Clark College Foundation News


Student by student: thinking outside the scholarship

6 minute read Facing a national decline in college enrollment, donors are finding creative ways to help students get back, and stay, in the classroom Across the nation, colleges faced an unprecedented enrollment and retention crisis even before the COVID-19 pandemic. In the 2008-2009 academic year, 471,145 students—the highest number ever recorded—were enrolled in Washington’s […]

Keeping student debt in check

3 minute read Clark students borrow less than most community college students, thanks largely to scholarships A reasonable price tag is what led Maddie Hennerty ’22 to Clark College. Hennerty was 16 when she looked up the cost of attending state universities and felt discouraged. Her parents hadn’t attended college but encouraged her to go. […]

Teachers + Clark = a better education

5 minute read Educators passionate about supporting Clark For 36 years, Ed Bedecarrax worked at City College of San Francisco, teaching anatomy and physiology and environmental sciences and then serving as a dean of instruction before retiring to Camas, Wash. with his husband, Hal Kauffman. About 48 hours after they moved into their new home, […]

Clark Partners magazine is for Clark College alumniClark Partners Magazine

The magazine features stories of our amazing alumni, talented faculty, the philanthropic partners who support us and the vibrant business community that ties us all together.
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