News Releases

November 8, 2017
Buy a boat, help some Penguins
Clark College welding program selling students' 2017 project online as fundraiser

November 7, 2017
Clark College Theatre presents "A View from the Bridge"
Arthur Miller classic runs Nov. 10-18

October 20, 2017
Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Aimee Bender
Award-winning novelist reads from and discusses her work Oct. 30

October 19, 2017
Clark College hosts Educating for the Seventh Generation
Celebration of indigenous cultures to be held Nov. 3

October 12, 2017
Clark College announces Fall 2017 STEM Seminar Series
Free lunchtime lectures cover everything from caves to stargazing

October 11, 2017
Clark College hosts open house for new on-campus food bank
Penguin Pantry will welcome the public on October 25

October 3, 2017
Clark College Columbia Writers Series opens season with Kenny Fries
Poet, memoirist, and critic to discuss his work on Oct. 10

October 3, 2017
College Goal Washington takes the headache out of financial aid applications
Annual event to be held at Clark College on Oct. 21

October 2, 2017
Cannon steps in as Women's Basketball Interim Head Coach
Rosetta Adzasu joins as assistant coach

September 25, 2017
Clark College kicks of fall quarter
Classes start September 25 with new programs and services

August 30, 2017
Clark College Athletic Department taking nominations for Hall of Fame
Nominations for the 2018 year due by Sept. 29

August 25, 2017
Mechatronics information session offered Aug. 30
Free session for those living in rural areas interested in gaining valuable skills

August 3, 2017
Clark College joins Vancouver Rocks!
College hides Clark-themed rocks as part of the popular community art movement

July 27, 2017
It's all fun and games as Clark College heads to the Clark County Fair
Students, faculty, and staff to host games, challenges for fairgoers

June 22, 2017
Clark College celebrates Class of 2017
This year's ceremony feqtures keynote speaker Ernie Hudson and awards graduate Nicholas Freese with scholarship

June 13, 2017
Clark College commencement ceremony to be held June 22
(Media advisory)

June 5, 2017
Enrollment open for Clark College's new Applied Management bachelor's degree program
Join us for information sessions on June 8 & 19 to learn about the program, meet faculty

May 25, 2017
Clark College student athletes signed to four-year institutions
Women's soccer team members' performance as Penguins creates a path to educational and athletic achievement

May 24, 2017
Clark College holds second annual Healthy Penguin Walkabout
Free community health event on June 3 focuses on the effects of sugar

May 18, 2017
Clark College hosts Indigenous Cultures Festival
Free cultural event to be held Thursday, May 25

May 11, 2017
Clark College celebrates student art at annual exhibit
On May 16, students will showcase their creative work at the Art Student Annual Exhibit and unveiling of the college’s literary art journal, Phoenix

May 9, 2017
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts weeklong literary festival
"Subtext" brings writers and workshops to main campus May 15-18

May 8, 2017
Clark College offers presentation on the power of completion
Free lunchtime lecture held Friday, May 19

May 2, 2017
Clark College Commencement ceremony to be held June 22
Keynote speaker is actor Ernie Hudson

April 27, 2017

Clark College hosts over 100 employers at job fair
Annual Career Days held May 1-4

April 27, 2017
Johnson named new men's basketball coach
Replaces Alex Kirk as Clark Penguins head coach

April 26, 2017
Clark College hosts Native Plant Sale
Fundraiser for college's biology and environmental science students held May 4 and 5 

April 20, 2017
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Ruth Wariner
Best-selling memoirist discusses how to write about escaping a polygamist cult on May 3

April 19, 2017
Public Notice
Public comment requested for Clark College Dental Hygiene program

April 17, 2017
Kirk resigns as men's basketball coach
Alex Kirk currently exploring other coaching opportunities

April 6, 2017
Clark College hosts Celebracion de Mi Gente
On April 28, the community is invited to participate in an evening of family-friendly activities that celebrate latino culture and the value of literacy

April 5, 2017
Veterans throw first pitches at Clark College Baseball game
Military Appreciation Day game on April 9 will honor vets from conflicts going back to WW II

