Activities/Events for May 2014

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Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014
Monday, April 21 through Friday, June 13. Students must submit a Late Registration Petition to enroll in most classes. A Late Registration Fee of $50 per class applies.

Contact the Registration Office for more information.

Monday, April 21, 2014 - Friday, June 13, 2014
Students registering (or re-registering) for classes between Monday, April 21 and Friday, June 13 will be assessed a late registration fee of $50 per class for most classes.

Thursday, May 01, 2014
11:00 am
GHL 213
This workshop examines how to find the right volunteer opportunities to help your future career.

Thursday, May 01, 2014
12:00 pm
GHL 213
Learn how to market your education, skills and experience effectively. Basic components of a resume, formatting strategies and tailoring your resume to a particular position will be covered.

Thursday, May 01, 2014
3:00 pm
GHL213
Get tips on how to approach time as if you are in control. Learn how to make the best use of your time.

Monday, May 05, 2014

Monday, May 05, 2014

Monday, May 05, 2014
12:00 pm
GHL 213
Make the connection between classroom learning and hands-on experience.

Monday, May 05, 2014
1:00 pm
GHL 213
Do you have a hard time saying "No"? Learn how to stand up for yourself and get what you want without upsetting others.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Enrollment Services in Gaiser Hall
Completed Questionnaires with supporting documentation will be accepted up to the 30th calendar day of the quarter. If all required documentation has not been submitted by the 30th calendar day, that request will be considered for the following quarter. Students cannot be refunded for previous quarters attended prior to application.

Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Gaiser Student Center
Information coming soon ....

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Gaiser Student Center
Information coming soon....

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
10:30 am
All Locations
On Wednesday, May 7, 2014, at 10:40 a.m., Clark College will conduct an evacuation exercise. All Clark College buildings will be evacuated -- including main campus, Columbia Tech Center, WSU Vancouver, and the downtown Corporate and Continuing Education site. Everyone will evacuate to the nearest Assembly Area, usually a directional or way-finding sign (to find the Assembly Area nearest you, visit http://www.clark.edu/emergency). Watch for faculty and staff wearing emergency vests.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
10:45 am
All campuses
Practice full evacuation to Assembly Areas (including special needs population), employ EBCs and CERT members to assist, secure buildings to prevent re-entry.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB103
Is technology giving you a headache? Are you at a loss for where to turn when your laptop, email inbox, or Canvas login fails? Join eLearning IT Specialist Brendan Pust and IT Services Lab Manager Mike Silva for a session on where to turn for IT help.

Wednesday, May 07, 2014
2:00 pm
GHL 213
Bring your calculator for this hands-on workshop and learn to develop tools for successful budgeting.

Thursday, May 08, 2014
11:00 am
GHL 108
Let us show you how to identify academic programs based on your strengths, interests and goals.

Thursday, May 08, 2014
4:00 pm
Ellis Dunn Community Room
Borderlines: Political and Economic Differences between Nicaragua and Costa Rica

Professor Carlos Castro offers his insight on why the two neighboring countries with strong cultural ties can differ so differ so dramatically socially, politically and economically.

Friday, May 09, 2014
5:00 pm
Gaiser Student Center
Da del Nio/Da del Libro celebrates children and reading. In a special reading area, student volunteers will read bilingual books to children. Each youngster will be able to make their own book, have their face painted, and get their picture taken with Oswald, Clark's penguin mascot. There will also be interactive entertainment such as a puppet show and dance performance. Snacks will be provided as well. The event is free and open to the public.

Saturday, May 10, 2014
3:00 pm
Penguin Union Building, Fireside Room (161)
Please join us for this exceptional recital by Clark College faculty, to support the Music Lessons Scholarship Fund. Our goal is to raise $7200 to fund 10 students with applied music lessons in the 2014-2015 school year. Your gift will keep music education accessible. Free admission; donations gratefully accepted. Reception to follow. RSVP by May 5 at http://www.cvent.com/d/94q2ym/1Q

Monday, May 12, 2014
Continuing students begin registering for summer 2014 the week of May 12. Students are assigned specific days and times to register, which they may view online through the Current Students tab. Continuing students are defined as those who have earned credits at Clark College within the last four quarters.

