The Evergreen State College named one of America’s Top 20 “Coolest” Schools by Sierra Magazine

The Evergreen State College praised for green efforts by national magazine, ranks sixth on list

Sierra magazine has named the nation’s top 20 “coolest” schools for their efforts to stop global warming and operate sustainably. From Harvard’s 17 LEED-certified buildings to Penn’s biodiesel recyclers, the magazine’s September/October cover story spotlights the schools that are making a true impact for the planet, and marks Sierra’s third annual listing of America’s greenest universities and colleges.

The Story of Campus Waste

Waste has become a global issue riddled with enormous risks to personal, environmental and economic health.   There are many causes to this increasingly troublesome issue and many things are at stake.

Due to the current management methods of waste the global community is encountering issues of social justice, environmental degradation, limited resources, health risks and reduction of arable land, just to name a few. 

The Evergreen State College Featured in New 2010 Edition of the Princeton Review Guidebook: "The Best 371 Colleges"

The Evergreen State College is one of the country's best institutions for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review. The education services company features the school in the new 2010 edition of its popular guidebook, "The Best 371 Colleges" (Random House / Princeton Review, July 28, 2009).

Takirirangi Smith to Paddle Maori War Canoe at History Making Event in Suquamish

Tribal Journeys 2009 ‘Paddle to Suquamish’ to Welcome Canoes as They Arrive on Monday, August 3, 2009, 1 p.m.

The Maori artist Takirirangi Smith who crafted The Longhouse Education and Cultural Center’s first waka (war canoe) at The Evergreen State College is returning for Tribal Journeys 2009 featuring canoes and international cultural activities at end of journey events from Monday August 3, 2009 until Saturday August 8, 2009 in Suquamish, Washington.

Princeton Review Chooses The Evergreen State College for Its “Green Rating Honor Roll”

  • Rating Scores Based on Environmental Practices, Policies and Course Offerings
  • Green Honor Roll Salutes 15 Colleges, Among them The Evergreen State College, for Receiving Highest Rating Score of 99

Evergreen Joins United Nations Environment Program Climate Change Efforts

Climate Neutrality with Honours

Universities Join UN-led Initiative to Combat Climate Change

Nairobi, 23 July 2009 - Six universities from the US, UK, Spain and China have become the first academic institutions to come on board the Climate Neutral Network (CN Net) - an initiative led by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) to promote global action to de-carbonize our economies and societies.

Sustainability Council Announces Goal of Zero Landfill Waste by 2020

The Sustainability Council at The Evergreen State College has set a goal: the Evergreen campus will generate zero landfill waste by 2020. Some may see this goal as impossible. Others, such as the members of the Sustainability Council, see this goal as not only possible, but essential. Landfills across the country are quickly nearing capacity, and in response Greeners are taking action.

Colleges That Change Lives’ Events Coming to Bellevue and Portland in first week of August

Forty of America’s most remarkable colleges and universities are profiled in former New York Times education editor Loren Pope’s influential book Colleges That Change Lives. Events designed to introduce interested students, families, and college counselors to these colleges will take place at

Meydenbauer Center

11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
August 1, 2009
10:00 a.m.

And at

Mariott Portland Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
August 2, 2009
2:00 p.m.

Section 9: Resident Director Handbook

Welcome to Residential & Dining Services!

Please review the following information to assist you with your job as a Resident Director.  This handbook is designed to serve as a resource for you throughout the year.  In this handbook you will find information to assist you in the various aspects of your job, including community building, duty procedures and front desk operations. The information is intended to supplement the training you will receive during summer RD training and throughout the year.