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Clark College News Releases (2007)

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December 10, 2007

Anonymous Donor Steps Up Again to Match $100K in Community Gifts to Clark College

A new gift marks the second consecutive year that Clark College and its students will benefit from the generosity of a college supporter.
December 6, 2007 A National Publication Leads to a National Scholarship

Gypsy Alderman, a member of Phi Theta Kappa at Clark College, is honored for writing excellence.

December 5, 2007 Looking for The Next Step in Your Education?  Get a Running Start at Clark College High school sophomores and juniors and their parents
will have two opportunities to take part in “Running Start Information Night” in January.
December 4, 2007 Clark College Presents Travel Studies 2008

Clark College announces trips to New York and Japan as part of their 2008 Travel Studies program.

December 3, 2007 The Information You Need...in a Flash

Clark College information regarding weather delays and cancellations is now available on FlashAlert.

November 29, 2007 Native Voices Share a Living Vision ***DECEMBER 5 UPDATE:  Due to flooding and poor travel conditions, the Living Voices performers have been unable to travel from Seattle to Vancouver for today's performance.  Guests will still enjoy refreshments and Native American Music.***
November 28, 2007 Communicating Success:  Learning English at Work to Enhance Jobs and Lives Clark College honors First Aid Only for their support of adult literacy in the workplace.
November 20, 2007 Clark Conversation Cafe to Focus on Lifelong Learning Needs in the  Community

Students, faculty and members of the general public are invited to attend the discussion forum on Wednesday, November 28 from 2-4 p.m.

November 19, 2007 A Proud Partnership Plans for the Future

Clark College of Vancouver and the Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission (MERC) of Portland will try again to bring a presidential debate to the Pacific Northwest.

November 15, 2007

"The Messiah" and "Ave Maria" Will Highlight Holiday Performances by the Clark College Concert Choir and Concert Band

The concert will be held on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Vancouver School of Arts and Academics.
November 14, 2007 Groundbreaking Ceremony Scheduled for Clark College at Columbia Tech Center A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Monday, Nov. 19 for Clark College at Columbia Tech Center, the next step in higher education for Southwest Washington.
November 13, 2007

Clark College Receives Additional Grant Funding to Support Students Who Are Parents

Grant funding is renewed for a fourth year for the CCAMPIS
"Child Care Access Means Parents In School" program.
November 9, 2007 Clark College Welcomes a New Director of Advising & Counseling Educator and attorney William Van Dusen, Jr. brings a focus on academic, professional and personal support for Clark College students.
November 8, 2007 Building Upon a Strong Foundation

The Clark College Foundation looks to the future by welcoming three fundraising professionals to support Clark College and its students.

November 7, 2007 Clark College Receives a $31,000 Job Skills Grant to Support Southwest Washington Medical Center
The new grant will provide customized training for
25 personnel from Clark County’s largest healthcare provider.
November 2, 2007

Promoting Excellence and Student Success at Clark College and Beyond

Marta Dragomir, Executive Assistant in the Clark College Communications and Marketing Department, is a Vancouver Business Journal 2007 “Accomplished & Under 40” honoree.

October 31, 2007 Dreaming on Behalf of Children and Education

Debra Jenkins, chair of the Early Childhood Education Department at Clark College, is named to the board of the I Have a Dream Foundation-Oregon.   

October 24, 2007 Good as Gold
Clark College’s Communications and Marketing Department
earns top honors from District VII of the National Council for Marketing and Public Relations.
October 17, 2007

Clark College Welcomes New Tenure-Track Faculty Members

Twelve new faculty members begin a three-year tenure process this fall.
October 16, 2007

Honoring Women of Achievement and Vision

Clark College and YWCA Clark County are now accepting nominations for the 2008 Women of Achievement Awards.
October 11, 2007

Clark College Welcomes Former State Senator, Education Advocate and Author Al Bauer, Jr.

The former State Senator will discuss his new book at Clark College on November 6 as part of Election Night 2007.
October 10, 2007

Clark College Welcomes Distinguished Lecturer David Gergen

Author, commentator and presidential adviser David Gergen will speak on November 7 as part of Clark College’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
October 3, 2007

A New Manager and a Generous Grant Boost Clark College's Service Learning Program

A successful grant application by new Service Learning and Volunteer Program Manager Jody Shulnak will support mentoring and tutoring activities for elementary school students.
September 26, 2007 A New Viewbook.  Another National Award. Clark College’s viewbook for adult students will be honored
at a national design conference in Toronto, Canada.
September 25, 2007

Her "Next Steps" Will Take Her Around the World

Clark College welcomes International Recruitment Manager Chanda Kroll.
September 20, 2007

A Quest for an Historic First

Clark College of Vancouver and the Metropolitan Exposition Recreation Commission (MERC) of Portland expand their efforts to bring the first ever presidential debate to the Pacific Northwest.
September 19, 2007

