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Getting Ready  for Fall 2021 

With the goal of becoming a fully vaccinated college by fall 2021, Evergreen is preparing to welcomestudents, staff and faculty in person on its campuses in September.  

“We’re excited for fall quarter,” said Evergreen President John Carmichael. “We have a great mix of programs that will offer students as much in person as health and safety conditions permit.”   

Native Art Market this Saturday at Evergreen’s House of Welcome

OLYMPIA – The Evergreen State College’s House of Welcome – The Longhouse will host its inaugural Outdoor Native Art Market at the college’s Indigenous Arts Campus from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18.

This is a new event and is the first event of its kind since the start of the COVID-19 Pandemic caused the cancellation of the annual Holiday Art Markets hosted by Evergreen. 

Chibi Chibi Con returns to The Evergreen State College

Chibi Chibi Con, Evergreen’s colorful anime festival, returns to the college after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The event will run from noon to 11 p.m., Saturday May 21. Admission to Chibi Chibi Con is free, which makes it an inviting, low-barrier opportunity to explore anime convention culture. As a health precaution, attendees this year will have to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination to enter. 

Washington Department of Natural Resources Approves Evergreen Forest Stewardship Grant

OLYMPIA – The Evergreen State College is among the 21 Washington State entities selected by the Department of Natural Resources to receive a 2022 Community Forestry Assistance Grant, administered through the Urban and Community Forestry Program.

“This grant will support the development of a campus stewardship action plan for the care and management of nearly 700 acres of undeveloped ecological reserves on the Olympia campus,” says Evergreen Director of Sustainability, Scott Morgan.

The Evergreen State College celebrates the 25th Anniversary (plus one) of the Longhouse

On Saturday, Nov. 13, The Evergreen State College will celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Longhouse a year late due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  

The virtual celebration will begin at 1 p.m. and feature speakers such Kristopher Peters, Chair of the Squaxin Island Tribe and Board of Trustees member for Evergreen, Kara Briggs, Vice President for Tribal Relations, Arts and Cultures and John Carmichael, Evergreen President.