Activities/Events for February 2013

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Monday, January 21, 2013 - Monday, March 18, 2013
Monday, January 21 through Monday, March 18. Students must submit a Petition for Registration After the Tenth Day to enroll in most classes. A Late Registration Fee of $50 per class applies.

Contact the Registration Office for more information.

Monday, January 21, 2013 - Monday, March 18, 2013
Monday, January 21 through Monday, March 18. Students must submit a Petition for Registration After the Tenth Day to enroll in most classes. A Late Registration Fee of $50 per class applies.

Contact the Registration Office for more information.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
9:00 am
Advising Center, Gaiser Hall
Interested in transferring to PSU? Meet with a PSU representative one-on-one and learn more about admission requirements, financial aid opportunities, and academic programs. To schedule, please call the PSU Academic Advising Center at 503.725.9546.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
10:00 am
GHL 213
Information to help you build alliances and develop relationships; it‘s quality versus quantity. Because you never know who you may be talking to, you want to make your conversations count. Learn conversation starters, tips for staying connected and being a great contact for others.

Tuesday, February 05, 2013
5:30 pm
Clark College, Gaiser Student Center
Develop a competitive edge and increase your chances to receive scholarships!

The Open House will take place from 5:30-7 p.m.: talk to representatives from Admissions & Financial Aid, learn about academic & professional technical programs, and explore services to help you succeed at Clark College!

The Scholarship Workshop will take place from 7-8:30p.m.: Overview of the scholarship application process, tips on writing scholarship essays and an overview of the scholarship opportunities!

This event is hosted by the Clark College Foundation and is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB 103
Twitter - Presenter, Hannah Erickson

Are you already on Twitter, but having trouble condensing your messages to 140 characters? Are you still sorting out the difference between ’RT“ and ’MT,“ or unsure about how to tag another Twitter user in your tweets”or why you would want to? Communications Specialist Hannah Erickson shares tips and tricks on how to create a Twitter feed that people want to follow. This presentation will include a group exercise in which we will condense current college events into compelling, informative tweets.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 213
Wonder why you keep putting things off? This workshop will identify some of the root causes of procrastination and offer strategies on improving your motivation.

Wednesday, February 06, 2013
7:00 pm
Clark College Gym (O'Connell Sports Complex)
This is the second of two identical (and optional) Running Start Info Nights for current sophomores or juniors who are interested in entering Running Start the fall of 2013. Testing procedures and requirements for fall quarter 2013 entry will be explained.

Thursday, February 07, 2013
9:00 am
Gaiser Hall, Main Level Concourse
Planning to transfer to The Evergreen State College? Drop by an information table in Gaiser Hall and get your questions about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs answered!

Thursday, February 07, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 213
Does the word "test" cause your palms to sweat? Join us for an hour of demystifying the test-taking process!

Thursday, February 07, 2013
1:00 pm
Advising Center, Gaiser Hall
Meet one-on-one with an Evergreen State College representative and learn more about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs. To schedule, please contact Megan Daniels at 360.867.6495 or danielsm@evergreen.edu.

Thursday, February 07, 2013
2:00 pm
GHL 213
The interview is a critical step in the job search process. Gain tips for successful interviewing that will leave employers impressed! Learn interview preparation, anticipate questions you‘ll be asked and how to follow up.

Friday, February 08, 2013
PUB 161
President's open dialogue with classified staff.

Friday, February 08, 2013
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB 103
Twitter - Presenter, Hannah Erickson

Are you already on Twitter, but having trouble condensing your messages to 140 characters? Are you still sorting out the difference between ’RT“ and ’MT,“ or unsure about how to tag another Twitter user in your tweets”or why you would want to? Communications Specialist Hannah Erickson shares tips and tricks on how to create a Twitter feed that people want to follow. This presentation will include a group exercise in which we will condense current college events into compelling, informative tweets.

Monday, February 11, 2013
10:00 am
Gaiser Hall, Main Level Concourse
Learn more about Walla Walla University at an information table in Gaiser Hall. Drop by and get your questions about admission, financial aid, and academic programs answered!

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
10:00 am
Gaiser Student Center
…Beware, The Club Fair is coming‘ on Tuesday, February 12 in the Gaiser Student Center from 10:00am to 2:00pm, proudly sponsored by Your ASCC (Associated Students of Clark College).

Come and check out the awesome opportunities that we have at Clark to get involved and meet great people.

For additional information email Bogdan Goncharuk @ ascccc@clark.edu

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
12:30 pm
Gaiser Hall 213
Join staff from FIDM for Careers in Design and Marketing. Enjoy a free lunch while learning about strategies for launching a successful career in the design and marketing industries. Information to be covered includes education paths in design and marketing fields, how to find internships, and career outlook and opportunities. To RSVP, contact the Clark College Advising Center at 360.992.2345 or prep.trans.adv@clark.edu.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
5:00 pm
Gaiser Student Center
Your ASCC (Associated Students of Clark College) is proudly sponsoring an evening concert, Lincoln…s Beard, playing on Tuesday February 12th in the Gaiser Student Center from 5:00pm to 6:00pm!

