Activities/Events for September 2013

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Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - Friday, September 27, 2013
9:00 am
Gaiser Hall
Hiring for Client Collections Representative and Client Retention Coordinator positions in the Portland location. More opportunities available in Vancouver. Stop by the table in Gaiser Hall for more information!

Friday, September 06, 2013
An application for admissions and payment of the $20.00 admissions fee must be received by September 6, 2013 for fall quarter entry. Applications received after the deadline will be deferred to the next available enrollment cycle.

Tuesday, September 10, 2013
10:00 am
Advising Services GHL108
Interested in transferring to Concordia University? Visit with a Concordia representative one-on-one and get all your questions about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs answered. Appointments will be available in the Clark College Advising Center. To schedule, contact the Clark College Advising Center at 360.992.2345 or prep.trans.adv@clark.edu. If emailing, please indicate your desired date and time as well as intended major.


Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Summer grades will post to transcripts on Wednesday, September 11, 2013. Students may view their unofficial transcripts online through the Current Students page. Students may order official transcripts here: http://www.clark.edu/admissions_fin_aid/transcripts_grades/

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
9:00 am
GYM (OSC) & Fountain/Student Center
President Bob Knight greets the college to kick off the 2013-14 academic year. During the President‘s welcome, employees' milestones will be recognized. Faculty and staff will form cross-departmental teams to explore what it means to be a college focused on student learning. In the year ahead, the groups created on Opening Day will continue to engage in discussions and reflections on the role that we all have in our students‘ learning.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
10:00 am
Friends of the Carpenter
Volunteers Needed! Sign-up by clicking the link "more information" below.

Wednesday, September 11, 2013
1:00 pm
Various Locations
Meet with your dean and colleagues to kick off the fall quarter. Contact unit administrative assistant for details.
**faculty and staff only**

Thursday, September 12, 2013
9:00 am
Various Locations
Meet with your division chairs, department heads and/or colleagues to prepare for fall quarter. Contact department senior secretary for details regarding time, location, etc.

**faculty and staff only**

Thursday, September 12, 2013
9:00 am
GHL 213
VP of Administrative Services, Bob Williamson, and Director of Business Services, Karen Wynkoop, will present information about the college's budget, including types of funds, sources of revenue, the state's and college's budget processes, and the difference between operating and capital funds.

Bob and Karen welcome questions so come prepared to ask those burning questions you have about the college's budget.

Thursday, September 12, 2013
10:00 am
GHL 205
Are you a new supervisor of classified staff, hourly classified (aka temporary hourly) or student employees? Are you a new employee required to complete a TLR form, or an employee newly required to use TLR? Are you a seasoned employee, but have questions about TLR (e.g. how do I report multiple transactions on one day?)?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, please join Sherri Meadors, Payroll Supervisor, for a demonstration on how to use the Time & Leave Reporting (TLR) tool and an opportunity to have all your questions answered.

**faculty and staff only**

Thursday, September 12, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 213
The Performance Development Plan (PDP) is a tool to support effective employee development and performance management for classified employees. This training will provide information on the process and timelines including developing performance expectations (including results and competencies), identifying professional development needs and opportunities, interium reviews, and performance feedback.
**open to administrative/exempt staff and classified supervisors**


Thursday, September 12, 2013
12:00 pm
GHL 205
This face-to-face workshop is designed for instructors who will teach online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses for Clark College. By the completion of the workshop (both f2f and post-work), you should have a basic understanding of the main features of Canvas, have a clear understanding of how Canvas will be used at Clark College, have at least one of your Moodle courses imported into Canvas, have completed follow-up tasks and quizzes, and then be ready to move into the Canvas 201 (teaching online) workshop. Complete resources are available to provide more depth of topics, similar to an online version of workshop.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by selecting specific date at http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com/.

If no available dates/times work for you, please email Kathy at kchatfield@clark.edu for alternative arrangements.

Thursday, September 12, 2013
1:00 pm
Hazel Dell Community Garden
Volunteers Needed! Sign-up by clicking "more information" below.

Friday, September 13, 2013
8:30 am
GHL 205
An overview of key services, policies and procedures which are important to all new faculty members for the 2013-14 academic year.

SMART Classroom podium training is optional for the final hour of this orientation.

Please call the Teaching and Learning Center at 360-992-2069 to register.

