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.

Basketball gym closed for floor refinishing

The basketball gymnasium at The Evergreen State College's College Recreation Center will close May 28 through June 25 for floor refinishing. For more information, call 867-6532

Special transit service to Super Saturday

Intercity Transit provides special shuttle service to the Super Saturday festival held at The Evergreen State College on Saturday, June 16. More than 4,000 riders take transit to and from Super Saturday, the largest one-day arts, crafts and music festival in Washington state. Direct, round-trip service runs every 10 minutes between 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. The park-and-ride shuttle location is at the Department of Licensing, 405 Black Lake Boulevard at 4th Avenue.

2007 Super Saturday Sustainable Gardening Expo

May 23, 2007

Red Square near Seminar II Building - look for signs

Presentations:

12:30 p.m. - David Montgomery, Pd.D.
"The History of Dirt"

Montgomery is an author and Earth and Space Sciences faculty member at the University of Washington. He is an expert in geomorphology, the study of landforms. Managing ecological systems and human societies is a prime focus of his work. His presentation will focus on how human activity affects Puget Sound.

Biodiesel, Medicinal Plants, and Forensic Sleuthing, Oh My!

Evergreen's Science Carnival Combines Fun and Learning for All Ages  

Whether you're a science buff or not, you'll find something fun and interesting at The Evergreen State College's fourth annual Science Carnival set for Friday, June 1 and Saturday, June 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day. The event, Washington's largest science fair of its kind, offers more than 200 presentations from Evergreen science students with an emphasis on demonstration, hands-on participation and fun.

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