Special Programs Manager, Waubonsee Community College
Marques Clark is an educator and lover of anything pizza-related. He is the Program Manager of the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act grant at Waubonsee College in Aurora, IL. After attending Northern Illinois University, and earning his Master of Science in Higher Education, Marques began conducting research on how pop culture can be used as a tool to educate, train, and engage students. In 2017, Marques launched ClarkHouse, a publishing company that combines pop culture and education to create career resources for young audiences. Marques’ blog MOREPOPCULTURE is a platform that highlights useful tools and resources in pop culture and career development. Marques is currently working on his Doctorate in Counseling and Higher Education at Northern Illinois University. His mission is to empower students by providing them with the tools to market their strengths and experiences in order to achieve their unique career goals.