April 4, 2017
Clark College event explores overcoming obstacles in business
Local entrepreneurs to share their leadership experiences

March 23, 2017
Clark College Sakura Festival celebrates peace
Free, family-friendly event on April 13 features installation of a peace pole

March 21, 2017
Economic Impact Study: Clark College generates $507.3 million for region
Report shows Clark is a smart investment for students, businesses and the community

March 16, 2017
Clark College offers presentation on "Guided Pathways" educational model
Free lunchtime lecture held Friday, March 24

March 15, 2017
Clark College trustees approve 2017 tenured faculty
College welcomed newly tenured faculty members in dental hygiene, early childhood education, English, nursing, and welding on March 14

March 14, 2017
Global dreams converge at Clark
This year's All-Washington Academic Team nominees show diversity of the Clark experience

March 9, 2017
Clark College student journalists earn awards
Online, print, and Spanish-language editions gain recognition at national conference

March 7, 2017
Science Olympiad results announced
Clark College releases standings from March 4 regional competition

February 27, 2017
Future scientists unite at Clark College
College hosts regional Science Olympiad on March 4

February 21, 2017
Two additional Iris Award recipients announced
Political science professor Dr. Carolyn Long earns first Iris H-RoC Award, Judie Stanton receives Legacy

February 15, 2017
Clark College relaunches Culinary programs
Information sessions for prospective students to be held Feb. 23 and March 6

February 14, 2017
Clark College Theatre presents "Urinetown"
Award-winning musical makes a splash Feb. 17 - March 4

February 10, 2017
Cat in the Hat book drive gets ninth life
Clark College's ninth annual book drive benefits kindergartners at King Elementary

February 8, 2017
Recipients of the 2017 Iris Awards announced
Three outstanding women to be honored for their contributions to Southwest Washington

January 31, 2017
Penguins enter the Hall of Fame
Clark College Athletics to honor Hall of Fame inductees on February 4

January 30, 2017
Clark College hosts food summit
A daylong discussion about the region's food ecosystem and the college's role in its future

January 26, 2017
Donate professional clothing to Clark College students
Annual Career Clothing Closet helps studetns prepare for job interviews

January 24, 2017
Free Children's Dental Health Day on Feb. 4
Clark College Dental Hygiene students offer free care to the community

January 23, 2017
Get a Running Start at Clark College
High school sophomores and juniors and their parents have two opportunities to attend a Running Start Information Night

January 19, 2017
Clark College announces Winter STEM Seminar Series
Free lunchtime lectures cover everything from volcanoes to animal acupuncture

January 13, 2017
Clark College President Knight delivers annual State of the College Jan. 20
Speech points way to college's "True North"

January 9, 2017 
Nominations open for 2017 Iris Awards
Clark College celebrates more than 30 years of honoring women in Southwest Washington

January 10, 2017
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Mitchell S. Jackson
Former Clark student and award-winning author of "The Residue Years" visits Jan. 17 

 

2016

December 29, 2016
Clark College celebrates the legacy of Dr. King with activist Rosa Clemente
Leading scholar on Afro-Latinx identity delivers keynote address on Jan. 18

December 21, 2016
Clark College Mature Learning program features course on the Océti Sakówin Encampment in North Dakota
This unique course will be taught by journalist and Clark instructor Jacqueline Keeler based on her direct experience at the encampment.

December 20, 2016
55th Annual Clark College Jazz Festival
Features over 60 area schools and is staffed by Clark College Band students

December 8, 2016
Clark College presents master plan for new location
A community meeting for Boschma Farms in Ridgefield is planned

December 6, 2016
Clark College helps open doors to the trades
New Pre-Apprentice Program is a low-cost, convenient way to prepare for a new career

December 1, 2016
Clark College Hires new Vice President of Human Resources and Compliance
Kelly Woodward brings a wealth of experience in both law and higher education

November 28, 2016
Clark College advocates get training
First Business and Community Learning Series event scheduled for Dec. 9

November 21, 2016
Clark College offers information sessions
Community can explore options for college, English as a Second Language, and more

