Business & Community Learning Series

The 2016-2017 Business and Community Learning Series is now complete! Join us next year for more informative discussions - more information will follow!

The Power of Completion|Friday, May 19, 2017

This event looked at the importance of students completing their education, and the role local businesses can play in ensuring students leave College with degrees.

We were delighted to welcome Janet LaBar and Mike Bomar, two local Business leaders who lead the discussion as we look at the economic benefits of completion to the local community:

Transformational Leadership: Overcoming Obstacles as a Business|Friday, April 21, 2017

Local entrepreneurs Kent Lewis of Anvil Media and Carol Parker Walsh of Evolve Image Consulting spoke to students and community members on the topic of Overcoming Obstacles as a Business.

Drawing from their decades of professional experience in marketing and branding, Lewis and Walsh shared their insights on building businesses, facing challenges, and positioning yourself for success.

Guided Pathways|Friday, March 24, 2017

To help Advisory Committee members and our community partners better understand the work ahead as part of the College Transformation and Academic Plan, Clark hosted a Guided Pathways presentation and panel discussion.

A small team from Pierce College, who have successfully implemented Pathways on the Pierce campus, shared their personal experiences and insights.

Millennials in the Workforce| Friday, February 24, 2017

Featuring speaker Scott Sadler, “The Millennial Mentor”TM.

With five different generations currently in the workforce for the first time in history, this event focussed on the Millennial generation and how employers can successfully navigate generational differences. The speaker also addressed the disconnect often experienced between employers and employees as today’s young graduates enter their working life with expectations and conceptual ideas that are very different than their predecessors.

Legislative Advocacy & You | Friday, December 9, 2016

This presentation featured speakers from Clark’s student government, Veterans Resource Center, and administrative leadership discussing practical but powerful strategies for legislative advocacy at the state and federal level.