Friday, September 13, 2013
9:00 am
GHL 213
Become familiar with the incident reporting process at Clark College and ask questions. Mandatory for Supervisors.

Friday, September 13, 2013
10:00 am
GHL 213
All employers in the United States must comply with Hazard Communication rules under OSHA. Attend this training if you were unable to complete the online training.

Friday, September 13, 2013
10:00 am
JSH 124
Annual meeting to refine and improve the division structure and jointly review and define the Division Chair job description and method of evaluation.

**faculty and staff only**

Friday, September 13, 2013
11:00 am
Student Center (GHL)
Come meet people all in one place from more than thirty programs and services from across the college to learn what is new, what is available and who can help.

**faculty and staff only**

Friday, September 13, 2013
11:30 am
GHL 213
Service-learning 101.

Service-learning is a teaching method which combines community service with academic instruction as it focuses on critical, reflective thinking and civic responsibility. Learn how to incorporate service-learning into the classroom for all academic disciplines. This workshop will focus on finding the right organizations for group volunteering, how to fill out site agreement and liability forms, and examining various models for reflection.

Please RSVP to Katie Colleran at kcolleran@clark.edu OR call 360.992.2447.

**open to all faculty and staff**

Friday, September 13, 2013
1:00 pm
BHL 109
Need to buy something? Go somewhere? Learn how to do both! Find out the details of purchasing and travel procedures at Clark.

**faculty and staff only**

Friday, September 13, 2013
2:00 pm
GHL 205
This face-to-face workshop is designed for instructors who will teach online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses for Clark College. By the completion of the workshop (both f2f and post-work), you should have a basic understanding of the main features of Canvas, have a clear understanding of how Canvas will be used at Clark College, have at least one of your Moodle courses imported into Canvas, have completed follow-up tasks and quizzes, and then be ready to move into the Canvas 201 (teaching online) workshop. Complete resources are available to provide more depth of topics, similar to an online version of workshop.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by selecting specific date at http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com/.

If no available dates/times work for you, please email Kathy at kchatfield@clark.edu for alternative arrangements.

Monday, September 16, 2013
8:30 am
Columbia Tech Center (CTC)
What produces the A-Ha Moment in our students? Vice President of Instruction Tim Cook will open the day with remarks to guide that exploration. To illustrate the depth and variety of those moments, 10 panelists from different disciplines throughout Clark College will present lightning talks, followed by breakout sessions for faculty to share best practices and reflect on personal methods that produce student learning. Small, informal lessons will be shared among groups to provide meaningful takeaways and lay the groundwork for future exploration and creation of the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan.

Registration begins at 8:30 am. The program begins at 9:00 in CTC 144.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

*faculty only*

Monday, September 16, 2013
10:00 am
JSH 124
Clark College is excited to announce its partnership with CollegeFish.org. Because of this free collaboration, beginning fall 2013, all Clark College enrolled students, staff and faculty will have the opportunity to access CollegeFish.org, the nation's leading community college completion and transfer support resource. This means direct access to:

*Over 37 million in transfer scholarship opportunities

*College comparison, transfer tuition and course planning tools

*Interactive online communities for pre and post transfer community building and networking

*Information on over 2000 regionally accredited senior college and university transfer options

*Personalized goal setting and calendar function for on-track completion and transfer deadline management

Join us for an official on campus training - your participation will help us keep our students hooked on Clark College until completion and set for smooth sailing to the senior college or university of their choice!

Monday, September 16, 2013
1:00 pm
JSH 124
Come learn about this financial management tool designed specifically to help Clark College students become more financially savvy. Clark College has partnered with SALT to help increase the financial literacy of our students and aid in student success. We will introduce you to some of the benefits offered by SALT, which include: interactive money management tools that will show students how to take control of their finances; a personal dashboard that tracks student's federal student loans from Clark College in one place; loan advice from SALT's expert counselors; My Money 101 - a self-paced, online resource that teaches students practical money management strategies for budgeting, credit cards, banking and more.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
8:30 am
Gaiser Student Center (GHL)
President Bob Knight introduces Clark students who will share their A-Ha Moments to exemplify the importance of student learning. Afternoon sessions will begin with a presentation by the 2013-2014 Outcomes Assessment liaisons, followed by department and program breakouts to continue Outcomes Assessment activities.

