College Promise Coalition Event 14 March

College Promise Coalition to Hold Panel Discussion at Thurston Community Television Station on Yauger Way at 6 p.m. on March 14

"Let's Keep Our Promise to the Next Generation" Provides Theme for Panel Conversation about Higher Education and the Washington State Budget

NSF Biology and Chemistry Scholarships

New National Science Foundation Scholarships to Expand Opportunities for Interdisciplinary Studies in Lab-based Biology and Chemistry at Evergreen

The National Science Foundation recently awarded The Evergreen State College a S-STEM grant of almost $600,000 for scholarships and services to improve student retention and success in laboratory-based biology and chemistry. The project also seeks to increase the enrollment of groups typically underrepresented in the sciences. Average scholarship awards will be $6,750 annually per student.

Alex Becker Students in Service Award Finalist

Washington Campus Compact and Inspireum announce the Top 15 Finalists competing for $25,000 in scholarships and grants awarded to the nation's most inspirational college student civic leaders

Greener takes Oscar for Best Documentary

The Olympian reported today on Audrey Marrs' Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature for "Inside Job"

Read More...
http://www.theolympian.com/2011/03/02/1562552/oscar-winners-road-started-here.html

Also...
Alumni Story about Audrey Marrs on Evergreen's Admissions web pages

Bias Incident Response Team

The college has a zero tolerance for hate crimes and bias incidents and will act swiftly and effectively when such are reported. This protocol is specific to addressing hate crimes or bias incidents particularly those directed at persons identified as protected under the College's Non-Discrimination Policy and Procedures, and local, state or federal civil rights laws and regulations.

Geoducks Drive to Save Lives

Geoducks Team Up With Puget Sound Blood Center for Bone Marrow Drive Screening to be Held on February 19 In Conjunction with Cascade Collegiate Conference Doubleheader

Evergreen Student Alex Becker is a Top 50 Students In Service Award Semifinalist

Washington Campus Compact and Inspireum Announce Alex Becker from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington as a Top 50 Students In Service Award Semifinalist

Vote for the most outstanding college student civic leaders who will win $25,000 in scholarships and grants

Chibi Chibi Con 11 Japanese Animation Festival Takes Place Feb 19 2011

Chibi Chibi Con is a Japanese animation festival held annually by the Giant Robot Appreciation Society (G.R.A.S.) at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. It is free to attend and provides an opportunity for the Olympia community to become familiar with what Japanese animation has to offer, while also offering a meeting space for the local area high school, college, and community animation clubs to get together and find out what everyone has been developing.

Evergreen Earns Top Spot on 2011 Peace Corps College Rankings

OLYMPIA, Wash. — The Evergreen State College ranks No. 11 on Peace Corps' 2011 rankings of colleges and universities in the small category (less than 5,000 undergraduates), giving Evergreen the biggest jump in rank in the Northwest (No. 22 in 2010).

There are currently 19 undergraduate alumni serving as Peace Corps volunteers.

Peace Corps 50th Anniversary Event

On February 27th at 12:30pm a potluck will be held in the Longhouse at The Evergreen State College. Everyone is invited to attend and mark the founding of the Peace Corps.

Al Guskin, former Chancellor of Antioch University and member of the first Peace Corps group to travel overseas, met with President Kennedy at the U. of Michigan in 1961 and urged him to set up such a program which became the Peace Corps.

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