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Clear path to graduation

Clark’s new guided pathways simplifies complexities so students reach their goals faster By Lily Raff McCaulou When Michelle Pritchard was a little girl, she once tagged along while her grandmother had a routine dental cleaning. Pritchard loved to play dentist at home, so as her grandma leaned back in the exam chair, the young girl […]

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Partners Winter 2017

Clear path to the finish Clark’s new guided pathways program simplifies complexities for students seeking their degrees, certificates and personal goals. Partners along path Alliances with local job centers move people quickly into jobs. Challenging oppressive systems An interview with Dr. Debi Jenkins on Clark’s strategy to pull down barriers. Available on our Podcast too. […]

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Partners along the path

    Partnerships with community organizations or job-placement agencies ensure the success of Clark’s new guided pathways program, which helps students navigate college and leads them to their desired outcome. Margit Brumbaugh, Clark College’s educational planner and former guided pathways liaison, said the purpose is to give students more structure before and at the beginning […]

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Student-athletes up their game

New athletic director sets the bar high on academics and NWAC appearances By Ainslie Cromar   Clark College’s Women’s Soccer team jogged to the center of the field in early October for the second half of their game against Lane Community College. The scoreboard gleamed red with the score at 1-1, the whistle squealed and […]

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Challenging oppressive systems

Dr. Debi Jenkins speaks about systematic oppression, power and privilege By Rhonda Morin   Dr. Debi Jenkins is a highly-credentialed woman who never intended to be an academic. Originally, she took courses at Clark College for a certificate to run a daycare, but after earning her associate degree, she went on to get several degrees, […]

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Retired track coach donates athletic scholarships to Clark College in perpetuity

George Fullerton makes largest-ever donation to Clark’s athletics program By Rhonda Morin   A surprise announcement during Clark College Foundation’s annual gala resulted in an eruption of cheers, congratulations and big opportunities for future student-athletes at Clark College. Retired Clark College coach George Fullerton announced a long-term commitment of athletic scholarships during the Savoring Excellence […]

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From the president

Clark is a community of people who mix together every day to help our students discover their potential. Food is the common ingredient that we share. Combine the two to get fulfillment, laughter and connection. It was fun to be a part of the “In the Kitchen” article and video for this edition of Partners. […]

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Partners Summer 2017

Around the table Culinary professionals agree that local farm-to-table produce and meats fortify our community. In the kitchen with Bob and Lisa Two of Clark’s busiest leaders join students to prepare a simple, nutritious summertime meal. Soldiers in the drink Two veterans focus their second careers on making wine Food park changes downtown vibe Alumni […]

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Around the Table

Culinary professionals agree that food fortifies our community, builds strong relationships   Whether it’s snagging those first strawberries of the season at the farmers market, talking tomato varieties over the back fence with your neighbor or enjoying a celebratory night out at a favorite restaurant—food isn’t just fuel for our bodies, it nourishes and shapes […]

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Clark College Foundation Presidential Award Recipients

  Thursday, November 2, 2017, at 5 p.m. Join us as we take flight to honor Clark College’s outstanding alumni, students, faculty, staff and philanthropic partners. This extraordinary event celebrates the spirit of achieving together what we cannot do alone. It’s a night of entertainment and awards honoring our Clark community you will not want […]

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