Just in time for back-to-school, The Evergreen State College is getting major upgrades to its campus with more than $1.3 million in an energy efficiency grant from Puget Sound Energy. Evergreen is a public liberal arts and sciences college located on a 1,000 acre campus located in Olympia. The upgrades are expected to help the college save energy and money on its bills.
With the goal of becoming a fully vaccinated college by fall 2021, Evergreen is preparing to welcome students, 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.”
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.
Jeremy Mohn, current MPA student, starts this week as Evergreen's New Director of Government Relations. Jeremy has experience in the state legislature, recently working as the executive assistant to Senate Majority Leader Sharon Nelson.