Clarkson University

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    Clarkson University is a research institution that provides economic development and technological education. It offers programs in engineering, business, arts, sciences, education and health professions that lead to bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, and advanced certificates. Clarkson's schools include Graduate School, School of Arts and Sciences, David D. Reh School of Business, Coulter School of Engineering, Lewis School of Health Sciences, Institute for a Sustainable Environment, Institute for STEM Education, and Beacon Institute for Rivers and Estuaries.

    HQPotsdam, NY, US
    Employee Ratings3.9

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    Employees (est.) (Jul 2021)1,504(-1%)
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    Key People/Management at Clarkson University

    Anthony G. Collins

    Anthony G. Collins

    Peter Turner

    Peter Turner

    Director of the Institute for STEM Education
    Trish Dobbs

    Trish Dobbs

    Director of Admissions
    Asher Pacht

    Asher Pacht

    Director of Environmental Programs
    Brian Grant

    Brian Grant

    Vice President for Enrollment & Student Advancement
    Kara Pitts

    Kara Pitts

    Director of New Student Financial Assistance
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    Clarkson University Office Locations

    Clarkson University has offices in Potsdam, Beacon and Schenectady
    Potsdam, NY, US (HQ)
    8 Clarkson Ave
    Beacon, NY, US
    199 Main St
    Schenectady, NY, US
    80 Nott Terrace
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    Clarkson University News and Updates

    Clarkson University and Ichor Therapeutics Partner to Establish Biotechnology Cluster in North Country

    Potsdam, NY, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ichor Therapeutics, Inc. has expanded to the North Country Incubator at Clarkson University as an anchor tenant to establish a biotechnology cluster in Potsdam, NY. 

    Alumni Gift to Clarkson University Maintains Momentum on Science Center Renovation

    Potsdam, NY, June 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clarkson University’s Science Center Renovation and Expansion plans continue to move forward, thanks to a generous gift from alumni Bob Mann ‘69. The project, which was announced in April, reimagines the existing space, and adds another 45,000 square …

    Clarkson University to Rally New Students with “Let’s Get Tech” Program

    Potsdam, NY, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clarkson University is rallying behind its entering first-year undergraduates with a special “Let’s Get Tech!” summer 2021 program to set them up to succeed when they head off to college. As incoming students transition from high school to Clarkson, …

    Clarkson University Alumna Developing COVID Antibody Products at DARPA

    Potsdam, NY, March 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- When we interviewed Clarkson University alumna Amy Jenkins ' 02 (chemistry and biomolecular science) in spring 2020, she was working on an antibody therapeutic that acts as a “temporary vaccine” to prevent infection in individuals exposed to COVID-19…

    Clarkson University CAARES Lab Receives DoD PFAS Accreditation

    Potsdam, NY, Dec. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Clarkson University’s Center for Air and Aquatic Resources Engineering and Sciences (CAARES) Lab is now accredited to perform per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) analysis. 

    Clarkson University Professor Works to Understand Arctic Sea Ice and Ocean Waves

    Potsdam, NY, Dec. 22, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dr. Hayley Shen a professor emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Clarkson, and her international research team, are trying to predict how the changes in the Earth’s climate may affect the ice conditions in the Arctic by using computation…
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    Clarkson University Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Clarkson University founded?

      Clarkson University was founded in 1896.

    • Who are Clarkson University key executives?

      Clarkson University's key executives are Anthony G. Collins, Peter Turner and Trish Dobbs.

    • How many employees does Clarkson University have?

      Clarkson University has 1,504 employees.

    • Who are Clarkson University competitors?

      Competitors of Clarkson University include University of Illinois, University of Miami and University of Phoenix.

    • Where is Clarkson University headquarters?

      Clarkson University headquarters is located at 8 Clarkson Ave, Potsdam.

    • Where are Clarkson University offices?

      Clarkson University has offices in Potsdam, Beacon and Schenectady.

    • How many offices does Clarkson University have?

      Clarkson University has 3 offices.