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Gibert one of top fundraising leaders in U.S.

CASE’s National Commonfund Award for Leadership recipient Lisa Gibert, chief executive officer at Clark College Foundation, is one of the top fundraising leaders in the country according to the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). She is the 2018 recipient of CASE’s National Commonfund Award for Leadership in Institutionally-related Foundations. This is […]

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Pushing words with Mitchell Jackson

  Mitchell Jackson ’93 is an author and educator who is playing a part in the national discourse about race relations. His next novel, “Survival Math” due out this spring, focuses on immediate decisions that African American men make to stay alive, and the prejudice of appearances. He also talks about breaking away from a life […]

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Top awards won from CASE for feature writing and fundraising publications

    Clark College Foundation won two top regional awards from the prestigious Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). “The Universe Speaks,” a story that appeared in the summer 2016 edition of Partners magazine, was selected for the silver award for a feature story from CASE District VIII. The district comprises more than 130 advancement institutions […]

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In memoriam for January 2018

Albert Benge ’74 Donna Bequette ’80 Ardis Bradstreet ’75 Donald Cardon ’73 Guy “Mike” Close Curtis Hughey ’50 Clifford Koppe ’63 Leighton Lewis ’58   Gianna Loville – Current Clark women’s basketball player died unexpectedly on January 12, 2018. Conard Maul ’49 Robert “Bob” Reudink ’71 John “Jack” Ryan ’58 Redmond Lindsey Sharp ’54 Betty Lou Aina […]

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Class Notes

February 2018 Julie Bocanegra ’01, vice president and branch manager for Columbia Credit Union, is one of the 2018 recipients of the Iris Award. Bocanegra serves on the Evergreen School District Board of Directors. She was appointed in 2012, elected the following year and then re-elected again in 2017. Bocanegra served as vice chair and […]

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Desert Trip Invitation

You’re Invited

Clark College Foundation CEO Lisa Gibert Invites you to a cocktail reception. Learn about exciting new programs and projects, Now and coming in the next five years.   Receive tax savings tips That apply to the new tax code.  From tax expert Hal Abrams, J.D., LL.M   Thursday, March 15, 2018 The Adobe Restaurant  │  Arizona Biltmore […]

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LeAnne Bremer

New Board of Director Members

Law partner, financial adviser, broker and retired military commander Clark College Foundation welcomes new members to its board of directors. They are LeAnne Bremer, Jay Gilberg ’78, Patrick Ginn ’00 and Toby Warson.   Bremer is partner-in-charge in the Vancouver law offices of Miller Nash Graham and Dunn. Her expertise is in land use law, […]

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Reflections of a Mayor

  Former Vancouver Mayor Tim Leavitt ’92 reflects on his political career, how he championed rapid transit and set the foundation for affordable housing. Also, he thinks there’s plenty of room for better leadership at the highest levels of government in the state of Washington. Does that mean he’ll run for national office? Download to […]

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Top5 Alumni Professions

Survey says!

Results from our most recent alumni survey are in – and no surprise – 99 percent told us they live and work in the greater Vancouver, Wash., area, including Ridgefield and Camas, and Portland, Ore. Those same alumni say they are serious about strengthening their communities and getting invited to Clark College events particularly those that are […]

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