Clark College  presents virtual State of the College Address

Online video will premiere on Thu., March 4

VANCOUVER – Dr. Karin Edwards, Clark College president, will deliver the 2021 State of the College Address to share the college’s vision, challenges, and accomplishments with the larger community. Due to COVID-19 it will be presented online via pre-recorded video. 

Dr. Karin Edwards, Clark College president, will deliver the 2021 State of the College Address to share the college’s vision, challenges, and accomplishments with the larger community. Photo by Mike Schultz
Dr. Karin Edwards, Clark College president, will deliver the 2021 State of the College Address to share the college’s vision, challenges, and accomplishments with the larger community. Photo by Mike Schultz

The video will premiere on YouTube at 2 p.m. on Thu., March 4. The link for the video will be available on the college’s State of the College web page, which is posted at www.clark.edu/campus-life/arts-events/stateofthecollege/index.php. During the 2 p.m. premiere, viewers will be able to comment and participate in a livestream discussion on YouTube.  

Dr. Edwards will speak on how the college has responded to COVID-19, continuing budget challenges, and advancing racial equity in higher education. Two students will also share their own experiences at Clark College: Associated Students of Clark College President Josiah Joner and 2021 Transforming Lives Award nominee Tosha Big Eagle. 

The video will run approximately 35 minutes in length. 

This event was originally scheduled to take place on Jan. 20 but was rescheduled due to technical difficulties. It is free and open to the public. The video will be captioned and has picture-in-picture American Sign Language interpretation. If you need accommodation due to a disability in order to fully participate in this event, you should contact Clark College’s Disability Support Services Office at (360) 992-2314 or (360) 992-0901 VP as soon as possible. 

About Clark College 

Founded in 1933, Clark College provides residents of Southwest Washington with affordable, high-quality academic and technical education. It is a public community college offering more than 100 degree and certificate programs, including bachelor’s and associate degrees; professional certificates; high school diplomas and GED preparation; and non-credit community and continuing education. Clark serves a wide range of students including high school students, displaced workers, veterans, parents, non-native English speakers, and mature learners. Approximately three-quarters of its students are in the first generation of their families to attend college.   

Information provided by Clark College Communications.

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