Registration begins at 8:30 am. The program begins at 9:00 in the Gaiser Student Center.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

*faculty only*

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
10:00 am
Advising Services GHL108
Interested in transferring to Concordia University? Visit with a Concordia representative one-on-one and get all your questions about admissions, financial aid, and academic programs answered. Appointments will be available in the Clark College Advising Center. To schedule, contact the Clark College Advising Center at 360.992.2345 or prep.trans.adv@clark.edu. If emailing, please indicate your desired date and time as well as intended major.

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
1:00 pm
JSH 124
This session examines the components of successful team building in the workplace. Participants will learn to identify the characteristics of effective teams, examine the stages of team development, explore issues around team diversity and consider the leader's role in maintaining team effectiveness.

**open to admin/exempt staff and classified supervisors**

Tuesday, September 17, 2013
1:30 pm
Clark County Food Bank
Come volunteer on Tuesday, September 17th, 2013. We need your help! Click on the "more information" link below to sign-up! Also, visit our website at www.clark.edu/cc/volunteer, to see where we will be volunteering at on the 17th of each month!

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
8:00 am
Off Campus
For details, please contact Kimberly Sullivan @ ksullivan@clark.edu

**faculty only**

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
8:30 am
GHL 205
This face-to-face workshop is designed for instructors who will teach online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses for Clark College. By the completion of the workshop (both f2f and post-work), you should have a basic understanding of the main features of Canvas, have a clear understanding of how Canvas will be used at Clark College, have at least one of your Moodle courses imported into Canvas, have completed follow-up tasks and quizzes, and then be ready to move into the Canvas 201 (teaching online) workshop. Complete resources are available to provide more depth of topics, similar to an online version of workshop.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by selecting specific date at http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com/.

If no available dates/times work for you, please email Kathy at kchatfield@clark.edu for alternative arrangements.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
9:00 am
SHL 216
This workshop is open to all new CTE faculty and to those who will be reviewing their vocational certification. A step-by-step overview of the certification process will be presented.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
9:00 am
GHL 213
Do you have an event or program that you would like to publicize? Do you need help creating a brochure explaining your new project? Then it is time you met the staff of the Communications and Marketing Department. Communications Specialist, Hannah Erickson, will explain how ComMark can help you with communications tools like posters, flyers, news releases, video, logo creation, website ads, web pages, social media, mailers and coverage in Clark 24/7.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
9:00 am
SHL 103
This 90 minute seminar highlights the issues facing state employees and state officers regarding the Ethics in Public Service Act, RCW 42.52 and WAC 292-110-010, Use of Resources.

This fast-paced seminar leads the audience through the law, using actual cases to put the concepts into reality-based scenarios.

Ethical concepts will be explained and practical tools provided so state employees will know how to handle ethical issues when they arise in the workplace. The audience will learn what conduct is appropriate and options to take when faced with similar dilemmas in their agency.

Presented by: Melanie de Leon, Executive Director, Executive Ethics Board

*open to all faculty and staff*

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
9:30 am
PUB 258 B
This workshop will be a dialogue on how to connect your work at Clark to student learning experiences in regards to Power, Privilege and Inequity. During this conversation, you will be able to gain perspective of how your work (regardless of your position) is related to student learning and how it is integrated with Power, Privilege and Inequity.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
9:30 am
FHL 126
Required for all tenure-track probationers, faculty and administrators serving on a tenure committee.

**faculty and staff only**

RSVP to Kathy Ostermiller at tensec@clark.edu OR 360.992.2847.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
10:00 am
JSH 124
The BIT (Behavioral Intervention Team) concept was introduced to Clark College in 2009 as a proactive, preventative approach to maintain a safe college environment. In line with current best practices, the BIT team has revised our scope and procedures to keep the best of what we were already doing and include threat assessment as part of our process to identify and respond to individuals who may pose a danger to self, others or the college community. Our new name BITA - Behavioral Intervention and Threat Assessment - better reflects the scope of what our team does.

Join us to learn about behavioral red flags, information and resources for helping students in distress, and ideas about how and when to refer to BITA.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 213
The New Employee Welcome is held twice each year, and is a time for new(er) employees to meet leaders in the organization, enjoy refreshments and connect with other employees in a fun and friendly environment!

Please RSVP to kferguson@clark.edu

**open to employees hired after February 2013**

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
11:00 am
PUB 161
All Faculty Program Directors are welcome to attend a reception that is both informational and fun.

