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Tacoma Campus celebrates black history Feb. 17

Published: February 14, 2007

Event Date: February 17, 2007

The Evergreen State College's Tacoma Campus presents a black history celebration Saturday, Feb. 17 at 2 p.m.

The event features drumming, African American libation, spoken word and music. Longtime faculty member and founder of the Tacoma Campus, Maxine Mimms will deliver a keynote address. A reception will follow.

The event is free and open to the public. The campus is located at 1210 6th Ave. in Tacoma. For more information, call (253) 680-3000 or (360) 867-3000.

Evergreen's Tacoma program is committed to providing junior and senior-level students with an interdisciplinary, reality-based, community-responsive liberal arts education. The unique inner-city location combined with a curriculum that integrates students' life experiences and goals with an emphasis on diverse cultural perspectives provides a unique opportunity for students to go into local communities and engage in research, education and problem-solving projects that are as beneficial to those communities as they are to students.

Contact

Todd Sprague Executive Director of Marketing, Communications and College Relations
The Evergreen State College
(360) 867-6042
spraguet@evergreen.edu