Events at Clark



Activities/Events for September 2015

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 - Friday, September 04, 2015
8:00 am
Enrollment Services summer office hours are Wednesday, July 1 through Friday, September 4 ...... Mon & Tues 8:00am - 6:00pm ...... Wed & Thurs 8:00am - 5:00pm ...... F 8:00am - 12:00 noon

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Clark College Bookstore, Main Campus, GHL
One lucky Clark student will WIN a $250 bookstore gift card! Clark students can ENTER to win DAILY in the bookstore. No purchase required, 1 entery per student, per day. (on line orders placed/shipped Aug 26-Sept 16 are automatically entered).

Monday, August 31, 2015 - Wednesday, September 02, 2015
8:00 am
Pathways Center (TBG 226)
Attend this interactive workshop to build confidence, create opportunities and communicate your strengths. Must be available all 3 days. Contact Jenna Scott for more information, (360) 992-2365.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - Sunday, September 20, 2015
Bookstore, Main Campus, Gaiser Hall
The bookstore will be open to serve you, Saturday, Sept. 19, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Students can avoid lines the first week of classes AND find the best savings options by shopping early!

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 - Friday, September 25, 2015
Columbia Tech Center (CTC), Main Lobby near elevator
The Penguin Coffee Shop will re-open for Clark students, staff & faculty on Monday, Sept. 21. Penguin Coffee is located in the lobby, near the elevator. Open Mon-Thurs, 7:30 am - 3:00 pm Serving: espresso, drip and blended coffees, bagel, pastries, salads and other grab 'n go food & drinks. The Penguin Coffee Team looks forward to seeing everyone in the fall! (closed holidays, breaks & summer)

Friday, September 04, 2015
Enrollment Services in Gaiser Hall
An application for admission and payment of the $25.00 admissions fee must be received by September 5, 2014 for Fall quarter entry. Applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next available enrollment cycle.

Thursday, September 10, 2015
Enrollment Services Office
Beginning Thursday, September 10, students may view summer quarter grades on their unofficial transcripts by logging in to the My Clark page and choosing "Unofficial Transcript."

Friday, September 11, 2015
1:00 pm
The fall 2015 waitlist will update for the last time at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 11. Students should confirm whether they have been registered in classes for which they were waitlisted by viewing their Student Schedules through the My Clark page online beginning September 12. Students may begin overloading classes with instructor permission on Monday, September 14 in person at the Enrollment Services Office with photo ID.

Monday, September 14, 2015
7:30 am
Enrollment Services Office
Students may begin registering for full fall classes (overloading) with instructor permission. Instructor Permission is required. Students must register in person at the Enrollment Services Office with photo ID.

Monday, September 14, 2015
9:00 am
GYM (OSC) & Fountain
President Bob Knight greets the college community to kick off the 2015-2016 academic year. During the President's welcome, employee milestones will be recognized. Clark College is closed to the public until 1:00 p.m.

9:00 -10:30 - President's Welcome & Employee Service Awards (OSC Gym)
10:30-11:30 - Academic Plan Breakout Sessions (various locations)
11:30-12:30 - Lunch (Fountain)

Monday, September 14, 2015
1:00 pm
Various Locations
Meet with your dean and colleagues to kick off the fall quarter. Contact your Unit Operations Supervisor for details.
*Faculty and Staff Only*

Monday, September 14, 2015
3:00 pm
Various Locations
Meet with your division chairs, department heads and/or colleagues to prepare for fall quarter. Contact your department senior secretary for details regarding time, location, etc.
*Faculty and Staff Only*

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
8:00 am
Various Locations
Faculty prepare for teaching classes. Work may include preparing course syllabi; updating curriculum based on outcomes assessment results; aligning course assessments with program-level, course-level and weekly outcomes; collaborating with colleagues to coordinate curriculum across multi-section courses or programs; researching current information in the field; updating instructional lessons; creating innovative teaching and learning activities; updating or creating Canvas shells, etc.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
8:30 am
GHL 205
Drop in at your convenience between 8:30 and 3:30 for help with your Canvas courses for fall. No prerequisites or registration required.This is not an eLearning 101 or eLearning 201 workshop. Please register separately for those (http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com). This lab session is open to all those teaching with Canvas in fall quarter. Computers are available or bring your own. Contact Kathy Chatfield with questions: kchatfield@clark.edu
*Faculty Using Canvas this Fall.*

