Evergreen director receives Douglas Fellowship

Magda Costantino, director of The Evergreen State College's Center for Educational Improvement, received the 2005 Douglas Fellowship from the Washington State Historical Society at the group's 115th annual meeting on June 17.

The Douglas Fellowship is presented to a person or group of individuals who have made significant contributions to Washington state or local history.

Graduation, Super Saturday weekend features third annual Evergreen 5k Run/Walk

The Friends of the Evergreen Library host the third annual Evergreen 5k Run/Walk Sunday, June 18. The race begins at 9 a.m.

The course for the 5k race encircles the college campus, giving participants a chance to experience one of the most beautiful college campuses in the region, a great way for parents and recent graduates to explore the campus. Participants will receive Cool Performance t-shirts and winners receive custom medals designed by Evergreen artist Susan Johns. Awards will be given for best male/female overall, masters, and the top three runners in each age division.

Public forums scheduled with campus police chief finalists

Candidates for the position of Director of Police Services at The Evergreen State College will be available for public interviews June 6, 7 and 8 from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m. in Seminar II, room E3107.

Ed Sorger will be available on June 6. Mr. Sorger has served in the Lacey Police Department since 1971 assuming the position of patrol commander in 1994. Mr. Sorger is currently serving as Evergreen's interim director of police services.

Intercity Transit offers special service on Super Saturday

June 1 , 2006

With more than 15,000 expected at Super Saturday, parking will be near capacity around The Evergreen State College, but there's a great way to beat the traffic!

Intercity Transit is the best way to get to Super Saturday, with special park-and-ride service every 10 minutes between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The park-and-ride shuttle location is at the Department of Licensing building, 405 Black Lake Blvd. at 4th Avenue.

Super Saturday expected to bring more than 15,000

OLYMPIA — The largest one-day festival in Washington brings more than 15,000 people to The Evergreen State College's beautiful Olympia campus every year. From great food and unique crafts to music and culture – come Bring on the Fun at Super Saturday 2006 – June 17 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Evergreen. Admission and parking at Super Saturday is free.

Counting the days to commencement; more than 1300 to walk

Counting the days to commencement; more than 1300 to walk
Gov. Christine Gregoire to deliver Evergreen's commencement address

OLYMPIA — Gov. Chris Gregoire will deliver the keynote address at The Evergreen State College's 35th commencement ceremony Friday, June 16 at the college's Red Square. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m.

More than 1300 students will receive their diplomas as an audience expected to number more than 5000 looks on.

Evergreen students plan forum to 'Bring Global Issues Home'

The Olympia Social Forum organized by students in the academic program ‘Global Citizenship’ at The Evergreen State College plan to help foster discussions about the future of the South Sound region and its relation to the broader United States and world.

The forum is Saturday, May 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at The Olympia Center, 222 N. Columbia St. It is free and open to the public.

Evergreen students to host New Orleans reconstruction symposium

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The academic program ‘Reconstructing New Orleans’ at The Evergreen State College will host an all-day symposium focused on challenges facing New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in light of one of the most severe natural disasters in U.S. history, Hurricane Katrina.

The symposium is from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, May 26 at the college’s Longhouse Education and Cultural Center. It is free and open to the public.

Writer's Guild hosts 'Spring Writes' Writer's Conference

The Evergreen State College’s Writer's Guild is hosting the first-ever Spring Writes Writer's Conference Saturday, May 6th from 9 a.m. to 6:30PM in the Cedar Room at the college’s Longhouse Center. Tickets go on sale April 24th at the Evergreen Bookstore. Five dollars for students and $7 for community members. There is limited seating at the conference.

Virginia Tech commemoration Thursday, April 19

All members of the community are invited to come together tomorrow (Thursday) at noon for a campus commemoration and time for reflection about this week's tragedy at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The event will take place at the 9/11 Memorial Bench outside the first floor of the CAB Building. The program will include a musical performance, remarks from a representative from the Geoduck Student Union, a time for community reflection and a moment of silence in honor of the victims, their families and the Virginia Tech community.