Sustainability fellows put the ‘green’ in Evergreen

Sustainability fellow photo

Evergreen’s 2018 graduate sustainability fellows Eden Thorkildsen, Jamie Milletary, and Lucy Pierce, are spending their winter and spring quarters helping the Office of Sustainability and Center for Sustainable Infrastructure (CSI) research, educate, and otherwise advance new and ongoing sustainability initiatives at the college.

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Scott Le Duc developed his passion for digital storytelling at Evergreen, now he teaches it at Capital High School

Scott Le Duc

Scott Le Duc ‘94 has been inspiring future film makers, animators, and game designers through his media studies classes at Capital High School for more than 20 years.

“The power is in storytelling,” Le Duc says. “When you get a good message out and you know how to do it effectively through storytelling through various media, that is powerful.”

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Faculty member Sarah Eltantawi examines Islamic law in new book

Sarah Eltantawi

Evergreen faculty member Sarah Eltantawi is a scholar of religion and an expert on contemporary Islam, including Shar’ia Law, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. University of California Press recently published her new book, Shar’ia on Trial: Northern Nigeria’s Islamic Revolution, and she has been visiting universities and bookstores throughout the world to share and discuss it.

Were there any specific experiences that led you to write the book, Shar’ia on Trial: Northern Nigeria’s Islam Revolution?

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Former Evergreen soccer captain now assists Thurston County businesses

Kyle Wiese portrait

For Evergreen alumnus Kyle Wiese ‘13, an internship during his junior year opened the doors to his career.

Wiese is a project manager for the Thurston Economic Development Council, based out of the South Puget Sound Community College campus in Lacey. He and his team work to bolster Thurston County’s economy in many different ways.

“One of the most consistent pieces of work that I do is business outreach and strategizing with local businesses for the purpose of their retention [within Thurston County],” Wiese said.

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Greeners Beyond Borders: Scholarship Winners Heading Abroad

Scholarship Article

Nine Evergreen students are making sure their passports are up to date and getting ready for study and internships abroad, as new recipients of the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman Scholarship.

Students Alexa Sharrett, Caressa Nguyen, Danzig Norberg, Elizabeth Flynn, Joseph Seymour Jr, Ryan North, Sierra Zambrano, Sophia Anderson, and Thalia Flores Perez were selected for awards last month, competing with students across the nation for the federally funded award.

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