Clark College News Releases

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December 29, 2010

Rebuilding Hope

Through learning and service, Clark College will honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a full day of events on Wednesday, Jan. 19.

December 28, 2010
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 27, 2010
Clark College Presents “Mental Health Mondays”
The warning signs for alcohol and drug abuse will be the focus of the first winter quarter lecture in the heralded discussion series.

December 8, 2010

Clark College Honors November Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Cameron Falkner and Briel Thoune are honored for their leadership on Clark’s cross country teams during a championship season.

December 2, 2010

Clark College Honors October Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Angela Gardner and Carlos Mendoza are honored for their leadership on Clark’s soccer teams.

November 18, 2010

Educating for the Seventh Generation

On Friday, Dec. 3, Clark College will host a community-wide celebration of indigenous cultures.

November 10, 2010

How far can a gummi bear jump?

From chopper challenges to mystery architecture, the focus will be on learning and fun as Clark College hosts the regional 2010 Elementary Science Olympiad on Saturday, Nov. 13.

November 3, 2010

“Voices of the World” Unite at Clark College

From Nov. 15-19, Clark College will welcome the community as it hosts a rich array of events in honor of International Education Week.

October 22, 2010

Combating Cybercrime, Cyberterrorism, and the Internet Underground

On Friday, Nov. 5, Clark College will welcome cybertechnology expert Dr. Rocky Termanini.

October 21, 2010

A moody masterpiece.  A memorable performance.

Musician Gideon Freudmann will accompany the German Expressionist film “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari” at a special presentation at Clark College on Wed. Oct. 27.

October 20, 2010

Volcanoes and Earthquakes and Tsunamis, Oh, My…

A Nov. 4 presentation by geology professor Dr. Charlene Montierth
will launch Clark College’s popular Faculty Speaker Series for the 2010-2011 academic year.

October 14, 2010

Clark College Honors September Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Holly Meler and Ben Miramontes are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

October 11, 2010

Their Professional Expertise Elevates Clark's Programs and Students

The focus is on excellence as Clark College honors the hundreds of regional professionals who serve on the advisory committees for the college’s career and technical programs.

September 27, 2010

Clark College Music Professor Wins a Fifth National Award

With new works scheduled to be published and performed this fall, Clark College music professor Donald Appert has been honored with his fifth national ASCAPLUS Award, presented by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP). 

September 24, 2010

Smile and Say "Fortyyyyyyyy"

Clark College’s Dental Hygiene program celebrates its 40th anniversary
by hosting an alumni reunion on Sat. Oct. 2 -- a full day of education and celebration.

September 23, 2010

Clark College Presents “Mental Health Mondays”
Turning learning challenges into strengths will be the focus of the first fall lecture in the heralded discussion series.

September 21, 2010

Services + Support = Student Success

Clark College welcomes William Belden as Vice President of Student Affairs.

September 17, 2010
Fall Focus:  Clark College Opens Its 2010-2011 Academic Year

The new academic year begins with strong enrollment and individual and institutional accomplishments.

September 16, 2010
Clark Safety Efforts Earn Federal Support

Clark College has received a grant of nearly $750,000 in support of the college’s emergency management efforts.

September 10, 2010

A Giant Step for Clark's Youngest Learners

A groundbreaking ceremony will be held on Monday, Sept. 13 for Phase I of the new Clark College Early Learning Center.

July 12, 2010

Learning through History:  Today’s Students.  Tomorrow’s Leaders.

On Wednesday, July 14, Clark College will present a “Legacy of Leadership” workshop as part of the region’s new Center for Leadership Excellence.

July 7, 2010
"Best Practices" Earn a National Award for Clark College Foundation

Judged against more than 1,000 institutions of higher education, the Foundation represents one of only two community colleges to be honored.

June 17, 2010
Clark College: Commencement 2010

Personal stories and achievements were celebrated during the 2010 Clark College Commencement Ceremony at the Sleep Country Amphitheater on Thursday, June 17.