November 14, 2016
Annual Financial Aid Information Night
Clark College hosts an event for the college-minded on Dec. 7

November 9, 2016
Clark College celebrates International Education Week
Free, family-friendly festival of global cultures on Nov. 17, more international fun on Nov. 18

November 3, 2016
Clark College Theatre presents "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike"
Tongue-in-cheek homage to Chekhov runs Nov. 11-19

October 31, 2016
Clark College Music presents Lyric Sweets
Baritone Douglas Wester is featured guest soloist

October 24, 2016
Clark College offering industry certification testing in welding
New service will save students money, expand their career options

October 18, 2016
Nominations open for 2017 Clark College Athletics Hall of Fame
Annual award celebrates former Penguin athletes, teams, coaches and staff

October 13, 2016
Economic and Community Development welcomes new employees
Francois Wevers and Kelli Gizzi join leadership team

October 12, 2016
Clark College hosts community open houses to share plans for new North County site
Community feedback sought for Clark College at Boschma Farms plans

October 6, 2016
"Educating for the Seventh Generation"
On Friday, Nov. 4, Clark College will host a community-wide celebration of indigenous cultures

September 29, 2016
Clark College closed to the public Oct. 7
Bookstore, child care, some computer labs remain open

September 22, 2016
Analyzing the American Dream
Clark College hosts a faculty panel discussion on income inequality Oct. 6

September 21, 2016
Clark College hosts STEM ribbon-cutting
Celebrate the opening of Clark's largest instructional buiding yet on Oct. 3 with a variety of science-related demonstrations

September 19, 2016
Clark College kicks off fall quarter
Quarter begins with new building, new programs

August 4, 2016
Clark College offers lots of STEM-related fun at the Clark County Fair

July 22, 2016
Clark College approved to offer new Bachelor of Applied Science degree
Applications now being accepted for the first BAS in Applied Management cohort to start January 2017 

June 17, 2016
Clark College celebrates Class of 2016
This year’s ceremony features keynote speaker Jessica Lynch and recognizes the first graduates from the Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene program

June 14, 2016
Clark College’s The Independent receives top honors at annual competition
The student-produced newspaper captured 12 awards at the Pacific Northwest Association of Journalism Educators competition

June 13, 2016
Clark College heads to the Clark County Fair to demonstrate opportunities in STEM

May 13, 2016
Clark College seeks to offer new Bachelor of Applied Science degree
The new BAS in Applied Management would be the college’s second baccalaureate program if approved by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities

May 12, 2016
Clark College hosts first “Healthy Penguin Walkabout”
Free community event offers the public the opportunity to receive free health assessments and learn about the impacts of sugar on health

May 4, 2016
Clark College hosts annual plant sale
Community members are invited to purchase native shrubs and flowers to support Science Consortium Fund for students

May 3, 2016
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts weeklong literary festival
“Subtext” brings celebrated authors to main campus May 9-12

May 2, 2016
Clark College hosts Celebración de Mi Gente
On May 6, the community is invited to participate in an evening of family-friendly activities that celebrate Latino culture and the value of literacy

April 27, 2016
National Science Foundation funds Clark College’s RAMP to tech jobs
Two-year grant will allow students in rural areas to learn advanced manufacturing

April 19, 2016
Celebrating international friendships
On Thursday, April 21, Clark College will host its eleventh annual Sakura Festival

April 19, 2016
Clark College honors community members who bring the “real-world” to the classroom
Annual breakfast honors members of the college’s 28 advisory committees for professional and technical programs

April 12, 2016
Clark College celebrates Arbor Day
The college will receive its sixth consecutive Tree Campus USA designation

April 7, 2016
Clark College welcomes Commencement speaker Jessica Lynch
Former POW shares her inspiring story at Clark’s 2016 Commencement Ceremony on June 16

March 17, 2016
Clark College trustees approve 2016 tenured faculty
College welcomed newly tenured faculty members in art, biology, business technology, geography, health and physical education, journalism, math, mechatronics, psychology, transitional studies, welding, and women’s studies on March 16

March 4, 2016
Clark College’s Mature Learning Program Hosts Annual Symposium to Celebrate 43rd Anniversary 

March 2, 2016
Clark College to close Bingen campus
Low enrollments have led the college to discontinue programs offered in the Gorge

February 22, 2016
Heidi Johnson Bixby selected as the first Iris Legacy Award winner

February 17, 2016
Cats in Hats & a Turn to Learn
Clark College's eighth annual book drive benefits kindergartners at King Elementary

February 11, 2016
Penguins enter the Hall of Fame
Clark College Athletics to honor Hall of Fame inductees on February 20

February 11, 2016
Honoring the achievement and service of women in our community: the 2016 Iris Awards
New awards and new partnerships this year

February 3, 2016
Lewis D. Cannell Library selected to host traveling exhibition about Native concepts of health and illness

January 27, 2016
Clark College Named as One of Top 150 in the Country

January 26, 2016
Educational leader renews her commitment to Clark College Board of Trustees

January 18, 2016
Clark College Penguins Name New Baseball Coach

January 13, 2016
Community and Cultural Winter Events at Clark College
The college will host a series of free public events in January and February, including guest speakers, information sessions on financial aid and the Running Start program, and Children's Dental Health Day.

2015

November 3, 2015
Clark College Announces Outcomes of Academic Program Reduction Process
College working toward reducing the budget by $2 million through program reductions and eliminations

October 20, 2015
Clark College to Host Series of Cultural Events
The Vancouver and Clark County communities are invited to join the college in celebrating diversity and the arts at a series of fall events. 

October 13, 2015
Clark College launches new STEM Seminar Series
Free lectures covering everything from horse betting to climate change are open to the public

October 12, 2015
Clark College Phoenix wins Award
College's art and literary journal is considered best in the West

September 30, 2015
Clark College employee named to state commission
Gov. Inslee appoints Dolly England to Washington State Commission on African American Affairs

September 23, 2015
Clark College Partners with Local Manufacturers to Celebrate Manufacturing Day 2015
This annual event highlights the growth of the manufacturing industry and need for skilled workers.

September 21, 2015
Clark College kicks off fall quarter
Growth in Running Start continues

August 13, 2015
A Springboard to Opportunity
Clark College adopts new program to help adults earn their high school diplomas

June 19, 2015
Honoring Achievement, Celebrating Students
Clark College's 2015 Commencement Ceremony featured faculty awards and an amazing opportunity for one outstanding student

June 15, 2015
Curt Warner to address Clark College graduates
Camas resident, former Seahawks star headlines Thursday commencement

June 9, 2015
Clark College Welcomes Commencement Speaker Curt Warner
Former athlete and businessman share his message of inspiration at Clark's 2015 Commencement Ceremony on June 18

June 8, 2015
Web Development Students Demonstrate Skills to Public, Industry Experts
Final of CTEC 227 requires students to present solutions

May 12, 2015
Clark College Event Honors Memorial Day
Event on Tuesday, May 19 will feature Dr. Samantha Powers

May 7, 2015
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts weeklong literary festival
"Subtext" brings celebrated authors to main campus May 18 - 22

May 5, 2015
Flying Penguins Spotted Across the Region!
Clark College launches new awareness campaign

April 30, 2015
Sand Mandala event at Clark College postponed

April 28, 2015
Crossing the Border between Art and Life
Clark College Theatre presents "bobrauschenbergamerica" May 8 - 23

April 27, 2015
"Dia del Nino/Dia del Libro"
On May 1, Clark College celebrates literacy, Latino culture with an evening of family-friendly activities

April 24, 2015
Career Days hosts its biggest job fair yet

April 22, 2015
Tibetan monks create intricate Sand Mandala at Clark College May 4 - 8

April 13, 2015
Clark hosts conversation on a watershed moment in economic theory

April 2, 2015
Celebrating a history of international friendship
On Thursday, April 16, Clark College will host its tenth annual Sakura Festival

March 31, 2015
Global Journeys Reach Success at Clark
Clark's All-Washington Academic Team members show the power of perseverance

