Love for Specialized Coffee Leads Clarkson Grad to New Business Venture with Help from The Shipley Center

A lifelong love for all things coffee inspired Clarkson alumna Charlotte Hayden ’16, to start The Better Brew Company. Better Brew specializes in craft coffee flavors “designed to make your morning cup of coffee taste like its straight out of your favorite café.” Hayden, who majored in Innovation in Entrepreneurship at Clarkson, decided to start … Continue reading Love for Specialized Coffee Leads Clarkson Grad to New Business Venture with Help from The Shipley Center

Clarkson Chem-E Car Team Places 4th in National Event

The Clarkson University Chem-E Car Team continued to build on their successful season in Pittsburgh, PA at the AIChE (American Institute of Chemical Engineers) 2018 Annual Meeting last month. The Clarkson team of undergraduate students placed 4th overall in a field of 40 teams from around the world.  The team qualified for this international event … Continue reading Clarkson Chem-E Car Team Places 4th in National Event

Clarkson University Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Chair Elected a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Clarkson University Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Chair Brian T. Helenbrook has been elected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Of the 100,948 ASME members, only 3,521 have been elected a Fellow. Helenbrook was named the chair of Clarkson’s Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Department in the Wallace H. Coulter School of … Continue reading Clarkson University Mechanical and Aeronautical Engineering Chair Elected a Fellow of American Society of Mechanical Engineers

Conservationist John Davis to visit Clarkson

Clarkson University will be screening a shortened, 30-minute, version of John Davis’ documentary “Born to Rewild” followed by a discussion and Q&A session. The film follows Davis as he treks 5000 miles over eight months from Mexico to Canada to bring awareness to the importance of connected wildlife corridors along the spine of the continent. … Continue reading Conservationist John Davis to visit Clarkson

New Solution for Plantar Foot Pain Developed with Help from Clarkson University’s Shipley Center

A new device developed in partnership with Clarkson University’s Shipley Center for Innovation is working to relieve foot and heel pain along with plantar fasciitis.   Lowville, NY native Andrew Jennings had been suffering from pain due to plantar fasciitis. After trying a number of things to ease his suffering, Jennings decided to make his … Continue reading New Solution for Plantar Foot Pain Developed with Help from Clarkson University’s Shipley Center

Former Clarkson Army ROTC Cadet Graduates Top of Her Class at Flight School

Clarkson alumna 2LT Ali Schwenzfeier ’17, Biology, and a former Clarkson University Army ROTC Cadet, recently graduated as the Distinguished Honor Graduate of her flight school class in Fort Rucker, Alabama. Schwenzfeier is a newly minted AH-64E Apache Attack Helicopter Pilot and is currently assigned as a Platoon Leader in C Troop, 1-6 Cavalry Regiment, … Continue reading Former Clarkson Army ROTC Cadet Graduates Top of Her Class at Flight School

Clarkson Engineering & Management Program Opens Chapter of Alpha Pi Mu National Honor Society

Clarkson University students in the Engineering & Management program now have an opportunity to be inducted into a nationally recognized honor society. Assistant Professor of Engineering & Management and Director of Assurance of Learning at David D. Reh School of Business Amir Mousavian said Clarkson’s petition to establish a chapter of Alpha Pi Mu was … Continue reading Clarkson Engineering & Management Program Opens Chapter of Alpha Pi Mu National Honor Society

Enrollment begins this week!

As we approach enrollment for the Spring 2019 semester, I would like to provide information that should help facilitate the process.   Schedule of Classes: The searchable class schedule is available to everyone, here (no need to log into PeopleSoft!) The PDF is available for download, here.   Knowledge Areas, Technology Courses, and Communication Points: Use the class … Continue reading Enrollment begins this week!

Clarkson’s Teaching & Learning Corner (TLC) Celebrates National Distance Learning Week

Clarkson’s Teaching & Learning Corner (TLC) celebrates National Distance Learning Week by introducing new resources with a focus on Quality Matters. Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered, peer review process designed to certify the quality of online courses and online components. Quality Matters has generated widespread interest and received national recognition for its peer-based approach … Continue reading Clarkson’s Teaching & Learning Corner (TLC) Celebrates National Distance Learning Week

Fringe Benefit Rate

Each year, Clarkson University negotiates a fringe benefit rate with its federal oversight agency, the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).  This rate is applicable to grants, contracts and other agreements with the Federal Government and allows Clarkson to be reimbursed for a portion of fringe benefit costs, expressed as a percentage of salaries.  These costs include medical insurance expense, pension plan … Continue reading Fringe Benefit Rate