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Clarkson University’s Rogers Receives Martin Luther King Jr. Award

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Clarkson University Civil & Environmental Engineering Prof. Shane Rogers (center) received the University’s 2011 Martin Luther King Jr. Award at a special dinner last week.

The award is given to a faculty or staff member who works for social justice and equality beyond the scope of their job duties.mlk2011

Here, National Society of Black Engineers Executive Director Carl B. Mack (left) and Clarkson University Associate Vice President for Institutional Diversity Initiatives Jennifer M. deCoste (right) congratulate Rogers.

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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