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Dr. Tim Cook named President of Clackamas Community College

Clark College Vice President of Instruction Dr. Tim Cook has been named President of Clackamas Community College. Dr. Cook’s appointment at Clackamas Community College comes after a national search to replace Dr. Joanne Truesdell, who has served as Clackamas Community College president since 2007. Dr. Cook started his career at Clark College in 1997 as…

Magdaleno heads baseball

Mark Magdaleno

Clark College Penguins name new coach      Clark College has named Mark Magdaleno as its Interim Head Baseball Coach. Magdaleno takes over as the Penguins are preparing to begin practice for the upcoming season. “Mags” takes the helm after serving as the associate head baseball coach since he was hired in August. He has spent 32…

Welcome, Penguins!

Fall 2015 campus

Clark College greets new academic year      The parking lots were filled. The Bookstore was bustling. And the sunshine poured down as if to comfort those who were still mourning the end of their summers as they started the 2015 fall quarter at Clark College on Monday, September 21. Returning students got to see…

A Different Kind of Final

Bruce Elgort teaches class

Computer Technology students get real-world experience by presenting to industry experts       On Thursday, June 11, students in Clark College instructor Bruce Elgort’s PHP and SQL programming class (CTEC 227) will face an audience. While that might be standard for a class in the performance arts, it’s less expected in a computer science…

Weaving a Stronger Safety Net

main campus

Clark College receives major grant to help low-income students       Clark College has received a major grant toward the college’s efforts to help low-income students complete their education. Work is already underway on the three-year Working Families Success Network (WFSN) grant, which provides $100,000 per year to hire staff and equip them to…

Strategic Plan Approved

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Clark College Board of Trustees approves college’s vision for 2015-2020       The Clark College Board of Trustees approved the 2015-2020 Strategic Plan on Wednesday night during its monthly board meeting. The Board’s approval is the final step in the approval process, and the campus will begin implementing the new strategic plan right away.…

Honoring Three Women … and Three Decades

Iris Awards celebrates a 30-year tradition of honoring women’s contributions to Southwest Washington      Three outstanding women working in different fields, but with a similar commitment to improving the lives of others in Southwest Washington, are the winners of the 2015 Iris Awards, honoring women of achievement in Southwest Washington. The awards will be…

Penguins Enter Hall of Fame

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Clark College Athletics to honor Hall of Fame inductees on February 28       On Saturday, February 28, the Penguin Athletic Club, in conjunction with the Athletics Department at Clark College, will hold the annual Clark College Athletic Hall of Fame banquet and induction ceremony at 5 p.m. in the Penguin Union Building. The…

Clark to offer its first bachelor’s degree

Dental Hygiene student

The Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU) has approved Clark College’s proposal to add the college’s first baccalaureate degree. Starting in the fall of 2015 the college will offer a Bachelor of Applied Science in Dental Hygiene. The B.A.S. in Dental Hygiene will benefit both students and the community, according to Dr. Tim Cook,… just got better

new website

College launches a new, mobile-friendly website      Clark College is launching a new website today that will help improve navigation, expand access forstudents, and ensure timely updates to content. The website, which uses the same address as the college’s former website, features a new, mobile-friendly format that can be viewed on a variety…