2016 President's Report - page 2-3

2016
HIGHLIGHTS
Remarkable Careers Start Here.
371
Companies on Campus
1,308
Interviews Conducted
$59,936
Average Salary
96
Placement Percentage
TOP 15
Colleges for Career Placement
— The Princeton Review 2016
GRANT NAMED VP
Brian Grant ’93 has been
named vice president for
enrollment & student
advancement and will provide
leadership to both Admissions
& Student Affairs.
A 22-year veteran of
undergraduate recruiting,
Grant served as dean of
admission at Clarkson from
2009 to 2016. He has played a
leadership role in building a
successful admission program
that increased applications
90 percent in the freshman,
transfer and international
student admission programs
in six years.
Grant joined Clarkson
in 1994. He received
his bachelor of science
degree in engineering &
management from Clarkson
and his master of science
in instructional technology
from SUNY Potsdam.
TWO NAMED GOLDWATER SCHOLARS
ONE HONORABLE MENTION
Honors students Kaitlin Dunn ’17, a physics and electrical engineering
double major, and Xulan Deng ’18, a biomolecular science and chemistry
double major, were both named Goldwater Scholars for 2016-17.
Louis DeRidder ’18, a chemical engineering major, received honorable
mention.
Thirty-three Clarkson students have received this highly coveted award
since the scholarships were first awarded in 1989. This is the 17
th
consecutive year that at least one Clarkson student has received a
Goldwater Scholarship.
There were only 252 scholarships awarded nationwide for the 2016-17
academic year.
DHANIYALA RECEIVES FULBRIGHT
Suresh Dhaniyala, Bayard
D. Clarkson Distinguished
Professor, received a Fulbright
to study air quality and related
health effects in India.
Dhaniyala is working in
collaboration with faculty in
the Environmental Health
Engineering Department
at Sri Ramachandra
University. His research
focuses on understanding the
contribution of very small
airborne particles to local
air quality in India and their
associated health effects.
ALUMNI RECOGNIZED BY THEWHITE HOUSE
FOR STEMTEACHING
President Barack Obama named 213 mathematics and science
teachers as recipients of the prestigious Presidential Award for
Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for 2016.
Among those recognized were New York state teachers
Daniel Mattoon ’04, Niskayuna High School, mathematics,
and Amanda Zullo ’05, Saranac Lake High School, science.
Both are graduates of the Master of Arts in Teaching program
at Clarkson University.
The award recognizes outstanding K-12 science and
mathematics teachers chosen from across the country.
Winners are selected by a panel of distinguished scientists,
mathematicians and educators following an initial selection
process at the state level.
A COOL SCHOOL
Commitment to
Sustainability Recognized
The Sierra Club named Clarkson
one of the Cool Schools for 2016
in recognition of its commitment
to sustainability.
The Princeton Review
also
recognized Clarkson as one of the
most environmentally responsible
“green” colleges in the U.S. and
Canada for 2016.
AT CLARKSON,
SUSTAINABILITY
CONCEPTS
ARE
COVERED IN MORE
THAN 250 COURSES.
CLASS OF 2020 PROFILE
Fulbright Awards to Clarkson faculty in the past years.
17
12
Clarkson University
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Class size
797
Female
30%
Underrepresented
17%
Freshman Majors:
Engineering
63%
Sciences
18%
Business
13%
Other
4%
Liberal Arts
1%
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