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Partners Winter 2016

Ingredients for success Upcoming Tod and Maxine McClaskey Culinary Institute will be a plus for the regional cuisine and baking industries Sugar and spice and everything nice Alumna’s dream becomes popular downtown business RAMPing up online Mechatronics goes digital, expands access to rural students Out of the cold and into optimism Students struggling with homelessness […]

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From the president

Clark College campuses teem with thousands of students each year pursuing their higher education goals. Our donors are central to their success by providing scholarships and program support so that students get an opportunity to enhance their quality of life and enrich the community. As 2016 draws to a close and I pause to reflect, […]

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There she is

Alicia Cooper ’15 makes Top 5 at Miss America competition Alicia Cooper ’15 is the Miss America 3rd Runner Up in 2016. Photo provided by Alicia Cooper Current Miss Washington and two-time Miss Clark County winner Alicia Cooper ’15 took to the national stage in September at the Miss America competition and placed third runner-up […]

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Clark College at Boschma Farms planning underway

Master plan to be finalized in December By Rhonda Morin Clark College and Clark College Foundation are working in concert with regional businesses, political leaders and the public to develop a plan for a new campus on the nearly 70 acres the foundation owns in Ridgefield, Wash. The work for Clark College at Boschma Farms […]

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RAMPing up online

Mechatronics goes digital, expands access to rural students Offers new certificate in Mechatronics Fundamentals By Rhonda Morin   It all started with robots. Mechatronics professor Ken Luchini toyed with the idea of applying for a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to build a robot with mechanical hands that can grip objects. Instructors would use it […]

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Partners Summer 2016

  The universe speaks and Clark hears Cody Messick ’10 helped discover the sound of black holes colliding 1 billion years ago. Understanding gravitational waves Picture the universe as a jiggly waterbed mattress The element of surprise Prof. Roland Dietmeier demanded hard work and punctuality. When students didn’t comply, erasers would fly. Jerry’s story Wife’s […]

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From the president

We lost a treasure of a man this summer. Ed Geiger passed away on June 22 after an extended battle with Parkinson’s disease. Ed was a beloved part of the foundation family for 29 years. Ed first joined the board in July 1987, served as board chair in 1995 and on several committees, most notably […]

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Jerry’s story

By Rhonda Morin Jerry and Louvenia “Lou” Smith were the adventurous types. Retired by their late 50s, they spent two decades sailing the Atlantic Intercoastal Waterway. Then about five years ago, one of their sons got a job in the Northwest and the couple started driving the 2,800 miles each way to visit their grandsons. […]

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The element of surprise

Alumni revel in his teachings and the influence he had on their lives Professor Roland Dietmeier was hard on his students. His former students remember him as demanding, quick-tempered, strict, intolerant of tardiness or absences and not generous with As. In the next breath, those same alumni say he was the most influential instructor they […]

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