NewsReleases2011
News Releases 2011

December 28, 2011

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” in January.

December 13, 2011

Ensuring a welcoming environment for all

Sirius Bonner has been named Special Advisor for Diversity and Equity at Clark College.

November 29, 2011

Are you ready to take The Next Step? Clark College now offers a degree transfer program in Health Informatics.

The new program will welcome students for winter quarter 2012.

November 22, 2011

Listen: Can you recognize bias in language?

Speaker and author Amy Roloff, known for her appearances on TLC’s “Little People, Big World,” will be the featured speaker during a daylong event hosted by the Clark College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges.

November 9, 2011

A generous gift brings smiles to Clark’s dental hygiene program

Members of the dental industry in Southwest Washington have been invited to an open house for Clark’s new dental hygiene simulation lab.

November 4, 2011
What does it mean to be a global citizen?

Clark College invites the community to a celebration of International Education Week:  Nov. 14-18

November 3, 2011

Clark College:  In the Spotlight

Clark’s Communications and Marketing Department earns honors from the Public Relations Society of America and the National Council for Marketing & Public Relations.

November 2, 2011

PTSD and America’s Veterans

On Monday, Nov. 7, in honor of Veterans Day 2011, Clark College’s Mental Health Mondays series will focus on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).

October 27, 2011

The Iris Awards: Honoring women of achievement in Southwest Washington
Nominations are now being accepted for the first annual Iris Awards.  The honorees will be announced in January and will be honored on March 8, 2012.

October 26, 2011

"Educating for the Seventh Generation"

On Friday, Nov. 4, Clark College will host a community-wide celebration of indigenous cultures.

October 20, 2011

On the Ball:  Clark College Honors Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Borce Atanasov and Morgan Harris are honored for their leadership on Clark’s soccer and volleyball teams.

October 19, 2011
Simply Exceptional

The 2011 Clark College Exceptional Classified Staff awards were presented to Mike Silva of Information Technology Services and Wei Zhuang of Communications & Marketing.

October 14, 2011

A Million Dollar Focus on Student Success
Clark College has received a $1.68 million grant to support student success and completion.


October 6, 2011

Announcing the Clark College Athletic Hall of Fame: Honoring excellence in Penguin athletics

The college is currently seeking nominations for the first Hall of Fame class, which will be announced next January and honored on February 25, 2012.

October 3, 2011

Good as Gold 
Clark College hosts a ceremony in celebration of LEED gold certification for Clark College at Columbia Tech Center (CTC). 

September 28, 2011
A Giant Step for Clark's Youngest Learners
A dedication ceremony will be held on Thursday, Sept. 29 for Phase I of the new Clark College Early Learning Center.

September 26, 2011

Fall Focus:  Clark College welcomes students to the 2011-2012 academic year

The new academic year begins with strong enrollment, expanded programs and accomplishments and awards.

September 23, 2011

Clark College Presents “Mental Health Mondays”
Coping with change will be the focus of the first fall lecture in the heralded discussion series, which will begin on Oct. 3

August 30, 2011

Local Professionals Ensuring a Bright Future for Southwest Washington through Support of Clark College

Four dynamic Clark County professionals have been appointed to serve on the board of the Clark College Foundation

August 29, 2011

Ready to take a Running Start? Changes are coming this fall. Get ready now.

Important changes to the popular program will take effect in fall 2011.

August 22, 2011

Play ball! New coaches bring new energy to Clark softball
With a focus on success in the classroom and on the field, Ty Singleton and Ted Buck will coach the student athletes on Clark’s softball team.

August 15, 2011

The (10)K-Rod Run

The 7th annual Kalani Rodrigues Memorial Scholarship Run/Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 25, supporting student scholarships and education in the battle against brain cancer.

August 11, 2011
Charles Guthrie named Director of Athletics at Clark College

With management experience in college athletics from coast to coast, Charles Guthrie is the new director of athletics at Clark College.

July 18, 2011

Global Experience. Regional Commitment.

Bringing global experience in strategic planning and marketing, Kevin Kussman is Clark College’s new Associate Vice President of Corporate & Continuing Education

June 16, 2011

Penguin Pride on Parade: Clark College Commencement 2011

The penguins were marching - and marching - as Clark College honored the largest graduating class in its history during its 2011 commencement ceremony.

June 15, 2011

Believing in the future:  Clark College Commencement 2011

Belief in the future will be the theme of Clark College’s 2011 commencement ceremony as the college honors the largest graduating class in its history. 

June 6, 2011

Tracking Success:  Clark College Honors Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Tyler Lane and Katarina Mueller are honored for their leadership on Clark’s track and field teams.

May 26, 2011
Community service is the hallmark of this “Outstanding” Clark alumnus

Vancouver Police Commander Scott Bieber is the recipient of the 2011 Clark College Outstanding Alumni Award.

May 25, 2011

Social work practice is policy practice

On May 31, as part of their studies at Clark College, students in EWU’s Master’s of Social Work program will welcome state representatives and testify before a simulated legislative panel.

