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Evergreen. Ever-evolving since 1971.

Ever-Evolving Since 1971

Join us in Celebrating Evergreen's 50th Anniversary!
Kicking off Evergreen's 50th Anniversary celebration, please enjoy this video address from Evergreen President John Carmichael and Executive Vice President Dexter Gordon.

Fifty years and counting…

When the first Evergreen class entered in 1971, the college was seen by many as a grand experiment. The creation of a four-year public college without grades or majors (among other things) signaled that the people were ready to explore new possibilities with their institutions—to see what would happen if we gave people more freedom to formally pursue what they were most passionate about.

To read more, visit About.

How has Evergreen Helped You Evolve?

We invite you to share your reflections in 100-150 words on how Evergreen has helped you evolve. Your submission may be selected for display on the Evergreen 50th Anniversary celebration web page or in a print publication.

Upcoming Events

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Fall Events at The Evergreen State College

To learn about upcoming 50th anniversary events and activities, visit Events.

Style Guide

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Evergreen at 50 Ever-Evolving Since 1971

For branding resources to help celebrate Evergreen’s 50th anniversary including email signatures, digital backgrounds and more, visit the Style Guide.

About

Fall 2021 marks the 50th anniversary of Evergreen's first class. We invite you to take part in the history, events, and stories celebrating 50 years of The Evergreen State College.

Your Reflections

We invite you to share your reflections in 100-150 words on how Evergreen has helped you evolve.

Contact

For questions and feedback, please contact us at 50@evergreen.edu