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Clarkson University senior Lee Ann Fefee of Brushton, N.Y., credits much of her academic success to Floyd Bilow of Malone, N.Y., a chemistry/physics teacher at Brushton-Moira Central School in Brushton.
The best teachers are the ones who give encouragement when needed, scold when necessary, but teach always. The five teachers who were named this year’s recipients of the Clarkson University Inspirational High School Inspirational Teaching Award are examples of what teaching is all about. Each one played an important role in helping a Clarkson University senior get to where they are today, providing invaluable lessons that have been applied throughout their lives.
Discipline is an important ingredient in a learning environment. Clarkson University senior Brenda M. Brownell appreciated such order when she was a student in Loretta Kaye’s math class at Town of Webb School in Old Forge, N.Y.
Clarkson University senior Candice M. Bell of Colchester, Vt., credits much of her academic success to Steffen C. Parker, her instrumental music teacher at Colchester High School. Bell nominated Parker, who lives in Colchester, for the Clarkson University Inspirational High School Teaching Award, which he will receive during commencement weekend, May 13-14.
Clarkson University senior Beth A. Gattie of Rockville, Tenn., calls her high school history teacher David Madge of Orchard Park, N.Y., “a mentor and a voice of support and encouragement.”
Clarkson University senior Gregory M. Dilmore of Binghamton, N.Y., credits much of his academic success to Walter Peck, his physics teacher at Whitney Point Central School in Whitney Point, N.Y.
Local Fifth-graders Learn The Joys Of Math And Science From Special Partnership With Clarkson, Corning And Boces
A group of local grade school students showed their enthusiasm for mathematics and science at this year’s Gateways luncheon at Clarkson University.
FAA Administrator Jane Garvey And Kodak Board Chair George Fisher To Address Clarkson University Graduates Sunday
Clarkson University students will be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies this Sunday, May 14.The weekend will also be marked by the commissioning of United States Army and Air Force officers on Saturday, May 13.
Loretta Brown of Potsdam, a Clarkson University junior majoring in physical therapy, was recently presented with the Clarkson University Support Staff award and a check for $350.
The Clarkson University Mini-Baja Design Team will compete in the 2000 Mini-Baja East Competition in Montreal, Quebec.
Patricia Bailey Of Potsdam Appointed Clarkson University Director Of Transfer And International Admission
Patricia J. Bailey of Potsdam has been appointed director of Transfer and International Admission at Clarkson University, effective July 1.
Between them, professors Stig E. Friberg, Abdul J. Jerri, Richard J. Nunge and Nsima T. Obot have more than 100 years of teaching and research experience. That experience has translated into many awards and the publication of numerous important books and papers.
The women of Clarkson University’s Concrete Canoe Team outdistanced the competition, pacing a fifth-place overall showing at a regional collegiate competition hosted recently by Union College in Schenectady, N.Y.
Clarkson Economics Professor Warns That Trade Deficits Might Trigger Collapse Of Nation's Economic Growth
A Clarkson University School of Business professor says that the United States’ trade deficits could lead to a slow down or collapse of economic growth. Economics Professor Sonmez Atesoglu (SONE-mez Ah-TESH-a-loo) recently presented his views in seminars at Trinity College and Wesleyan University.
Several things contributed to Timothy Sugrue’s (shoo-GROO) decision to join Clarkson University as new dean of its School of Business.
They are little creatures that cause big headaches.
Michael J. Moravan, a junior majoring in chemistry at Clarkson University, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship. Moravan is only one of 309 students from the United States and Puerto Rico to receive the award.
Some professors will use just about anything to help their students grasp as subject, examine its many sides and put it all together. And if it takes small, interlocking toy blocks to reinforce what’s taught, so much the better.
Clarkson University’s Army ROTC unit has been recognized as one of the top 10 percent among the United States Army Cadet Command’s 270 units nationwide.
Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Jane Garvey Awarded Clarkson University Honorary Degree
Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Jane F. Garvey received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 107th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 14.
Eastman Kodak Chairman of the Board George M.C. Fisher received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 107th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 14.
Alcoa Inc. Human Resource Director for Executive Staffing and Leadership Development Elizabeth A. Fessenden received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 107th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 14.