May 25, 2011
Batter Up:  Clark College Honors Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Taylor Dunn and Erica Sturm are honored for their leadership on Clark’s baseball and softball teams.

May 24, 2011

Journalistic excellence leads to statewide honors

Student journalists for The Independent, Clark College’s student newspaper, received 20 awards in the 2011 Washington Community College Journalism Awards.

May 20, 2011

Helping others: in our region and beyond our borders

On June 3, through words and music, Clark College will celebrate the difference that one person can make by volunteering.

May 18, 2011

“How-to” survive in an emergency

On May 24, Clark College will host an emergency preparedness fair.

May 18, 2011
Supporting a “healthy” job market

On June 1, Clark College will host a Health Careers Job Fair for students and members of the community.

April 27, 2011

Batter Up:  Clark College Honors Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Laura Luther and Evan Pickett are honored for their leadership on Clark’s softball and baseball teams.

April 26, 2011

Clark College honors newly tenured faculty

Eight faculty members, who have been granted tenure by the Clark College Board of Trustees, were honored at a reception on April 25.

April 22, 2011
The healing power of good communication

Clark College Corporate & Continuing Education develops cultural awareness training for Southwest Washington Medical Center employees.

April 20, 2011

This is your brain on bias

On Tuesday, May 3, Dr. Kathy Bobula, professor of early childhood education and psychology at Clark College, will explore how people develop biased attitudes about others as the college concludes its 2010-2011 Faculty Speaker Series.

April 19, 2011

Clark College at Columbia Tech Center is good as gold

Clark College at Columbia Tech Center has been awarded the prestigious LEED® Green Building Gold Certification.

April 18, 2011

Clark College: Commencement 2011

National poverty expert Dr. Donna Beegle will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 16.

April 15, 2011

Celebrate Día del Niño, Día del Libro and Peña Folklórica at Clark College

On Friday, April 29, Clark College will celebrate Latino culture with three vibrant events for the college and community.

April 4, 2011
Tomorrow’s Scientists in Action Today

On Saturday, April 16, Clark College will welcome 800 young scientists as it hosts the 2011 Washington State Science Olympiad.

April 1, 2011

Washington’s Libraries:  A “Snapshot” of Our Lives

On Tuesday, April 12, Clark College’s Cannell Library will participate in “Snapshot:  One Day in the Life of Washington Libraries.”

April 1, 2011

A Spirit of Enduring Friendship and Hope

On Thursday, April 14, Clark College will host a ceremony honoring Sakura and Arbor Day.

March 28, 2011
Career Days at Clark College: The Next Step for Job Search and Career Advice

A multi-day event for students and job seekers will be held at the college from April 11-13.

March 21, 2011
Clark College Honors Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Farrine Scott and Lucas Swanson are honored for their leadership on Clark’s basketball teams.

March 18, 2011
Two Clark College students are named to the 2011 All-Washington Academic Team
Michael Gay and Fallon Hughes exemplify academic excellence and a spirit of service to others.

March 7, 2011

Annual Clark College Cooking & Wine Open House and Green Resource Fair Showcases Local Green Resource Providers

The event will be held on Saturday, March 19 at Clark College at Columbia Tech Center.

March 4, 2011

Clark College helps students dress for success

From March 14-April 4, Clark College will accept clothing donations to help Clark students as they take the next step from education to the workplace.

February 23, 2011

Clark’s new director of nursing is emerging as a national leader

Cynthia Myers, MN, RN has been named Director of Nursing at Clark College and selected for a national nursing leadership development program

February 11, 2011

Clark College Honors January 2011 Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Arman Kalan and Lacey Kruse are honored for their leadership on Clark’s basketball teams.

February 4, 2011

Clark College Honors December 2010 Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Derek Owens and Deborah Simmers are honored for their leadership on Clark’s basketball teams.

February 2, 2011
A granddaughter’s search to understand “The Loveliest Woman in America

Author Bibi Gaston will visit Clark College on Tuesday, Feb. 15 as guest lecturer in the 2010-2011 Columbia Writers Series.

January 28, 2011

A Model of Communication Excellence

The Clark College Communication Studies Department is honored by the Western States Communication Association.

January 27, 2011

Clark's STEM Branches Out to Spark Girls' Interest in Science Careers

On Tuesday, Feb. 8, Clark College will host a women in STEM career panel.

January 26, 2011

Bridging Cultural Ties and Understanding: International Education Within and from China

On Tuesday, Feb. 8, Clark College economics professor James M. Craven/Omahkohkiaaiipooyii will share insights from his teaching experiences in China as part of Clark’s 2010-2011 Faculty Speaker Series.

January 21, 2011
Clark College Hosts A “Seuss-a-Palooza”
The gift of a book can foster the love of reading for kindergarteners at Vancouver’s Fruit Valley and Harney Elementary Schools.

January 7, 2011

It's Penguin Awareness Day. Literally.
Clark College President Robert K. Knight will deliver the 2011 State of the College address on Thursday, Jan. 20.

A comprehensive listing of news releases is also available for 2010

For historical news releases (prior to 2010) or additional assistance, contact the Communications and Marketing Department.