Solinksky - US Manufacturing is making a strong comeback and the job and career opportunities for students interested in advanced manufacturing are expanding. The Solinsky Scholarship program is a new program for engineering students who have an interest in making and manufacturing. Students will be offered the opportunity to reside in a living and learning environment with students who have the same interests. The Solinsky living and learning community is advised by the Dean of Engineering who will meet with the students on a regular basis and will provide individualized academic and career mentoring.
Other living and learning activities include group discussions, the opportunity to meet with alumni who are leaders in manufacturing industries, and group trips to manufacturing companies. Solinsky Scholarship recipients will be offered priority access to Clarkson's Maker Space, engineering shop skills courses, and micro-credential programs. Microcredential program offerings complement the formal engineering curriculum and provide opportunities for students to learn about cutting-edge technologies, the business and economics of engineering, and personal leadership and development. Accelerate your personal and professional success through the Solinsky Scholarship program.
Outdoor Enthusiast - Do you love the outdoors and sustainability? Are you looking forward to exploring the nature and beautiful views that are right at your doorstep here at Clarkson University? Are you interested in diverse aspects of sustainability pertaining to the immediate campus, the North Country community, and the world at large. Students from a range of different backgrounds will come together to explore their interest in, and commitment to, the outdoors and sustainable living. If so, the Outdoor Enthusiast floor might be the perfect community for you. This floor community is located in "the quad" with all other first year housing, but consists exclusively of residents who truly love the experience of the great outdoors and build a supportive community of trust and respect through their shared experiences with nature.
F1RST CONNECTION- Join F1RST CONNECTION to be a part of the first generation* community. Did you know that one in four students at Clarkson University identify as first-gen? The F1RST CONNECTION is a living-learning community (LLC) that celebrates our students who identify as first-gen. This LLC is designed to foster a support system among first-gen students. It will provide an inclusive environment and will help you connect with faculty and staff invested in your success. Students who choose to live in this community gain an extra layer of support in navigating through the university, learning about resources and programs designed specifically for you and it will connect you with fellow first-gen students.
*first-generation means both parents or legal guardians do not hold a baccalaureate degree.
WiSE - Are you a female interested in science and engineering at Clarkson? Well, we've got the perfect spot for you, as a member of WiSE, a supportive living and learning community on campus. Located in "the quad" (first year housing), The WiSE (Women in Science & Engineering) program is an opportunity that fosters engagement in the world of science and engineering to females, who are typically outnumbered in such majors and programs. WiSE was created to offer females a strong support system to help with everyday challenges. This system of support includes upper class women serving as mentors of the program as well as several staff members from across the university. Programming for the WiSE floor will be open to the students who are living in MiSE.
MiSE - Are you a male interested in science and engineering at Clarkson? Well, we've got the perfect spot for you, as a member of MiSE, a supportive living and learning community on campus. Located in "the quad" (first year housing), The MiSE (Men in Science & Engineering) program is an opportunity that fosters engagement in the world of science and engineering to males. MiSE was created to offer males a strong support system to help with everyday challenges. This system of support includes upper class men serving as mentors of the program as well as several staff members from across the university. Programming for the MiSE floor will be open to the students who are living in WiSE.
First Robotics - The Clarkson FIRST Robotics Living Learning Community is located on a suite-style residence hall floor in Graham Hall's Donahue House, which is usually reserved for upperclassman housing. It's designed to bring together forty students, both first year students and sophomores, to give them a tight knit living community. They live and work together, and do outreach within the FIRST Robotics family of programs to students from elementary through high school levels as well as campus wide programs and events. To learn more about FIRST and its programs, visit www.usfirst.org. Our community also participates in fun activities outside of robotics outreach. Some of these include guest speakers, hosting a League of Legends and Starcraft tournament, bowling, barbeques, and bonfires. Plus, you can always suggest your own ideas for activities! The floors are always looking for new ideas.
Men in Business (MIB) - Are you a male student who is interested in developing yourself professionally in preparation for the workforce and the “real world”? If so, the Men in Business floor has many benefits to offer you. This floor, also located in “the quad” with all other first year housing, is geared toward professional development of first-year males. This floor will be particularly beneficial to men who are majoring in the School of Business or Engineering & Management (E&M). Participants will be connected with upper class mentors and will experience opportunities to connect with faculty and staff in regular floor programs. Programs will include workshops, on resume-building, job-searching and application, presentation skills, and more. All programs on the MIB floor will be open to students living on the Women in Business floor. We hope you will consider becoming a part of the MIB Family!
Pre-Health Professionals (PHP) - If you’re a first-year student intending on going into the healthcare professions such as physical therapist, physician assistant, doctor of medicine, or veterinary physician, you should consider living in the Pre-Health Professionals Living-Learning Community. This floor, also located in "the quad" with all other first-year student housing. This floor will allow students to connect socially and academically, and make connections through Clarkson to professionals in their field of study.
Cultural Cuisine - Are you interested in learning about diversity through a shared love of food? On the Cultural Cuisine floor you will have direct access to one of the two student kitchens available in the Quad! TheCultural Cuisine floor will feature programming on how to make different types of cuisine from around the world! This floor you will also get introduced to our various diversity and inclusion clubs and societies on campus such as: SHPE, NSBE, SASE, SWE and much more!