FAA Administrator Jane Garvey And Kodak Board Chair George Fisher Address Clarkson University Graduates
More than 600 students from 22 states, 17 countries and 55 of New York's counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University's Commencement today (May 14). (Nearly 185 more students received degrees at an earlier ceremony in December.) More than 4,000 parents, relatives and friends attended the ceremony. The weekend was also marked by the commissioning of United States Army and Air Force officers on Saturday, May 13.
Matthew Allen Of Ogdensburg Honored With Frederica Clarkson Award At Clarkson University Commencement
Matthew R. Allen, son of Glenn Allen of Ogdensburg and Penny Murphy of Ogdensburg, received the Frederica Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 107th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 14.
Linda A. Luck of Plattsburgh, professor of chemistry at Clarkson University, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award during the school’s 107th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 14.
Retired URS Greiner Woodward Clyde Senior Vice President Eugene D. Jones received an honorary doctor of science degree at Clarkson University's 107th Commencement in Potsdam, N.Y., on Sunday, May 14.
Kathryn Johnson Of Fairbanks Honored With Levinus Clarkson Award At Clarkson University Commencement
Kathryn E. Johnson, daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Johnson, 2113 Jack St., Fairbanks, Alaska, received the Levinus Clarkson Award during Clarkson University's 107th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 14.
Katherine H. Wears of Ogdensburg, a professor of law and accounting at Clarkson University, was awarded the Clarkson University Distinguished Teaching Award during the school's 107th Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 14.
Clarkson University’s Mini-Baja team finished 10th overall at the Mini-Baja East regional competition held May 11-13 in the Montreal suburb of Ste.-Adèle.
Scientists And Engineers From Around The World To Gather At Clarkson University For High-gravity Materials Conference
An elite group of international scientists who study materials processing at high-gravity will gather at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y., May 29 to June 2.
As summer begins, Clarkson University moves nearer to fulfilling its dream of having all four of its schools united on its hill campus. The new Bertrand H. Snell Hall, slated for completion in August, will be the home of both the School of Business and the School of Liberal Arts.
Clarence Marcley "Leaves A Legacy": Clarkson University Receives Proceeds From Trust Worth Nearly $1 Million
Over 30 years ago, as Clarence Brooks Marcley planned for himself and his family, he also planned to leave a legacy to the North Country. His story is one of thrifty investments, planning for the future, and the magic of compound interest.
Clarkson University Undergrads Guide Local High-school Students Team For Regional Robotics Competition
Students from Clarkson University, Massena High School and Salmon River High School got together recently to brainstorm strategies and design ideas for a March robotics competition.
Kathryn B. Johnson of Hannawa Falls, executive director of Clarkson University’s Career & Professional Development Center, has been appointed by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) to serve on the National Leadership Project Team.
The Clarkson Theatre Company is presenting its fourth annual One-Act Festival February 18 and 19 at the Sara M. Snell Auditorium at Clarkson University’s downtown campus. The theme of this year's Festival is "Love Bites."
Clarkson University has received a $100,000 contribution from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation in continued support of the Hearst Endowed Scholarship Fund for Underrepresented Students in Technology.
John P. Dempsey of Potsdam, a professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Clarkson University, has been elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Mechanics (AAM). Dempsey was elected at a recent meeting of AAM fellows in Nashville, Tenn.
Clarkson University's Adirondack Scholars Award To Recognize Outstanding North Country Students With $24,000 Scholarships
For the second consecutive year, Clarkson University will honor the best and brightest students in the North Country (Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, St. Lawrence, Warren and Washington counties) with the Adirondack Scholars Award.
Raymond A. Meier of Western, N.Y., a member of the New York State Senate, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
Bayard D. Clarkson Jr. M.D., Richard Funess, and Senator Raymond A. Meier have been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
Shawn Grant, a sophomore goaltender for the Clarkson University hockey team, has been named the 2000-01 Mike Morrison Memorial Scholar. Grant, a management information systems major who’ll be a junior this fall, is the eighth recipient of the esteemed scholarship, named for the late Clarkson hockey star Mike Morrison. Grant is the son of Ingrid Karl of Potsdam and Gary Grant of Potsdam
Clarkson University President Denny Brown has promoted three faculty members. Daryush K. Aidun (ay-DOON) of Potsdam, Robert Dowman of Potsdam, and Levon Minnetyan (minn-ET-tyon) of Canton have been promoted from associate professor to full professor, effective May 3.