Honoring the Exceptional

Two classified staff members have been honored by Clark College as “Exceptional” for their service to students and the community.
September 17, 2007

For This Education Professional, Clark College Is The Next Step

Ted Kotsakis is the new dean of business and technology at Clark College.
September 11, 2007

Clark College Student Wins National Scholarship

Debra Arbuckle of Vancouver was honored through the Coca-Cola Scholar Foundation.
September 10, 2007

The K-Rod Run/Walk Makes Strides Against Brain Cancer -- Step by Next Step

The Clark College Foundation and Penguin Athletic Club will host the third annual Kalani Rodrigues Memorial Scholarship 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, September 22.
September 5, 2007

If You're Ready for Corporate or Continuing Education, You Can Now Take The Next Step by Enrolling Online

Clark College Corporate and Continuing Education has launched a new online enrollment management system, CampusCE.
September 4, 2007

Inviting the Community to Plan for the Future

Clark College will host a public forum on its updated facilities master plan on September 13.
August 30, 2007

Clark College Welcomes Back Newly Tenured Faculty

Five faculty members have been granted tenure by the Clark College Board of Trustees.
August 21, 2007

Are You Culturally Aware?  Clark College Presents "Bafá Bafá: A Cultural Learning Experience"

“Bafá Bafá: A Cultural Learning Experience” will be presented at Clark College on September 27. 
August 9, 2007

Clark College Receives Nearly $250,000 in Job Skills Grants to Support Local Businesses

The grants will provide customized training for eight area businesses during the 2007-2008 fiscal year.
August 3, 2007 The Clark College Board of Trustees has unanimously approved a contract naming Robert K. Knight as president of the college. 
August 2, 2007

New for Fall at Clark College:  Introduction to American Sign Language

For the first time in several years, Clark College is offering a credit course in American Sign Language (ASL).
June 27, 2007

Simply Exceptional

Three faculty members are honored as representing the best in Clark College’s service to students and the community.
June 22, 2007

Clark College Operations Manager Selected for National Leadership Program

Jennifer Grove will participate in the National Institute for Leadership Development’s LEADERS program.
June 14, 2007

Biniam Afenegus Named Men's Soccer Coach at Clark College

Afenegus, who was named GSHL 3A Coach of the Year, brings a focus on educational and athletic goals for student athletes.
June 13, 2007

Penguin Women's Soccer Signs 13 Local All-Stars for 2007 Season

Clark College welcomes star recruits from Battle Ground, Camas, Evergreen, Fort Vancouver, Hudson’s Bay, Mountain View, Ridgefield, and Woodland.
June 8, 2007

Ready to Take The Next Step for Fall?  Clark College Can Help with Dollars and Sense for Your Education

Clark College students have access to grants, scholarships, student employment, tuition waivers, student loans and more.
June 1, 2007

Clark College Foundation Presents Presidential Awards for Excellence

Keith Koplan and Jim Raines, longtime supporters of Clark College and active board members, are honored with the Presidential Award for Excellence.
May 25, 2007

Clark College Concert Choir and Concert Band Present Their Spring Concert

The concert will be held on Friday, June 8 at the Royal Durst Theatre.
May 24, 2007

Alex Montoya Named Dean of Enrollment Services at Clark College

Alex Montoya has served two years as director of financial aid at Clark College and, for the past year, has also served as interim dean of enrollment services.
May 24, 2007

A Warm Summer Night of Cool Jazz

Clark College will host its first-ever jazz night on Tuesday, June 5.
May 23, 2007

Clark College Seeks Applications for Presidential Scholarship Award

Clark College is accepting applications for the 2007 Presidential Scholarship Award. The winner will receive a two-year, full-time tuition waiver to attend Washington State University Vancouver.
May 21, 2007

Clark College Trustees Select Robert K. Knight as the Next College President

The Clark College Board of Trustees has voted to enter into a contract with Robert K. Knight to become the next president of Clark College.
May 21, 2007

A Dream Team of Collegiate and High School Musical Artists

The Clark College Women's Choral Ensemble will welcome the Battle Ground High School Treble Choir for a concert on Thursday, June 7.
May 18, 2007

Funding to Support a Fresh Start

A state grant will help displaced homemakers take the next step at Clark College.
May 17, 2007

Exam Results Bring Smiles to Clark Dental Hygiene Students

Twenty-three second-year Clark College dental hygiene students have passed the National Board Dental Hygiene Examination (NBDHE) – continuing the college’s perfect record.
May 4, 2007

What's Next at Clark College?  Find Out by E-News.

