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Coming September 2017!

Building a cuisine & baking sensation

Watch as the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute transforms into a modern sensation Read more about the gift that made the remodel possible, the new curriculum that students are clamoring to sign up for and what local business people are saying. We open in September! The renovation of the original footprint is 18,315 square feet. […]

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In memoriam for May 2017

Betty Benjamin ’58 Cole Burbank Michael Burton Jessica Currier ’97 Betty Dial – Dial was the managing editor of Clark’s student newspaper the “Penguin’s Progress” in the 1950s. She receive a certificate in journalism while at Clark. Clark Easter ’84 Clarence Elliott ’73 Jill Garrow ’77 Sharon Leeper ’73 Lyman Momeny Jack Purdy ’68 William Simpson ’67 […]

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New board members welcomed

Clark College Foundation welcomes four individuals to its board of directors. They are Petr Burunov, Tom Cook, Tonya Rulli and Brad Skinner. Petr Burunov is president of Ambassador Wealth Management, an independent financial planning firm based in Vancouver, Wash. Before launching his business in 2009, he worked as a client manager for Bank of America […]

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In memoriam for April 2017

Shanon Anzjon-Paddock ’92 Eugene Beard Kathy Bogert ’84 James Carpenito Conrad “Gene” Chambers ’69 – A 25-year veteran of the Vancouver Police Department, Chambers also taught criminology at Clark. Jeff Clark Larry Costello Paula Gardner Ellen Gould Rex Gunderson ’77 Myrna Hauzenberger Phillip Herron ’74 Dorothy Hopkins Marian Jacobson James Kalz Gene Loomas Flo McBee ’77 […]

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Class Notes

June 2017 Eddie Allen ’04 joined the staff of St. Joseph Catholic Church and School as development director. Alex ’11 and Paige Bailey ’12 welcomed twins Kingston and Kingsley, born May 22, 2017. Kayla Cayton ’14 is one of five 2017 recipients of the iQ Credit Union scholarship program, honoring students pursuing undergraduate degrees or professional […]

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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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