Fresh from a nationwide road trip, an experimental fuel saving device invented by Clarkson University students may revolutionize the trucking industry.
Rebecca J. Sutcliffe of Potsdam has been named associate director of Research and Curriculum Innovation at Clarkson University, effective July 1. Currently, she is the associate director of Corporate and Foundation Relations.
Everett G. Foster of Clayton, N.Y., investment management and office manager with Tucker Anthony, Inc. in Watertown, and Steven M. Tritman of Boston, Mass., chairman, CEO and director of USDataCenters.com Inc. of Marlboro, Mass., have been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
Richard Funess of Pelham Manor, N.Y., managing director of the public relations firm Ruder-Finn/Americas has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
North Country high school students will get a chance this summer to experience living and learning in a university environment through High School of Excellence, a challenging BOCES-sponsored program at Clarkson University, designed to spark intellectual development, communication skills and cooperative problem solving.
Hung Tao Shen of Potsdam, a professor of civil engineering at Clarkson University, will be honored with two awards from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).
Michael P. Griffin of Potsdam has been named webmaster at Clarkson University. He will also continue to serve as director of News Services. Griffin has served as interim webmaster since last summer
Bayard D. Clarkson Jr., M.D., of Chestnut Hill, Mass., a psychiatrist in private practice since 1987, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
Joseph Duemer (DEEM-er) of South Colton, a professor of liberal arts at Clarkson University, has been awarded a Fulbright grant to Vietnam for the 2000-01 school year.
A cross-disciplinary team of students and communications office staffers at Clarkson University has developed a new Web site that reflects the unique interdisciplinary and technological focus of this innovative institution. Improvements to navigation mean that frequent users such as high school students and alumni can access the information they need quickly and easily.
Former Guilford resident Anne Sibley, daughter of Fred and Peggy Sibley, currently of Naugatuck, Conn., has been named director of Public Relations at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. Sibley is a graduate of Guilford High School. She currently serves as director of Public Relations at SUNY Canton College of Technology in Canton, N.Y.
This Saturday, February 19, at 1 p.m. in the Louisville Elementary School, the Clarkson University-Massena High School-Salmon River High School team will unveil the “Ice Warrior,” its entry in the FIRST Robotics Competition. The public is invited to attend.
What happens when the best and brightest young women from all over the state build robots for competition? Come and see this Friday afternoon at 2 p.m.
Clarkson University recently received a $20,000 departmental grant from the Procter & Gamble Fund for unrestricted support in the School of Engineering and the Career & Professional Development Center. Awards such as this one are provided to institutions like Clarkson that have a broad base of partnership interaction with Procter & Gamble, such as recruiting, collaborative research and alumni leadership.
János H. Fendler of Potsdam, CAMP Distinguished Professor of the Chemistry Department at Clarkson University, recently received an honorary degree from József Attila University in Szeged, Hungary.
With a generous gift from the Booth Ferris Foundation, Clarkson University is now $150,000 closer to reaching its $14-million goal for construction of the new Bertrand H. Snell Hall on the “hill” campus in Potsdam. Faculty and staff from the schools of Business and Liberal Arts are moving into the 92,000-square-feet facility this week and will begin educating students in August.
The Pendragon Theatre Company will present the riveting Pulitzer Prize-winning play “Buried Child” in Clarkson University’s Snell Auditorium on Thursday, February 24, at 8 p.m.
More than 100 undergraduate students from universities around the country are displaying the results of their summer research activities on Thursday, August 3, and Friday, August 4, in the Robert A. Plane Atrium of the Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP) at Clarkson University.
Dana M. Barry of Canton, technical writer and editor at Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), received an APEX 2000 Award for Publication Excellence for her publication of the 1998-1999 CAMP Annual Report newsletter. It is the fifth consecutive time that Barry has won this award.
A panel discussion on “Dealing with Grief Resulting From Death and Suicide" will take place at Clarkson University’s Cheel Campus Center in Barben Room B on Wednesday, February 23, at 7 p.m.
