Class Notes

Let us know what you’ve been up to since graduating from Evergreen.

Use the hashtag #AfterEvergreen on Twitter, Instagram, and wherever else you’re sharing your good news.

Oral History Project

Oral History Project Group

Evergreen’s Oral History group from left: Larry Eickstaedt, Sam Schrager, Nancy Taylor, David Marr and Ernest “Stone” Thomas.

In Memoriam

Wendy S. Bartanen, June 24, 2017, age 63. She practiced family medicine in Minnesota and Lawton, Okla. She worked to serve the health care needs of under-served populations and volunteered as a doctor in Central America.

Adam T. Birdinground Jr. ’74, July 19, 2017, age 73. Adam served in the Vietnam War from 1966-67. He worked as a riveter, as a commercial fisherman, and served the Indian Health Service for 35 years.

Farewell to an Evergreen Original, Richard Alexander

Richard Alexander

A staunch supporter of Evergreen’s founding vision and mission, Faculty Member Emeritus Richard W.  Alexander died in Seattle on August 8, 2017 at age 81. Alexander was a member of the original planning faculty and worked at Evergreen until his 1995 retirement. He taught English, literature, and humanities, as well as serving in Academic Affairs and as an academic dean.

Faculty member Sarah Eltantawi examines Islamic law in new book

Sarah Eltantawi

Evergreen faculty member Sarah Eltantawi is a scholar of religion and an expert on contemporary Islam, including Shar’ia Law, and the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt. University of California Press recently published her new book, Shar’ia on Trial: Northern Nigeria’s Islamic Revolution, and she has been visiting universities and bookstores throughout the world to share and discuss it.

Were there any specific experiences that led you to write the book, Shar’ia on Trial: Northern Nigeria’s Islam Revolution?

Doing the Business of Non-Profits: Ideas to Realities (Grays Harbor)

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Students in this class will learn a lot about philanthropy in the United States and the role of non-profits in contributing to healthy, sustainable communities.

Location and Schedule

Campus Location

From Web Fellow to Tech Pro

Naomi Touchet

Naomi Touchet at the Concur offices in Bellevue, WA.

Naomi Touchet ’17 served as a web development fellow in Evergreen’s marketing and communications division throughout her junior and senior years. The experience continues to inform the work she does now, as a young professional working in web security.

Good Folks Good Grub

Good Grub

GRuB was founded by Kim Gaffi ’97 and Blue Peetz ’95.

From Butoh to the Big Apple

Ivan Espinosa

Ivan Espinosa at Evergreen’s 2017 commencement ceremony at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma.