Clark College hosts STEM ribbon-cutting
For Immediate Release
September 21, 2016
Celebrate the opening of Clark’s largest instructional building yet on Oct. 3 with a variety of science-related demonstrations
VANCOUVER, Wash. – On Monday, October 3, at 3 p.m., Clark College invites the community to celebrate the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the college’s new, state-of-the-art STEM Building.
The event begins with a formal ribbon-cutting ceremony, followed by tours of the building that include demonstrations and refreshments on the building’s third-floor roof plaza.
- “Build your own helicopter” activity. Helicopters can be tested in the building’s 44-foot drop tower.
- Viewing a student-built electric car in the building’s Collaboratorium
- Tours of Clark College’s Natural History Museum
- Microbiology presentations
“I am so impressed and excited by the possibilities this new building brings to the college,” said Clark College President Bob Knight. “Clearly, STEM is going to be very important to this region’s economy, and we are proud to be able to offer state-of-the-art training and education in this field, continuing a legacy of excellence that stretches more than 80 years.”
This event, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the STEM Building’s front entrance facing Fort Vancouver Way, across the street from the Penguin Union Building, on Clark College’s main campus. Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver. Driving directions and parking maps are available at www.clark.edu/maps. Anyone needing accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (VP), prior to the event.