Undergrad

How Athletics Helped my Academics in College

Hi! My name is Rachael Jones ’20, and I’m a senior business intelligence and data analytics major at Clarkson University. I am a captain of the women’s NCAA Division III cross-country team. I ran all through high school and was really excited to continue racing in college, but I was also a little worried about …

Undergrad

Empowering Women at Clarkson

Hello, my name is Nicole, and I am a senior global supply chain management major with minors in project management and law studies. I currently work as a marketing intern and blogger here at Clarkson University. While women make up 31% of Clarkson’s undergraduate population, it only takes a ripple to make an impactful wave. …

Grad

Making Your Case for Tuition Assistance

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More than half of U.S. employers offer tuition reimbursement as an employee benefit, according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2019 Employee Benefits Survey. If your employer is in this group, this is a great way for you to advance your education and career, often at considerable savings. It’s an excellent opportunity that, if …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 1 – Your Family’s Transition to College

The transition from high school to college can be difficult for both parents/families/supporters and their students. We sat down with Aleta Nims, the Director of Counseling here at Clarkson, to talk about that transition.

Undergrad

Transferring to Clarkson

Hello, my name is Abby, and I am a Junior Communication major with a minor in product development and marketing. I currently work for the marketing department writing blogs here at Clarkson University. I transferred to Clarkson as a Junior from Keuka College, and felt like I could share my success story of my transfer process. …

Undergrad

5 Reasons You Should Do the Adirondack Semester

The Adirondack Semester is a wonderful opportunity for students to broaden their horizons for a multitude of reasons. Hear from Maria Pelusi ’22 on why she thinks students should experience it.

Grad

Time for a Change? How to Make a Career Pivot

You’ve given it a lot of thought and you’ve reached a decision: You’re ready for a career change. But how do you make that happen? First, take some time to reflect on where you’ve been, where you’re headed and why you’re looking to make a change. Begin by identifying the source(s) of your dissatisfaction: Are …

Undergrad

Club Hockey at Clarkson

Clarkson University offers a wide range of some 250 organized clubs that anyone can jump in and get involved with. When coming to Clarkson, I knew I would want to be involved in some kind of club, and that ended up being club hockey. I’ve loved to play hockey since I was a little kid, …

Undergrad

Doctors Without Borders: Student Chapter Clarkson University

Clarkson’s nationally recognized student chapter of Doctors Without Borders (DWB) provides a wealth of opportunities for students of all majors and concentrations. Students who join DWB can help both the community of Potsdam and surrounding areas, as well as travel abroad to volunteer in underserved countries. Real Life Member Experience   My name is Matthew Kane …