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Evergreen Joins Post-Landfill Action Network
Published: June 10, 2015
This year, in conjunction with Post Landfill Action Network (PLAN), Residential and Dining Services (RAD) at The Evergreen State College will host "The Gathering," which encourages students to drop off items that they are not taking home and can't store. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Honors, Supports Veterans for Memorial Day
Published: May 18, 2015
In honor of Veterans' Day, The Evergreen State College is scheduled to plant 7,000 American flags on the college's main Red Square on Thursday, May 21, in honor of the soldiers killed in Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation New Dawn, since 2001. Read the whole story.
Science Carnival 2015
Published: May 12, 2015
Fans of science, young and old will find hours of fun phenomena at Evergreen’s 12th Annual Science Carnival Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30. The college will welcome more than 1500 visitors to its Olympia campus that weekend, including several hundred school children on May 29. Read the whole story.
Dr. Cornel West to Speak at Evergreen
Published: April 27, 2015
Dr. Cornel West, a prominent activist and professor of philosophy and Christian practice at Union Theological Seminary will speak Monday, May 4, at 7pm, at The Evergreen State College, in the Constantino Recreation Center. He is also a Professor Emeritus at Princeton University and has taught at Yale, Harvard, and the University of Paris. Read the whole story.
The Princeton Review Releases Its "Guide To 353 Green Colleges"
Published: April 16, 2015
The Evergreen State College in Olympia is among the 353 greenest colleges in America, according to The Princeton Review (www.princetonreview.com), which today released its sixth annual free guide to the most environmentally responsible "green" colleges. Read the whole story.
Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Receives $85,000 in Grants
Published: April 14, 2015
The Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) at Evergreen has received three prestigious grants in the last month. Located on the Evergreen State College campus in Olympia, CSI was awarded a $40,000 grant from the Seattle based Bullitt Foundation as well as a $10,000 Founders’ Grant from Seattle’s Sustainable Path as part of a new grant program and a $35,000 award from the Sequoia Foundation of Tacoma. Read the whole story.
Evergreen to Sign "Real Food Challenge" April 22; Yes Men to Join Earth Day Campus Festivities
Published: April 14, 2015
On Earth Day, Wednesday, April 22nd, The Evergreen State College will sign the Real Food Campus Commitment, thereby committing the campus to source 28% of food for its dining program from local and sustainable vendors. Evergreen's President, Dr. Les Purce, will sign the commitment at 5pm in the Olympia Campus Longhouse, at a reception catered by Aramark, after which a conversation with international activists/pranksters/parodists, The Yes Men, will follow. Read the whole story.
Sustainability in Prisons Project Summit Welcomes Statewide Corrections Staff to Evergreen April 22-23
Published: April 14, 2015
On April 22-23, in honor of Earth Day, more than 100 Washington prison officials and partnering conservation, sustainability, and community organizations will converge upon Evergreen's Olympia campus for the Washington State Sustainability in Prisons Project (SPP) Summit. The two-day workshop will cover policy, partnerships, education and planning for the training of inmates in science and sustainability professions. Read the whole story.
Mayor of Olympia to Speak at Grays Harbor College
Published: April 13, 2015
On Saturday, April 18, Grays Harbor College will welcome the City of Olympia's Mayor Stephen Buxbaum to speak on the topic of civic engagement in a time of rapid change. Buxbaum will speak to The Evergreen State College's Grays Harbor program class, "Health From the Inside Out," but the event is free and open to the public. Read the whole story.
George Bridges Named Next President
Published: March 16, 2015
The board of trustees of The Evergreen State College announced today its selection of George Bridges, Ph.D., as the college’s next president. Bridges, who was selected from a large pool of accomplished candidates, has been the president of Walla Walla-based Whitman College, one of the nation’s top liberal arts colleges, for the past decade. Read the whole story.
Renowned Poet Joy Harjo to Read at Evergreen
Published: February 26, 2015
[new date!] Award winning Muscogee-Creek poet, musician, memoirist, playwright and performer Joy Harjo is scheduled to speak at The Evergreen State College on March 12. Read the whole story.
Fred Beckey to Speak at Evergreen
Published: February 2, 2015
To buy tickets, please contact The Outdoor Program TOP@evergreen.edu 360-867-6526. Gone are the days of rappelling off The Evergreen State College clock tower, but mountaineering has been a tradition at the college since Everest pioneer Willi Unsoeld served among its founding faculty members. Read the whole story.
Intro To Urban Gardening – Evergreen Tacoma – CANCELLED
Published: January 20, 2015
The Evergreen State College Tacoma Program will offer a four-session life enrichment course called "Intro to Urban Gardening," Monday evenings, February 23-March 16, from 6 to 8pm. Read the whole story.
Finalists Named for President Position at The Evergreen State College
Published: January 15, 2015
As part of a national presidential search that generated nearly a hundred applicants, the Board of Trustees of The Evergreen State College announced this week that it has selected four finalists for on-campus interviews in January and February. They include... Read the whole story.
Audrey Marrs at Evergreen
Published: January 12, 2015
The Willi Unsoeld Seminar Series, a program of The Evergreen State College, welcomes Oscar-winning documentary filmmaker Audrey Marrs to Olympia on Thursday, January 29. Read the whole story.