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The Unique Experience of being both a Biology and Communication Major

Hello, Everyone! My name is Rhiannon Clements and I am a Potsdam native. Next spring (Spring 2022), I will graduate from Clarkson University with two bachelor’s degrees; one in Biology and the other in Communication.  Although these two fields may seem completely unrelated, the past year-and-a-half has demonstrated the need for clear, effective, and accessible …

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Insights from a Dual Environmental and Civil Engineering Major

Civil and environmental engineering is one of Clarkson University’s biggest and most popular academic departments, offering undergraduate bachelor’s degrees, as well as graduate MS and PhD degrees. Students interested in construction engineering management, water resources engineering, architectural and facilities engineering, and more flock to these programs year after year. Why? We sat down with Reagan …

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All About Clarkson’s Health Coaches Program

Hi! My name is Faith Hutton, I am from Gouverneur, NY and will be graduating from Clarkson in December of 2021 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology.  My time at Clarkson has been largely spent focusing on healthcare and medicine related classes since I am a pre-med student. I know what you’re thinking, “why …

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What it’s like to be a Global Supply Chain Major at Clarkson University

Hi, I am Julia Lavarnway, and I’m a rising junior here at Clarkson University. I am a global supply chain major with a project management minor and I am from Watertown NY. At Clarkson, there are several business majors to choose from, but everyone starts out as business studies. So I was able to choose …

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The Support I Receive at Clarkson Made Choosing My Majors Easy

By a Financial Information & Analysis and Business & Data Analytics Double Major Hi, I am Christian Perrine, a junior, double majoring in Financial Information Analysis (FIA) and Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (BIDA). I’m from East Brunswick, New Jersey, and I chose to come to Clarkson University because it offered the best balance between …

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Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 3 years, and I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to see a few classes of students join campus. One thing that has remained constant over those years is that, when asked about the best part of their Clarkson experience, almost all students tell me the same thing: their on-campus involvement …

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All About Undergraduate Advising at Clarkson

In college, every student benefits from having a support team. Whether it’s a student feeling overwhelmed or confused about their college and career path, or a student simply looking for the encouragement to carry forward on the path they’re comfortable on, having supportive people around to give input, advice, and guidance is important. At Clarkson, …

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A Starter on North Country Outdoor Adventures

Nestled just north of the Adirondack park is Clarkson’s Potsdam campus. Being so close to an open expanse of wilderness like the Adirondacks makes Clarkson a prime starting point for all sorts of outdoor activities. Whether it’s participating in one of the trips hosted by our very own Outing Club or striking out on your …

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Reflecting on my Orientation Experience

Hi All, My name is Megan Parkman, and I am a class of 2020 graduate. As I reflect back on my time at Clarkson, I am so grateful to have the friendships that I made my first year. When Clarkson says “Welcome to the Clarkson Family!” they really mean it. It actually has two meanings …

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What is First Year Seminar?

Each fall, first year students come to Clarkson and begin their transition from high school student to college student. And each fall, every first year student is enrolled in a class called First Year Seminar. My name is Olivia Netter, and I’m Clarkson Class of ’21. In my time at Clarkson I was a peer …