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Convicts & Caring: Changing Paths and What Public Servants Need to Know

 

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Convicts & Caring: Changing Paths and What Public Servants Need to Know

All current students, alumni, and community members are welcome.

Saturday November 4th at 12:30pm in Purce Hall

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28th Centennial Accord Meeting at the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Center

October 18, 2017 we gathered for the 28th Centennial Accord meeting at the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community center. So proud to be there with current faculty, students, and alumni.

Many thanks to the Honorable Vice-Chairman Melvinjohn Ashue for his courage and dedication to sovereignty, community, and family. Great picture of you speaking and all of us listening, especially the Governor!

Many thanks and much respect to Senator John McCoy for his tireless leadership, teachings, and vision in sponsoring legislation to lift us all up together.  

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2017 MPA Orientation

MPA 2017 orientation was held Saturday, September 23 in Purce Hall. Students met faculty, listened to an alumni panel, participated in icebreakers and workshops. Lunch and a tour of the Evergreen campus were also included in the day's activities.

Pictured below is Ty Somerville, Assistant Director speaking to the new cohort.

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MPA Director participates in Evergreen Student Civic Engagement Institute (ESCEI)

The morning of Friday, September 15, MPA Director Doreen Swetkis facilitated “A case study of housing and homelessness in downtown Olympia” as part of Evergreen's Student Civic Engagement Institute (ESCEI), a week-long residential program for newly admitted first-year undergraduate students.  Approximately 50 first-year Evergreen undergraduates participated in a walking tour of downtown Olympia, hearing from key stakeholders about the issue of homelessness in our community.  The morning session concluded with a panel of public and nonprofit service experts sharing their insight in how to ad

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MPA Adjunct Published in Recent Edition of Science Magazine

Katherine Himes, MPA adjunct was published in the September 8, 2017 edition of Science. Read her book review, listed first in the autumn book reading list!: http://blogs.sciencemag.org/books/2017/09/05/autumn-books-2017/

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