Evergreen's Seminar II Building Recognized for "Green" Roof

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Already a veteran in the world of environmental architecture awards, Evergreen’s Seminar II building, known locally as “Sem II,” is receiving yet more recognition for its leading edge design. The Green Roofs for Healthy Cities recently awarded Sem II’s roof developer, The Garland Company, Inc., of Cleveland, with the 2005 Green Roof Award of Excellence in the Extensive Institutional category.

Swim Through Summer with Lessons at Evergreen

Swim lessons begin June 27th at Evergreen. Lessons are available on Monday and Wednesday evenings and Monday through Thursday mornings. Spaces are going quickly so don't miss out, register now! For more information, visit www.evergreen.edu/recreation/swimminglessons/ Register online at www.active.com/search/org_browse.cfm?org=evergreenstatecolleg

Graduate Program Announces Information Session Schedule

Mark your calendars now to attend a Graduate Studies Information Session! The graduate programs will host five sessions throughout the year for prospective students, with the first session taking place in August. All sessions will be held from 6-7 p.m. in the public meeting room at the downtown Olympia branch of the Timberland Library, 313 Eighth Avenue SE.  Parking is free.

2005 Information Session Schedule

The Evergreen State College Holds 34th Commencement Ceremony

OLYMPIA, Wash. - The Evergreen State College Class of 2005 will take that long-awaited walk down flashbulb alley, with 1,191 undergraduates and 82 graduates expected to pick up their degrees.

Commencement is scheduled for Friday, June 10 on Red Square at the Olympia campus, starting at 1 p.m., rain or shine. Award-winning author, Derrick Jensen, is the keynote speaker at the event, which is free and open to the public.

Evergreen's Annual Science Carnival Provides Hands-on Science Fun for All

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Science enthusiasts of all ages won't want to miss the annual Science Carnival , hosted by The Evergreen State College Science Department and Chemistry Club. The Science Carnival will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 27 and 28 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Lab I and Lab II on Evergreen's Olympia campus. Middle school and high school students are especially encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

Evergreen - Tacoma Holds Resource Fair May 21

TACOMA, Wash. -- Strategies for Renewing and Restoring Community, an annual community showcase and resource fair, will be held Saturday, May 21 from 2-7 p.m., at Evergreen's Tacoma Campus, located at 1210 6th Ave in Tacoma. It is free and open to the public. Children's activities and light refreshments will be available.

Native Woodcarvers to Gather May 20-21

Evergreen Hosts 2nd Annual Northwest Native Woodcarvers Gathering

OLYMPIA, Wash. - Native American carvers will gather at The Evergreen State College Longhouse May 20-21 for the 2nd Annual Northwest Native Woodcarvers Gathering. On Friday, May 20th, the gathering will include discussions and workshops designed specifically for Native American carvers. Pre-registration for carvers is required. The events of Saturday, May 21 will be open to the general public and will include demonstrations by featured carvers.

Evergreen Sustainable Home Dedicated

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The Habitat for Humanity home, known locally as the Evergreen Sustainable Home (1104 Brawne Ave, Olympia), was dedicated on Friday, May 6. The home was designed by students in Evergreen's Ecological Design program and some artistic embellishments, such as the reliefs above the windows, were designed by students in Evergreen's Art in Place program. Academic Vice President and Provost, Don Bantz, represented the college at the dedication.

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Evergreen Hosts Arab Women Writers

The Evergreen State College will host three award-winning Arab women writers on Friday, May 6 at United Churches in Olympia, at 7 p.m. This public event is part of a series on "Women Writers of the Arab World," organized by Hedgebrook, a non-profit organization inspiring women to author change, in partnership with the Arab American Community Coalition of Seattle. This first-of-its-kind month-long series of public events will feature some of the most exciting Arab women writing today.