Category: Undergrad

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What I have learned by working at The Shipley Center!

The Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University is a discovery-driven entrepreneurial support hub that advises members of the Clarkson community and the greater North Country region.  Through a collaborative hands-on process, the Shipley Center brings academic and social experience together under one roof. It provides inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs with the ability to fully …

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Decision Time: How to Pick the School That’s Right for You

You’ve gotten the acceptance letters. You’ve celebrated. And now, you’re trying to make that final decision. As time continues to fly by and May 1 gets closer and closer, many students feel the anxiety settle in around one single question: “Where will I go to college in the fall?” It’s a pretty big decision — …

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The Scoop on the Potsdam Food Scene

Note: This post has been updated on 2/22/2022 to reflect updated information on local dining. If you’re considering Clarkson but aren’t from the North Country, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the area that surrounds the University. I come from a town that is known for its incredible restaurants, so I was …

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Personalized Visit vs. Accepted Students Day — Which One Should You Choose?

So you’re considering Clarkson. Great! If you’ve never been to campus, the question should not be, “Should I go to campus and check it out?” because the answer is always yes! (if you can). Instead, the question is, “How should I visit campus?” and further, “Should I go for Accepted Students Day and a more …

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The Places a Global Supply Chain Major Can Go!

Hi All, my name is Mary Kate Wainwright and I am a proud alum of the Clarkson class of 2019. I was a Global Supply Chain major during my time at Clarkson, and I now work at GAP Inc. Distribution Center, as an Operations Supervisor. I specifically work for the Old Navy Online distribution.  It …

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Getting Acclimated as a Transfer Student

Hi everyone! I’m Gianna Citriniti and I transferred to Clarkson in the spring of 2021. This blog is a continuation from my other recent post. You can read my Guide to Transferring to Clarkson here! Now that you have been accepted and made the decision to start your new adventure at Clarkson, how do you …

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A Guide to Transferring to Clarkson

Transferring can be a complicated process, but thanks to my advisor Abul Khondker and Jon Moser who is Associate Dean of the Transfer Department, transferring in was relatively easy.  My name is Gianna and I’m currently in Clarkson’s 3-2 engineering program in collaboration with SUNY Potsdam. This program allows students to easily transfer credits between …

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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 …