Monday, May 12, 2014
Continuing students begin registering for summer 2014 the week of May 12. Students are assigned specific days and times to register, which they may view online through the Current Students tab.

Continuing students are defined as those who have earned credits at Clark College within the last four quarters.

Monday, May 12, 2014
1:30 pm
Gaiser Student Center
The WA State Supreme Court Justices will answer questions from audience members

Monday, May 12, 2014
3:30 pm
PUB 161/PUB Lounge
Community members are welcome to attend and meet the WA State Supreme Court Justices. Light refreshments will be served. The event is free and open to the community

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
9:00 am
Gaiser Student Center

Tuesday, May 13, 2014
10:00 am
PUB 258C
Learn the components of a successful job search campaign in the new labor market.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The 2014-2015 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is available for students that plan to attend Clark College summer quarter 2014 through spring quarter 2015.

Additional forms will be requested after the Financial Aid Office receives your FAFSA. To ensure that we have your file processed in time and you know what types of aid you are qualified to receive, submit all requested documents by May 14, 2014.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
12:00 pm
GHL 213
get an overview of LinkedIn and tips for using professional networking to strengthen your job search.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
12:00 pm
Teaching and Learning Classroom, GHL 205
Clark College employees and students are invited to join the Beak Speak chapter of Toastmasters International. Improve your public speaking and leadership skills at this fun meeting every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
1:00 pm
GHL 213
Wonder why you keep putting things off? This overview considers some of the root causes of procrastination and offers strategies on improving your motivation.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
The third installment for the Student Tuition Payment Plan is due. Payments that are paid after May 15, 2014 are assess a late fee of $20.00.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
11:00 am
GHL 108
Get passwords and discover tools and services for effective career exploration and job search.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
11:30 am
PUB 161
The Student of Color Luncheon is designed to build community for students of color and allies. The guest speaker is faculty member Rich Inouye. Lunch is provided and the event is open for all who would like to attend.

Thursday, May 15, 2014
1:00 pm
GHL 213
This presentation outlines the productivity and personal costs associated with multitasking.

Monday, May 19, 2014
New students are defined as those with no previous college experience, transfer students, and former students who have not earned credits at Clark College in over four quarters.

Monday, May 19, 2014
New students are defined as those with no previous college experience, transfer students, and former students who have not earned credits at Clark College in over four quarters.

Monday, May 19, 2014
5:00 pm
LIB 103
Learn how to cite using MLA style including creating a works-cited page and in-text citations.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
11:00 am
Penguin Union Building (PUB) 258
The Health Careers Job Fair is sponsored by Clark College Career Services. The event is designed to assist job seekers with resources for career planning and opportunities to network with employers in the Allied Health, Nursing and Wellness industries.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014
5:00 pm
LIB 103
Learn how to cite using APA style including creating a cover page, references and citations.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
12:00 pm
PUB 258B
Learn about useful resources and strategies for a successful transfer to a university.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB103
$ALT Money is a free resource available to students of Clark College, providing resources to help you take control of your finances by helping you to understand financial aid, banking, budgeting, loan repayment, and credit. It even offers calculators to help you build your budget and loan repayment plan!

Thursday, May 22, 2014
11:00 am
PUB 258C
Prepare for graduate school while at Clark through this interactive, goal- oriented workshop.

Thursday, May 22, 2014
3:00 pm
PUB 258C
Discover your unique reaction to stress and new options for handling stressful situations.

Monday, May 26, 2014
The campus will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
New students are defined as those with no previous college experience, transfer students, and former students who have not earned credits at Clark College in over four quarters. This group of students may register on May 27 (online or in person) as long as they have completed admissions, Student Orientation, and advising requirements.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
New students are defined as those with no previous college experience, transfer students, and former students who have not earned credits at Clark College in over four quarters.

