Clark College celebrates International Education Week

For Immediate Release
November 9, 2016

For additional information:
Hannah Erickson, Communications & Marketing
T: 360-992-2954 E:

 Free, family-friendly festival of global cultures on Nov. 17, more international fun on Nov. 18


VANCOUVER, Wash. – Clark College is celebrating International Education Week, a program of the U.S. Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, with events on Thursday, November 17, and Friday, November 18. Highlights include:

Thursday, November 17

11 a.m.  – 12 p.m., PUB 161: International Employers Panel. Discover what it takes to operate in a global economy from representatives of major regional employers.

12 – 4 p.m., Gaiser Student Center: International Festival. This free, family-friendly event includes international food, cultural presentations by Clark College international students, live performances, and public proclamations from both Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt and Clark College President Robert K. Knight.

Friday, November 18

10 a.m. – 12 p.m., CTC 153: Mexican cooking class. $40 per person, hosted by the Clark College Spanish Club.

1 p.m. – 3 p.m., CTC 153: Mexican cooking class. $40 per person, hosted by the Clark College Spanish Club.

2 p.m. – 3 p.m., GHL 213: International Service Learning Presentation. Hear from Clark College students about their recent service-learning trip to Mexico.

Full event listings are available online at All events are open to the public; all except the Mexican cooking classes are free. All events take place on Clark College’s main campus at 1933 Ft. Vancouver Way except for the cooking classes, which take place at Clark College at Columbia Tech Center at 18700 SE Mill Plain Blvd. Full maps and directions are available at Anyone needing accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 991-0901 (VP), prior to the event.