Gibert Receives Distinguished Service Award

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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 is being 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.  […]

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Grant addresses veterans’ needs for college success, retention

New coordinator will help vets navigate college life Clark College Foundation received a grant from the Community Foundation for Southwest Washington to hire a program coordinator for its Veterans Resource Center. The $30,000 grant is designated to provide a part-time position for one year to manage support services and workshop training operations in an effort […]

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Gibert Named to National Philanthropy Group

Lisa Gibert, president/CEO of Clark College Foundation, was recently named to a three-year term on the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) commission on philanthropy. The commission provides counsel to CASE leadership to make certain that programs, products and services reflect current understanding and emerging trends. Additionally, the 17 members direct research related […]

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Bank of America provides funding to improve students’ financial education

$20,000 grant to break generational cycles of poverty funds financial empowerment coach at Clark College The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is helping break the cycle of intergenerational poverty in the region with a $20,000 grant that supports a financial empowerment coach at Clark College. The coach works directly with students to help them stabilize their […]

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Presidential Award Presented to Leaders of Culinary Industry, Veterans Services

Tod and Maxine McClaskey Family Foundation and Jane Hagelstein The Tod and Maxine McClaskey Family Foundation and Jane Hagelstein received presidential awards from Clark College Foundation at its annual Savoring Excellence gala on May 18. During a celebration for Clark College Foundation donors on May 18 at Royal Oaks Country Club in Vancouver, Lisa Gibert, […]

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American Legion provides for veterans

American Legion Post #176 provided Clark College Foundation with a $10,000 gift in support of military veterans attending Clark College. The support will assist student veterans with the cost of basic dental care through the Firstenburg Family Dental Hygiene Education and Care Center, as well as provide for a veteran emergency fund, and materials for […]

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Munson new senior VP of development

24-year higher education veteran to lead development efforts Joel B. Munson has been hired as Clark College Foundation’s senior vice president of development. His first day on the job is January 11. Munson has worked in higher education for nearly 24 years. A senior executive at various universities and colleges, Munson has led development teams […]

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Outstanding alumni, rising star awardees announced

Mary Ann Thimmes, Pat Sheaffer, Teresia Hazen to get top award Tickets available for the alumni-student celebration All it takes is one meaningful connection to open an opportunity for a student. The 11th annual Clark College Alumni-Student Dinner creates those openings by pairing alumni professionals with students who aspire to those careers for an evening […]

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Clark College Foundation wins two national fundraising awards

One of 90 chosen for superior overall performance and improvement by Council for Advancement and Support of Education   Clark College Foundation was tapped as a leader in the nation for fundraising with two prestigious awards from the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) during a conference in Anaheim, Calif. Lisa Gibert, president/CEO […]

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