Evergreen News & Stories

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Evergreen's Melissa Bennett Speaking into microphone at Longhouse

The Evergreen State College Introduces a New Resource for Student Support

The students at The Evergreen State College now have access to a resource for support in an avenue they’ve never had before: spirituality. Chaplain Melissa Bennett, M. Div. (Umatilla/Nimiipuu/Sac & Fox/Anishinaabe) now holds an official position as student activities assistant director of spirituality and meaning making. She is available for one-on-one spiritual care with students navigating college life and the world at large.

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Headshot of George Takei

An Evening with George Takei

The Cal Anderson Memorial Lecture Series presents 

An Evening with George Takei

Zoom Webinar

November 10, 2020
5:30 pm PT (Doors at 5:20 pm)
Moderated Conversation and Q&A

Advance registration is required for people other than current Evergreen students and employees.

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Evergreen student reading handbook under tree on campus

The Evergreen State College Levels Up Support and Programming for First-Year Students

Thanks to four years of planning and development, The Evergreen State College is welcoming 2020’s first-year students with its most robust offering of First-Year Experience programming in the college’s history. With a special eye on supporting the needs of first-generation and low-income students, Evergreen has developed a system that helps first-year students be successful while building support structures for students who might fall behind.

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Portrait of Evergreen Student Trustee Melinda Bratsch-Horsager

New Evergreen Student Trustee Brings Wide-Angle View

Gov. Jay Inslee has appointed Melinda Bratsch-Horsager to serve as the newest student member of The Evergreen State College Board of Trustees. A voting member of the board, the student trustee represents the voice of their peers.

“I’m excited for this new role and to share the student perspective. My experience and involvement at Evergreen allow me to bring a wide-angle view of the college to the board,” said Bratsch-Horsager. “Evergreen believes that all voices should be heard and I’m ready to bring my voice to the table.”