Come listen and enjoy this lively concert with the local band Lincoln…s Beard, as well as learn a bit about our 16th President Abraham Lincoln!

If you want to check them out beforehand, go to their website www.LincolnsBeard.com and have a listen.

This event is open to all students, families, and the community. This is a ‘family-friendly’ event.

For additional information email Anja Kubiniec at asapb3@clark.edu



Wednesday, February 13, 2013
9:00 am
Gaiser Hall, Main Level Concourse
Interested in transferring to Marylhurst University? Drop by an information table in the Gaiser Hall concourse and learn more about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
10:00 am
Advising Center, Gaiser Hall
Planning to transfer to Concordia University? Visit with a Concordia representative one-on-one and learn more about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs. To schedule, please contact the Clark College Advising Center at 360.992.2345 or prep.trans.adv@clark.edu.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
10:00 am
PUB 161
Clark College will welcome nationally recognized fiction writer Charles D'Ambrosio when the Columbia Writers Series continues its 2012-2013 season. D'Ambrosio will read his most recent work and speak about the craft of writing. The event is free and open to the public.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
11:00 am
Gaiser Student Center
According to the Lunar Calendar, this is the year of snake, which has a symbol of rebirth. Lunar New Year is celebrated by many countries in Southeast Asia. The ASCC student government will present Lunar New Year 2013 on February 13th, 2013 (From 11:00am- 1:15pm). Come and learn more about this exotic culture. Free Panda Express will be provided. All students are welcome to join.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
12:00 pm
Columbia Tech Center (CTC) 212
Do you need to change careers or choose a major? Discover ways to explore occupations. You…ll receive passwords to exclusive online systems that can help you identify your interests and abilities, check out job prospects or find a transfer program.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB 103
Skype - Presenter, Julie Austad

Skype is a software application that allows users to set up a FREE account, make FREE voice and video calls to other Skype users, chat, and share files, anywhere in the world. Learn more about how to use this unique software application from any computer with a microphone and webcam or from a smart mobile device.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
2:00 pm
GHL 213
Learn how to market your education, skills and experience effectively. Basic components of a resume, formatting strategies and emphasizing the importance of tailoring your resume to a particular position will be covered.

Thursday, February 14, 2013
11:00 am
Gaiser Student Center
Come enjoy the family friendly movie …Wreck-it Ralph‘ with your sweetheart! The movie will be subtitled and cookie decorating supplies will be provided by your ASCC!

Thursday, February 14, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 213
Do you have a hard time saying ‘No’? Do you find yourself getting angry or easily frustrated around others? Learn how to stand up for yourself and get what you want without upsetting those around you.

Friday, February 15, 2013
Campus will be closed in observance of President's Day. No classes.

Friday, February 15, 2013
Clark College will be closed on Friday, Feb. 15, for the President's Day Holiday. The college will be open on Monday, Feb. 18.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
9:00 am
Penguin Union Building 258C
Learn more about Gallaudet University's admission requirements and academic programs. To RSVP, contact the Clark College Advising Center at prep.trans.adv@clark.edu.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
10:30 am
CTC: The Nest
The ASCC presents President Washington's Birthday at Columbia Tech Center!
Come join us on Tuesday, February 19th from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for pie, ice cream, and also gluten free options!

President Washington was the first president of the United States of America. His Birthday is actually on the 22 of February, however the national holiday has been moved to the third Monday of every month.

For more information, contact Anja at asapb3@clark.edu

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 213
Learn the basic principles of managing a household budget. Bring your calculator for this hands-on workshop and learn how to develop the tools for successful budgeting.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
1:00 pm
Hanna Hall, Room 101
Learn more about Gallaudet University's admission requirements and academic programs. To RSVP, contact the Clark College Advising Center at prep.trans.adv@clark.edu.

Tuesday, February 19, 2013
4:00 pm
Ellis Dunn Community Room, GHL 213
The Clark College Faculty Speakers Series features Dr. Rob Schubert, Clark College professor of Anthropology, who will discuss his dissertation research at the Boabeng Fiema Monkey Sanctuary in Ghana, West Africa. He examines how a growing ecotourism industry and recent influxes of wealth, technology and infrastructure have affected a delicate balance between two local monkey species and the cultural traditions that protect them.

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
10:00 am
GHL 213
We will discuss practical suggestions for developing laser-like focus in school and work, and identify the productivity and personal costs of multitasking

Wednesday, February 20, 2013
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB 103
Free Alternatives to Photoshop - Presenter, Wendy Clark

Back by popular demand! Adobe Photoshop is the professional standard for creating photo images, but it costs over $700 for the average user. Many of its powerful features are available in other graphics programs online for free. This workshop will briefly compare some of Photoshop‘s advanced features”making selections, adding layers, retouching”with several leading free alternatives. No Photoshop experience necessary! A list including favorite (free!) basic editors will be available at the end.

