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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. 

Evergreen graduates tossing their green caps into the air during graduation on Campus in Red Square.

2020 and 2021 graduates invited to take part in in-person commencement ceremony

Evergreen 2020 and 2021 graduates invited to take part in in-person commencement ceremony

OLYMPIA – The Evergreen State College’s first in-person commencement ceremony since 2019 is set for 1 p.m. on Friday, June 10. 

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Evergreen has hosted virtual graduations for the past two years. To allow Greeners who were forced to celebrate virtually to have an opportunity to also walk across the stage, Evergreen is inviting graduates from 2020 and 2021 to take part in the in-person celebration for the class of 2022.