The Evergreen State College Accepts Katrina Victims

The Evergreen State College will accept as many as 15 students from colleges closed by hurricane Katrina and will waive tuition for affected students for at least two quarters. Hurricane displaced students will be given consideration on Evergreen's student housing waiting list because residence halls are full.

2006 College Guides Praise Evergreen

OLYMPIA, Wash. -- The major college guidebooks once again highlight the affordability and strong academics of The Evergreen State College. A new guidebook written by college students names Evergreen one of "America's top 100 schools."

The new "Students Guide to Colleges," published by Penguin, is based on a "survey of thousands of college students" and cites Evergreen as one of the "Top 10 Schools You've Never Heard Of."

Coach Kenna Eager to Take Evergreen Basketball to the Next Level

Tom Kenna from UCSD named Head Men's Basketball Coach at The Evergreen State College

Evening and Weekend Studies Hosts Information Sessions

Looking for educational opportunities that will fit your busy schedule? Attend an Evening and Weekend Studies information session to learn how you can continue your education on your time! Come learn about Evergreen's interdisciplinary curriculum, how existing credits transfer and how you can move swiftly from the admissions process to engaging work in your area of study. Please join us at the most convenient of four information session locations - no RSVP is necessary.

Evergreen Alumnus Makes Historic Peace Corps Trip

The Peace Corps has announced that, for the first time ever, the organization will send a team of Crisis Corps volunteers to Sri Lanka, including Evergreen alumnus and Olympia resident, Nels Christianson. According to a Peace Corps press release, Christianson will leave at the end of this month to help the people of Sri Lanka recover from last year's devastating tsunamis. He will serve as a civil engineer with the Christian Children's Fund and work to develop and design projects to rebuild Sri Lanka's damaged communities.

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 Register online at

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.