Category: Undergrad

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Why Engineering and Management?

We sat down to chat with Megan Walseman, class of 2023, who has just finished her sophomore year in Engineering and Management to give you an idea of what to expect in this program. CU: Why Engineering and Management? Megan Walseman: Finding your ideal college can seem nearly impossible when you first begin your search. …

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Mountain Biking at Clarkson, and How I Prepared for my Big Race

Hello, my name is Shawn Alexander I am currently a freshman here at Clarkson University. I am on track for a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering. I am on the mountain biking and road bike club teams and have been able to meet many friends through it, this year we were not able to go …

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Eight Places to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth Near Clarkson

Hi Everybody! I’m Jacob McNamara, a Clarkson grad of ‘16. I’m from Madrid, NY which is just ten miles down the road from Clarkson. Since I grew up in the North Country-I’m going to share some of my favorite places to go, things to see and some ongoing tips for thriving up North. In this post …

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5 Tips On Getting Into A Top Medical School

Hello, my name is Kevin MacKrell, and I graduated from Clarkson in 2017, with a B.S. in Biomolecular Science. I just recently graduated from Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and this summer I will begin a three-year residency program with the University of Buffalo in Emergency Medicine. I did not always know that I wanted …

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My Journey From Biomolecular Science Major to Practicing Dentist

Hello, readers. My name is Janel Smith, and I graduated from Clarkson University in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in biomolecular science. Today, I am a General Dentist with Sandstone Family Dentistry, in Clarkson’s hometown of Potsdam, New York. This is also where I met my husband Shawn, a SUNY Potsdam graduate, in my freshman …

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Starting my Art Business at Clarkson

Hi! My name is Brynn Hempstead ‘24, and I am from Binghamton, NY. I am in Clarkson’s business program, and I am majoring in Supply Chain Management. If you join the business program, you will have many great opportunities, one of which is in a class called Entrepreneurship and Business Innovation I (SB113). Under the guidance …

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How I Chose to Be a Chemical Engineering Major at Clarkson

My name is Michael Sehn ‘22, and I am a chemical engineering major from Chenango Forks, New York with minors in mathematics and chemistry. I wish to share with you some insights as to why I chose chemical engineering as my major, why Clarkson University was the right place to pursue this major, and some …

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The Need for SPEED: 5 Reasons Why Everyone Should Join

Hello, my name is Robert Schneider; I am a sophomore Civil Engineering student from Niskayuna NY. I have a strong interest in the construction industry, have worked as a material testing technician and as a Co-Captain for our Concrete Canoe team. When asked the popular question: “Why did you decide to attend Clarkson University?” I …

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College Selection & Success Tips from a Biomolecular Science and MBA Clarkson Alumna

Hi readers! My name is Jennifer Karekos ’14, MBA ’15, and I attended college at the Clarkson University for both my Bachelor’s degree in Biomolecular Science and the residential, one-year Masters in Business Administration (MBA). Currently, I am the Associate Director of Program Management at Akron Biotech in Boca Raton, Florida. I oversee project management …

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From Phoenix to Potsdam: Why I Left the Desert to join Clarkson

My name is Mikaela Morris ’23 and I am a sophomore, double majoring in physics and mechanical engineering at Clarkson.  I am from Cave Creek, a small suburb of Arizona’s very-arid desert capital, Phoenix.   Why Clarkson The question I get most often is “How on earth did you end up in Potsdam?” So, I guess …