NewsReleases2012
News Releases 2012

November 27, 2012

Clark College: Ringing out 2012. Ringing in 2013.
Clark College prepares to welcome students to winter quarter 2013 – including some taking The Next Step from Town Plaza to the college’s main campus.

November 16, 2012
The Clark College Columbia Writers Series launches its 2012-2013 season
Clark College welcomes prize-winning poet Matthew Dickman on Nov. 30.

November 8, 2012
This space for Rent (auditions)
Clark College is hosting auditions for the award-winning musical, “Rent.”

October 31, 2012
Eager to learn more about your world? Clark College is offering a global harvest
From films and music to a sand mandala created by Tibetan Buddhist monks, Clark College offers a world of rich experiences this November.

October 26, 2012
The 2013 Iris Awards: Honoring women of achievement in Southwest Washington
Nominations are now being accepted for the second annual Iris Awards. The honorees will be announced at a reception and ceremony on March 7, 2013.

October 26, 2012

Educating for the Seventh Generation

On Friday, Nov. 9, Clark College will host a community-wide celebration of indigenous cultures.

October 26, 2012
The Sensorium of Painting: Margaret Wall-Romana

The Archer Gallery is proud to present the first Northwest exhibit by Minnesota painter, Margaret Wall-Romana.

October 22, 2012

Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? Not Clark College

Clark College presents the landmark Tony Award winning play, which is celebrating its the 50th anniversary of its Broadway premiere this fall

September 28, 2012

Simply Exceptional

The 2012 Clark College Exceptional Classified Staff awards were presented to Audra Rowton of Physical Sciences and Gracie White of Information Technology Services.

September 27, 2012
A voice for those who are discovering their own

Larry Ruddell is the new director of basic education at Clark College.

September 26, 2012

Cybersecurity: a nation at risk. What we can do about it.

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Clark College Network Technology Professor Dwight Hughes will be the featured presenter as the college launches its 2012-2013 Faculty Speaker Series.

September 24, 2012

Focus on the future: Clark College welcomes students to the 2012-2013 academic year

The new academic year begins with thousands of students, moves that support student success, and exciting plans for the future.

September 18, 2012
"Still" a group exhibit at the Archer Gallery

The vibrant exhibit opens the 2012-2013 season

September 17, 2012

Clark College honored as a military friendly school

The college has received the designation for the third consecutive year for its commitment to serving members of the military, veterans and spouses.

September 11, 2012

Clark College presents "Mental Health Mondays"
Dealing with anxiety will be the focus of the first fall lecture in the heralded discussion series.

August 30, 2012

A naming of note strikes the right chord
On Sept. 28, Clark College will name its music building in honor of educator, musician and arts supporter Dale Beacock.

August 28, 2012

Colleague. Coach. Mentor. Legend. Clark College remembers Skeet O’Connell
On Sept. 13, Clark College will honor the legendary coach with a celebration of his life in the athletics building which bears his name.

August 22, 2012

A strong community advocate for education and inclusion takes The Next Step
Rekah Strong, MSW, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer for Clark County, has been appointed to the Clark College Board of Trustees.

July 16, 2012

Clark College Foundation wins national fundraising award

One of 41 chosen for superior overall performance by CASE.

June 27, 2012
Hitting the books this summer
More than 6,700 students have registered for summer classes at Clark College.

June 21, 2012

Embracing optimism in challenging times: Clark College Commencement 2012

In challenging times, how do you embrace optimism? You do it by turning belief into action. That was the theme of Clark College’s 2012 commencement ceremony as the college honored the largest graduating class in its history.

June 21, 2012

Clark College Foundation announces $1.5 million Firstenburg Foundation gift to expand dental hygiene program
Dental Hygiene to add clinic chairs, radiology suite, electronic medical records  

June 21, 2012

Clark College Commencement 2012 (Media Alert)

On June 21, Clark College will celebrate the achievements of more than 1,700 men and women who earned degrees and certificates at the college during the 2011-2012 academic year.

June 13, 2012

Getting the job done
The Veterans Opportunity to Work (VOW) to Hire Heroes Act of 2011 provides new educational and training opportunities for unemployed veterans.

June 12, 2012

Clark County community members join foundation board

Clark College Foundation welcomes Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt, dentist Glen Hollar and marketing strategist Jane Cook.

June 8, 2012

Clark College Commencement 2012: Embracing optimism in challenging times
On June 21, Clark College will honor the largest graduating class in its history.

May 31, 2012

A perfect T-TEN
Clark College’s automotive technology department is one of four programs in the country to receive the 2011 T-TEN School Recognition Award.

May 25, 2012

Clark College alumni to be honored

Barbara Saur '86 and James R. Martin '68 will receive accolades during a June 5 event at Clark College.

May 21, 2012

By any “Independent” standard, these student journalists excelled

Student journalists for The Independent, Clark College’s student newspaper, received 12 awards in the 2012 Washington Community College Journalism Awards.

May 17, 2012
What’s happening at Clark Today?  Get ready to find out.
Saving dollars and trees, "Clark Today" is your new guide to Clark College.

May 10, 2012

Neuropsychology:  your brain and your behavior

Neuropsychology will be the focus of Clark’s Mental Health Monday presentation on Monday, May 14.