March 30, 2015
Buildings to come down near Clark College
Clark College Foundation moves forward with demolition of properties on teh corner of Fourth Plain and Fort Vancouver Way

March 19, 2015
Board of Trustees Approves New Strategic Plan for Clark College

March 18, 2015
Clark College Mature Learning Program Asks Baby Boomers and Seniors: "What Does it Mean to be Healthy?"
Clark College’s Mature Learning program celebrates its 42nd anniversary on April 1, 2015

February 18, 2015
We see you shiver with antici. . . pation!
Clark College Theatre presents "The Rocky Horror Show" Feb. 26 - March 14

February 10, 2015
Penguins enter the Hall of Fame
Clark College Athletics to honor Hall of Fame inductees on February 28

February 3, 2015
Can Fido Teach Your Child Empathy? Clark College's Faculty Speaker Series Examines the Hidden Nature of Child-Pet Relationships.

February 2, 2015
One Book, Two Books
Clark College's seventh annual Book Drive benefits kindergarteners at King Elementary

January 28, 2015
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Jess Walter
Best-selling writer, author of "Beautiful Ruins," visits Feb. 11

January 27, 2015
Honoring achievement and service: the 2015 Iris Awards
This year's event celebrates 30 years of honoring women in Southwest Washington

January 26, 2015
Free Children's Dental Health Day February 7

January 20, 2015
Clark College Corporate and Continuing Education Updates Name and Look
New name will be Economic and Community Development

January 13, 2015
Clark College Celebrates #socialjustice and the Legacy of Dr. King
Diversity expert and spoken-word artist Aaron Reader delivers keynote address on Jan. 21

January 7, 2015
Students and families invited to get free help with financial aid applications at College Goal Washington

January 6, 2015
President Knight will deliver Annual State of the College Jan. 15

January 5, 2015
A Taste of Scotland to Raise Scholarship Funds

2014

December 29, 2014
Looking for The Next Step in your education? Get a Running Start at Clark College
High school sophomores and juniors and their parents have two opportunities to attend a Running Start Information Night

December 16, 2014
Clark College Helps Students Dress for Success
Help Clark College students take the next step from education to the workplace by donating to its Career Clothing Closet

December 3, 2014
Nominations Open for 2015 Iris Awards
College celebrates 30 years of honoring women in Southwest Washington

November 25, 2014
Annual Financial Aid Information Night
Clark College hosts an event for the college-minded on December 10

November 13, 2014
Clark College in the Gorge to highlight new winter class offerings at open house Nov. 24

November 3, 2014
Michael Ciraulo named to Clark College Board of Trustees

October 30, 2014
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Wells Tower
Award-winning magazine journalist and fiction writer discusses his work on Nov. 3

October 27, 2014
Clark College Theatre presents a boundary-crossing new season
Season opens with the Tennessee Williams classic "Night of the Iguana" Nov. 7 - 22

October 23, 2014
Clark College honors veterans
Family-friendly Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 10 open to students and the community

October 16, 2014
"Educating for the Seventh Generation"
On Friday, Nov. 7, Clark College will host a community-wide celebration of indigenous cultures

October 14, 2014
Clark College Earns Final Approval for B.A.S. in Dental Hygiene

October 6, 2014
Discover Rock-Eating Microbes in Antarctica with Clark College's Faculty Speaker Series

September 30, 2014
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Benjamin Percy
Horror genius, DC Comics writer, and journalist discusses his work on October 21

September 19, 2014
Campaign Celebration September 30

August 21, 2014
Clark College Hires New Director of Athletics
Ann Walker brings 23 years of experience

July 16, 2014
Clark College to expand in the Gorge
New aerospace grant will expand opportunities for Gorge residents

June 30, 2014
Training Tomorrow's Workforce
Clark College revamps its technical programs in response to the needs of regional industry

June 20, 2014
A Night of Accomplishment
Clark College's 2014 Commencement Ceremony—its largest ever—featured faculty awards and an amazing opportunity for one outstanding student

June 2, 2014
Clark College receives $730K land gift
$3.85 milion in recent land gifts brightens college's future North County campus