This summer the “senior class” at Clarkson University had a different look. On a warm July afternoon, if you walked down a hallway of the Science Center you would have found thirty gray-haired men and women studiously working at PCs in a darkened computer lab, while a pair of instructors used a computer projection system to lead the class through the basics of a word-processing program. This class of “seniors” was taking part in an Elderhostel course called “Have Fun And Learn: Basic Computer Training For Beginners.”
Live music, lively dance and dozens of demonstrations and exhibits will add up to a global experience at the seventh annual World in Potsdam Festival on Saturday, September 23.
Susan L. Taylor, editor-in-chief of Essence magazine and senior vice-president of Essence Communications Inc. (ECI), will speak at Clarkson University’s Snell Auditorium Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. Her appearance is part of “The Essence of Life,” a simultaneous celebration of Black History Month and Women’s History Month.
Howard Lechler, Clarkson University class of 1948, remembered the time when the Clarkson community was there for him. Now, he’s making sure that same community will be there for others.
Kevin T. Cunningham '90 of Rochester, N.Y., and Ellen Herman '85 of Potomac, Md., have each received a Woodstock Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University. Given each year during Reunion Weekend, the Woodstock Award honors young alumni who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty and service to Clarkson and the Alumni Association and who have used their Clarkson experience to make a notable contribution to their careers.
Elmer E. “Stub” Estey III of Washington, D.C., founder of Triple-E Associates and formerly with AT&T, has been elected as president of the Clarkson University Alumni Association for the 2000-2001 term.
The fourth annual “College 101 Experience” for high-school sophomores and juniors returns to Clarkson University’s Cheel Campus Center on Thursday, March 2, from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The event is sponsored by Clarkson University, St. Lawrence University, SUNY Canton and SUNY Potsdam.
Michael Santarcangelo of Latham, N.Y., a principle policy and compliance engineer with the New York State Public Service Commission, was recently elected as first vice president of the Clarkson University Alumni Association for the 2000-2001 term.
Susan D. McCormick of Schenectady, N.Y., an associate environmental engineer with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), was recently elected as second vice president of the Clarkson University Alumni Association for the 2000-2001 term.
Thomas H. McCafferty of Duxbury, Mass., president and chief operating officer of Beaver Builders, Ltd., has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University. Presented each year during Reunion Weekend, Clarkson's most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson.
Jacqueline DiStefano of Delmar, N.Y., deputy director of operations at the State University of New York at Albany, was recently elected as third vice president of the Clarkson University Alumni Association for the 2000-2001 term.
Daniel T. Dexter of Kingston, Ontario, former vice president for administration at St. Lawrence College, was recently elected a member-at-large of the Clarkson University Alumni Association Board of Governors. Dexter’s term runs until 2005.
Robert B. Davison of Basking Ridge, N.J., corporate vice president of Gemini Consulting, was recently elected a member-at-large of the Clarkson University Alumni Association Board of Governors. Davison’s term runs until 2005.
Maureen A. Curtin of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., vice president of the Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities, has received the Golden Knight Award from her alma mater, Clarkson University. Presented each year during Reunion Weekend, Clarkson's most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson
Kevin T. Cunningham of Rochester, N.Y. manager of the business consulting division at Arthur Anderson, has received a Woodstock Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Given each year during Reunion Weekend, the Woodstock Award honors young alumni who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty and service to Clarkson and the Alumni Association and who have used their Clarkson experience to make a notable contribution to their careers.
David P. Brownell of Stratham, N.H., senior vice president of Tyco International Ltd., has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University. Presented each year during Reunion Weekend, Clarkson's most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson.
Norris D. Jones of Oswego, N.Y., founder of J&M Power Systems and a former consultant to Sithe Energy, has received the Golden Knight Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Presented each year during Reunion Weekend, Clarkson's most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Association activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson.
LaDawn R. Holley of New York City, corporate account representative with the Hewlett-Packard Company, was recently elected a member-at-large of the Clarkson University Alumni Association Board of Governors. Holley’s term runs until 2005.
Ellen Herman of Potomac, Md., vice president and senior associate at the Staubach Company, has received a Woodstock Award from her alma mater, Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Given each year during Reunion Weekend, the Woodstock Award honors young alumni who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty and service to Clarkson and the Alumni Association and who have used their Clarkson experience to make a notable contribution to their careers.
