The impact of you

Thank you for your commitment to Clark College and the Penguin Nation, where you empower students to make a difference in our community.

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Penguin pantry. In 2023 Penguin pantry dispersed 1243 food boxes which was roughly 28,630 pounds of food
$1.3 million in financial assistance
Diversity center. The diversity center's 3 success coaches had 798 total visits providing guidance and support to help students excel academically
Clark College foundation holds $117 million in assets period since its inception Clark College foundation has provided Clark College with more than 85 million in college related support. Audited annually by an independent auditing firm. For additional information contact Daniel Rogers at this year. college program support has totaled 1,786,688 dollars. Student financial assistance has totaled $1,255,884. College capital support $600,000. Faculty and staff stipends and professional development $469,834
Student athletics. In 20/22/23, clark had at 174 student athletes. 89% of student athletes received some form of financial aid during the year
Music performances. Three orchestra concerts 8 choir concerts three concert band concerts 9 jazz band concerts
Clark's total enrollment at time of posting is 12,932
Aerospace. The Clark aerospace team was the sole Community College participant in the 2023 spaceport America cup in Las Cruces, NM
Veteran center of excellence 877 enrollments 360 hours of tutoring
Culinary garden offers home grown produce for Clark colleges kitchens

Dear Supporters and Friends,

As I reflect on my first year as CEO of Clark College Foundation, I’m grateful for the incredible journey we’ve shared. Thank you for your vital role in acknowledging Clark College as an essential part of our community and we are proud to have been voted “Best School” in the Columbian’s 2023 Best of Clark County annual competition. As Clark College celebrates its 90th anniversary, I’m filled with excitement and anticipation for the next chapter of our story.

With your support, we’ve witnessed the transformative power of education. Scholarships, enhanced infrastructure, and a vibrant learning environment have empowered our diverse student body to shape a brighter future. Looking ahead, we’ll focus on adaptability, innovation, and collaboration, forging partnerships to provide real-world experiences and seamless transitions into the workforce.

Our commitment to equity and inclusion for all remains unwavering, ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to succeed. Together, we’ll shape the next 90 years and empower generations of students to make a positive impact on the world.

Thank you for being part of the remarkable Penguin Nation. Your support has made a difference and will continue to do so. In partnership with Clark College, President Edwards, and you, let us continue to create opportunities, inspire minds, and transform lives.

With warm regards,

Calen D.B. Ouellette, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Vice President, Advancement & External Relations