News & Events

July 2009 News Releases

Colleges That Change Lives’ Events Coming to Bellevue and Portland in first week of August

August 01, 2009 to August 02, 2009

Forty of America’s most remarkable colleges and universities are profiled in former New York Times education editor Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives.

Sustainability Council Announces Goal of Zero Landfill Waste by 2020

The Sustainability Council at The Evergreen State College has set a goal: the Evergreen campus will generate zero landfill waste by 2020. Some may see this goal as impossible. Others, such as the members of the Sustainability Council, see this goal as not only possible, but essential.

Evergreen Joins United Nations Environment Program Climate Change Efforts

Six universities from the US, UK, Spain and China have become the first academic institutions to come on board the Climate Neutral Network (CN Net) - an initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to promote global action to de-carbonize our economies and societies.

Princeton Review Chooses The Evergreen State College for Its “Green Rating Honor Roll”

The Princeton Review – known for its education services helping students choose and get into colleges –-today reported its second annual Green Ratings of colleges: a measure of how environmentally friendly the institutions are on a scale of 60 to 99.

Takirirangi Smith to Paddle Maori War Canoe at History Making Event in Suquamish

August 03, 2009 to August 08, 2009

The Maori artist Takirirangi Smith who crafted The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center’s first waka (war canoe) at The Evergreen State College is returning for Tribal Journeys 2009 featuring canoes and international cultural activities at end of journey events from Monday August 3, 2009 until Saturday August 8, 2009 in Suquamish, Washington.

The Evergreen State College Featured in New 2010 Edition of the Princeton Review Guidebook: "The Best 371 Colleges"

The Evergreen State College is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.