Tag: Student Life

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Celebrating Clarkson University’s First Generation Students

On November 8, the Council for Opportunity in Education and Center for First Generation Student Success celebrates the sixth annual First Generation Celebration Day. Here at Clarkson, we join other colleges and universities across the country in celebrating our students who are the first in their family to attend college and receive a higher education. Mahammadou Tunkara ’24, …

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Why Clarkson’s Computer Science Program was Right for Me

Hi! My name is Peter-John King. I recently graduated from Clarkson after double majoring in computer science and data science. I was also in the Honors Program. I was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Why Computer Science I had initially chosen to pursue computer science because I loved coding in high school. The main …

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North Country Outdoor Adventures

Hello and welcome all incoming first-year students, transfers and any passing traveler to the North Country. One of our largest and oldest clubs on Clarkson University’s’ campus is the Clarkson University Outing Club (CUOC). We wish to share some of the favorite outdoor adventure spots for both beginners and the more experienced adventurer. Members of …

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What to Expect: Orientation and Convocation for First-Year Students

Orientation for students who are new to the Clarkson Family is a new and exciting experience. There are a lot of opportunities to meet new people, explore a new campus and local community, and so much to learn about Clarkson as well as your area of study. Orientation for new students is designed to be …

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A Golden Knight’s Guide to Your First Hockey Game

It is no surprise that the Clarkson Golden Knight Hockey team has a very large presence on campus. For the majority of the year, every weekend is spent packed inside the Cheel arena cheering on the teams. Before coming to Clarkson, many students have never been to a hockey game or not one on the …

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10 Pieces of Advice for a First-Year Student

Going into your first year of college is a big step, and may seem daunting, but everyone who is here had to take that first step into their first year just like you! My name is Cassidy Marshall and I am a Communication, and Media Design major with a New Product Development and Marketing minor. …

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Tips For Move-In Day

Move-In Day can be full of chaos, stress, and emotions. Planning for this day with the appropriate tips can reduce the stress and amp up the excitement! Here is a list of what to do before and during Move-In Day! Before Move-In Day: Write a list of things you need to bring. Make sure to …

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Clarkson University Libraries

As you all are getting ready to land into your residence halls, find your way around campus and start making friends and meeting fellow classmates- you’ll eventually begin your academic year. One of the most important and helpful resources for your learning needs is the Clarkson University Libraries! We’re going to dive into what services …

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Decorating Your Dorm: The Quad Basics

Congratulations! You are in, and just received your roommate and dorm room assignment. Living in the quad at Clarkson University is a great place to meet other first-year students new to the campus and college living just like you! The Quad is comprised of four residence hall buildings that are all connected. Whether you are …

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Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 3 years as the Director of Student Life, 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 …