Partners Spring 2017

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Partners Spring 2017

Not such a dirty job Few women choose trade jobs. Clark is changing the perception of these jobs Trades network has your back Alumni in the trades Funding the future Growth and stability in our community hinges on balanced state funding Student tackle the cost of textbooks Clark students take action in Olympia Reinventing himself […]

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Kim Clements welds a rooster tail assembly at Gunderson Marine

Trades network has your back

By Lily Raff McCaulou Want to come to campus to speak or mentor women who are training for the trades? Contact Kelsey Hukill, director of alumni relations at 360.992.2767. As a network technician, Shawn Cismar is accustomed to stress. When a computer network is down, everyone shifts into crisis mode. Some people take out their […]

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Women in the trades

Few women choose trade jobs. Clark wants to change that.   By Lily Raff McCaulou In the machine shop one day this winter, student Sunshine Hill confessed — over the squeal of grinding metal — that she was having a rough week. Hill, 34, had just weaned her youngest daughter, aged 2. She’d been up […]

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Funding the future

Growth and stability in our community hinges on balanced state funding By Chato Hazelbaker     The Columbia River is where Clark County begins geographically and historically. It is impossible to imagine the region without the river. The waterway is a powerful force that touches every corner of our community, shaping history, commerce, transportation and […]

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From the president

We’re your neighbors. We welcome you to our campus to take a course so you can learn a new skill or indulge in a passion, watch Clark students put on a play, borrow a book from our library shelves or—by this fall—sample our baking in our remodeled kitchen. Every day in our neighborhood, faculty and […]

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Reinventing himself

A life of crime or productivity? Guess which one Mitchell Jackson ’93 chose. By Rhonda Morin   Mitchell S. Jackson ’93 had an attitude. He had the moves. He was going to be a professional basketball player. Yet, he never made it past the first season of his inaugural year playing for Clark College in […]

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Partners Winter 2016

Ingredients for success Upcoming Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute will be a plus for the regional cuisine and baking industries Sugar and spice and everything nice Alumna’s dream becomes popular downtown business RAMPing up online Mechatronics goes digital, expands access to rural students Out of the cold and into optimism Students struggling with homelessness […]

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Ingredients to success at Clark College

Ingredients for success

Upcoming Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute will be a plus for the regional cuisine and baking industry   By Lily Raff McCaulou   Just as every chef has their own way of making a classic recipe, members of the local food industry have differing ideas about what a person needs to succeed. That industry […]

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