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The podcast series from Clark College Foundation features fascinating conversations with Clark alumni, partners, donors, faculty, staff and students.

The podcast series from Clark College Foundation features fascinating conversations with Clark alumni, partners, donors, faculty, staff and students.

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United States

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The podcast series from Clark College Foundation features fascinating conversations with Clark alumni, partners, donors, faculty, staff and students.

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English

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Episodes

Podcast: A New Clark College Advocate

8/29/2022
Download the transcript 10-minute listen Clark College Foundation’s new CEO, Calen Ouellette has a vision to expand support for Clark by connecting with people who haven’t historically been involved in philanthropy. Donating money is just one way to support the college. Anyone can advocate, donate time or otherwise get involved. For financial donors, Ouellette wants […] The post Podcast: A New Clark College Advocate appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:09:55

Podcast: Legacy of an auspicious CEO

12/22/2021
Part III https://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/1225236772-penguinchats-legacy-of-an-auspicious-ceo-part-3.mp3 Download the transcript 30-minute listen Part III of the Legacy of an Auspicious CEO, takes Lisa Gibert to her first-ever fundraising campaign just as the Dow Jones plummeted and led to the Great Recession. Later, a second campaign ran head-on into a global pandemic. During all this, Lisa struggled with a personal […] The post Podcast: Legacy of an auspicious CEO appeared first on...

Duration:00:20:11

Podcast: Cultivating the bilingual brain

11/15/2021
A podcast on cultivating multiple languages and cultures in the classroom with Clark College alumna Lucy Estrada Guzman Download the transcript Creating multi-lingual learners is not a new thing, but it has evolved and is showing up more and more in classrooms across this country. As the nation’s population becomes more diverse, so […] The post Podcast: Cultivating the bilingual brain appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:16:47

Podcast | Creating Super Green Cities with alumnus Denis Hayes

3/26/2021
Download the transcript Creating Super Green Cities with Clark alumnus Denis Hayes In this edition of Penguin Chats, Denis Hayes, a Clark alumnus and CEO of the conservation group, the Bullitt Foundation, talks about solutions to combustible plastics, pledges from big business to be net-carbon neutral, the dawn of the energy revolution and his […] The post Podcast | Creating Super Green Cities with alumnus Denis Hayes appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:11:52

Serendipity in public service podcast

11/18/2020
Download the transcript U.S. Rep. Don Bonker ’62 chronicles moments with powerful people that enhanced his political career in a new memoir Former U.S. Rep. and Clark College Outstanding alumnus Don Bonker talks about serendipitous episodes he’s had with some of the nation’s most powerful people when he served in the U.S. House […] The post Serendipity in public service podcast appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:18:49

Podcast: Tracking COVID-19 with Alexis Madrigal

6/22/2020
Tracking COVID-19 with Alexis Madrigal ’00 features a Clark College alumnus who is leading a data source that’s powering the nation’s information. During a June 3 webinar, presented by Clark College Foundation Alumni Relations, The Atlantic journalist talked about the importance and challenges of gathering accurate data from states on the number of cases, […] The post Podcast: Tracking COVID-19 with Alexis Madrigal appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:46:10

Challenges and opportunities

5/26/2020
Download the transcript Clark College is offering all its courses remotely and they will continue that practice through the fall. There is a great opportunity at hand: the chance to offer customized training and programs directly related to business interests as they emerge from a recession. Fostering relationships with local industry with fundraising goals […] The post Challenges and opportunities appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:18:37

Beyond the tragedy

1/27/2020
Download the Transcript Clark College alumna is changing the plight of missing and murdered indigenous women and girls Bones were discovered on the grounds of a Yakama Nation post office. They had been there for years. Clark Outstanding Alumna and Washington state Rep. Gina Mosbrucker was motivated to act. Through legislation she co-authored, the […] The post Beyond the tragedy appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:24:35

Sen. Al Bauer Podcast, Washington’s education senator

12/11/2019
Washington Sen. Al Bauer, cattle rancher, lawmaker, teacher, education advocate and donor, helped change the face of education in the state of Washington in the 70s, 80s and 90s through his tireless efforts to reform the K-12 system and higher education. Listen to Bauer’s versions of behind-the-scenes politicking in the State Legislature, like […] The post Sen. Al Bauer Podcast, Washington’s education senator appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:23:31

Promising a world of dreams podcast

11/26/2019
The most defining moments of our 2019 Scholarship Reception are in this edition of Penguin Chats, “Promising a world of dreams.” In late October 2019, nearly 350 scholarship recipients, donors and family members came together for an uplifting afternoon of inspirational stories supported by the generosity of donors. Clark student leader Evans Kaame […] The post Promising a world of dreams podcast appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:18:16

