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Healthy Penguin Nation

The Healthy Penguin Nation wellness program conducted by human resources and the college well-being team has been awarded the Zo8 Award for 2024 by the Washington State Health Care Authority.

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: https://www.shamrockrunportland.com Distances include: 4 mile Walk, 5K, 10K, 8K, 15K, and Half…

Penguins are champion walkers

Oswald holding Walktober trophy with smiling Clark employees in Japanese Garden

For the first time, Clark College has won Walktober, a 31-day walking challenge between Clark College, Lower Columbia College, and Washington State University Vancouver.    Participants used fitness trackers and mobile apps to track steps and entered their daily activity on a Walktober log. The school with the most steps, Clark College, is presented with…

Healthy Penguin Walkabout is back for third year

kids and mom with Oswald at Healthy Penguin Walkabout

Family-friendly event focuses on wellness       Clark College welcomes the community to its third annual Healthy Penguin Walkabout on Saturday, June 2, on its main campus. This free, family-friendly event offers a wide range of opportunities for personal health assessments, wellness-related education, and healthy activities. Activities run 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and will take…

Clark College Wellness Team Walk Schedule

Healthy Penguin Nation logo

Join your Clark College Wellness Team in celebrating SmartHealth Week, an annual celebration of health and wellness, June 5-11. We will be waiting for you near the Chime Tower and will start walking promptly at the times listed below. Remember, you can join us on the college’s Penguin Pathway at any point during a walk (search for the…

Congratulations to our Walktober champs!

Haley Tucker

Thirty-Eighty Penguins got up and moving during the month of October for the second Walktober Challenge against the WSU Vancouver Cougars and the Lower Columbia College Red Devils. Collectively, Clark logged in 12,412,963 steps — earning second place in the college challenge. Way to go, Penguins! The top three participants at Clark were: 1st Place: Haley Tucker…

Help the Penguin Nation get healthier

Healthy Penguin Nation logo

Did you attend a wellness seminar? Participate in a wellness event?  What are your wellness interests? The Healthy Penguin Nation team is asking for your feedback to these and other questions, which will help focus our planning efforts and ensure the wellness program is relevant to your needs and interests. You can access the survey…

Get Ready to Run

Team Penguin 2013

Once again, academic advisor Joe Jenkins is organizing a Clark College team to run in the next Shamrock Run, held March 16 in Portland. Last year, 115 members of Team Penguin completed one of the courses–which range from a 3.1-mile walk to a 15-kilometer run–raising $575 for the Alex Montoya Scholarship Fund at Clark College…