year term as the board’s student trustee. Read the whole story.
Evergreen community speaks out about officer involved shootings
Published: July 8, 2016
Concern expressed for Black students, faculty, staff, and community members as well as police officers on campus and nationwide in wake of emotional week of events. Read the whole story.
Best Buy in Fiske Guide
Published: June 30, 2016
The “Fiske Guide to Colleges 2017” has named The Evergreen State College as one of just 21 “Best Buy” public colleges in the United States, Canada and the U.K. Evergreen is the only public college or university included from the West Coast and is one of just 46 institutions, public or private, on the list. Read the whole story.
Congrats Greener Grads
Published: June 14, 2016
Evergreen’s 45th commencement was wet and wonderful! View photos and videos from the ceremony and relive the event. Read the whole story.
Tacoma Program Gains Permanent Home
Published: May 5, 2016
Resilience is an appropriate theme for the Olympia-based college’s Tacoma Program, located in the Hilltop neighborhood. Started in the 1970s by Evergreen faculty members Maxine Mimms and Betsy Diffendal, the college’s Tacoma classes were originally held in the homes of the two educators. The program moved around in the 80s and 90s, but found a home in its current building at 1210 6th Avenue in 2001, where it continued to serve a core group of older, mid-career students, many of them working parents. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Graduate Named Oregon Poet Laureate
Published: March 25, 2016
Oregon Governor Kate Brown has named Evergreen graduate Elizabeth Woody, ‘91 of Warm Springs and Portland to a two-year appointment as Poet Laureate of Oregon. Woody will be Oregon’s eighth poet laureate since 1921. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Named 4th in Volunteerism
Published: February 29, 2016
On February 18 the Peace Corps announced that The Evergreen State College ranked No. 4 among small schools on the agency’s 2016 Top Volunteer-Producing Colleges and Universities list. There are 13 Geoducks currently volunteering worldwide. In 2015, Evergreen ranked No. 20. Read the whole story.
Rewiring the Northwest's Energy Infrastructure
Published: February 29, 2016
Rewiring the Northwest’s Energy Infrastructure shows how the Northwest will be able to advance an affordable, resilient and integrated energy system...The new report is the first in the Center for Sustainable Infrastructure’s “Five Big Goals for 2040” research series. The series engages leading thinkers and innovative practitioners in mapping the path to achieve a transformative 2040 infrastructure vision in the Pacific Northwest. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Joins Prestigious Civic Engagement Organization
Published: January 14, 2016
The Evergreen State College recently joined the national consortium Project Pericles as a member institution. Founded in 2001 by educational philanthropist Eugene M. Lang, Project Pericles is dedicated to incorporating social responsibility and participatory citizenship as essential elements of college and university education. Read the whole story.