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Computer skills are the building blocks of the modern life. Learn keyboarding and how to navigate the desktop. We will also introduce 25 basic skills everyone needs.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015
1:00 pm
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Learn how to send emails, block spam, organize your incoming emails and create an address book.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
8:00 am
OSC 219
Open to all employees needing healthcare re-certification. Must have a valid CPR certification card.

Space is limited to 18 participants. Please register online by clicking on "More Information" below.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
8:30 am
JSH 124
Annual meeting to refine and improve the division structure and jointly review and define the Division Chair job description and method of evaluation.
*Faculty and Staff Only.*

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:30 am
OSC 219
Open to all employees needing healthcare re-certification. Must have a valid CPR certification card.

Space is limited to 18 participants. Please register online by clicking "More Information" below.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center
A series of fun activities that will get your brain firing, focused on discovering possibilities you have never thought of before.. all while sipping juice.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
10:45 am
PUB 258 B & C
Meeting for all new and returning faculty members only. For details, please contact Kimberly Sullivan.
*Faculty Only.*

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
1:00 pm
SHL 216
This workshop is open to all faculty who are interested in learning about the  Program Improvement Process. Faculty whose programs will be undergoing the review process beginning Fall 2015 are highly encouraged to attend.  The workshop will focus on the steps in the process and an overview of how the Virtual Notebooks will be used in the process will be presented.
*faculty only*

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
1:00 pm
Pathways Center - TBG 226
This is an introduction to creating and formatting documents. With the help of our hands-on smart board, we will learn the "ribbon" tools that will help you produce professional assignments.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
2:00 pm
FHL 126
Required for all tenure-track probationers, faculty and administrators serving on a tenure committee.
*Faculty and Staff Only*
RSVP to Kathy Ostermiller at tensec@clark.edu OR 360.992.2847.

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
4:00 pm
SHL 216
This workshop is open to all new CTE faculty and to those who will be renewing their vocational certification. A step-by-step overview of the certification process will be presented.
*Open to CTE Faculty and Staff Only*

Thursday, September 17, 2015
Financial Aid pays tuition and calculates disbursements based on the number of credits enrolled in prior to the start of each quarter. It is important to have your schedule finalized at least one week before the start of each quarter. Typically, the disbursements are processed to student accounts by HigherOne in the afternoon.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
8:00 am
Various Locations
Faculty prepare for teaching classes. Work may include preparing course syllabi; updating curriculum based on outcomes assessment results; aligning course assessments with program-level, course-level and weekly outcomes; collaborating with colleagues to coordinate curriculum across multi-section courses or programs; researching current information in the field; updating instructional lessons; creating innovative teaching and learning activities; updating or creating Canvas shells, etc.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
8:30 am
GHL 205
Drop in at your convenience between 8:30 and 3:30 for help with your Canvas courses for fall. No prerequisites or registration required. This is not an eLearning 101 or eLearning 201 workshop. Please register separately for those (http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com). This lab session is open to all those teaching with Canvas in fall quarter. Computers are available or bring your own. Contact Kathy Chatfield with questions: kchatfield@clark.edu
*Faculty Using Canvas this Fall.*

Thursday, September 17, 2015
9:00 am
Off Campus
For details, please contact Kimberly Sullivan.
*Faculty Only.*

Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center - TBG 226
Never lose a file again! Learning how to manage your files and properly save documents will reduce your techno-stress.

Thursday, September 17, 2015
1:00 pm
Pathways Center TBG 226
Let's crack Google's code! Learn tips to help you master the Google search and explore all the useful tools Google Drive has to offer: creating, sorting and sharing files!

