Tag: Student Life

Undergrad

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 …

Undergrad

Tips For Move-In Day

Move-In Day can be full of chaos, stress and emotions. Planning for this day with the appropriate tips can reduce the stress and amp up the excitement! Here is a list of what to do before and during Move-In Day! Before Move-In Day: Write a list of things you need to bring. Make sure to …

Undergrad

Our Construction Engineering Management SPEED Team Victory

I’m Zach Gordon, a senior civil engineering major here at Clarkson. I am a member of the Construction Management SPEED (Student Projects for Engineering Experience & Design) team. I’m graduating in December because I did a co-op with Walsh Construction during the spring semester of 2017. I recently competed in the 29th Annual Associated Schools …

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10 Questions to Ask on a College Campus Tour

Hi everyone! My name is Kim Keeley, and I am an admissions counselor at Clarkson. Campus tours are the best way to find out if you will like a certain school. When you take a tour, you see firsthand what campus is like, get a feel for the community and truly start to understand what …

Undergrad

Four Reasons You Should Get Involved at Clarkson

I have worked at Clarkson for 10 years, so I’ve gotten to see how Clarkson has evolved over the last decade. 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 the same thing: their on-campus involvement outside of …

Undergrad

Seven Restaurants Near Clarkson You Will Want to Visit

Hey everyone! Our names are Marly Quince and Aaron Thow, and we are working in the office of Marketing & External Relations for the summer. Part of our job was to travel to towns and attractions in the North Country and to show you all that this area has to offer. You may have seen …

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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

A Visitor’s Guide to Canada

Canada — our neighbor here in the North Country! Canada has a lot to offer, and I highly recommend you visit. Clarkson may be in a rural location, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have quick access to some amazing cities. Clarkson requires business students to bring either a passport or an enhanced license. This …