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Jen Cornell Named Clarkson University Employee of the Month

Jen Cornell has been named the Employee of the Month for August at Clarkson University.

Jen CornellCornell, administrative assistant of the Clarkson Fund, has been honored for her commitment to service excellence in her role.

The individuals chosen for employee of the month exemplify the University's service philosophy and standards through their work and exhibit a positive and supportive attitude.

In nominating Cornell, her colleagues said her service and contribution is next to none. She is the first to volunteer to lend a hand for any events and is organized and helpful.

Her colleagues appreciate that Cornell "always goes beyond what her day-to-day duties are with a great deal of enthusiasm and integrity." Known for her attention to detail and high-quality work, she is known as a doer who always wants to get things done right and goes above and beyond to ensure her work is top-notch and nothing less.

Cornell is "someone you want on your team and who will continue to do great things for Clarkson."

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, N.Y., and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, New York, Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, 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 innovation with enterprise.

Photo caption: Clarkson University Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations Patrick Roche, left, presents Jen Cornell, administrative assistant of the Clarkson Fund, with the Employee of the Month certificate for her commitment to service excellence.

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