For Employees

HR updates, administrative changes, and other things affecting those who work at Clark College

Run with your Penguins

HTC team

This addition to Employee News was submitted by Haley Tucker in Event Services. Are you interested in running events outside of Clark? If so, we have created a Clark team with the below events. I hope you can join us. Shamrock Run Website: Distances include: 4 mile Walk, 5K, 10K, 8K, 15K, and Half…

Clark professor answers COVID-19 questions

Professor Steven Clark

Have questions about COVID-19 and vaccinations? Biology professor Steven Clark created an informative video lecture on the virus, vaccines, and immunity. Watch until the end to catch a question-and-answer session conducted with Clark College employees who attended Professor Clark’s Zoom seminar. EmailFacebookTwitterGoogleStumbleuponRedditTumblrPinterestLinkedinDiggit

Clark vaccination clinic Sept. 1 (UPDATE: Event Canceled)

Rekah Strong receiving her COVID-19 vaccine

UPDATE: This event was canceled due to low enrollment. Clark College, WPEA and CCAHE are holding a vaccination clinic on Wednesday, September 1 from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Clark College in the STEM Building. Sign up for an appointment here.   Rite Aid will be providing the first dose of the Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine.  …

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…

Clark College announces plans for fall

four students in face masks walking outside Cannell Library

Fall term will begin with many services and classes offered at least partially on campus       Clark College announced today its plans for fall term and the first phase of its return to on-site operations.   Earlier today, President Karin Edwards announced the following:  The college will strongly encourage students and employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19, but will not require…

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…

Exceptional Faculty Awards

Michelle Mallory in academic regalia at Commencement

Six outstanding faculty members recognized at 2021 Commencement      Six outstanding members of Clark College’s faculty have been recognized for their contributions to the college with a 2021 Clark College Exceptional Faculty Award. These awards are presented annually to full-time and part-time faculty members. Nominations can be submitted by Clark College students, faculty, classified employees,…

Clark College holds in-person Commencement

Celebrating the Class of 2021’s remarkable achievements with an in-person, socially distanced graduation       This will be the first time that the ceremony is held on the soccer field. Traditionally, the college’s Commencement ceremonies have been held at Sunlight Supply Amphitheatre. However, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the college’s 2020 Commencement ceremony was held completely virtually.…

College mourns Trustee

Jane Jacobsen

Today the college community learned that Clark College Trustee Jane Jacobsen had passed away over the weekend. “Jane became a Clark College trustee in 2016, and throughout her two terms on the Board she was an indefatigable cheerleader for the college,” wrote Clark College President Karin Edwards in an email to the college community announcing…

New VP of HR named

Brad Avakian brings broad experience of law and labor to role      Clark College has announced the hiring of Brad Avakian in the role of Vice President of Human Resources. He will begin at the college on June 10.   “We are excited to bring someone with Brad’s breadth and depth of knowledge into this crucial leadership position…