Information about news and events at Clark College is now available via e-mail.
May 3, 2007

Clark College:  Commencement 2007

Businessman and literacy advocate Wally Amos will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony at the Clark County Amphitheater on June 14.
April 27, 2007

Clark College Announces Presidential Forum Schedule

Five public forums are scheduled for Interim President Robert K. Knight as a candidate for President of Clark College.
April 27, 2007 Viennese Delight The Clark College Orchestra will present its spring concert on Sunday, June 3.
April 25, 2007

Phoenix Is Rising

Clark College will unveil the 2007 edition of its nationally-honored student art and literary publication on May 9.
April 20, 2007

Celebrating Cinco de Mayo at Clark College

Clark College will welcome the community to celebrate Cinco de Mayo through lively discussions, activities, art and food.
April 19, 2007

Clark College Welcomes 2007 Distinguished Lecturer Richard Clarke

Richard Clarke, former counterterrorism czar and author of “Against All Enemies” will speak on May 7 as part of Clark College’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
April 16, 2007 Taking the Next Step to Support Nursing Education and Health Care
A grant will help Clark College meet needs for long-term care in Southwest Washington.
April 12, 2007 Dr. James Sardo of the V.A. Medical Center will be guest speaker as Clark College launches a “Mental Health Mondays” discussion series.
April 9, 2007 Clark College Steps Out to Offer Important Skills
Clark College will offer Adult Basic Education (ABE) and English as a Second Language (ESL) classes throughout the community this spring.
April 6, 2007

Global Warming:  Beyond the Inconvenient Truth

On April 21, Clark College will welcome guest speaker Mary Christina Wood to celebrate Earth Week.
March 16, 2007

Survey Says:  Clark College Is Offering A New Program

The college’s Field Survey Technician program, the only one of its kind in the metropolitan area, is now accepting students for spring quarter 2007.
March 15, 2007

Need Financial Help for College?  Clark Can Help You Take The Next "STEPP"

Clark College introduces a new tuition payment plan to help students meet their educational expenses.
March 9, 2007

Doctoral Honors for Clark's Vice President of Instruction

Rassoul Dastmozd has successfully defended his thesis dissertation before the doctoral committee of Colorado State University.
February 23, 2007

Clark College Increases Grant Support to Promote Student Success

Director of Grants Development Katharine Brokaw provides leadership in acquiring grants to support college programs and student success. 
February 23, 2007

A Survivor of Genocide Celebrates Humanity

On March 2, Clark College will welcome African musical artist Jean Paul Samputu as part of its celebration of Black History Month.
February 23, 2007

Clark College's Concert Choir and Concert Band Perform

The Clark College Concert Choir and Concert Band will perform their Winter Concert on Friday, March 9.
February 22, 2007

Clark College Names Interim Dean of Social Sciences and Fine Arts

Psychology professor Miles Jackson succeeds former dean Chuck Ramsey.
February 21, 2007

Psst...Clark College Is Offering A New Class.  Are You Listening?

“The Power of Listening” will be offered by the Clark College Communication Studies Department beginning in the spring quarter of 2007.
February 20, 2007

Clark College Instructor Named 2007 Phi Theta Kappa Faculty Scholar

Communiactions Studies instructor Deena Bisig is one of just 24 people selected for the national honor.
February 13, 2007

Doris Groth Troxel Named 2007 Clark College Outstanding Alum

The award will be presented at the college’s Alumni-Student dinner on April 18.
February 13, 2007

Clark College's Archer Gallery Invites You to Take an Optic Journey

From February 13-March 13, the gallery hosts an exhibition by respected glass artist David Schwarz.
February 12, 2007

Czech Delight

Clark College welcomes guest conductor Romeo Rimbu, music director of Romania’s Oradea State Philharmonic.
February 7, 2007

From Tutors to Teammates: Top Clark College Students Are Named to the 2007 All-Washington Academic Team

Students Sue Corey and Max Holloway will be honored by the Governor on March 22, 2007.
February 1, 2007

A New Address for Clark College Celebrates the College's History

Effective February 1, 2007, the main address for Clark College is 1933 Fort Vancouver Way.
January 26, 2007

Honoring A Dream

 

On February 19, Clark College will welcome artist and author damali ayo to celebrate Black History Month.
January 18, 2007

Giving Kids A Reason to Smile

The Clark County Dental Society, Clark College and other community partners will celebrate Children’s Dental Health Day by providing free care to children who don’t have dental insurance.
January 18, 2007

Cool Jazz.  Hot Performances.

Clark College will host its 45th Annual Jazz Festival from January 25-27, 2007.
January 12, 2007

Carrying a Torch for Welding and Precision Machining

On Saturday, January 27, Clark College will host the Regional High School VICA/Skills USA Machining and Welding Contest.
January 8, 2007

Honoring A Dream

Clark College hosts events to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
January 5, 2007

Clark Exceeds Matching Gift to Support Education in Southwest Washington

An anonymous donation leads to over $286,000 for Clark College scholarships and needs.
January 3, 2007

Looking for The Next Step in Your Education?  Get a Running Start at Clark College. 

High school sophomores and junior and their parents are invited to “Running Start Information Night” on February 6.
News releases from September-December 2006 are also available.


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