June 16, 2010
Clark College Honors May Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Lacey Franklin and Justin Hansen are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

June 13, 2010

Clark College and Concordia University Take The Next Step in Fitness Training, Exercise and Sport Science

On Monday, June 14, Clark and Concordia will sign an agreement allowing students in Clark’s fitness trainer program to transfer seamlessly to Concordia’s Exercise and Sports program. 

May 27, 2010
Worldwide service is the hallmark of this “Outstanding” Clark alum
Rico Selga of Vancouver is the recipient of the 2010 Clark College Outstanding Alumni Award, which will be presented on Wednesday, June 2.
May 24, 2010
Statewide Honors for Clark Student Journalists
Student journalists for The Independent, Clark College’s student newspaper, earn 11 awards in the 2010 Washington Community College Journalism Awards.
May 21, 2010
A “Most Distinguished” Chapter
The Clark College chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the honor society for two-year colleges, earns international honors; the chapter will honor and induct members on May 24.

May 20, 2010

Making a Difference Through Education and Service

Clark College, nationally-recognized for its service-learning program,
will welcome Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt as it honors 30 student volunteers during a recognition ceremony on May 26.

May 19, 2010
Award-winning Coach to Lead Clark Women's Soccer
Stan Rodrigues brings professional and educational experience as a coach and player.
May 17, 2010
Clark College Honors April Student Athletes of the Month
Student athletes Tyler Lane and Lindsay Sasse are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

May 11, 2010
Clark College: Commencement 2010
Award-winning author, journalist and attorney Heidi W. Durrow will be the keynote speaker at the college’s commencement ceremony on Thursday, June 17.

May 11, 2010
Clark College Students Honor Native American Indian Youth and Elders
The American Indian Students Council of Clark College will host a mini powwow on Friday, May 21 from 6-10 p.m.

May 7, 2010
Nursing and Ethics:  A Legacy from Florence Nightingale
The Clark College Nursing Department will host the second annual
Hilma Speights Distinguished Lecture and Nursing Celebration on Wednesday, May 12.
May 6, 2010
A Statewide Award Honors Service and Leadership in Support of Students with Disabilities
Clark College Disability Support Services Director Tami Jacobs has received the Ben Webinger Meritorious Service Award from the Washington Association on Postsecondary Education and Disability (WAPED).
May 4, 2010
P Is for Penelope
Penelope Scambly Schott, winner of the 2008 Oregon Book Award for poetry for “A Is for Anne:  Mistress Hutchinson Disturbs the Commonwealth”, will visit Clark College on Tuesday, May 11 as guest lecturer in the 2009-2010 Columbia Writers Series.

April 30, 2010

Regional Leadership. Statewide Honors.

Addison Jacobs, chair of the Clark College Board of Trustees, will receive the Trustees Association of Community and Technical Colleges (TACTC) Award for Leadership at the TACTC spring conference in May.

April 29, 2010
Clark College Presents "Mental Health Mondays"

The acclaimed discussion series will conclude its 2009-2010 series
with presentations on coping with anxiety, sexuality and communication, and schizophrenia.

April 27, 2010

Clark College Honors Newly Tenured Faculty
Eleven faculty members, who have been granted tenure by the Clark College Board of Trustees, were honored at a reception on April 27.

April 20, 2010

Career Days at Clark College:The Next Step for Job Search and Career Advice

A multi-day event for students and the job seeking community will be held at the college from May 4-6.

April 16, 2010
Día del Niño, Día del Libro and Peña Folklórica Come to Clark College

Clark College celebrates Latino culture with three vibrant events for the college and community.

April 9, 2010

The Future is Green at Clark College

As it seeks a Tree Campus USA designation, Clark College hosts a 2010 Arbor Day event with the planting of an evergreen magnolia tree near the college’s music building.

