Tag: Adirondacks/Outdoor Lifestyle

Undergrad

Birding Around Clarkson and the North Country

My name is Nick Kachala ’22, an aeronautical engineering major. I’m from south of Rochester, New York. I’ve been into birds seriously for eight years now and have considered myself an avid birder for the last seven of those. Besides birding, I’m a classical pianist and a hiking enthusiast. A birder is different from a …

Undergrad

Finding my Passion with the Institute for a Sustainable Environment

Hi! I’m Toby Harmon ’22, an environmental science and policy major at Clarkson. I grew up on a farm in a small town in Central New York, where I graduated high school with a class of 24 other students. As a result, I knew I couldn’t possibly thrive at a massive university with 30,000+ undergraduates. …

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.

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Surviving a North Country Winter

As a Northern New York (NNY) native, I have faced firsthand the struggles of the North Country’s harsh winters. If this is the first you’re hearing of it, yes, we can get 7 feet of snow (and have! But not recently … ), and yes, the temperature can get well into the negatives. Don’t let …

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CUOC Pre-Orientation Trips for First Year Students

Pre-Orientation Trips are a perfect ice breaker with the people you’ll spend the next four years with. Find the right one for you!

Undergrad

Fall Fun in the North Country

 Hi everyone! My name is Morgan Lamendola, and I am a senior at Clarskon. I’m here to help you find some cool activities around the area. Fall has arrived, and you might be wondering what there is to do for fun in the North Country this time of year, so I have come up with …

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Five Places You Need To Visit When You Get To Clarkson

Here at Clarkson, we are all about unique and enriching experiences, and that theme carries beyond the classroom. You may be thinking that Clarkson is located in the middle of nowhere, but, actually, the campus is surrounded by many places to visit and explore! As you may know, Clarkson is close to the Adirondack Park …

Undergrad

How to See the Great Outdoors at Clarkson

College outing clubs are often a new and amazing way to experience the outdoors; you are surrounded by other young, adventurous students who all share a love of nature. There are so many new experiences that lend themselves to college outing clubs, such as night hikes, weekend backpacking and skiing trips, group volunteering and trail …