Return to Evergreen 2020
Thank you for joining us – virtually – for Return to Evergreen 2020!
COVID-19 may have altered our plans to celebrate our alumni in person, but it has not diminished the Evergreen tradition of life-long learning and the inventive Greener spirit that inspires alumni to reimagine our ever-changing world. Though we were unable to gather in person this year, we were able to share meaningful experiences with alumni and friends of the college.
On October 17, 2020 more than 400 individuals registered to connect with Evergreen alumni from across the country and around the globe. Special thanks to the 16 alumni and faculty guest speakers who took part in this year’s powerful breakout sessions tackling some of the biggest challenges of our time through a lens of racial justice and equity.
Return to Evergreen On-Demand
Relive the celebration by viewing recorded event activities below.
- Welcome from President George Bridges and remarks from 2020 Joseph Albert Dear Distinguished Alumni Award recipient, Cheryl Strange '88, Secretary of the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services.
- Breakout sessions featuring alumni and faculty leaders in public service working to solve societal challenges with an equity mindset:
- Insights from Evergreen’s 2020 Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) recipients.
- SURF On-demand Lightning Talks
Thank you for joining. We hope to see you next year to reconnect, share, discover and celebrate with Greeners near and far!
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About Return to Evergreen
Return to Evergreen is the college’s version of homecoming with an Evergreen twist. This alumni-centric seminar day is designed to cultivate vibrant life-long relationships with Evergreen. Support from campus partners and alumni volunteers allows us to connect Greeners near and far including alumni, students, donors and friends to celebrate the great things our graduates are doing with their Evergreen education.