covid-19

Evergreen Moves to Remote Instruction Throughout Spring Quarter

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The Evergreen State College will continue remote teaching and learning for the entirety of spring quarter, the college announced March 25.

“Given the continued uncertainty about the spread of the virus, our plan now is to deliver courses and programs remotely through the end of spring quarter,” said Evergreen President George Bridges. “We’re acquiring laptops which will soon be available for check-out by enrolled students who lack access to computers.”

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Remote Instruction Throughout Spring Quarter

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Dear Campus Community, 
 
Thank you for your perseverance and patience over the last few weeks as we now turn to spring quarter, which will begin April 2. 
 
Given challenges and unpredictability around the COVID-19 virus, Evergreen is now planning to continue with remote instruction through the end of spring quarter 2020.
 
This decision, which we made the evening of March 24, follows Governor Inslee’s March 23 statewide mandate to stay at home.
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March 18, 2020 - Update on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

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Dear Campus Community,

We hope you’re taking care of yourselves and doing well, even if the week has been different than you originally anticipated. Our community’s ability to adapt as we navigate this ever-changing landscape together is a reminder of our resilience and contributes to our progress. 

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Evergreen Adapts

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Dear Students,
 
As our winter quarter concludes, the coronavirus outbreak has altered Evergreen operations in some challenging ways. Similar challenges are being felt by students and educators around the country and across the globe. Our ability to innovate and adapt is being pressure-tested as never before. 
 

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Evergreen to Move Spring Quarter Classes Online

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The Evergreen State College will move instruction online for the first four weeks of this spring quarter, which will begin April 2, the college announced today.

“We’re adapting campus operations and preparing to engage students online at least until April 24,” said President George Bridges, who with other state higher-education leaders spoke with Governor Inslee on this topic today. “Our goal is to continue the vital work of teaching and learning, while taking essential steps to slow the spread of COVID-19 in our region.”

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March 11, 2020 - Update on COVID-19 (coronavirus)

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Dear Campus Community,

Today, March 11, Thurston County public health authorities confirmed a case of COVID-19 in the county, described as a resident in their 50s. Evergreen's COVID-19 Planning and Response Team is committed to fostering community well-being while continuing the vital work of teaching and learning.

As the situation continues to evolve the college has made the following decisions:
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March 6, 2020 - Update on Coronavirus

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Dear Campus Community,

At Evergreen, we are committed to the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff. We want to assure you we are closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19).  As of the date and time of this communication, to our knowledge no members of the Evergreen community have been diagnosed with COVID-19. There have been no recommendations from health authorities to alter or suspend campus operations. Evergreen campuses remain open.

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