These are exciting times at Clark College and the college's class schedule reflects that. Clark College Connections showcases the people, classes and events that make the college a dynamic leader. Issues of the award-winning magazine are now available online in PDF format.
When it comes to learning, there are no limits at Clark College. That's the timeless, ageless theme of the lead article in the spring 2011 edition of Clark College Connections.
You'll get plugged into Clark's exciting network technology (DNET) program. You'll learn about the exceptional Clark students who were named to the 2011 All-Washington Academic Team.
You'll also learn how Clark President Robert K. Knight chose "Penguin Awareness Day" for the 2011 State of the College address.
That's the lead article in the winter 2011 edition of Clark College Connections. You'll want to read it -- and save it -- to learn how to make college more affordable.
You'll also learn about Clark's new Pharmacy Technician Leadership program and savor the offerings in Clark's new Cooking and Wine School.
You'll also meet members of the Clark College community who have earned honors locally and nationally -- bringing pride to the Penguin Nation.
Better skills. Better jobs. Better lives. Those are the goals of Clark's adult basic education programs. You'll learn more about them in the spring 2010 issue of Clark College Connections.
You'll also meet two Clark students who have been named to the 2010 All-Washington Academic Team as well as two faculty members who have earned national honors. And you'll find out how Clark College President Robert K. Knight, in his 2010 State of the College Address, reviewed the highlights of the past decade -- and looked ahead to challenges and opportunities awaiting the Penguin Nation during the new decade.
Curious. Innovative. Creative. Exciting. Those are just some of the words that describe the students and faculty in Clark's science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs. Find out more in the winter 2010 issue of Clark College Connections.
You'll also learn about a regional partnership that offers Clark students experience in the three Rs of the 21st century (reduce, reuse and recycle). You'll meet Clark's Exceptional Faculty and Exceptional Classified Staff honorees and you'll learn how Clark College at Columbia Tech Center has seamlessly become The Next Step for higher education in Southwest Washington.
The focus is on the future in the fall 2009 issue of Clark College Connections. From the opening of Clark College at Columbia Tech Center to opportunities for students created through financial aid and Clark's Displaced Homemakers program. Highlights of Clark's 2009 commencement and graduation ceremonies remind current students that their next step is not that far away. You'll meet three talented Clark College students who each won a 2009 Washington Award for Vocational Excellence (WAVE). And you'll see how Clark College continues to preserve the past and embrace the future by opening a time capsule from the college's 50th anniversary and dedicating a new one -- to be opened in 2033 during the college's 100th anniversary.
In fall 2009, Clark College at Columbia Tech Center will open -- the Next Step in higher education in Southwest Washington. That outstanding new facility is the focus of the lead article in our spring 2009 issue. You'll also meet two Clark College students who were named to the 2009 All-Washington Academic Team. And you'll learn about special events the 2009 State of the College address and the 2009 Pathways to Your Future Career Fair as well as the 25th Women of Achievement celebration, hosted by Clark College and YWCA Clark County. That event, which began as a quiet tea at the college in 1985, has honored 200 women during those 25 years. It's another way that the college is preserving the past, honoring the present and embracing the future during its 75th anniversary year.
Founded in one building during the Great Depression, Clark College is now the second largest community and technical college in Washington state. We're marking our 75th anniversary by continuing to build a bright future for our students and our community. That's the theme of our winter 2009 issue which includes highlights from the kickoff of our year-long Diamond Jubilee. You'll also meet this year's Exceptional Faculty and Exceptional Classified Staff award honorees. Our spotlight stories include a focus on Clark's paralegal program and news about exciting new weekend, online and two-day degree options. Clark College at 75: Continually taking The Next Step for our students and our community.
Clark College is a jewel so it's not surprising that our Diamond Jubilee is shaping up to be quite a celebration. That's the focus of our fall 2008 issue as the college prepares for a year of great events marking our 75th anniversary. (You'll also learn the history of our penguin mascot, Oswald.) You'll discover how we're forging new connections with Clark students through e-mail, the Welcome Center, the Cannell Library and the newly remodeled Gaiser Hall. We also shine a spotlight on service learning - a vibrant way for students and lifelong learners to give back to the community and the world.
Each issue demonstrates why Clark College is "The Next Step" for the students and community it serves, enabling learners to enrich the social, cultural and economic vitality of our region and the global community.
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