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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 (, which today released its sixth annual free guide to the most environmentally responsible "green" colleges. 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 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.

Center for Sustainable Infrastructure Receives $85,000 in Grants

Published: April 19, 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.