**faculty and staff only**

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
11:00 am
APH 201
This 90 minute seminar highlights the issues facing state employees and state officers regarding the Ethics in Public Service Act, RCW 42.52 and WAC 292-110-010, Use of Resources.

This fast-paced seminar leads the audience through the law, using actual cases to put the concepts into reality-based scenarios.

Ethical concepts will be explained and practical tools provided so state employees will know how to handle ethical issues when they arise in the workplace. The audience will learn what conduct is appropriate and options to take when faced with similar dilemmas in their agency.

Presented by: Melanie de Leon, Executive Director, Executive Ethics Board

*open to all faculty and staff*

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
11:00 am
BHL 109
Clark College is exploring innovative ways to improve the educational system to be inclusive for DREAMers (undocumented students). A taskforce has been assembled to help reduce enrollment barriers for this population as well as promote an inclusive environment. Join us for the session to learn what is being done and how you may contribute to the success of our DREAMers population.

*open to all faculty and staff*

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
12:00 pm
GHL 205
This face-to-face workshop is designed for instructors who will teach an online or hybrid course for Clark College. By the end of the workshop, you should have a working knowledge of most features in the Canvas LMS with attention on those more advanced features used for effective online learning and the implementation of Quality Matters standards in your course, have at least one of your courses fully developed in Canvas, and be ready to start teaching.

This workshop provides first-hand experience with the teaching aspects of Canvas, including posting announcements, creating and setting up grading rubrics and experience grading and feedback, study student tracking tools, and making your course available for students (publishing). Resources are available to provide more depth of topics, similar to online version of workshop.


PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by selecting specific date at http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com/.

If no available dates/times work for you, please email Kathy at kchatfield@clark.edu for alternative arrangements.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 207
If you work with hazardous energies and perform equipment maintenance, you need this Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) training annually.

(Mandatory as assigned)

Please RSVP to rbenson@clark.edu OR call ext. 2965.

**faculty and staff only**

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
1:00 pm
BHL 109
This is a required training session for all 1st year tenure-track faculty members to provide a more in-depth step-by-step overview of the policies, procedures and best practices of the Tenure Review Process. It will be an informal discussion with a focus on examples of suggested templates, required documentation and quarterly submissions. The topics of this discussion is designed to provide you with effective tools and strategies to efficiently prepare for the expectations of an eight quarter process that includes contractual components and strict timelines. We will have a Q & A at the end of the session.

*Required for 1st year tenure-track probationers only*

RSVP to Kathy Ostermiller at tensec@clark.edu OR 360.992.2847.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
1:30 pm
JSH 124
Would your students benefit from experiential learning? If you are a faculty member who currently advises Co-op 199 students, or are interested in learning more about the Co-op Internship process, then this is the workshop for you! Learn about our new web-site re-design and Canvas shell.

*open to faculty and staff*

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
1:30 pm
APH 201
This 90 minute seminar highlights the issues facing state employees and state officers regarding the Ethics in Public Service Act, RCW 42.52 and WAC 292-110-010, Use of Resources.

This fast-paced seminar leads the audience through the law, using actual cases to put the concepts into reality-based scenarios.

Ethical concepts will be explained and practical tools provided so state employees will know how to handle ethical issues when they arise in the workplace. The audience will learn what conduct is appropriate and options to take when faced with similar dilemmas in their agency.

Presented by: Melanie de Leon, Executive Director, Executive Ethics Board

*open to all faculty and staff*

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
1:30 pm
SHL 216
This workshop is open to all faculty who are interested in learning about the Program Improvement Process. Faculty whose programs will be undergoing the review process beginning Fall 2013 are highly encouraged to attend. The workshop will focus on the steps in the process and an overview of how the Virtual Notebooks will be used in the process will be presented.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
2:30 pm
GHL 207
If you drive a forklift on campus, you need this training every three years.

Please RSVP to rbenson@clark.edu OR call ext. 2965.

**faculty and staff only**

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
2:30 pm
GHL 213
Do you have an event or program that you would like to publicize? Do you need help creating a brochure explaining your new project? Then it is time you met the staff of the Communications & Marketing Department. Communications Specialist, Hannah Erickson, will explain how ComMark can help you with communications tools like posters, flyers, news releases, video, logo creation, website ads, web pages, social media, mailers, and coverage in Clark 24/7.

Wednesday, September 18, 2013
8:00 pm
The fall quarter waitlist will update for the last time on the evening of Wednesday, September 18.

