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Press Releases and Stories
OLYMPIA - The Evergreen State College was given the green light by its Board of Trustees to launch Professional and Continuing Education at Evergreen - new educational opportunities tailored for adult learners and working professionals.
The Board’s approval is part of a multipronged approach to boost enrollment and attract adult learners with different needs than traditional college-aged students.
Dr. Maxine Mimms will be celebrated Tuesday, March 1 at The Evergreen State College’s Tacoma campus.
Dr. Mimms began teaching at The Evergreen State College in 1972. She taught working adults college-level courses at her kitchen table in the historic Hilltop neighborhood and it was at that table where Evergreen’s Tacoma campus was born. Her vision was to bring a college education to working and adult learners – especially those living in the inner city.
OLYMPIA—The Evergreen State College is celebrating Black History Month with a virtual speaking event featuring artist Kellen Lewis from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 23.
OLYMPIA – Governor Jay Inslee has appointed Dr. Allyson Brooks to the Board of Trustees for The Evergreen State College.
Brooks’ term as a trustee began February 7, 2022 and runs through September 2026.
“Washingtonians are fortunate to have Dr. Brooks as the State Historic Preservation Officer. No one better understands how to preserve the best of the past while adapting to the future, experience that is a welcome addition to the board,” said John Carmichael, President of The Evergreen State College.
Olympia, WA—Dr. Carri LeRoy, a faculty member at The Evergreen State College, will receive a 2021 Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM), the highest honor in the nation for U.S. science and mathematics teachers. The award ceremony will take place at 11 a.m. on Friday, Feb.