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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."

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.

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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.