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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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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Arizona Penguins reminisce about the old days

  When a call went out to gather Clark’s Arizona Penguins, 17 of them arrived at the Biltmore’s Adobe Restaurant in Phoenix on March 8, 2017. Together they reminisced about their days at Clark and learned about the many new programs, buildings and student achievements going on in Vancouver, Wash. Of the group, there were […]

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In memoriam for March 2017

Martha Aspitarte Wither ’74 Beth Athay ’63 Willis Bross ’70 Wayne Davisson ’95 Markus Eckstein ’00 Ella Mae Fisher ’70 was raised on a dairy farm in Brush Prairie, Wash, and was active in 4-H and the Clark County Fair as a member and leader. She graduated from Clark College with an associate degree in […]

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Hal Abrams joins the foundation

Estate planning expert and attorney Clark College Foundation recently hired Hal Abrams as associate vice president of development operations. Prior to joining the foundation, Abrams served as a fundraising consultant for Grenzebach Glier & Associates. Additionally, at Lewis & Clark College, he served as vice president for institutional advancement from 2012 to 2015. While at University […]

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