Friday, September 18, 2015
8:00 am
BHL 109
This is a required training session for all 1st year tenure-track faculty members to provide a more in-depth step-by-step overview of the policies, procedures and best practices of the Tenure Review Process. It will be an informal discussion with a focus on examples of suggested templates, required documentation and quarterly submissions. The topics of this discussion are designed to provide you with effective tools and strategies to efficiently prepare for the expectations of an eight quarter process that includes contractual components and strict timelines. We will have a Q & A at the end of the session.
*Required for 1st year tenure-track probationers only*
RSVP to Kathy Ostermiller at tensec@clark.edu OR 360.992.2847.

Friday, September 18, 2015
8:00 am
OSC 219
This session will provide First Aid and CPR non-healthcare re-certification training for staff and CTE faculty. Certification from this course is valid for 2 years. Participants will be required to show their non-expired CPR and First Aid certificates.

Space is limited to 20 participants, please register online by clicking on "More Information" below.
*Open to Staff and CTE Faculty Only*

Friday, September 18, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center - TBG 226
Juggling work, school and family? Make the most of your study time by understanding how you learn and take tips and memory strategies from the experts.

Friday, September 18, 2015
1:00 pm
GHL 213
General benefit session for newly eligible faculty including a Q & A.

Monday, September 21, 2015
7:30 am
Fall quarter begins.

Monday, September 21, 2015
1:00 pm
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Stop by to get help with registration. There will be Transitional Studies staff and Advisors available to help.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
7:30 am
Enrollment Services Office
Beginning Wednesday, September 23, faculty consent is required to register in all regular-start, online and hybrid fall classes even if seats are available. Students may register for open late-start classes without faculty consent in person with photo ID at the Enrollment Services Office.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Here at Clark you are feeding your mind, why not feed your body too? Explore quick nutritional tips to sustain your brain while you learn.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:00 pm
Pathways Center, TBG 226
We spend a lot of time sitting. Do something good for your mind and body by taking a deep breath and stretching. All are welcome.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
12:00 pm
SW Washington, Clark College Campus
Give More 24! is a community-driven, online giving movement that allows do-gooders to, instantly and easily, connect to the causes they care about in southwest Washington. Clark College is a participating non profit. A generous Clark donor has agreed to match all gifts $24-$1000 made online during September 24 at www.give-more-24.org.

During the week of September 21-24, Foundation staffers will be on campus passing out free stickers and informational cards that explains how to get involved.

Thursday, September 24, 2015
1:00 pm
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Stop spinning in circles! Goals are the key that will unlock the car and help DRIVE your decision making. It's time to create a vision for your life!

Friday, September 25, 2015
Financial aid reviews your enrollment on the 5th day of the quarter. All schedule changes must be complete by the end of the 5th day of the quarter. If you have added credits, and were not already enrolled full time, you may be eligible for additional funds. If you have dropped credits, you will receive a bill and must repay part of your Pell Grant and will be placed on Warning or Suspension - depending on the number of credits you have dropped.

Friday, September 25, 2015
Friday, September 25 is the last day students may drop regular-start, online and hybrid classes for a 100% refund of tuition and fees. Students may drop classes in person at the Enrollment Services Office with photo ID until 4:30 p.m. Students may drop classes online through Web Registration until 11:30 p.m.

Friday, September 25, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Make sleep a priority. Come learn the basics of sleep science including napping as the new normal, avoid all-nighters like the plague, techniques for falling asleep, and the importance of studying in the morning.

Monday, September 28, 2015
10:30 am
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Learn this useful tool to create, store and share files in the cloud.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
9:00 am
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Your talent and intelligence don't play nearly as big a role in your success as you might think. 70% of success has to do with grit. Come learn what grit is and how much you have.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
12:00 pm
PUB 258C
Learn how to market your education, skills and experience effectively. Basic components of a resume, formatting strategies and tailoring your resume to a particular position will be covered.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015
1:30 pm
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Practice all the skills and techniques you need to produce a visually intriguing presentation for class.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
12:00 pm
PUB 258B
Learn strategies for effective communication, anger management and problem solving.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
4:30 pm
Pathways Center, TBG 226
Designed for English language learners to explore useful apps to develop speaking and listening skills.

Wednesday, September 30, 2015
5:30 pm
GHL Center
College transfer fair- come get information regarding transfer to a four year institution





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