Thursday, February 21, 2013
9:00 am
Advising Center, Gaiser Hall
Planning to transfer to Concordia University? Visit with a Concordia representative one-on-one and learn more about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs. To schedule, please contact the Clark College Advising Center at 360.992.2345 or prep.trans.adv@clark.edu.

Thursday, February 21, 2013
12:00 pm
GHL 213
Employers want education and they want experience. A co-op or internship provides the connection between classroom learning and hands-on experience in the workplace. Learn how to maximize your co-op or internship experience.

Friday, February 22, 2013
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB 103
Free Alternatives to Photoshop - Presenter, Wendy Clark

Back by popular demand! Adobe Photoshop is the professional standard for creating photo images, but it costs over $700 for the average user. Many of its powerful features are available in other graphics programs online for free. This workshop will briefly compare some of Photoshop‘s advanced features”making selections, adding layers, retouching”with several leading free alternatives. No Photoshop experience necessary! A list including favorite (free!) basic editors will be available at the end.

Friday, February 22, 2013
7:30 pm
Decker Theatre
This landmark musical by Jonathan Larson won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize and the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical. Directed by Gene Biby, this vibrant and deeply moving production will be presented on Feb. 22-23 and on March 1-2 and 7-9. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. A Saturday matinee will be presented on March 2 at 2 p.m.

Saturday, February 23, 2013
7:30 pm
Decker Theatre
This landmark musical by Jonathan Larson won the 1996 Pulitzer Prize and the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical. Directed by Gene Biby, this vibrant and deeply moving production will be presented on Feb. 22-23 and on March 1-2 and 7-9. Evening performances begin at 7:30 p.m. A Saturday matinee will be presented on March 2 at 2 p.m.

Monday, February 25, 2013
Registration Office/Online
Spring 2013 registration begins for continuing students either online or in person at the Registration Office with photo ID.

Students are assigned specific days and times to register, which they may view online through the Current Students page.

Monday, February 25, 2013
9:00 am
Gaiser Student Center
Scooby-Dooby Doo where are you????? Come join your ASCC as they present Scooby-Doo Morning Cartoons on February 25 from 9:00am to 11:00am in Gaiser Student Center.

Your ASCC will be showing the very first 5 episodes of the original Scooby-Doo!

Breakfast snacks and custom made coffee drinks from Pacific Perks will be offered starting at 9:00am until all gone.

Everyone is welcome to join in!!!

Monday, February 25, 2013
5:00 pm
LIB 103
Learn how to cite accurately using MLA style. Topics include creating a works-cited page and in text citations.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
9:00 am
Advising Center, Gaiser Hall
Interested in transferring to Washington State University Pullman? Meet one-on-one with a WSU Pullman representative and get your questions about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs answered. To schedule, please contact the Clark College Advising Center at 360.992.2345 or prep.trans.adv@clark.edu.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
10:00 am
Gaiser Hall, Main Level Concourse
*RESCHEDULE*

Stop by an information table in Gaiser Hall and learn more about Concordia's program in homeland security and emergency prepardenss.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
1:00 pm
Gaiser Hall (GHL 213)
International Speakers Bureau: At Home in Two Worlds

Sponsored by International Programs on Tuesday, February 26th from 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. in the Ellis Dunn Community Room (GHL 213). Take a break, bring your lunch, and enjoy a presentation by International student, Andrea Luzak. Andrea will speak about her culture in Germany and how she came to the U.S. and Clark College.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013
5:00 pm
LIB 103
Learn how to cite accurately using APA style. Topics include creating a cover page, references page and in-text citations.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
11:30 am
Gaiser Student Center
With his incredible talents in humor, K-von has brought laughter to people around the world. He is also a star in the MTV‘s hit show ’Disaster Date“.The ASCC student Government will present Humor Without Borders on February 27th, 2013 (from 11:00am-12:30pm). Refreshment will be provided at 11:00. All students are welcome to participate. Be ready to laugh hard.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB 103
Scoop.It - Patrick Wohlmut

Sifting useful information from bad information on the Internet requires skill, as well as a set of very specific tools and strategies. One practice that can help is Content Curation: the creation of a home on the Internet for high-quality information around a particular topic. Content Curation can help you focus your research and put it into one place. It also provides a public pathway for others to inquire into your topic. Reference Librarian Patrick Wohlmut will show you how to use an Internet-based curation tool called Scoop.It and give you tips for gathering and sharing research effectively.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 205
Learn about the professional and exploratory rewards of volunteering. This workshop examines the value of volunteering, how to find the right volunteer opportunities and how they can benefit you professionally.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 213
Concerned about your studies? Having trouble with classes, whether for personal or academic reasons? Come and learn about the many student support resources at Clark, and create a plan to help you succeed as a student.

Thursday, February 28, 2013
3:00 pm
GHL 213
Stress is an inevitable part of life affecting health, productivity and relationships. Discover your unique reaction to stress and new options for handling stressful situations





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