Evergreen News & Stories

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Learn on Your Terms and Your Schedule at The Evergreen State College

Not every student gets on the path to college directly after high school. In Thurston County, according to the Thurston Regional Planning Council, about 50,000 residents have some college, but no degree, while an additional 20,000 have an associate’s degree and would like to finish their bachelor’s.  If you’re one of those people, that degree could be closer (and cheaper) than you think. At The Evergreen State College’s Evening and Weekend Studies program, faculty and staff work hard to help you succeed all the way to graduation.

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No Evergreen Basketball for 2021 Season

Olympia, WA – The Evergreen State College announced November 23 it will not compete in basketball for the 2021 season because of safety concerns related to COVID-19.

“After talking with our coaches, campus COVID-19 leaders, senior leadership, the Cascade Collegiate Conference commissioner, and the other college presidents of conference schools, it’s clear that in the case of our men’s and women’s basketball teams, returning to play now or in January is unrealistic,” said President George Bridges. “Keeping our students and community safe is a top priority."

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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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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.