ClarkHighlights2007
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At the college and in the community, Clark College is a leader.  Here are highlights from 2007!


Commencement speaker Wally Amos congratulates graduate Tiffani Evans ESL professor Les Rivera and ABE faculty member Barbara Bair congratulate student Eric Gundlach at the 2007 GED High School Completion Ceremony.

At Commencement 2007, Clark graduates heard a "recipe for success" from Wally "Famous Amos" Amos.  Moving stories from students were highlights of the 2007 GED and High School Completion Ceremony.

Clark College was bustling with activity on September 21 as the college hosted its 2007 New Student Welcome Day as well as the Pacific Northwest debut of a renowned international orchestra.

New and continuing Clark College students returned to classrooms on the main campus, Town Plaza and at WSU Vancouver on Monday, September 24.

Clark College's International program is growing and it has welcomed a new International Recruitment Manager.

Each year, Clark College formally celebrates exceptional faculty members.  Meet the 2007 honorees.   We also honor our 2007 exceptional classified staff members.

Congratulations to Communications Studies instructor Deena Bisig, winner of the 2007 George C. Marshall Public Leadership Award.

Construction is now underway for Clark College at Columbia Tech Center, the next step in higher education for Southwest Washington.

ASCC (the Associated Students of  Clark College) is the voice of students at Clark College.  Meet ASCC's 2007-2008 leadership team.

Southwest Washington needs more health care professionals. That was the message that U.S. Sen. Patty Murray heard at Clark College at WSU Vancouver.

Clark College is a leader in providing adult literacy classes in Southwest Washington and in celebrating Adult Literacy Week.

The third annual Kalani Rodrigues (K-Rod) Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk was an event to remember.

Washington Senator Maria Cantwell applauded Senate passage of the College Cost Reduction Act at a news conference held at Clark College. 

Clark College President Bob Knight and Clark mascot Oswald

The 2007 State of the College celebration celebrated Clark as the "Penguin Nation," showcasing accomplishments from 2006 and exciting plans for 2007.

Clark College’s Corporate and Continuing Education programs has launched CampusCE, an online course registration system.

Taking part in the Hood to Coast relay, the 2007 Clark College team proved that success comes one (next) step at a time.

The new Clark College Bookstore has opened its doors -- a great addition to our main campus.

Summer means the Clark County Fair and, in 2007, thousands of visitors made their way to the Clark College booth.

Lively presentations and celebrations were the hallmark of International Education Week 2007 at Clark College.

2007 Distinguished Lecturer Richard Clarke

 

Clark College was proud to welcome 2006-2007 Distinguished Lecturer Richard Clarke, former counterterrorism czar and author of "Against All Enemies." 

   
Distinguished Lecturer David Gergen and Clark College President Bob Knight

The college also welcomed 2007-2008 Distinguished Lecturer David Gergen

Gergen, author, commentator, best-selling author and advisor to presidents for 30 years, became the third speaker in Clark College's Distinguished Lecture Series. 

Each quarter, Clark College salutes members of our classified staff who make a difference to our students and our college.  Meet the Winter 2007 honoree.

The Art Student Annual at the Archer Gallery showcased outstanding artwork created by Clark students.

Representatives from Clark College joined a crowd of nearly 150 people at a vigil to honor the men and women killed at Virginia Tech.

Cherry trees in blossom at Clark College

The 2007 Sakura Festival celebrated the beauty of the cherry trees at Clark College and the friendship between Clark College, Vancouver, and Joyo, Japan.

Clark College was proud to host tomorrow's scientists in action at the 2007 Washington State Science Olympiad.

Spring Thing 2007 was a time for students to relax before finals and celebrate the end of the academic year.

The Clark College Foundation ended 2006 -- and began 2007 -- by matching and exceeding a challenge donation in support of education in Southwest Washington.

The Clark College Alumni Association surprised and delighted some Clark students with their "Random Assistance" event on April 2.

Clark College and WSU Vancouver (WSUV) teamed up with industry partners to encourage high school students to explore careers in engineering at “Do the Math 2007.”

Two Clark College students have been named to the 2007 All-Washington Academic Team.

The focus was on math and science education as Congressman Brian Baird held a forum at Clark College for national and state leaders.

Clark College has been going on the road to let people know how easy it is to take "The Next Step" in their education.

Clark College was proud to welcome African musical artist and Rwandan cultural ambassador Jean Paul Samputu.

Children's Dental Health Day 2007


In partnership with the Clark County Dental Society and other community groups, Clark College was proud to host Children's Dental Health Day

artist and author damali ayo

 

Clark College welcomed artist and author damali ayo to celebrate Black History Month and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.

Clark College Jazz Band performs at the 2007 Clark College Jazz Festival

January 27 was a day to remember at Clark College
.  The college marked the final day of the 45th annual Clark College Jazz Festival and hosted the Regional High School VICA/Skills USA Machining and Welding Contest.

 

 

Some Clark College offices are on the move to better serve our students.

Educational and governmental leaders from Alberta, Canada, visited Clark College as part of their site visits to area high schools hosted by Vancouver Public Schools.

Clark College rang in the holidays with a joyful college and community celebration.

Highlights from 2006 are also available.



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