David P. Brownell of Stratham, N.H.; Maureen A. Curtin of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.; Norris D. Jones of Oswego, N.Y. and Thomas H. McCafferty of Duxbury, Mass., have all received the Golden Knight Award from their alma mater, Clarkson University.
The ALLNATIONS Dance Company, a New York City-based multi-ethnic ensemble of folk dancers, makes a return engagement to the seventh annual World in Potsdam Diversity Festival on Saturday, September 23.
Thanasis Fokas, professor of mathematics at Clarkson University and Imperial College in London, was recently awarded Great Britain’s most prestigious prize in applied mathematics, the Naylor Prize.
In the span of 20 years, hip-hop has gone from the streets of New York to mainstream acceptance worldwide. More than a style of music it has encompassed fashion, dance and art.
FAA Administrator Jane Garvey, Eastman Kodak Chairman Of The Board George Fisher And Two Others To Receive Clarkson Honorary Degrees
Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Jane F. Garvey and Eastman Kodak Chairman of the Board George M.C. Fisher are among the four people who will receive honorary degrees at Clarkson University's 107th Commencement on Sunday, May 14.
Professor Thomas Groot of Vrije University, Netherlands, will present “Value Creating Strategies and Controls” on Monday, April 10, at Clarkson University’s Cheel Campus Center in Barben Room B at 7:30 p.m. Groot is the April 2000 Distinguished International Lecturer in the University’s School of Business.
Two Clarkson University alumni who served as resident advisers (RAs) have created an endowed fund to stimulate the creation of innovative programs that will enhance the student life experience in residence halls.
Clarkson University has been selected as a recipient of a 2000 Kauffman Entrepreneur Internship Program grant provided by the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership at the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Father Of F-14 Tomcat And Astronaut To Address Clarkson Student Aeronautics And Astronautics Conference
The Clarkson University chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) will host the Northeast Region I Student Conference April 14-15 on the Clarkson campus. Region I encompasses chapters at 24 colleges and universities and three high schools throughout New York, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Ontario and Quebec.
Reprise recording artists Filter will perform in concert at Clarkson University’s Cheel Arena on Friday, April 21, at 7 p.m.
Clarkson University has been awarded a $347,000 grant by the Teagle Foundation of New York, N.Y., for the study, implementation and documentation of process redesign, which will integrate student-centered processes and new technology. This two-year project will coincide with the planned purchase of a new campus-wide computer information system.
Clarkson University alumnus Richard D. Church of Afton, N.Y., has pledged $25,000 to create an endowment fund for the Clarkson Theatre Company.
The Clarkson Invention Institute, an interdisciplinary project of Clarkson University faculty and students, is seeking proposals for innovative projects.
It's very competitive, and we are recruiting aggressively, said Hewlett-Packard staffing manager Mary Haywood in a recent article published by the Wall Street Journal. She expects Hewlett-Packard will pay members of the Class of 2000 about 10 percent more in salary and benefits.
It seems like every other day there’s news of another corporate marriage between multinational, multi-billion dollar companies. With each merger, companies get bigger, but some complain that the global playing field is getting smaller in the process.
The Clarkson University Alumni Association North Country Chapter will offer a computer tutorial session to Clarkson alumni on Wednesday, March 8, at Clarkson University Science Center Room 336 from 7-9 p.m.
On the eve of regional competition, Northern STX (Science and Technology EXperience), the Clarkson University/Massena High School/Salmon River High School FIRST Robotics Competition Team, received a boost from the New York Power Authority (NYPA), who has signed on as a new sponsor.
There’s something different about the Clarkson University Web page. It’s crisper. More colorful. And harder-working.
Levon Minnetyan (minn-ET-tyon) of Canton, associate professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson University, was recently honored for his contribution to the creation of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration's award-winning GENOA/PFA (Progressive Failure Analysis) software.
Clarkson University Professor Liya Regel was the coordinator for an International Astronautical Congress (IAC) symposium “Advanced Materials Science” held recently in Amsterdam.
Is the war on drugs racist? Should the use of marijuana and other drugs be legalized? These are some of the questions that will be addressed at a forum hosted by Clarkson University’s Office of Student Activities on Thursday, March 30, at 5 p.m. in Barben Room B of Clarkson’s Cheel Campus Center.
