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Join the Clark College Foundation for PenguinsGive, our exhilarating 24-hour annual fundraising event on Thursday, April 25—which just so happens to be World Penguin Day!

April 20 is PenguinsGive and Sakura Festival

PenguinsGive, Clark College’s 24-hour fundraising event, is Thursday, April 20. In celebration of Clark College celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, all Clark College and Clark College Foundation employees and retirees are challenged to “Give $90.” Join the members of the O Squad, your employee giving committee and give $90 to support Clark students. 

An investment in students’ financial futures

BOA check presentation 2016

Clark College receives grant to fund a full-time financial literacy coach      The Bank of America Charitable Foundation recently awarded Clark College a $20,000 grant to support a full-time financial literacy coach at Clark College. The coach works directly with students to help them stabilize their finances and increase the likelihood of students meeting their economic, educational,…

New culinary center gets name

McClaskey Institute architectural rendering

A donation from the McClaskey Family Foundation helps make new teaching and dining facility possible       Clark College President Robert K. Knight announced that the Tod and Maxine McClaskey Family Foundation made a $4 million gift to the college’s culinary program that will transform the learning process for students, as well as the…

Archer @ Archer

Exploring Clark’s artistic legacy with a professor who helped shape it       As retired Clark College art professor James Archer stood in the gallery named after him and gazed at the works hanging on the walls, his expression was slightly wistful. Archer was attending the reception for “Archer @ Archer,” an exhibit of…

A smart investment

Cindy Nguyen

Scholarships help ensure that “the money thing” doesn’t get in the way of a student’s success      “I’ve always wanted to go to college,” says Clark student Cindy Nguyen. Even so—and despite her excellent grades—Nguyen acknowledges that college has its challenges. “When you come to college, you need to learn to study more efficiently…

A part of the family

For this professor, following her heart led her back to Clark      “This is where I grew up,” says Professor Veronica Brock from her office in O’Connell Sports Complex on Clark’s main campus. “My dad was a professor here, teaching physics and astronomy. I was a student here. I grew up with ‘Penguin blood,’…