Students may confirm whether or not they have been registered in classes for which they were waitlisted by viewing "Student Schedule" through the Current Students page online.

Those who do not move into classes through the waitlist should make alternate schedule arrangements.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
Disburse Financial aid to HigherOne begins for Fall 2013

Thursday, September 19, 2013
8:00 am
AA5-221
Northwest Regional Training Center will provide a First Aid/CPR re-certification training for CTE faculty and staff. Certification from this course is valid for two years. Participants will be required to show their non-expired CPR and First Aid certificates.

*open to CTE faculty and staff only*

Space is limited, please RSVP to kferguson@clark.edu

Thursday, September 19, 2013
8:00 am
OSC 219
Open to BHS Unit. Space is limited, please RSVP to kferguson@clark.edu

Thursday, September 19, 2013
9:00 am
GHL 205
This face-to-face workshop is designed for instructors who will teach online, hybrid, or web-enhanced courses for Clark College. By the completion of the workshop (both f2f and post-work), you should have a basic understanding of the main features of Canvas, have a clear understanding of how Canvas will be used at Clark College, have at least one of your Moodle courses imported into Canvas, have completed follow-up tasks and quizzes, and then be ready to move into the Canvas 201 (teaching online) workshop. Complete resources are available to provide more depth of topics, similar to an online version of workshop.

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by selecting specific date at http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com/.

If no available dates/times work for you, please email Kathy at kchatfield@clark.edu for alternative arrangements.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
9:00 am
JSH 124
This workshop is designed to help coach employees who may find themselves in tense situations with students. We will offer useful tools, utilize scenarios to work through situations, provide information on campus resources and allow networking with fellow employees so that front line staff will feel more comfortable navigating their way through difficult conversations.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
9:00 am
CTC 108
Ann Fillmore, Outcomes Assessment Liaison and Adult Basic Ed instructor, will facilitate the program which will familiarize participants with research-based practices that promote student learning, including: Understanding how students learn, backwards course design, learning activities & teaching methodologies, classroom civility, assessing student learning, and reflecting on teaching.

Refreshments and lunch will be provided.

*new tenure-track and full-time temporary faculty only*


Thursday, September 19, 2013
9:00 am
GHL 207
Learn how to use a fire extinguisher first hand. Note: you get to put out a REAL FIRE!

Please RSVP to rbenson@clark.edu OR call ext. 2965.

**faculty and staff only**

Thursday, September 19, 2013
10:30 am
OSC 219
Open to BHS Unit. Space is limited, please RSVP to kferguson@clark.edu

Thursday, September 19, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 207
Learn how to use a fire extinguisher first hand. Note: you get to put out a REAL FIRE!

Please RSVP to rbenson@clark.edu OR call ext. 2965.

**faculty and staff only**

Thursday, September 19, 2013
12:00 pm
PUB 258 B & C
Meeting for all new and returning faculty-members only. For details, please contact Kimberly Sullivan @ ksullivan@clark.edu

**faculty only**

Thursday, September 19, 2013
12:00 pm
SHL Courtyard
Come meet your Job Representatives and mingle with fellow Union members. All Clark College Classified employees are welcome. Barbecue lunch will be provided. Donations for local food bank are requested.


Thursday, September 19, 2013
1:00 pm
SHL 124
Everything you need to know about the Cisco Phones. Phones will be available for the training.

RSVP to gwhite@clark.edu

**open to faculty and staff**

Thursday, September 19, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 213
Faculty advisor training is offered for all faculty interested in learning more about advising, advising tools, and advising resources and information. Topics will include contact and referral information, Advising technologies, educational plans, strategies for working with students in academic difficulties, and other advising related issues.

New faculty advisors should attend the full session. Returning faculty advisors are only required to attend from 2:30-3:30, although if faculty members would like a full refresher they are welcome to attend for the full amount of time.

Participation is required to be eligible for the faculty advising stipend. In order to create user accounts for the technologies used please make sure to RSVP to Advising Services as noted below.

Please RSVP to lhealy@clark.edu OR call 360.992.2663.

Thursday, September 19, 2013
1:30 pm
GHL 205
This face-to-face workshop is designed for instructors who will teach an online or hybrid course for Clark College. By the end of the workshop, you should have a working knowledge of most features in the Canvas LMS with attention on those more advanced features used for effective online learning and the implementation of Quality Matters standards in your course, have at least one of your courses fully developed in Canvas, and be ready to start teaching.

