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Press Releases and Stories
OLYMPIA – In a special meeting today, Thursday, July 7, The Evergreen State College’s Board of Trustees permanently appointed Dr. John Carmichael as college president with a contract through June 30, 2025. Carmichael was appointed interim president in June 2021. His salary will remain at the current level.
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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.
OLYMPIA—The Evergreen State College’s commencement ceremony happens from 1-3 p.m. this Friday, June 10, rain or shine, at its Olympia campus right smack dab in the middle of Red Square. This is the first in-person graduation since 2019 and will honor the 51st class to graduate from the college.
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.
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.