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Opening Day 2022

Clark College starts the new academic year with its first in-person Opening Day since 2019.
President Edwards said that although she has been at Clark College for over 2 years, this was the first in-person opening day celebration, and she was loving it!

New tenured professors

Professor Olga Lyubar stands at a whiteboard, smiling, while two students sit in front of her at tablet computers, talking to each other

College welcomes newly tenured faculty members in chemistry, communication studies, health information management, and nursing      Four outstanding educators are the newest members of the tenured faculty at Clark College. Darcy Kennedy (chemistry), Nick Luisi (nursing), Olga Lyubar (health information management), and Richa Sharma (communication studies) were all granted tenure during the Clark College…

Nursing professor receives tenure

Professor Dianne Lucia

Dianne Lucia becomes newest member of nursing program’s tenured faculty      Nursing professor Dianne Lucia was granted tenure during the Clark College Board of Trustees meeting on December 8. Tenure is awarded by the college’s Board of Trustees to faculty based on professional excellence and outstanding abilities in their disciplines. The granting of tenure…

New VPs named

Dr. Michele Cruse and Paul Wickline

New Vice President of Instruction and Vice President of Student Affairs will serve in crucial roles on the college’s leadership team      After a nationwide search, Clark College has announced the hiring of two new members of its Executive Cabinet. Dr. Michele Cruse was named Vice President of Student Affairs and Paul Wickline was…

2021 Annual Employee Awards

main campus

Five employees received annual awards in three categories at Clark College’s 2021 Opening Day event, held virtually on September 13. Awards announced included: Exceptional Administrative Exempt Award Exceptional Classified Staff Award Lora Whitfield Social Equity Award Additionally, the Exceptional Faculty Awards, which were announced during Commencement, were recognized a second time. Employees were also recognized…

Spring 2021 Classified Staff Excellence Award recipient: Damon Grady

Damon Grady in Security uniform

Congratulations to Damon Grady, Campus Security Sergeant, Security and Safety Services, recipient of the 2021 Spring Quarter Classified Staff Excellence Award!   Damon Grady has been with Clark College’s Security and Safety Department since 1997. He served as a Campus Security Officer for 20 years before being promoted to the sergeant’s rank in January of 2018. Comments about Grady…

Executive Vice President of Operations named

Galina Burley

Clark College alumna Galina Burley brings wealth of experience managing different public organizations       Clark College has announced the hiring of Galina Burley in the role of Executive Vice President of Operations. She will begin at the college on July 8.   Burley was hired through a nationwide search. She will be entering a newly created position which oversees college operations including…