This workshop provides first-hand experience with the teaching aspects of Canvas, including posting announcements, creating and setting up grading rubrics and experience grading and feedback, study student tracking tools, and making your course available for students (publishing). Resources are available to provide more depth of topics, similar to online version of workshop.


PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED by selecting specific date at http://clarkcollegeelearning.eventbrite.com/.

If no available dates/times work for you, please email Kathy at kchatfield@clark.edu for alternative arrangements.

Friday, September 20, 2013
8:00 am
CTC 108
Begin the day in the CTC demonstration kitchen for breakfast with President Bob Knight, then continue the work that began on Day 1. Participants will come away with tools and activities to incorporate in their classrooms and curricula.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

*new tenure-track and full-time temporary faculty only*

Friday, September 20, 2013
8:00 am
PUB 258 B & C
Northwest Regional Training Center will provide a basic CPR course on campus, teaching participants how to recognize and treat life-threatening emergencies. This class focuses on the adult, child and infant patient and the Automated External Defibrillator (AED). Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a course completion card valid for two (2) years.

**open to Classified and Admin/Exempt Staff**

Space is limited, please RSVP to kferguson@clark.edu

Friday, September 20, 2013
9:00 am
SHL 216
Program Improvement Process Screening Committee will meet to initiate the first step of the program improvement process. Data for programs undergoing a review in 2013-14 will be examined.

**Committee faculty and staff only**

Friday, September 20, 2013
9:00 am
GHL 205
Will you be getting a new or updated computer this fall? If so, all new computers will have Office 2013 installed on them. At this event we will look at the changes Microsoft made to Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint 2013. Laptops available for hands-on training.

RSVP to gwhite@clark.edu

**open to faculty and staff**

Friday, September 20, 2013
11:00 am
GHL 205
Clark College has a new needlestick/sharps procedure. Come see how it affects you. Mandatory for those with a Bloodborne Pathogen training requirement.

Friday, September 20, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 205
Clark College has a new needlestick/sharps procedure. Come see how it affects you. Mandatory for those with a Bloodborne Pathogen training requirement.

Friday, September 20, 2013
1:00 pm
PUB 258 B & C
Northwest Regional Training Center will provide a Basic First Aid course on campus, teaching participants how to respond to emergency situations in the workplace, home and community. Upon successful completion of this course, participants receive a course completion card valid for two (2) years.

**open to Classified & Admin/Exempt staff**

Space is limited, please RSVP to kferguson@clark.edu


Friday, September 20, 2013
1:00 pm
GHL 213
A brown bag orientation session for faculty and staff interested in being a mentor for a new student at Clark. This session will cover an overview of the project, responsibilities and use of the tracking system.

Friday, September 20, 2013
1:00 pm
Gaiser Student Center
Change is coming. Say it aint so! But it is. Everyone will be affected by this new software that will replace the legacy systems we use today. Find out how you will be impacted. Find out how the campus will be impacted. Ask questions to our panel of Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who have been working on this all through the summer. Get knowledgeable now!

Friday, September 20, 2013
1:30 pm
SHL 216
This workshop is open to all faculty who are interested in learning about the Program Improvement Process. Faculty whose programs will be undergoing the review process beginning Fall 2013 are highly encouraged to attend. The workshop will focus on the steps in the process and an overview of how the Virtual Notebooks will be used in the process will be presented.

Friday, September 20, 2013
2:30 pm
GHL 205
For full-time faculty who have not received their orientation materials for insurance, retirement and optional services (mandatory as assigned).


Monday, September 23, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013
6:30 pm
FAC 115
Auditions for the fall Clark College theatre production, "Curse of the Starving Class". No advanced preparation required - audition will consist of cold readings from the script.
Directed by: Mark Owlsey

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
Students may add open classes online through Tuesday, September 24.

Beginning Wednesday, September 25 students must have instructor permission to register for fall quarter classes even if seats are available.

Students must register in person at the Registration Office with photo ID.

Tuesday, September 24, 2013
8:00 am
Gaiser Hall
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Southwest Washington provide diverse activities that meet the interests and needs of young people. Our core programs provide the opportunity for adults, peers and family members to interact with youth, enabling them to fulfill their potential and enhance their self-esteem.

