Tag: Ignite

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 …

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Microcredentials 101: What, How and Why You Should Earn Badges & Microcredentials

Hi, my name is Jackie Otala and I am the Badges Fellow at Clarkson University, within the Ignite department. In my role, I have had the pleasure of helping develop the Badges and Microcredentials program at Clarkson. I am also a graduate student at Clarkson, finishing up my Master’s in Engineering Science (really fun interdisciplinary …

Undergrad

Clarkson Ignite: New Spaces, New Opportunities

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

All About Clarkson Ignite

Hi All! My name is Erin Draper and I am the managing director of an exciting new initiative called Clarkson Ignite. I am also a double Clarkson alumna — I received my undergraduate degree in business administration and communications in 2003 and my Masters in Business Administration in 2014. Let me share some of the …