Tag: Student Life

Undergrad

First-Year Students’ Roommate Survival Guide

Hi, everyone! My name is Emma Blaiklock, and I’m the Assistant Director of Residence Life here at Clarkson University. My experience managing and mediating roommate conflicts during while working in Res Life has taught me some of the best ways to prevent roommate conflicts in the first place and also gave me helpful tools for …

Undergrad

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. …

Grad, Undergrad

A West Coast Student’s Perspective on Attending Clarkson

My name is Jackie Otala, Engineering Science MS ‘22 and Engineering and Management BS ‘20, and I am from the San Francisco Bay Area in California. More specifically I was born and raised in Sunnyvale. I knew I wanted to be an engineer in high school because I had access to amazing engineering courses from …

Undergrad

Why I Love The Flexibility in My Dual Major at Clarkson

Hi! I’m Megan Flory, a senior here at Clarkson with dual majors in psychology and political science, and minors in environmental science and environmental policy. I’m from Wareham, Massachusetts, an Atlantic coastal town about seven hours away from Clarkson. My majors are part of both the Department of Psychology, as well as the Department of …

Undergrad

Why Clarkson’s Computer Science Program is for Me

Hi! My name is Peter-John King. I am currently a Clarkson  junior (class of 2022) double majoring in computer science and data science. I’m also in the Honors Program. I was born and raised in Kingston, Jamaica. Why Computer Science I had initially chosen to pursue computer science because I loved coding in high school. …

Undergrad

All About Clarkson’s Student-Run Business, College Cares

One of the most traditional methods for family members to maintain a connection with their college student while they’re away at college is to send a care package. Here at Clarkson, a pair of brothers has taken the concept of a care package and turned it into a flourishing business that makes the process easier …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 5 – The Clarkson Union Board

Photo of Caleb DeLaBruere

For this episode of the podcast, we sat down with Caleb DeLaBruere, the Vice President of the Clarkson Union Board. We discussed what the club does and talked a bit about the events they host. The Clarkson Union Board (CUB) is “…basically Clarkson’s entertainment provider,” says DeLaBruere. CUB is responsible for being the “middle man” …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 7- Intramural Sports

Photo of Erik Whitcombe

If you like to spend your time running around and playing fun sports, then this is the podcast for you! On this episode we sat down with Erik Whitcombe to talk about intramural and club sports. Whitcombe is the Director of Intramurals and the Club Sports Liaison. For intramurals Whitcombe’s responsibility is “to provide comprehensive …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 6 – Student Organizations

Megan Munley headshot

On this episode of the podcast we sat down with Megan Munley, the Assistant Director of Student Life, to talk about what she does! Munley says, “I have the privilege of working primarily with our fraternities and sororities here on campus.” She goes on to say that she also works along side the Clarkson University …

OSL Podcasts, Undergrad

Student Life Podcast: Episode 8- Clarkson Theatre Company

CTC dressed in characters

When you think of clubs on an engineering university most people wouldn’t think of theatre as being an option. Fortunately, on our campus we have the Clarkson Theatre Company (CTC). This week I sat down with my fellow members of the CTC Executive Board (e-board) to talk about the club. I am the Administrative Vice …