It begins with a child podcast

7/31/2019
Diversity and equity. Getting parents involved with their children’s learning. Dual language programs taking hold. Curriculum of humor. Three educators explore these and other timely issues facing early childhood education with passion, expertise and humor. Featuring former Vancouver School District teacher Linda Marie Gilliam, Clark College Behavioral Sciences Division Chair Dr. Debra Jenkins, and […] The post It begins with a child podcast appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:01:02:51

Searching for the next penguin in chief at Clark

6/18/2019
Clark College tapped an interim president on June 25 while it undertakes its first permanent presidential search in 13 years. Continuous decreases in state funding, drops in enrollment and demographic shifts juxtapose a community that believes deeply in the Penguin Nation, as evidenced in part, by a $35 million fundraising campaign that […] The post Searching for the next penguin in chief at Clark appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:12:45

Farewell to Clark’s 13th president

5/28/2019
2019 Spotlight Award winner! There is no doubt that President Bob Knight is passionate about Clark. He’s spent the past 13 years building relationships with all the people who make up this community’s college. He’s retired now, but will likely be remembered for his dedication to students (“It’s all about the students”) and […] The post Farewell to Clark’s 13th president appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:18:06

Delightful food experiences at Clark

3/26/2019
The opinions and ideas expressed by individuals in these podcasts do not necessarily reflect the positions or policies or Clark College Foundation or Clark College. Chefs Earl Frederick and Aaron Guerra have unique styles—such as cooking fried chicken low and slow, or special teaching techniques that help students understand the food experience. Both instructors […] The post Delightful food experiences at Clark appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:14:08

Pushing words with Mitchell Jackson

3/6/2019
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/403231953-user-69502402-115536765-mitchell-jackson-pushing-words.mp3 Clark alumnus on national stage discussing race relations Mitchell Jackson ’93 is an author and educator who is playing a part in the national discourse about race relations. His newest novel, “Survival Math,” focuses on immediate decisions that African American men make to stay alive, and the prejudice of appearances. He talked […] The post Pushing words with Mitchell Jackson appeared...

Duration:00:14:42

Personalized path the Clark College way

1/29/2019
Clark students are getting new personalized support as they embark on academic and professional goals. A new framework—called Guided Pathways—has turned around several struggling community colleges across in the nation. Lorie, a full-time card dealer in the gaming industry before an injury put her out of work, is one Clark student who […] The post Personalized path the Clark College way appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:12:41

Delicious mysteries on Penguin Chats

8/27/2018
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/491488434-user-69502402-115536765-delicious-mysteries.mp3 Ellie Alexander is an alumna and author of the popular Bakeshop Mystery series. She was at Clark in July 2018 to launch her book, “Till Death Do Us Tart.” Alexander shared some of her writing tips and ideas for her next books before a live audience, while Clark’s pastry chef shared the […] The post Delicious mysteries on Penguin Chats appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:26:17

Birds of a feather make great music together

7/24/2018
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/476227956-user-69502402-115536765-birds-of-a-feather-make-great-music-together.mp3 Band director Rich Inouye puts his conductor’s baton down for the last time Clark’s music program has a reputation for producing some remarkable musicians. Rich Inouye, head of Clark’s band programs and leader of its revered annual Jazz Festival, helped to create that reputation. He recently put his conductor’s baton down for the […] The post Birds of a feather make great...

Duration:00:17:11

The places we will go

6/26/2018
http://feeds.soundcloud.com/stream/463788417-user-69502402-115536765-the-places-we-will-go.mp3 30-minute listen Long-time foundation board members are champions of growing assets $1 million to $100 million over 35 years Keith Koplan and Randy Grove are long-time Clark College Foundation board members who recall funny stories such as how area banks stopped selling them certificates of deposit because the foundation owned too many, to […] The post The places we will go appeared first on Clark...

DNA of Dirt: Solving the antibiotic crisis

5/21/2018
Clark uses cutting-edge technology to study genetic makeup of dirt Professor Roberto Anitori has spent his career studying extremophiles—organisms that live in extreme environments. He’s worked in Antarctica, researched how extreme organisms live and thrive in volcanoes, deep-sea vents and radioactive hot springs. In this edition of Penguin Chats, Anitori talks about a […] The post DNA of Dirt: Solving the antibiotic crisis appeared first on Clark College Foundation.

Duration:00:24:36