Textbooks on the Rise

A bookcase of materials inside the TRiO office, located in Monte Cristo Hall.

Emily Larson, Staff Writer

February 15, 2020

Recently, EvCC’s Student LIFE spoke to congressman Rick Larsen about textbook costs. They expressed student's concern over needing to pay for textbooks with price tags.  However, teachers are aware of this situation. Some are already working on changing it. Juergen Kneifel is a Business Administration teache...

The Secret to Getting Textbooks for Cheaper

Though convenient, the EvCC Bookstore doesn't have the best deals on textbooks.

Kate Agbayani, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

The prices of textbooks have increased by 73 percent since 2006. With tuition fees also on the rise, the high costs of textbooks can financially hurt students. To combat this financial wound, students here at EvCC have given alternative options on where to buy or rent more affordable textbooks...

Faculty Member Saves Students Thousands

Bow Tie Day, Mike Nevins and members of the tutorial staff, from left to right.  Mike Nevins professor, Ho Tin Li student tutor, Chase Waldo peer tutor, Jerry Weibel Professor and tutor, bottom row David Adams student, Eric Nitardy staff tutor, Candace Ronhaar staff tutor, Jon Woods Professor tutor.

Janice Hamilton, Staff Writer

October 11, 2016

Mike Nevins, a nine-year math professor at EvCC is responsible for students saving money on textbooks, along with Professor David Littman of Pierce College.   Littman was funded by the State Board to develop the Washington Mathematics Assessment and Placement program (WAMAP), and launche...