Evergreen counselor receives regional award

Jason Kilmer, an addictive behaviors specialist at The Evergreen State College, has been named the “mid-level student affairs professional of the year” at a regional conference, and will represent Evergreen at a national student affairs conference as a nominee for the national award.

Kilmer was honored October 29th in Boise, Id. at the regional conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.

Library renovation project information session Tuesday, Nov. 30

Please join Art Costantino, interim VP for finance and administration, Collin Orr, interim director of facilities, and project manager Nancy Johns for an information session about the library renovation project, including an overview of this significant project as well as a 'Q&A' session. 

When: Tuesday, Nov. 30 from 1 - 2 p.m.
Where: Second floor library lobby

13th Annual Graduate School Fair Wednesday, Nov. 10th

The Evergreen State College's 13th annual Graduate School Fair is slated for 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10 at the college's Longhouse Education and Cultural Center. The Longhouse Center is located at the main campus in Olympia.

Noted author Rodrigo Toscano visits Evergreen tonight

When: Wednesday, October 27th at 7:00 P.M.
Where: The Evergreen State College, Seminar II Building, D-1105
Fee: Free of Charge

New York City author Rodrigo Toscano will be at The Evergreen State College Wednesday, Oct. 27 for a poetry reading and question & answer session.

Toscano is the author of To Leveling Swerve (Krupskaya Books, 2004), The Disparities (Green Integer, 2002), and partisans (O Books, 1999).

Bush, Kerry and the Politics of the "Lesser of Two Evils": An Evening with Alexander Cockburn & Jeffrey St. Clair

When: Friday, October 22nd 7:00 P.M.
Where: The Evergreen State College, Seminar II Building, B-1105
Free of Charge

Dime's Worth of Difference challenges the lesser of two evils theory, aiming a good portion of its critique at the liberal support for John Kerry and the Democratic Party. A must-read in this election year, it's the new collection edited by Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair, editors of the popular radical website CounterPunch.org and the investigative newsletter CounterPunch.

Evergreen Commuter Contest begins Oct. 25th

commuter contest

Evergreen Center for Community-Based Learning and Action sets grand opening, Oct. 18

Contact: Sylvie McGee: 360-867-6859

Center for Community-Based Learning and Action

An expression of 15 years of hopes and dreams will come to life Monday, Oct. 18 as The Evergreen State College Center for Community-Based Learning and Action celebrates its grand opening.

Ann Daley, Vice President for Finance and Administration to retire after distinguished career in public service

Ann Daley, vice president for finance and administration at The Evergreen State College, will retire October 15 after almost four years at Evergreen. Daley’s four years at Evergreen is only a small part of her notable 33-year career in government and public service.  While she is retiring from the public sector, Daley plans to remain active with part-time professional consulting, meditation, and teaching.

National sustainability expert to speak on campus Wednesday

National sustainability leader Dr. Anthony Cortese will speak at The Evergreen State College Wednesday, Oct. 20, about the critical role Evergreen and other colleges can play in leading a national shift toward sustainability.

Cortese's talk will take place at Lecture Hall 1 at 6:00 p.m.

Jackie Robinson Scholarship Night at Safeco Field

Contact: Jim Beaver, (360) 867-6042

Shortly before the Mariners home game with Boston, September 9, Les Purce, President of The Evergreen State College, and Charles Mitchell, Chancellor of the Seattle Community College System, will stand at home plate to award full-year scholarships to this year's three recipients: Carlos Marentes, Mara Mercedes Surel and Tynesha Wilson.