April 9, 2010

Clark College Honors March's Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Josh Smith and Sam Watkins are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

April 8, 2010

Two Historic Gifts. One Memorable Event.

On Thursday, April 22, Clark College will celebrate international friendship by hosting the fifth annual  Sakura Festival – celebrating one historic gift and looking forward to another.

April 6, 2010

Two Inspiring Women Represent Clark for Statewide Honor

Students Carolyn Cox and Katsiaryna (Katya) Kavaleuskaya represent Clark College on the 2010 All-Washington Academic Team and exemplify a spirit of service to others.

April 6, 2010

From Mourning to Memoir:  One Writer’s Journey into Her Story

English professor and writer Gail Robinson will be the presenter as Clark College’s Faculty Speaker Series continues on Tuesday, April 20.

April 5, 2010

Glorious music.  International friendship.

The University of the Philippines Concert Chorus will perform at Clark College on Friday, April 9 from noon to 1 p.m.

March 31, 2010

Clark College Helps Students Dress for Success

From April 12-27, Clark College will accept clothing donations to help Clark students as they take the next step from education to the workplace.

March 18, 2010

Clark College Honors February’s Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Markeith Brown and Chawncy McClenan are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

March 12, 2010

Thinking Green about Food
Clark College’s Cooking and Wine School will host a sustainability and locavore resource fair on Saturday, March 27 at Clark College at Columbia Tech Center.

February 26, 2010
Backpack to the Future

On Monday, March 8, Clark College engineering students will use their expertise to create storage devices for students in wheelchairs.

February 25, 2010

For this education professional, the next step is Clark College

Dr. Darcy L. Rourk is Clark’s new associate vice president of human resources.

February 23, 2010

Clark College Honors January’s Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Ryan Anderson and Leanne Lamping are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

February 5, 2010

Transitioning at College:  How to Be An Ally for Transgendered Individuals

Reid Vanderburgh, M.A., LMFT, will speak at the college at noon on Monday, Feb. 22.

February 2, 2010

Testing the Skills of the Next Generation of Welders

On Saturday, Feb. 20, Clark College will welcome students from seven regional high schools as it hosts the 2010 Regional High School VICA/Skills USA Welding Competition.

February 1, 2010

Driving the Future: Testing the Next Generation of Auto Technicians

On Friday, Feb. 5, Clark College will welcome students from 12 regional high schools at Future Tech 2010.

January 22, 2010

Writing Women into History:  The 2010 Women of Achievement Celebration

Clark College and YWCA Clark County announce the 2010 Women of Achievement and Young Women of Achievement honorees.

January 21, 2010

Clark College Welcomes a Literary Detective for the Ages

Author and professor Paul Collins will visit Clark on Wednesday, Feb. 10
as guest lecturer in the 2009-2010 Columbia Writers Series

January 15, 2010

College Goal Sunday 2010: It's Your Chance to Score Free Help Applying for Financial Aid

Clark College will host College Goal Sunday 2010 on Sunday, Jan. 31 at 2 p.m.

January 15, 2010

It's "Seuss-a-Palozza" Time at Clark College!

The gift of a book can foster the love of reading for kindergarteners
at Vancouver’s Fruit Valley Elementary School.

January 13, 2010
Clark College Honors December's Student Athletes of the Month

Student athletes Travis Garrison and Renee Tzeo are honored for their leadership on Clark’s athletic teams.

January 12, 2010

Anxiety, Stress and Dinosaurs

Clark College continues its Mental Health Mondays discussion series

by expanding its focus on the impact of anxiety and stress.

January 7, 2010

Rising to the moment in challenging times: Clark’s 2010 State of the College Address

Clark College President Robert K. Knight will deliver the 2010 State of the College address on Thursday, Jan. 14.

January 6, 2010

This Phoenix Is Still Rising

The 2009 edition of Phoenix, the student art and literary magazine of Clark College, has taken top honors in the national competition of the American Scholastic Press Association.

News releases are also available from 2009 and 2008.
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