Clark College offers presentation on the power of completion

May 8, 2017
For Immediate Release

For additional information (media inquiries only):
Hannah Erickson, Communications & Marketing
Telephone:  360-992-2954


Free lunchtime lecture held Friday, May 19


VANCOUVER, Wash. – On Friday, May 19, the Clark College Business and Community Learning Series continues with a presentation on the importance of students completing their education, and the role local businesses can play in ensuring students leave college with degrees.

Speaking at the event are Janet LaBar, president and CEO of Greater Portland Inc., and Mike Bomar, president of the Columbia River Economic Development Council.

This event, which is free and open to the public, will be held 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in Gaiser Student Center. Lunch is not provided, but guests are invited to purchase lunch at the food carts on campus or to bring their own. Clark College is located at 1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Vancouver, WA 98663. Driving directions and parking maps are available at

If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at 360-992-2314 or 360-991-0901 (VP), or visit Gaiser Hall room 137, as soon as possible.

The Business and Community Learning Series supports the work of the valued professionals who meet throughout the year to guide Clark College’s professional and technical education programs through participation in Advisory Committees. More information can be found at

About Clark College

Located in Vancouver’s Central Park and serving up to 13,000 students per quarter, Clark College is Washington State’s second-largest single-campus, for-credit community college. The college currently offers classes at two satellite locations: one on the Washington State University Vancouver campus and one in the Columbia Tech Center in East Vancouver. Additionally, its Economic & Community Development program is housed in the Columbia Bank building in downtown Vancouver.