May 21, 2014
Clark College Announces Site of North County Campus
The Clark College Foundation, helped by a gift from Boschma Famiily LLC, paves the way by making the land purchase

May 19, 2014
Clark College partners with Kiggins Theatre to start a new tradition
The college's first Clark College Student Video Festival takes place May 29

May 12, 2014
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Karen Russell
MacArthur Genius Grant recipient and author of Swamplandia! reads and speaks on May 29

May 8, 2014
Clark College Welcomes Commencement Speaker Byron Pitts
Award-winning ABC journalist shares his inspiring story of triumph over adversity at Clark’s 2014 Commencement Ceremony on June 19 

May 7, 2014
Clark College honors 2014 tenured faculty
Newly tenured faculty members in anthropology, computer technology, biology, physical education, nursing, English, chemistry, communication stdudies, and theatre were honored at a reception on April 28 

May 2, 2014
Clark College hosts Washington State Supreme Court on May 12 & 13

April 29, 2014
Clark College student newspaper sweeps state awards
Members of The Independent earn honors at Washington Community College Journalism Association contest

April 28, 2014
"Día del Niño / Día del Libro"
On May 9, Clark College celebrates literacy, Latino culture with an evening of family-friendly activities

April 25, 2014
Democracy or Dictatorship?
Prof. Carlos Castro examines Central American case studies in the latest installmnet of the Calrk College Faculty Speaker Series on May 8

April 24, 2014
Clark College Theatre presents "Dog Sees God"
A nutty yet heartbreaking work of modern theatre runs May 2-17

April 21, 2014
Clothes for the Cause
Clark College's Science Consortium is holding a textile recycling event  on April 25 to support scientific field studies

April 7, 2014
Celebrating a gift of international friendship
On Thursday, April 17, Clark College will host its 2014 Sakura Festival 

April 3, 2014
Clark College Arbor Day Celebrates Trees and Technology

April 2, 2014
Two Outstanding Scholars Named to All-Washington Academic Team

March 27, 2014
Clark College's Automotive Technology Program Rates a Perfect T-TEN
Clark is the first college in its region to be accredited for Toyota's prestigious new training program

March 18, 2014
Clark College to host MESA Day
MESA Day Promotes Science, Technology, Engineering and   Math to Middle and High School Students

March 13, 2014
Mature Learning Re-Imagines Next 40 Years
Clark College’s Mature Learning program celebrates its 41st anniversary on March 25 with a symposium exploring “what’s next” on issues ranging from the personal to the political  

February 21, 2014
Clark College Theatre presents "Spring Awakening"
Award-winning exploration of repression and youth runs Feb. 28 - March 15

February 20, 2014
Summer Jobs, Lifelong Success
Clark College and Vancouver Housing Authority partner to reduce "second-generation poverty" at Summer Job & Internship Fair

February 11, 2014
Honoring achievement and service: the 2014 Iris Awards
In celebration of International Women's Day 2014, three women will be honored for their lasting contributions to Southwest Washington 

February 5, 2014
One Book, Two Books
Clark College's sixth annual "Seuss-a-Palooza" benefits fire-ravaged Crestline Elementary

January 30, 2014
Clark College professor provides new tools for encouraging workforce diversity
Prof. Debi Jenkins presents the latest installment of the Clark College Faculty Speaker Series on February 13

January 28, 2014
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series hosts Jon Raymond
Acclaimed novelist, short-story writer, and screenwriter visits on February 13

January 27, 2014
Sirius Bonner is this year's Compass Award winner

January 15, 2014
Students and families invited to get free help with financial aid applications at College Goal Washington

January 13, 2014
Looking for The Next Step in your education? Get a Running Start at Clark College
High school sophomores and junior and their parents have two opportunities to attend a Running Start Information Night

January 7, 2014
Clark College Hosts Internationally Known Diversity Trainer to Celebrate Dr. King
Filmmaker and educator Lee Mun Wah will lead a day of lectures, film and service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 22

January 3, 2014
President Knight will deliver annual State of College Jan. 16