Evergreen Grad Helps California Condor Soar Again

LAZ lookin at X rays of injured condor

As Steve Kirkland ’94 sat waiting in an Iowa insurance office one day, he probably didn’t expect the magazine on the table to introduce him to The Evergreen State College—and his new career as a conservationist.

“I was drawn to Evergreen because it ousted letter grades for narrative evaluations and offered cross-discipline programs instead of isolated classes,” said Kirkland.

Shortly after leaving Iowa behind, he found himself traversing the islands of Hawaii as an intern working with professional biologists to help save endangered species.

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Inslee announces new board trustee with Evergreen ties

Portrait of Ed Zuckerman.

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Ed Zuckerman as the newest member to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees, with his term beginning April 1.

“Ed’s connection to Evergreen goes back more than four decades, as an alumnus and as a community leader. He has a deep commitment to Evergreen’s mission and a deep passion for social governance,” Inslee said. “He will make an excellent addition to The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees.”

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Evergreen dedicates new on-campus Veterans’ Lounge

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Veteran’s Lounge attended by President Bridges..

Strengthening its substantial commitment to veterans, The Evergreen State College will hold a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony of its new Veterans’ Lounge, Wednesday April 3 at 2 p.m., on the first floor of the Daniel J. Evans Library. 

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Evergreen’s Joyce E. McConnell ’79 makes history as Colorado State University’s first female president

Joyce McConnell

The Board of Governors of the Colorado State University System voted unanimously today to hire Joyce E. McConnell to lead the System’s flagship institution into its 150th year, building on a decade that has seen record levels of enrollment, donor and alumni support and research funding, along with the dramatic transformation of campus, physically and in terms of state and national reputation.

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Evergreen State College among Peace Corps’ 2019 top volunteer-producing schools

Peace Corps Top Colleges 2019

Peace Corps announced today that The Evergreen State College ranked No. 13 among small schools on the agency’s list of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities in 2019. There are 11 Geoducks currently volunteering in countries around the world. 
 
Evergreen has ranked among top small schools in the last five years. It is one of eight Washington campuses on the list this year.
 

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