This group of students may register on May 27 (online or in person) as long as they have completed admissions, Student Orientation, and advising requirements.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
10:30 am
Gaiser Hall
Welcome To The vivint Career Site
We help families protect and secure their future. Every employee at Vivint is dedicated to this mission and purpose. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company; therefore, we strive to create and provide an environment that offers challenging, stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.
Join us and discover a work experience where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where you can learn and grow to your full potential. We're looking for individuals who enjoy the entrepreneurial thrill of invention and who enjoy working as a team to create a satisfying outcome for our customers.
Check out the table in Gaiser Hall TODAY for more information.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
5:30 pm
Gaiser Student Center
On behalf of the Associated Student of Clark College it is our pleasure to recognize selected students who were nominated by their faculty, staff, employer or advisor at this year's 2014 OSWALD Awards (Outstanding Students with Academic Leadership and Development skills).

Students are being recognized for either:
*superior academic work
*service as a student on a college committee
*outstanding service to student clubs or student programs
*exemplary performance in a work study position or academic department

The annual OSWALD Awards is Tuesday, May 27 from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in Gaiser Student Center.

What to expect:
*Dress attire is completely up to you. Students dress from shorts and t-shirts to slacks and dresses. Just wear what is most comfortable for you.

*Light refreshments will be provided at the end of the celebration.

For additional information contact Dena Brill at asccpt@clark.edu.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
8:00 am
CTC
Spring Forward Penguin students and please join us for a delicious "Free breakfast" being held in the NEST at CTC on Wednesday, May 28 from 8:00am to 10:00am.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
10:00 am
Library Commons Area
Exchange your old books that you've already read for others that are new to you! Part of the Subtext literary festival.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
11:00 am
CTC 333*
Get passwords and discover tools and services for effective career exploration and job search.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
12:00 pm
Teaching and Learning Classroom, GHL 205
Clark College employees and students are invited to join the Beak Speak chapter of Toastmasters International. Improve your public speaking and leadership skills at this fun meeting every second and fourth Wednesday of the month.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
12:15 pm
Cannell Library, LIB103
Google Hangouts permits text, video, and audio communication with others on the Google+ network. It allows easy interaction with Android and Apple phones, tablets, and computers. Lorelle VanFossen, CTEC instructor of WordPress and web publishing courses, takes you on a journey through the pros, cons, and features of Google Hangouts for teachers and students.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
1:00 pm
PUB 258B
Discover your unique reaction to stress and new options for handling stressful situations.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
12:00 pm
GHL 213
Networking is an essential component of any job search, but it presents challenges for the introverted job seeker. We will explore and apply ways to make the most of your networking experience.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
1:00 pm
GHL 213
Come find out ways to manage test anxiety to help you achieve academic success.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
1:00 pm
Foster Hall Auditorium
Reading and discussion with Karen Russell, award-winning author of Swamplandia! and The Vampires in the Lemon Grove. Part of the Subtext literary festival.

Thursday, May 29, 2014
6:00 pm
Kiggins Theater, 1011 Main St., Vancouver WA
Free and open to the public. This screening will showcase the best examples of student animation, video and time-based artwork. Additional works from students at WSU, PSU, PNCA, and the NW Film Center will also be shown.

Friday, May 30, 2014
Friday, May 30 by 4:30 p.m. is the deadline to change a class from a letter grade to a "P" grade to indicate pass/no pass.

Not all classes are eligible for a pass/no pass grade. Contact the Registration Office for details.

Friday, May 30, 2014
Friday, May 30 is the last day to withdraw from regular-start, online and hybrid fall classes.

Students may withdraw in person at the Registration Office with photo ID until 4:30 p.m., or online through Web Registration until 11:30 p.m.

Withdrawal dates for late-start classes vary. Contact the Registration Office for details.

Friday, May 30, 2014
12:00 pm
PUB 258-C





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