Category: Undergrad

Undergrad

Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 3 years as the Director of Student Life, and I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to see a few classes of students join campus. One thing that has remained constant over those years is that, when asked about the best part of their Clarkson experience, almost all students tell me …

Undergrad

Overcoming Homesickness

While college students are experiencing the excitement and freedom of being away from home, they can also experience college homesickness. Almost all college students experience it in one way or another, and it’s a normal sign that you are understandably missing the familiar and comfortable environment of home, family, and friends. Clarkson University works hard …

Undergrad

Dorm Hacks

Hello Clarkson students! Welcome to your first year as a Golden Knight! The Residence Life Office is excited to share with you some tips, tricks and hacks that we have learned from our students to make your on-campus living experience more personal. Living on campus has many benefits, including easy access to resources and events. …

Undergrad

Pep Band: Loud, Proud, and Full of Spirit

Introduction to Me! When I committed to Clarkson I was unsure how I would adjust to campus and college life, so naturally, I began to research different ways I could get on campus early. I began my first semester at Clarkson by attending the pep band pre-orientation. Pre Orientation is a way for incoming freshmen to …

Grad, Undergrad

Six Adventures for All Near Clarkson

Whether you consider yourself an outdoorsy person or have never stepped foot into the wilderness, you can find new adventures all around you at Clarkson. You don’t have to have any experience to explore these options below, and it’s never too late to get started. All you need is a positive attitude, maybe a couple …

Uncategorized, Undergrad

The Story of a Political Science Alum

The Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, offers bachelor’s degree programs in history, literature, interdisciplinary liberal studies, interdisciplinary social sciences, political science, and social documentation (a double major in communication and a humanities/social sciences major). We are a place where Clarkson students truly have the opportunity to explore their interests. While some students take their …

Undergrad

Clarkson Rod and Gun Club

My Experience Clarkson Rod and Gun Club is a young club filled with a collective of passionate outdoorsmen and women, all focused on educating and giving opportunities to all, no matter their experience or skill level.  My name is Ian Bennett, a junior here at Clarkson studying Psychology, and the sitting President of Clarkson Rod …

Undergrad

Clarkson Ignite: New Opportunities from Our New Director

What will you do in college to chase your passion and prepare yourself for a lifetime of success? What will it take?  In a world where nearly half of all U.S. jobs are at risk of automation (Frey & Osborne, 2013), universities must create innovative content, delivery methods, and programming to continue fostering talent that …

Undergrad

What I have learned by working at The Shipley Center!

The Shipley Center for Innovation at Clarkson University is a discovery-driven entrepreneurial support hub that advises members of the Clarkson community and the greater North Country region.  Through a collaborative hands-on process, the Shipley Center brings academic and social experience together under one roof. It provides inventors, innovators, and entrepreneurs with the ability to fully …

Undergrad

Decision Time: How to Pick the School That’s Right for You

You’ve gotten the acceptance letters. You’ve celebrated. And now, you’re trying to make that final decision. As time continues to fly by and May 1 gets closer and closer, many students feel the anxiety settle in around one single question: “Where will I go to college in the fall?” It’s a pretty big decision — …