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NASA Rocket Launch Hits the Mark

After 1,000 hours of preparation, Penguin II rocket flies more than a mile high in Utah desert by Rhonda Morin Clark College’s Aerospace Club members left their Utah hotel at 4 a.m. on May 17 for a two-hour drive to the launch site to ensure they were called on first to deploy their homemade rocket. […]

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The Journey of a Rose

Refugee camp and domestic abuse survivor’s strength blossoms with gratitude Written by Rhonda Morin The delicate and creamy petals of roses coupled with the sweet aroma that softens her mood and momentarily transports her to a lovely memory, is Sima Gazm’s lasting memory of her Turkish birthplace and her current home in Vancouver, Wash. Roses […]

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Practice Makes Perfect

Once paralyzed by public speaking, Roxane Sutherland ’87 now practices what she preaches Written by Rhonda Morin Dean Sutherland ’88 and Clark Professor Roxanne Sutherland ’87 have been paying education forward since establishing an endowment in 1999. Photo provided by Roxanne Sutherland. Roxane Sutherland ’87 was in the eighth grade when she got the crazy […]

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Clark College at Boschma Farms

Dairy farmers with roots in Holland establish North County campus legacy Written by Rhonda Morin Growing up on dairy farms instilled a lifelong passion for Hank Boschma and his future wife, Bernice. Early morning milking, feeding, calving, mucking the stalls and moving the cows to pasture was physically demanding. However, the work was also rewarding and […]

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Balance of hard and soft

Race identity, paternal struggles torment. Lessons in self-love revivify. Written by Rhonda Morin Ryan Cunningham was 8 years old when he learned who his biological father was. A boy of color, he self-identified as being of mixed race up to the day his mother took him aside and revealed her secret. Unexpectedly, he was made […]

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Partners Magazine Spring 2014 Edition

Partners Magazine Features Clark College’s Aerospace Club’s Quest for NASA Glory (pdf) Plus: The Dirt on Antibiotics More Than Just Rewards Also read the newest blog post on the rocket test launch: Test Flight Rocks Clark College’s Aerospace Club successfully flew their full-scale test flight on Saturday, April 19 in Brothers, Ore. This was one […]

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