Month: July 2021

Undergraduate Programs

Reflecting on my Orientation Experience

Megan Parkman holding her diploma, standing with her parents in front of the Clarkson Golden Knights Statue

Hi All, My name is Megan Parkman, and I am a class of 2020 graduate. As I reflect back on my time at Clarkson, I am so grateful to have the friendships that I made my first year. When Clarkson says “Welcome to the Clarkson Family!” they really mean it. It actually has two meanings …

Undergraduate Programs

What is First Year Seminar?

First-year students walking through a parade with their peers cheering them on.

Each fall, first year students come to Clarkson and begin their transition from high school student to college student. And each fall, every first year student is enrolled in a class called First Year Seminar. My name is Olivia Netter, and I’m Clarkson Class of ’21. In my time at Clarkson I was a peer …

Undergraduate Programs

Why I Became a Business Intelligence & Data Analytics Major in College

Clarkson student Max Powers poses with his laptop and his business partner Selorm Bruce.

Hi, I’m Max Powers and I’m from Brooklyn, NY. I just finished my sophomore year here at Clarkson University in the Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (BIDA) major with a minor in Information Technology. My major is unique, it’s a mix of information systems, business and data analytics, management, and operations. But it doesn’t have …

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What Professional Experiences are Like in College

Hi all! I’m Jack DiMeo, Clarkson University Class of 2023. I’m a mechanical and aeronautical engineering double major from Granby, Connecticut. I would like to share with you my journey and some of what my professional experiences have been like here at Clarkson. In this post, I’m going to walk you through the types of …

Undergraduate Programs

Class of 2021 Shares their Hindsight with Underclassmen and Incoming Students

A women in a graduation cap and a hockey jeresey

When I received my official diploma in the mail last week I immediately felt proud, excited, and completely ready to jump into my future. Mixed in with my feelings of excitement and anticipation, there was a strong presence of nostalgia. I can’t help but look back on the past four years at Clarkson University and …