This Week in the Business Web Practices Speaker Series: Web Career Journeys

This week’s Business Web Practices lecture features two individuals with strong ties to Clark College; CTEC and CGT adjunct instructor Fellene Gaylord and Web Development program graduate Christine Watson. Both will share tales of their career journeys with a stress on how successful careers in the world of the web require one to be fluid,Continue reading “This Week in the Business Web Practices Speaker Series: Web Career Journeys”

This Week: The Importance and Role of Quality Assurance in Software Development

This week, Jane Croft will be giving a talk entitled “The Importance and Role of Quality Assurance in Software Development” as part of the Clark College Business Web Practices Speaker Series. Jane is a returning to our speaker series for her second time. The talk she gave last year was one of my favorites. Here isContinue reading “This Week: The Importance and Role of Quality Assurance in Software Development”

Business Web Practices Speaker Series: Tocarra Stark and Heidi Johnson Bixby

Two new videos were added to the “Business Web Practices Speaker Series” channel on YouTube. The first is Dr. Tocarra Stark, Marketing Director, Clark College and the second is Heidi Johnson Bixby of Johnson Bixby and Associates. Many thanks to Tocarra and Heidi for taking the time to speak to the Clark College community. Please subscribeContinue reading “Business Web Practices Speaker Series: Tocarra Stark and Heidi Johnson Bixby”

Cheryl Bledsoe: Ubiquity of Social Media and Social Media as a Social Service

Yesterday Cheryl Bledsoe, Technology & Accreditation Manager at Clackamas County Communications, delivered an outstanding talk at Clark College. I have seen many talks on social media, but none of them ever resonated with me the way in which the stories Cheryl shared did. This talk is a “much watch” for any company, organization, educator or personContinue reading “Cheryl Bledsoe: Ubiquity of Social Media and Social Media as a Social Service”

This Weeks Business Web Practices Guest Speaker: Cheryl Bledsoe

Our guest for week 4 of the Business Web Practices Speaker Series will be Cheryl Bledsoe who for many years been fundamental in helping define and implement the role of social media in time of crisis and emergency, most notably in roles in management in both Clark and Clackamas counties. You will likely come awayContinue reading “This Weeks Business Web Practices Guest Speaker: Cheryl Bledsoe”

I’m Talking about You. Really, I am

The one thing I absolutely love about my job as an instructor is the ability to share my experiences working in corporate America, starting an open source community for IBM, producing a podcast, owning a successful software startup and being involved with social media since 2002. I have seen and experienced it all. The good,Continue reading “I’m Talking about You. Really, I am”

Troy Uyan: Beginning a Web Development Career in the Public Sector

This week’s speaker is a Clark College Alum success story. A few years ago, Troy Uyan was a Clark Running Start student exploring career options.  He is currently employed as a web developer for the government of Clark County. He talks about how Clark’s CTEC Web Development program helped prepare him for his job andContinue reading “Troy Uyan: Beginning a Web Development Career in the Public Sector”

Business Web Practices Speaker Series Week Two

When: Wednesday, September 28 Where: Clark College, Foster Hall Auditorium 4:30 pm Session Title: Beginning a Web Development Career in the Public Sector Session Speaker: Troy Uyan, Web Developer, Clark County Government, Washington State This week’s speaker is also a Clark College Alum success story.  A few years ago, Troy Uyan was a Clark RunningContinue reading “Business Web Practices Speaker Series Week Two”

Get Involved with an Advisory Committee

Clark College has over 25 active advisory committees that include members from the business community, instructional staff, and students. Committee work is fun and engaging as it allows staff, students and industry to discuss business trends, program curriculum, students success stories and much more. Here’s a link to Clark’s Advisory Committee. Look on the rightContinue reading “Get Involved with an Advisory Committee”