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Personalized path the Clark College way
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 […] The post Personalized path the Clark College way appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
Delicious mysteries on Penguin Chats
Ellie Alexander is an alumna and author of the popular Bakeshop Mystery series. She was at Clark in July to launch her latest 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 secrets of making […] The post Delicious mysteries on Penguin Chats appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
Birds of a feather make great music together
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 last time. Clark […] The post Birds of a feather make great music together appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
The places we will go
–> 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 serious times too. […] The post The places we will go appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
DNA of Dirt: Solving the antibiotic crisis
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 modern […] The post DNA of Dirt: Solving the antibiotic crisis appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
Patchwork of Words
National bestselling author Marie Bostwick ’80 believes it’s never too late to start writing. She’s an example of that having raised three children and moved around the country for her husband’s career before seriously putting pen to paper. Now she’s on fire having published 14 full-length novels in 10 years. Her popular books include two […] The post Patchwork of Words appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
The universe speaks, Clark alumnus hears
Cody Messick ’10 is part of a scientific discovery supporting Albert Einstein’s prediction of the existence of gravitational waves that result from the collision of massive black holes Clark alumnus Cody Messick spends most of his waking hours out of this world. He’s part of a team of scientists that confirmed the sound of […] The post The universe speaks, Clark alumnus hears appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
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 […] The post Pushing words with Mitchell Jackson appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
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 […] The post Reflections of a Mayor appeared first on Clark College Foundation.
The Power of Inclusion with Dr. Debi Jenkins
Professor Debi Jenkins ’93 explains what social equity is, how to dismantle power privilege and how being called a racist is misunderstood. Jenkins is an expert in age-related changes that occur throughout a person’s life and she’s a national speaker on equity practices. Download to your device or listen to […] The post The Power of Inclusion with Dr. Debi Jenkins appeared first on Clark College Foundation.