May 2, 2012

Akademgorodok, Siberia: A hotbed of education in a very cold place

Mathematics professor Dr. Marina Frost will share her surprising journey to her hometown in the final presentation in Clark’s 2011-2012 Faculty Speaker Series.

May 2, 2012

Energy. Passion. Work ethic. Vision. 
Clark College welcomes men’s basketball coach Alex Kirk.

April 26, 2012
Two paths, one college

Two students named to the 2012 All-Washington Academic team reflect very different paths toward higher education.

April 25, 2012

Clark College Jazz Ensemble students receive top honors at national collegiate jazz festivals

Students from Vancouver, Hockinson and McMinnville were honored for their performances at two of the nation’s top collegiate jazz festivals.

April 20, 2012

Clark College honors five newly tenured faculty
Newly tenured faculty members in music, medical radiography, nursing and pharmacy tech will be honored at a reception on April 23.

April 18, 2012

How-to” survive in an emergency

On May 2, Clark College will host its second annual emergency preparedness fair.

April 13, 2012

From first-generation college graduate to Vice President of Instruction

Dr. Tim Cook is the new Vice President of Instruction at Clark College.

April 13, 2012

Bringing cooking back

Author and weight-loss guru Chrisetta Mosley, who provides a guide to healthy cooking for people with hectic schedules, will visit Clark College on April 17.

April 9, 2012

Arbor Day 2012: Preserving our roots and branching out for the future
A grant to preserve a historic tree and the planting of a new tree will be among the highlights as Clark College celebrates its second consecutive selection as a Tree Campus USA during its Arbor Day celebration on April 11.

April 4, 2012

A historic gift of friendship and beauty

On Thursday, April 19, Clark College will host the dedication ceremony for the Royce E. Pollard Japanese Friendship Garden as part of its 2012 Sakura Festival.

April 2, 2012

Career Days at Clark College: the next step for your job search and for career advice

Expanded to four days, this event for students and job seekers will be held at the college from April 23-26.

March 29, 2012

Clark College helps students dress for success

Through April 16, Clark College is accepting clothing donations to help Clark students as they take the next step from education to the workplace.

March 28, 2012

Clark College Presents “Mental Health Mondays”
Mindful eating will be the focus of the first spring quarter lecture in the heralded discussion series.

March 27, 2012

Honoring a career development professional for her own career accomplishments

Clark College professor and counselor Carole Mackewich has received the 2012 Esther Matthews Award from the Oregon Career Development Association (OCDA).

March 26, 2012

Planting the tree of knowledge. Literally.

On Wednesday, April 11, Clark College will celebrate Arbor Day and its second consecutive Tree Campus USA designation.

February 16, 2012

Science in Action: Sponsored by Clark College’s N.E.R.D. (Not Even Remotely Dorky) Girls Club

Middle and high school students and their parents are invited to a special event at Clark College on Saturday, March 3.

January 30, 2012

To help a youngster learn and look, would you, could you buy a book?

Clark College hosts the fourth annual “Seuss-a-Palooza” to provide books for kindergarteners in two Vancouver schools.

January 27, 2012

50 Years of Nursing Excellence. Oh, Baby!

Clark College’s nursing department will launch its 50th anniversary celebration by hosting a shower for “SimBaby,” part of the state-of-the-art technology that has made the department an educational leader in the region.

January 26, 2012

Clark College Welcomes Commencement Speaker J.R. Martinez

The U.S. Army veteran, actor, performer and motivational speaker will present the keynote address at Clark’s 2012 Commencement Ceremony on June 21.

January 24, 2012

Clark student athletes honored for excellence in volleyball, soccer and basketball

Student athletes Austin Bragg, Carmen LaFond, Cody Guthrie and Deborah Simmers are honored as Student Athletes of the Month.

January 20, 2012

Tickets are on sale now for the 2012 Iris Awards

On March 8, the 2012 Iris Awards will honor three women for their service and achievements in Southwest Washington. 

January 19, 2012

Penguin Promise

Clark College President Robert K. Knight reflects on the outlook for higher education in Southwest Washington and promises for the future from the college, the state and the community.

January 19, 2012

Honoring achievement and service: the 2012 Iris Awards

On International Women’s Day 2012, three women will be honored for their lasting contributions to Southwest Washington.

January 19, 2012

Clark College announces 2012 Athletic Hall of Fame inductees
The first inductees into the college’s new Athletic Hall of Fame will be honored on February 25, 2012.

January 11, 2012

Clark College Presents “Mental Health Mondays”
Mood disorders and depression will be the focus of the first winter quarter lecture in the heralded discussion series.

January 5, 2012

After the Dream: A Call to Service

Through learning and service, Clark College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. on Jan. 18 and 19.

January 5, 2012

Then: State Supported. Now: State Assisted. Clark College in 2012

Clark College President Robert K. Knight will deliver the 2012 State of the College address on Thursday, Jan. 19.

January 4, 2012

Driving the Future: Automobiles in the 21st Century

On Tuesday, Jan. 24, Clark College’s nationally honored automotive professor Mike Godson will be the featured presenter in the college’s 2011-2012 Faculty Speaker Series.

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