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Clarkson university

Address: 8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam, NY 13699, USA

Description Clarkson university

Clarkson University is a popular private research institution of higher education in the United States. The university was founded in 1896 in the city of Potsdam. Clarkson University conducts training with bachelor, master and doctor degrees.

Clarkson University enjoys a good reputation in its country. In the national ranking, it steadily takes 134th place, and in the international - 635, entering the TOP of the top 5%. According to the Princeton Review magazine and Entrepreneur magazine, Clarkson University’s entrepreneurship program is ranked among the top 15 in the country. The institution is ranked 8th among the "Best Salary Colleges" in the United States. The Carnegie Foundation (for the advancement of teaching) classifies this institution of higher education as “Doctoral University with a moderate research activity.” Employers of large international companies are always interested in university graduates.

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For such a long period of functioning, the university has graduated a large number of students who have become famous throughout the world. Among them are many professional hockey players, businessmen, scientists and politicians. It is worth noting:

  • Barney Adams (founder of Adams Golf);
  • Hugo Belanger (hockey player);
  • Francis C. Brooks (majority leader of the Vermont House of Representatives and member of the Vermont Senate);
  • Bob Chiarelli (former mayor of Ottawa, Ontario (Canada));
  • Grant Klitschko (hockey player "Columbus Blue Jackets");
  • Eric Cole (hockey player, Olympian, Stanley Cup champion);
  • Craig Conroy (hockey player, Olympian);
  • Gregory C. Farrington (Former President of the University of Lehi, Executive Director of the California Academy of Sciences);
  • Harvey Glatt (founder of CHEZ-FM radio and a prominent Canadian music impresario);
  • Arnold Gosevich (executive and literary agent of the Canadian recording industry);
  • Paul Horn (Vice President, R & D, IBM);
  • Kent Huskins (hockey player, champion of the Stanley Cup);
  • Roger Johnson (businessman and government official);
  • Jarmo Kekalainen (hockey player, executive director of the NHL);
  • Sanjeev Kulkarni (professor and university administrator);
  • Craig Laughlin (hockey player, television color analyst for Washington Capitals games)
  • Patrick Naughton (co-author of the Java programming language);
  • Jack Phillips (Major League Baseball player and longtime Golden Knights coach);
  • Katerina Reiche (German politician);
  • Donald Roser (co-founder of Blue Cult);
  • Martin Roche (by Snort and founder of Sourcefire);
  • Dede Scozzafawa (former Congress candidate and current member of the New York State Assembly);
  • Mike Smith (executive director of the NHL hockey game);
  • Paul Thonko (congressman in the 21st arrondissement of New York);
  • M. Emmett Walsh (actor);
  • Thomas Zachariah (laboratory director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory).

Here is just a small part of the list of famous graduates of this educational institution.

Equipment Clarkson university

The main building of the school is geographically located outside the city of Potsdam.

Clarkson University is famous for its sporting achievements. The athletic teams of the institution are known as Golden Knights. The university community has 20 sports teams. With the exception of men's and women's alpine as well as Nordic skiing, all others participate in the NCAA. Men's and women's hockey teams participate in the first division, both playing ECAC. The men's team is a traditional force in ECAC (they won 5 ECAC-Tournament championships in 2007). Other sports groups participate in the Freedom League Conference and include baseball, men's and women's basketball, cross-country, men's golf, men's and women's lacrosse, men's and women's football, softball, men's and women's swimming, and women's volleyball.

On the basis of the school operates a student association. It includes more than 130 clubs. For example:

  • The Club Council (CUB), which conducts various activities on campus throughout the semester, and also creates meetings with other organizations and university offices and departments. CUB provides professional audio and video support.
  • K2CC (Amateur Radio Club) is the oldest organization of the institution that still operates. K2CC has both analog and digital voice signals. The club also owns a room for debate and experimentation, equipped with DX, a weak signal and satellite radio stations and antennas.
  • WTSC is a popular radio station that is completely managed by the student council. Students can broadcast their own shows and offer a variety of music from Rap to Alternative, classic rock and street punk. The station has over 1000 CDs and nearly 24 terabytes of music.
  • Clarkson Photo Club is a group of students with interests in photography (black and white, color and digital).
  • Clarkson Robotics is a unique campus club that allows students at Clarkson University, along with local schoolchildren, to carry out a long-term development, assembly and testing of a robot that participates every year in the FIRST Robotics competition.
  • Applied CS Labs - Laboratory of Applied Computer Science. It consists of the Open Source Institute, the Internet Learning Lab and the Virtual Reality Lab. These laboratories, which are part of the computer science department, work almost completely under student conditions, offering the opportunity to gain experience in managing both facilities and projects.
  • The Clarkson Pep Band is a student organization that supports the teams of the Golden Knights hockey club.
  • The Clarkson Theater Group (CTC) is a studio theater group that is part of the institution and is supported by the Student Association of the University.

On the basis of the educational institution there is a large library, comfortable hostels, sports complexes, various sports equipment and sports grounds, canteens, cafes and pizzerias, shops and even banks.

The university is part of the Association of Independent Technological Universities and Sport affiliations: National Collegiate Athletic Association.

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- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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