MLK Day Message

Dear Clarkson Community,We come to MLK Day at a critical moment of reckoning for our society and our community.  We must consider as an educational institution what our role is to play in these historic events.  How do we draw on the wisdom of Martin Luther King Jr to address systemic racism in our institution, … Continue reading MLK Day Message

COVID-19 Read/Watch: President’s Return to Campus Message

Clarkson Family, Welcome Back & Welcome New Students! We have the procedures and processes in place to rebuild the bubble.  Please be diligent in doing your individual part in following the protocols that will support safe and healthy return for everyone.  We have a bright horizon ahead.

Enrollment Now Open for “Designing and Communicating Innovation” Course

Clarkson Ignite is excited to announce a new, one-credit hybrid course in support of this year’s President’s Challenge. In this course, cross-listed as COMM150/IGN120: “Designing and Communicating Innovation,” you’ll learn skills to succeed in developing innovative ideas, creating prototypes with methods such as 3D printing in the Dorf Makerspace, shooting and editing a pitch video … Continue reading Enrollment Now Open for “Designing and Communicating Innovation” Course

Dr.Michael Conrad of Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute Records History Podcast for the National Park Service

Recently, the National Park Service interviewed Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute’s Dr. Michael Conrad, a historian with an expertise in building materials, for a history podcast for the National Park Service. The recording explores the history of the Hudson River Valley brick industry during the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Listeners learn about laborers, the process … Continue reading Dr.Michael Conrad of Clarkson University’s Beacon Institute Records History Podcast for the National Park Service

Honors Program Needs Faculty Interviewers

Please Read: Honors Program Needs Faculty Interviewers Dear Colleagues: Please take one minute and read this letter. It is the time of year again when Clarkson Honors interviews prospects for the 50-60 positions we have available for matriculating students. Faculty interviews – your interviews – are often why we yield students, and so it is … Continue reading Honors Program Needs Faculty Interviewers

COVID-19 Read & Act: New QR Code Scanning Tools Supports Contact Tracing

Potsdam Campus Community: New Spring 2021: As part of our return to campus protocols, students are asked to check in at the start of each class using their smartphone, tablet or laptop. Scannable QR codes are placed at each seat.  Check in will assist in contact tracing should the need arise.  Students: Upon selecting a … Continue reading COVID-19 Read & Act: New QR Code Scanning Tools Supports Contact Tracing

COVID-19 READ: BOOKSTORE OPEN FOR ONLINE ORDER/ CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY

As part of safely rebuilding the bubble for all students, faculty and staff; the University Bookstore will be processing orders online and doing a curbside pickup after receiving your order through next week.   Please place your textbook or general merchandise order at clarkson.bncollege.com/ After placing your order, please wait for a communication that your order … Continue reading COVID-19 READ: BOOKSTORE OPEN FOR ONLINE ORDER/ CURBSIDE PICKUP ONLY

ClarksonCelebrates the Life of Distinguished Emeritus Professor Wilcox

Clarkson University is celebrating the life of Distinguished Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Professor of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering William R. Wilcox. Forty-five years ago, Bill Wilcox joined Clarkson as chair of its outstanding chemical engineering department. Ten years later, he led the effort to organize a materials research center. In 1987, this center became a … Continue reading ClarksonCelebrates the Life of Distinguished Emeritus Professor Wilcox

Clarkson Alumni’s Company to be Featured on Discovery Channel Show

Jon Meighan ‘07, mechanical engineering alumnus and owner of Erie, Pennsylvania-based Lake Erie Rubber will be featured in a brand new Discovery Channel show, “Undercover Billionaire–Comeback City” premiering this month. In 2017, Meighan left his job at a Fortune 50 company and purchased Lake Erie Rubber. It’s a custom rubber manufacturing company, started in 1961 … Continue reading Clarkson Alumni’s Company to be Featured on Discovery Channel Show

Clarkson University Named School of National Service by AmeriCorps

Clarkson University has been named a School of National Service by AmeriCorps. The new nationwide initiative will improve college access and affordability for AmeriCorps alumni. Through the project, participating schools will provide incentives and awards to the alumni in recognition of their service, encouraging them to attend their institution. Clarkson, which was already participating in … Continue reading Clarkson University Named School of National Service by AmeriCorps