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Hall of Fame Beth Hamrick Graves

Women’s Basketball 1994-1995 In one short season, Beth Hamrick Graves performed on the court like no other woman in the history of Clark College. Averaging 23 points per game, she still holds the NWAACC record during a tournament by averaging 29.3 points per game. She also led the NWAACC in free-throw percentage during the 1994-95 […]

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Hall of Fame Kalani Rodrigues

Men’s Track & Field Champion 2001-2003 In the 2002-2003 season, Kalani Rodrigues was a multiple NWAACC champion. He placed first in the 400 meters, 4×100 meter relay and the 4×400 meter relay. At the conclusion of his Clark career, he held four All-American titles, Sophomore of the Year honor and several school records. Soon after graduating from […]

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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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