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March 2017 Cody Messick ’10 is lead author of a paper titled “Analysis Framework for the Prompt Discovery of Compact Binary Mergers in Gravitational-Wave Data.” Michele Rudi joined the board of trustees of the Salmon Creek Hospital Foundation. Kate Roose ’16 joined the Free Clinic of Southwest Washington as a program manager. Merry Saari, focus manager […]

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In memoriam for March 2017

Martha Aspitarte Wither ’74 Beth Athay ’63 Willis Bross ’70 Wayne Davisson ’95 Markus Eckstein ’00 Ella Mae Fisher ’70 was raised on a dairy farm in Brush Prairie, Wash, and was active in 4-H and the Clark County Fair as a member and leader. She graduated from Clark College with an associate degree in […]

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Hal Abrams Joins the foundation

Estate planning expert and attorney Clark College Foundation recently hired Hal Abrams as associate vice president of development operations. Prior to joining the foundation, Abrams served as a fundraising consultant for Grenzebach Glier & Associates. Additionally, at Lewis & Clark College, he served as vice president for institutional advancement from 2012 to 2015. While at University […]

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In memoriam for February 2017

Ruth Beatty  –  A career as a nurse followed her graduation from Clark College. Beatty worked for Kaiser Permanente and remained there for the 32 years. Nursing wasn’t a job, it was her calling. (The Columbian) Dorothy Boyea Esperanza Brillante ’69 Carole Campbell ’80 Janice Catt ’91 Robert Cruden ’87 Larry Daniel Esther Friberg Bonnie Gilbert […]

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$1 Million Scholarship Movement

Clark College Foundation to distribute most in its history to students For the first time in its 43-year history, Clark College Foundation will distribute more than $1 million in scholarship awards during the 2016-2017 academic year. “It has taken a great effort to get to this monumental achievement,” said Lisa Gibert, president and CEO of […]

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In memoriam for January 2017

Lucinda “Cindy” Ammeter ’61 Larry Anderson ’66 Helen Bourcier ’71 Agnes Byrne ’69 Korey Cochran ’00 of Vancouver, Wash., passed away January 4, after battling aggressive brain tumors. Cochran, 38, started earning an associate degree from Clark College when he was in high school through its Running Start program while simultaneously working as an IT […]

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Gibert Receives Distinguished Service Award

Top honor from CASE District VIII Lisa Gibert, president and CEO of Clark College Foundation, received a Distinguished Service Award for her leadership and advocacy for community colleges. Gibert was recognized by her peers for her outstanding service in 2016. The accolade is given by Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District VIII.  “Lisa […]

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Coming September 2017!

Building a cuisine sensation

Watch as the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute transforms into a modern sensation Read more about the gift that made the remodel possible, the new curriculum that students are clamoring to sign up for and what local business people are saying. The renovation is 18,315 square feet The general contractor is Integrity Structures    

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In memoriam for December 2016

We honor Clark College’s departed alumni, friends and colleagues in this monthly posting. Robert Back Richard Bea ’63 Sue “Sue” Bishop ’76 Elaine Chenette Gary Chumbley ’68 Vern Dollar ’66 Carroll Glaus ’75 Robert Hafner Sandra Hawkins ’96 Bob Lindauer Gary Lynk ’58 Forrest Miller ’50 Fred Olsen  – Fred loved the outdoors and in particular, […]

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