Clarkson University announced this week that it has received a record number of Early Decision applications and acceptances for enrollment in the freshman class that will enter in fall 2000. Early Decision students are those who have declared an institution to be their top choice and have committed to attend it upon acceptance.
U.S. And Canadian Middle-school Students Coming Together At Clarkson April 7 At Slic-Orion Conference
Two hundred local sixth-grade students will meet with their peers from Cornwall, Ontario, at “Building Bridges,” the SLIC Network Solutions-Orion Power Educational Conference, next Friday, April 7, at Clarkson University.
Clarkson University is once again among the nation's Best National Universities and has one of the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report's America's Best Colleges 2001.
Visitors to this year’s World in Potsdam Diversity Festival on September 23 will get a musical taste of three continents as the Spencerville Legion Pipe Band, Norte Tropical and Akua perform on the Market Street stage.
Clarkson University Professor Developing Computer Model For Prediction Of Deep Water Oil Spill Behavior
Clarkson University Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Poojitha D. Yapa is leading a team of academic researchers in developing a computer model which predicts the behavior of oil and natural gas in the event of a spill from a deep water well.
A team of Clarkson University students will compete against 12 U.S. and Canadian university teams in the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Clean Snowmobile Challenge next March in Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Clarkson University is one of the “Best Values” in national universities, according to the Sept. 18 issue of U.S. News & World Report. In an article titled “Great Schools at Great Prices” U.S. News lists Clarkson as one of the schools where you can expect to get the most for your money.
This year’s “World in Potsdam” Diversity Festival will feature its own specially designed postage cancellation stamp, offered on the day of the festival, Saturday, September 23.
Downtown Potsdam becomes a micro-United Nations on Saturday, September 23, when the World in Potsdam Diversity Festival returns for a seventh year.
Motivational speaker Marlon Smith will speak on “The Many Sides of People — Making the Most of Living in a Diverse Community” on Thursday, September 21, at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the Knowles Hall Conference Center at SUNY Potsdam.
The seventh annual World in Potsdam diversity festival is more than just musical acts and international dance. It is also about arts, crafts and activities that cut across a spectrum of cultures
The annual fall Career Fair at Clarkson University, where Clarkson students talk to corporate recruiters and interview for jobs, is bursting at the seams. “We’ve broken a record this year with 100 companies attending,” said Kathryn Johnson, executive director of the Career and Professional Development Center.
A group of Clarkson University students recently joined representatives from Alcoa’s Massena plant for the fourth annual meeting of the Experiential Learning Program.
The challenges of global competition demand effective management of engineering and manufacturing resources. Having a highly skilled managerial workforce knowledgeable about international business practices, effective supply chain management and six-sigma quality principles is essential to a company’s success today.
A dedication ceremony for Bertrand H. Snell Hall at Clarkson University will be held on Friday, October 13, at 4 p.m. Tours of the new facility will be offered from 2:30 – 4 p.m. The community is invited to attend.
A team of local elementary, high-school and college students will participate in the world's first Marslink Mission on Tuesday, October 17, at Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP). Dana M. Barry, technical writer at CAMP, is organizing the event
Tracelyn N. Gumbs of Bronx, N.Y., a senior business major at Clarkson University, was recently selected as a Gates Millennium Scholar. Gumbs is on a co-op with IBM this fall.
Ross Taylor didn’t set out to be a mapmaker. All the Clarkson University professor of chemical engineering wanted to do was find new and creative ways of working with a popular brand of software. What he didn’t expect was that he would stumble into the world of cartography and have his work featured on a software company’s Web site.
Clarkson University ranks among the top 25 engineering institutions in minority retention rates, according a report published by the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME).
For the late Al Ziebarth, hockey was his life. From his college days to his work in youth leagues, the game was never far from his mind and his heart. You could say that it was in his blood.
Clarkson University President Denny Brown announced today that Linda A. Luck of Plattsburgh, assistant professor of chemistry, has been granted tenure as of February 11. Luck has also been promoted to associate professor as of that date.
