Tag: Student Life

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

The Scoop on the Potsdam Food Scene

Note: This post has been updated on 2/22/2022 to reflect updated information on local dining. If you’re considering Clarkson but aren’t from the North Country, chances are you don’t know a whole lot about the area that surrounds the University. I come from a town that is known for its incredible restaurants, so I was …

Undergrad

Insights from a Dual Environmental and Civil Engineering Major

Civil and environmental engineering is one of Clarkson University’s biggest and most popular academic departments, offering undergraduate bachelor’s degrees, as well as graduate MS and PhD degrees. Students interested in construction engineering management, water resources engineering, architectural and facilities engineering, and more flock to these programs year after year. Why? We sat down with Reagan …

Undergrad

The Support I Receive at Clarkson Made Choosing My Majors Easy

By a Financial Information & Analysis and Business & Data Analytics Double Major Hi, I am Christian Perrine, a junior, double majoring in Financial Information Analysis (FIA) and Business Intelligence and Data Analytics (BIDA). I’m from East Brunswick, New Jersey, and I chose to come to Clarkson University because it offered the best balance between …

Undergrad

A Starter on North Country Outdoor Adventures

Nestled just north of the Adirondack park is Clarkson’s Potsdam campus. Being so close to an open expanse of wilderness like the Adirondacks makes Clarkson a prime starting point for all sorts of outdoor activities. Whether it’s participating in one of the trips hosted by our very own Outing Club or striking out on your …

Undergrad

Class of 2021 Shares their Hindsight with Underclassmen and Incoming Students

When I received my official diploma in the mail last week I immediately felt proud, excited, and completely ready to jump into my future. Mixed in with my feelings of excitement and anticipation, there was a strong presence of nostalgia. I can’t help but look back on the past four years at Clarkson University and …

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 conflicts between roommates 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 …

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 …