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Clarkson University Employees Donate 900 Food Items to Those in Need

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clarksonfood2008Clarkson University employees collected more than 900 non-perishable food items at their annual holiday luncheon Dec. 15. The food will be distributed by the Potsdam Neighborhood Center to those in need. Left to right: Clarkson employees Theodore P. Ritzko, Catherine E. Fayette, Tony Collins, Shirley A. Metcalf, Diane G. Bullard and Clayton R. Stoddard.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo, and connect discovery and engineering innovation with enterprise.

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