Clarkson University President Denny Brown announced today that Mark R. Frascatore of Norwood, assistant professor of economics and finance, has been granted tenure, effective February 11. Frascatore has also been promoted to Associate Professor as of that date.
On Friday, October 13, Clarkson University will honor the life and contributions of Bertrand H. Snell, an important historic figure in the North Country, at a dedication ceremony for the newly constructed Bertrand H. Snell Hall.
Lisa Bradley of Potsdam has joined Clarkson University as the assistant director of the Clarkson Fund.
It’s difficult to find a business today that doesn’t rely on computers, networks and the World Wide Web to conduct its work each day. This reliance on computer and networking technology has given rise to a new – and challenging – position: the information technology professional.
Clarkson University’s student-run Internet Consulting Group (ICG) is the first organization in St. Lawrence County to offer the new Microsoft Office User Specialist (MOUS) certification.
The Clarkson University Department of Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering (MAE) recently received a $2,500 gift from ABB Services and Carrier Corporation’s Refrigeration Operations Unit.
The Eastman Kodak Company has awarded Clarkson University a $2 million grant for initiatives and programs over the next five years. More than $500,000 of the total contribution is directed toward minority student scholarships and programs that foster greater diversity. The balance of funds and gifts-in-kind facilitate research and curriculum development in strategic business areas such as digital imaging science, Six-Sigma quality control, business and consumer communications, and global supply chain management.
Lisa A. Napolione of Cincinnati, Ohio, associate director for Global Haircare Product Development at Procter & Gamble, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
North Country High School Students: Take The 'challenge' At Clarkson University Beginning January 22
Clarkson University's Project Challenge, a unique program for North Country high school students, returns Saturday, January 22.
Thomas E. Holliday of Los Angeles, a partner with the law firm of Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, has been elected to the Clarkson University Board of Trustees.
When Charles Darwin formulated his theory of evolution, he emphasized the importance of the way local environment affects how an organism changes over time. But often such change— or “natural selection”— occurs so slowly that it is impossible to observe.
The Clarkson Theatre Company will present the musical comedy “Anything Goes” in the downtown Snell Hall auditorium on October 19 and 20 at 8 p.m. and October 21 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Professor Liya Regel of Clarkson University has been honored with the prestigious Basic Sciences Award by the International Academy of Astronautics. The award was presented at the organization’s meeting at the International Astronautical Congress on October 1 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in recognition of her “significant contribution to the advancement of international cooperation and leadership in the advancement of materials research in space.” Regel currently heads the International Center for Gravity Materials Science and Applications at Clarkson University.
The Clarkson University Chapter of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) recently won the title of Best Student Section.
Dana M. Barry of Canton, editor & technical writer for Clarkson University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing (CAMP), has published a book titled Science Fair Projects: Helping Your Child Create a Super Science Fair Project. Published this year by Teacher Created Materials, Inc., Science Fair Projects should prove to be an asset to parents and teachers with children between the ages of eight and twelve.
These are economic times of plenty. Consumer confidence is up, unemployment is down and many Americans are in a buying mood, borrowing money from banks to purchase that house or car they always wanted. The holidays saw a crush at the malls and heavy traffic on-line-- purchases galore bought with the power of plastic. Buy now, pay later-- times are good.
Clarkson University welcomed 18 new faculty this fall to the institution. Among the group are 10 women.
Clarkson University will host a lecture, titled “The Forest for the Trees: How Remote Sensing Can Help Us Understand the Great Lakes,” as part of the 14th Annual Great Lakes Research Consortium Seminar Series on Friday, November 17, in room 102 of the Educational Resources Center at 3:00 p.m.
Ralph W. Earl Company Donates $5,000 To Clarkson's Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management Program
Graham Wood, president of the Ralph W. Earl Company, recently presented a $5,000 check to Clarkson University’s Interdisciplinary Engineering & Management Program (IE&M).
Clarkson University is hosting its second Open House for prospective students on Saturday, November 11. More than 400 potential freshmen have registered for the all-day event, bringing along their families for a total of 1,100 visitors.
Clarkson University’s Army ROTC Ranger Challenge Team was crowned overall champion of the 2000 1st Brigade, First ROTC Region New England/New York Ranger Challenge competition held recently at Ft. Devens, Mass.
