Olympia – For the first time in years, The Evergreen State College expects a larger entering class as teaching starts today at the college’s Olympia and Tacoma campuses.
This year's entering class grew by 14%, the largest proportional increase since 2000. This larger entering class halts recent enrollment losses at the college, including smaller entering classes during the last two years of COVID. The final tally will be taken after day 10 of fall quarter.
OLYMPIA – This week, the U.S. Department of Education awarded more than $2 million in Title III grant dollars to The Evergreen State College for its Strengthening Institutions Program.
The grant money funds a five-year project that will continue Evergreen’s work to increase college capacity in student access and success for historically underserved students through holistic advising and coordinated wrap-around services. The funding will also help leverage technology to strengthen Evergreen’s student support services and expand community- and career-connected learning.
OLYMPIA – The Evergreen State College has earned the top spot ranking by Washington Monthly in their 2022 University Rankings.
Since 2005 Washington Monthly has ranked four-year, liberal arts colleges based on their contributions to the public good in three broad categories: social mobility, research and promoting public service.
OLYMPIA — The Evergreen State College will host several info sessions on the new lineup of certificates being added to the list of offerings this fall.
The certificate programs are designed to help individuals build skills in growing fields such as:
• Business and administration
• Integrated computer science
• Environmental solutions
• Interdisciplinary art, media and design
The first information session is scheduled for 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 30 and other sessions are scheduled in both August and September.
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.”
Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Pamela MacEwan to Board of Trustees for The Evergreen State College.
The Evergreen State College announced they have been selected as an education partner for Amazon’s Career Choice program, providing Amazon’s hourly employees' access to undergraduate degrees.
Evergreen’s Annual Art of Giving Scholarship Gala Moves its Forever Green Campaign Closer to its $55+ Million-Dollar Goal
On Thursday, May 4, 2023, as part of its college-wide Forever Green fundraising campaign, champions of The Evergreen State College gathered on Tacoma’s waterfront for the annual Art of Giving Gala and Auction where together they gave $395,000 to support the college’s scholarship fund.
OLYMPIA – The Evergreen State College’s two-day Equity Symposium takes place this Wednesday and Thursday, April 19 and 20. Each year, this event brings the Evergreen community together with speakers, performances, workshops and social events to inspire, teach and celebrate.