June 2016
In This Issue
CCC's Commitment to Veterans Continues
Pictured left to right: Shelly Parini, Assoc. VP of Marketing & Communications; Robert "Smokey" Vrilakas, author of Look, Mom - I Can Fly! Memoirs of a World War II P-38 Fighter Pilot; Vicki Smith, Interim Executive Director for the CCC Foundation; and Jack Hammond, Foundation Board Member.

Clackamas Community College was well represented at the Seventh annual Northwest Military Employer Summit hosted by the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition at Camp Withycombe on June 3.  The event honors those who support our veterans through job placement.  CCC Assoc. VP Shelly Parini received special recognition for her work on behalf of veterans.

The CCC Foundation will host an event Oct. 28 at Camp Withycombe to raise funds for the Military Families Scholarship Endowment, which provides scholarships for military personnel and their family members.

Gold Rush... The Rush is On  is a dinner program.  Jack Hoffman and Jim Thurber from the acclaimed "Gold Rush" series will be our special guests as they share behind-the-scenes antics and stories. Table sponsors (8 seats) are $1,500.  Individuals tickets are $125. Click here to purchase now.
Invitational and Corporate Challenge Golf Tournaments are Coming Up
The CCC Invitational will take place Monday, July 18 at Arrowhead Golf Club in Molalla. This tournament has teams of five and includes lunch, on-course beverages, dinner and awards. Of course, we will be selling tickets for a chance to win one of the 10 fabulous baskets that will be on display. Click here for more information.
The Corporate Challenge Golf Tournament will be held Monday, Aug. 22 at Willamette Valley Country Club,in Canby.   This high-end tourney includes a $100 pass to the on-site Nike store, access to participate in the scotch and cigar hole, and much more. Please click here for more information.
Clackamas Community College Turns 50!
President Joanne Truesdell and Carinda Ingebretson look at
Carinda's diploma from 1968.

Saturday, May 21, CCC's Oregon City campus was alive with activity celebrating the first 50 years of Clackamas Community College.
The day started with a ceremony celebrating the restoration of the Newell Creek Headwaters. Other activities included a geocache challenge, outdoor sculpture invitational campus walk, time capsule opening and a college and alumni showcase.
Carinda Ingebretsen graduated from the first nursing class at CCC - the class of 1968. She brought her diploma and other mementos to share. Darren Fort is a long-time art student. He says he's been taking classes off and on for the past 20 years. He was overjoyed when he got the call that he had won a free class at CCC in the alumni drawing. Chuck Saul was a member of CCC's first championship baseball team. He was thrilled to win a dining certificate to the Wild Hare. Maryanna Moore, a graduate of the first graduating class at CCC, won season tickets to Clackamas Repertory Theatre.
It was a great day for classmates to reminisce, rekindle friendships and remember the important role CCC played in each of their lives.
Clackamas Rotary Supports CCC Students
Pictured left to right: Thomas Joseph, President of the Clackamas Rotary Foundation; Joanne Truesdell, President of Clackamas Community College; James Maciokas, President of the Rotary Club of Clackamas.

The Rotary Club of Clackamas has been supporting student education through scholarships since 1989 --- the past 27 years.
In those 27 years, the Rotary Club of Clackamas has donated $170,776 in scholarships; that's an average of 54 total scholarships at $3,150. What a difference this club has made at CCC and in the lives of so many grateful students.
These students have gone on in life to pursue their educational dreams and careers such as: EMT, registered nurse, American Sign Language interpreter, mechanical engineer, business transfer degree, writer, pharmacist, dentist, veterinary tech., drafting technology and documentary filmmaking to name a few.
Education That Works!




Vicki Smith 
Interim Executive Director
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CCC Graduations
Clackamas Community College celebrates 2016 graduates in two ceremonies in June. On Thursday, June 9, students earning Adult High School diplomas and GED certificates will graduate. Students earning certificates and degrees will graduate Friday, June 10.

This year, CCC is awarding 226 GEDs. The youngest graduate is 16 and the oldest is 60. Seventeen are receiving the Adult High School Diploma, with the youngest being 18 and the oldest 33. The college is awarding 1,566 degrees and certificates for the academic year. The youngest graduate is 17, and the oldest is 77 years old.

For more information, visit www.clackamas.edu/

Clackamas Repertory Theatre

2016 Season Tickets
now on sale

One Slight Hitch
June 30 - July 24

The Music Man
Aug. 4 - 28

Steel Magnolias
Sept. 8 - Oct. 2

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