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Joe Dear '77
Published: February 28, 2014
Joe Dear, a 1977 graduate of Evergreen, passed away on February 26 after a long battle with prostate cancer. A lifelong advocate for the college, he endowed a scholarship and served on the college's board of governors from 2002 to 2008. We mourn his passing and are grateful for his wisdom and service. Watch and hear Joe talk about what Evergreen meant to him. Read the whole story.
Leader Challenges Higher Ed to Better Serve Native People
Published: February 19, 2014
How to improve educational success for Native Americans will be the theme of a lecture by Brian Cladoosby, current president of the National Congress of American Indians, and chairman of the Swinomish Indian Senate. He will speak on “Tribal Self-Governance and Indian Education” at The Evergreen State College, on Wednesday, February 26, in the Longhouse Education and Cultural Center, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Read the whole story.
Evergreen Students Win Big With International Scholarships
Published: February 12, 2014
Twelve out of 26 student applicants at The Evergreen State College have received a 2014 Benjamin A. Gilman Study Abroad Scholarship, winning a total of $46,500, with individual students winning $3000 to $5000 for a year’s study overseas. Read the whole story.
Film and Philosophy Lead Scholarship Winner to Evergreen
Published: February 11, 2014
Hollie Wagner never thought she would be able to afford a college education that would allow her to follow her true passion. Today, she is studying film and philosophy at The Evergreen State College thanks to an undergraduate transfer scholarship from the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. Read the whole story.