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New Greeners meet Speedy the Geoduck at the 2022 Orientation.

Evergreen starts Fall Quarter with largest jump in enrollment in 22 years

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. 
 

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The Basic Needs Center is one way that Evergreen can support its students both personally and holistically.

Evergreen receives $2.1 million in Title III Grant to improve student access/success

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.  

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Evergreen students work together in the computational linguistics lab.

Learn about Evergreen’s new career-boosting certificates at upcoming info sessions

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.