Geoduck Fall Sports Underway

The Geoduck women's soccer team looks strong this fall with a pre-season #2 rating in the Cascade Conference polls and a #5 ranking in the NAIA Region I. Evergreen fall sports teams return with talented and experienced athletes in addition to the new Geoducks on campus, plus two head coaching changes in women's soccer and volleyball.

Evergreen Tacoma Campus Open House

Evergreen Tacoma Campus Open House
Offers Guidance for Completing Bachelor’s Degree

(Tacoma, Wash.) The Evergreen State College Tacoma Campus is hosting an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, September 12 to help prospective students chart their course to finishing their bachelor’s degree.  Recent community college graduates and mid-career adults who have started but not yet finished their bachelor’s degree are encouraged to attend.

Evergreen Tacoma Campus Open House

Evergreen Tacoma Campus Open House
Offers Guidance for Completing Bachelor’s Degree

(Tacoma, Wash.) The Evergreen State College Tacoma Campus is hosting an open house from 4-7 p.m. on Wednesday, August 15 to help prospective students chart their course to finishing their bachelor’s degree.  Recent community college graduates and mid-career adults who have started but not yet finished their bachelor’s degree are encouraged to attend.

Evergreen: Making History Since 1967

Governor Dan Evans, along with the state Legislature, wanted more than “just another four-year college,” and urged the Trustees to unshackle their “educational thinking from traditional patterns.” At this college, faculty would go beyond awarding letter grades; they would instead provide meaningful and constructive feedback through narrative evaluations. At this college, students would experience the depth and rigor of a liberal arts education through an intentional coordinated studies approach. This college–a courageous experiment at inception–would become The Evergreen State College.

In the Spirit - Native Arts Festival

Five artists with Evergreen connections featured in 'In the Spirit' Northwest Native Arts Market and Festival.

(Olympia, Wash.)  The Evergreen State College students Erin Genia (Sisseton Wahpeton), Peter Boome (Upper Skagit), Kayeri Akweks (Upper Mohawk) and Charlie Bloomfield (Pyramid Lake) are featured in the Native Art exhibit currently in the McClelland Gallery at the Washington State History Museum in Tacoma. Evergreen graduate Bruce A. Cook, III (Haida) is also in the exhibit.

Commencement 2007 Photos

More than 1155 received diplomas before cheering family, friends and supporters.

Dr. Maxine Mimms, Evergreen faculty member emeritus and long time educational pioneer delivered the commencement address.

"March Fourth," marching band from Portland, Oregon led the procession with a horn players, drummers, stilt walkers, hula-hooping, and other great stuff.

Evergreen President Commits to 'Climate Neutral' Campus

Purce Joins Higher Education Leaders Nationwide to Fight Global Warming

Olympia, Wash. - The Evergreen State College President Thomas L. " Les" Purce today joined over 250 other college and university presidents in formally committing to sharply reduce and eventually eliminate all of the college's global warming emissions. President Purce also pledged to accelerate research and educational efforts to equip society to re-stabilize the earth's climate.

Evergreen's 36th commencement ceremony June 15

More than 1155 students will walk across the stage and receive their diplomas at The Evergreen State College's 36th commencement ceremony June 15 - in front of an audience of more than 5000. The ceremony begins at 1 p.m. on Red Square, and is open to the public. The college will confer bachelor of arts and bachelor of science degrees, as well as joint BA/BS degrees and masters degrees in teaching, public administration and environmental studies.

Fourth annual Evergreen 5k Run/Walk

The Friends of the Evergreen Library host the third annual Evergreen 5k Run/Walk Sunday, June 17. The race begins at 9 a.m. The course for the 5k race encircles The Evergreen State College campus, giving participants a chance to experience one of the most beautiful college campuses in the region, a great way for parents and recent graduates to explore the campus. Participants will receive t-shirts and winners receive custom medals. Awards will be given for best male/female overall, masters, and the top three runners in each age division.

U.S. Department of Education awards $1.7 million to Evergreen for education outreach

The U.S. Department of Education awarded The Evergreen State College's Upward Bound program a $1.7 million grant - allowing the college to continue a 31 year program that supports 90 high risk, low income first generation college students from the city of Tacoma and the Puyallup Indian Reservation. The program provides year-round academic support to help students meet high school graduation and college admission standards and be successful in college.

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