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Managing narrative academic records for posting credit and processing official transcripts isn’t easy with over 60,000 files at an average 50 pages each file. It just got easier as of last April when the final paper evaluation was scanned ending 40 years of managing paper academic records. It all began five years ago when Registration and Records staff began imaging all active students’ files with the goal of a more paperless process. Read the rest of this entry »
Come on out to the first Evergreen Arts and Crafts Fair on November 30th in the Evergreen College Activities Building (CAB) from 2:00pm to 10:00pm.
The Fair will feature over 40 craft and artist vendors representing students, staff, faculty and alumni. Featured items include hand crafted jewelry, original and re-purposed clothes, photography, body care products, and much more. If holidays are your thing, this will be a great event to get some shopping done early and find something truly unique to gift and give. And if holidays are not a part of your winter events, please come out and find something unique for yourself or participate in the variety of music, workshops, and fun activities (face painting!) we’ll be offering for all ages. Read the rest of this entry »
- Dory Nies assumed a part-time Career Counselor position in Career Development as of October 3rd after serving as an Academic Specilist for KEY Student Services for two years.
- Emily Sladek, formerly Secretary Senior in Facilities, started October 24 as Program Coordinator for KEY Student Services
- Allison Van Nostran started November 3 as Secretary Senior in Student Activities
An interview with Talcott Broadhead, Coordinator, The Office of Sexual Assault Prevention, is featured in “Working with Gay Male Survivors” an article beginning on page 14 in Connections, a biannual publication of the Washington Coalition of Sexual Assault Programs. See Connections, Volume XIV, Fall 2011
It is my pleasure to announce recent recognitions The Evergreen State College received for its work in assisting veterans. During the summer, we learned that G.I. Jobs magazine had recognized Evergreen as a” veteran friendly campus” and placed us in the top 20% of all colleges in serving veterans. Read the rest of this entry »
Puget Sound Blood Center will be on campus for a blood drive Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 from 11:00am to 5:00p.m. (closed from 12:30 to 1:15) in the Library Lobby. For questions or to If you to sign up for an appointment see this website.
Commute Trip Reduction will be tabling on November 30th to promote commuting alternatives including bus, bike, carpool, telecommute, walk or run to the College and you WILL make a DIFFERENCE! www.evergreen.edu/commute
‘Tis the season for bitter cold and pelting rain… but don’t despair! The Flaming Eggplant, Evergreen’s student-run café located on the 3rd floor of the CAB, wants everyone to know that it’s also the season for delicious and filling winter produce. The crew at the Eggplant has been hard at work cooking up some ingenious new items to help you beat the cold, including warming squash soup and zippy fire cider. Or maybe you would care to sample something from our new round of seasonal salads? First on the line-up is an apple and red cabbage coleslaw with plenty of crunch! Read the rest of this entry »
November 8, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. – Tacoma Campus Lyceum Hall
November 10, 2011 at Noon – Olympia Campus Library Underground
Phyllis Lane, Dean of Student Academic and Support Services, and Elizabeth McHugh, Director of Counseling and Health Services, contributed to the recently published book, Transforming Undergraduate Education: Theory that Compels and Practices that Succeed edited by Donald Harward, President Emeritus of Bates College. The case study, An Enduring Experiment — The Evergreen State College, is featured in Part IV: Successful Models and Practices. This work stems from involvement in the Bringing Theory to Practice Project funded by AAC&U.
Laura Coghlan, Director of Institutional Research, shared results from Evergreen’s participation in the spring 2010 National Survey of Student Engagement on Tuesday, November 1, at the second Student Affairs Seminar of fall quarter. Participants had an opportunity to review the Institutional Research report, NSSE 2001-2010 Trends. NSSE assesses student engagement in educational practices that are associated with high levels of learning and development. Read the rest of this entry »
Abby Kelso, Admissions, and Sarah Rocker, The Flaming Eggplant Cafe, members of the Student Affairs Seminar Committee, coordinated the October 13th Seminar — Strategies for Supervising Student Employees. Over 25 colleagues participated in the program. Panelists included Lin Crowely, Media Loan; Ray Ruiz, RAD; as well as Sarah and Abby. Kandi Bauman, Student Activities, moderated the panel. Read the rest of this entry »