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Archives & Special Collections

Accession 1976-15
All College

Series: Founding Anniversaries and Special Community Celebrations

Date Event Description Format


21 April

Dedication Ceremony and Fair

Dramatic vignettes from Shakespeare

  • Musical performances by Don Chan & the Evergreen Chamber Choir
  • Dedication of the Campus by Gov. Dan Evans
  • Inauguration of President Charles J. McCann

Recorded in main foyer of the Library Building

(2) 7.5" R-R audiotapes


20 May

21 May

Founders' Day Festival (10th Annivewrsary)

  • Founders' Day Festival Recital
    Venue: Recital Hall, Communications Building
  • Danenberg, Hurst, Hawthorne, and Winden - Performing Arts in Higher Education - Panel Discussion
  • Charles Teske - TESC Communications Building History and Innovations
  • Jazz Ensemble, Directed by Don Chan



Founders' Day Festival

President Joseph Olander, speech

22 April 1997 30th Founder's Day Presentation Nancy Taylor and TESC Women Faculty's History VHS
11 April 2000 30th Anniversary Planning Year 30 Year Anniversary of Founding Faculty Planning Year (Video) VHS
17 November 2000 Presidential Inauguration: Thomas (Les) Purce Inauguration of Thomas (Les) Purce as TESC president VHS
2011/12 40th Anniversary Celebration first teaching year DVD
2015 Return to Evergreen

Alumni gatherings on Campus October 24, 2015

  • Return to Evergreen 2015
  • Presidential Address: Bridges, George
  • Keynote: Pettis, Bre
  • Hruska, Rhianna
  • Presler, Danae
  • Parnel, Eddy
  • Woods, Toby