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Nystar Executive Director Among Those To Address Clarkson University Graduates May 11

Clarkson University students will be granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at commencement ceremonies next Sunday, May 11. The weekend will also be marked by the commissioning of United States Army and Air Force officers on Saturday, May 10.

Receiving honorary degrees and addressing the students will be

New York State Office of Science, Technology & Academic Research (NYSTAR) Executive Director Dr. Russell W. Bessette M.D.

Clarkson University President Denny Brown

Clarkson External Affairs Associate and Research Professor Anne S. Williams

During the ceremony, two faculty members will be honored with the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award and the Clarkson University Distinguished Teaching Award.

Also, the Levinus Clarkson Award and the Frederica Clarkson Award will be bestowed upon two students who have demonstrated the best combination of scholarship and promise of outstanding professional achievement.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

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