They happen in places as small as Jonesboro, Arkansas; Pearl, Mississippi; West Paducah, Kentucky; Springfield, Oregon; Littleton, Colorado; and Conyers, Georgia -- and in big cities like Atlanta, Los Angeles, Honolulu, Seattle and Fort Worth.
An educational partnership among Clarkson University, Plattsburgh High School and Georgia-Pacific has been honored as the Best Community/Business Partnership by the New York State Tech Prep Consortia.
Saturdays are not usually thought of as school days. They are, however, at Clarkson University beginning January 20, with the return of Project Challenge.
Clarkson University student Erin Woodruff ‘00 was one of only 62 nationwide recipients of the 1999 General Electric Student Intern/Co-op Contribution Awards. The awards were handed out at a gala celebration held recently at GE’s Management Development Institute in Crotonville, N.Y.
Not many middle school students would volunteer to pick through the trash bins from the school cafeteria. But seventh and eighth graders from Colton-Pierrepont and Parishville-Hopkinton school districts are doing just that this fall — not to mention watching food decompose, growing micro-organisms and learning the chemical content of items we throw away in the trash.
Kathryn B. Johnson, executive director of Clarkson University’s Career & Professional Development Center, was recently appointed to the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) Global Action Team. NACE has formed the Global Initiative Action Team to shift the organization from a national to an international focus. The team is comprised of leaders in the profession of college relations and recruiting from Andersen Consulting, Microsoft, Prudential, and IBM, as well as other career center directors from UCLA, Cal State Fullerton, and Indiana University.
It was the fall of 1976, and Pete Luellen had had it. On the verge of winding up his third semester at Clarkson University, he was fed up with studying, fed up with schoolwork, fed up with homework, and just fed up, period. So, Luellen and two other frustrated sophomores decided to blow off their finals, bail out of school -permanently- and head south to Fort Lauderdale, Fla. It turned out that life on the beach wasn't all it was cracked up to be.
Colton-Pierrepont Central School and Clarkson University invite the community to an Open House from 7 – 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 6, at the Colton-Pierrepont school cafeteria. The open house will showcase the work that 7th and 8th grade students have completed while investigating solutions to reduce solid waste generation in their school cafeteria. Students have been studying composting as a method of handling food wastes. The middle school students have been working under the direction of Clarkson students in this project-based learning partnership program.
Students in the Clarkson University Honors Program will present their solutions for global warming on Wednesday, December 6, at 7 p.m. in Room 112 of Bertrand H. Snell Hall.
William M. Dillon of Hornell, N.Y., has been named director of the Physical Plant at Clarkson University. Dillon has approximately seven years of experience as director of Alfred University’s Physical Plant and over 20 years of extensive plant operations and construction experience with United Technologies Carrier.
Amy K. Zander of Madrid, N.Y., associate professor of civil and environmental engineering at Clarkson University, has been named the inaugural recipient of the Association of Environmental Engineering Professors (AEESP)/McGraw Hill Award for Outstanding Teaching of Environmental Engineering and Science. Zander’s Clarkson colleagues, as well as current and former students, nominated her for the award.
Only eight years after their graduation, three members of the Clarkson University Class of 1992 have created a $30,000 endowment for the University’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
Virginia Clark Clarkson, a longtime friend of Clarkson University and honorary degree recipient, has just published Furthermore, her fourth volume of poetry. Clarkson is the wife of University trustee Dr. Bayard D. Clarkson.
Thomas L. Theis, Bayard D. Clarkson Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and director of the Center for Environmental Management at Clarkson University, has been appointed by EPA administrator Carol Browner to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Science Advisory Board. Theis will serve on the Environmental Engineering Committee, which assesses engineering and risk issues, and considers the best available treatment technologies.
Clarkson University's solar racing team is changing gears.
Michael R. W. Bommer of Canton, professor of Operations and Production Management at the Clarkson University School of Business, was a finalist in the Decision Sciences Institute 2000 Case Studies Award Competition, held recently in Orlando, Fla.
The expansion of corporate “universities” is likely to have a significant impact on traditional higher education, according to Brenton Faber, a technical communications professor at Clarkson University in Potsdam, N.Y. Faber received a grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to study the role corporate universities play in higher education, and for the past year he has made this the focus of his research.