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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. 

Dr. Dharshi Bopegedera

Evergreen Chemistry Faculty Dharshi Bopegedera Wins a 2022 Seattle Association for Women in Science Award

Seattle Association for Women in Science (AWIS) takes pride in recognizing particularly outstanding Washington women for their accomplishments in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  We are pleased to recognize Dr. Dharshi Bopegedera, on the Chemistry Faculty at The Evergreen State College, as the 2022 recipient of the Seattle AWIS award for Excellence in STEM Education/Outreach. Dr. Bopegedera is very deserving of this award for her years of education innovation and inspiring mentoring and support for students at Evergreen and around the country.  

The Art of Giving's 2022 keynote speaker, EL'ona Kearney, 22' shown speaking at the annual gala

Art of Giving Gala raises over $400,000 dollars for The Evergreen State College scholars

OLYMPIA – In April, The Evergreen State College Foundation announced ambitions to raise $300,000 through the Art of Giving to fuel the Evergreen Scholarship fund.  

After a four-week scholarship drive followed by, for the first time since 2019, an in-person gala event, the total amount of money raised far exceeded its original goal. The total amount earned during this year’s scholarship drive was $433,251.00.