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01-03-2014

Clarkson University Employees Collect More Than 1,200 Food Items for Those in Need

Clarkson University employees collected 1,210 non-perishable food items at their annual Holiday and Employee Years of Service Recognition Luncheon for Faculty, Staff and Retirees on December 16. The food is being distributed by the Potsdam Neighborhood Center to those in need.

Brien O'Keefe, Gina LaPointe, Heather Bradley, Michelle McGill, President Tony Collins, Rick James and Ted ChampagneLeft to right: Brien O'Keefe, Gina LaPointe, Heather Bradley, Michelle McGill, President Tony Collins, Rick James and Ted Champagne.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://www.clarkson.edu/news/photos/clarksonfood2013.jpg .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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