Volunteer Positions: Program Assistant/Mentor/Tutor
Time Commitment: 1 hour per week (minimum)

PROGRAM ASSISTANT
Find out if the Club offers a program that interests you and would allow you to showcase and share your talents. By becoming a Program Assistant volunteers are able to commit themselves to supporting and enhancing one of our weekly programs by working with a lead staff.

VOLUNTEERING
Volunteer opportunities at the Boys & Girls Club are plentiful and rewarding! By donating your time and influence, you will become a positive role model and impart a positive influence upon our members.

MENTORING
Many of our members are in need of positive role models and would greatly benefit from the individual attention of a caring adult. As a Mentor, you will be paired with a club member and meet for no less than 1 hour per week during club hours to socialize and engage in club activities.

TUTORING
Power Hour and Power Surge, our after school homework help programs for 1st-5th graders and 6th-12th graders, are always in need of volunteers to help members with their homework . For those members in need of extra help, one-on one tutoring opportunities exist. Tutors are asked to commit a minimum of one hour per week for a full school year to meet with a member at a set time determined by the tutor, the member's guardian and the Club member.

*If interested in volunteering please contact volunteer@mybgc.org or call (360) 313-5682



Tuesday, September 24, 2013
6:30 pm
FAC 115
Auditions for the fall Clark College theatre production, "Curse of the Starving Class". No advanced preparation required - audition will consist of cold readings from the script.
Directed by: Mark Owlsey

Wednesday, September 25, 2013
10:00 am
Gaiser Student Center
Have you ever played Bingo with M&M's and Gummy Bears? If not, come try it out on Wednesday, September 25 from 10:00am to 12:00pm in Gaiser Student Center.

Your ASCC wants you to win an amazing prize from the Clark Bookstore!!!




Wednesday, September 25, 2013
12:00 pm
Teaching and Learning Center Classroom, GHL 205
Clark College employees, students and alumni 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.

Thursday, September 26, 2013
8:00 am
Gaiser Hall
FedEx Ground in Troutdale is hiring approximately 30-35 Package Handlers per week for the foreseeable future through mid-October/early November in preparation for the peak season.

Responsible for the physical loading, unloading and/or sorting of packages by hand, including lifting, pushing, pulling, carrying and placing, in a safe and efficient manner. Package Handlers may be assigned to or rotate through various areas and positions such as Loader, Unloader, Scan Weigh and Key Quality Assurance, Facer, Switcher, etc.

No prior work experience is required! Stop by the recruitment table in Gaiser Hall and learn more!

Friday, September 27, 2013
Friday, September 27 is the deadline to drop regular-start, online and hybrid classes for a 100% refund of tuition and fees.

Students may drop classes online or in person at the Registration Office with photo ID until 4:30 p.m.

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

Friday, September 27, 2013
Financial aid reviews your enrollment on the 5th day of the quarter. All schedule changes must be complete by the end of the 5th day of the quarter. If you have added credits, and were not already enrolled full time, you may be eligible for additional funds. If you have dropped credits, you will receive a bill and must repay part of your Pell Grant and will be placed on Warning or Suspension – depending on the number of credits you have dropped.

Saturday, September 28, 2013
12:00 pm
Marshall/Luepke Center
Spruce Up Project: Saturday, September 28, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the Marshall/Luepke Center, 1009 E. McLoughlin Blvd., Vancouver. Walking distance from Clark College. This will include indoor and outdoor opportunities to spruce up and prepare the center for fall. Help us wash vans, weed, garden, and other projects! To sign up click "More Information".

Monday, September 30, 2013
8:00 am
Gaiser Hall
Vector Marketing: Vector is a United States based sales & service company, contracted by Cutco Cutlery Corporation. Cutco, which has been in business since 1949, is a high quality brand of cutlery, cookware, kitchen utensils and sporting knives. Vector began in 1981 with over $750,000 in non-store retail sales. Current sales exceed $200 million annually. Vector is considered one of the top training companies in the sales & service industry, because of the amount of time and money devoted to people, programs and product improvement.


Position description: We are looking to fill
Entry-Level customer service and sales positions. Explaining products, scheduling appointments, and placing orders. There is no door-to-door canvassing or telephone sales involved. Training is provided so no experience is necessary. The starting pay is $14.75 base-appt guaranteed with no sales quotas or pushy tactics. Representatives are offered a variety of unique benefits that include flexibility, complete training, product discounts, resume experience, and possible scholarships.





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