Local Students Receive Awards from Clarkson University

POTSDAM, NY – The following students received awards during the spring semester at Clarkson University:

Anna Guinta of Oswego, a senior majoring in environmental health and sciences:

Ise/Ehs Outstanding Service Award: This award is provided to the student who has provided outstanding support to the Institute for a Sustainable Environment in its many activities, including lab support, performance as a teaching assistant, and overall support of the Institute’s mission and goals.

Eric Charles Hillpot of Pennellville, a senior majoring in biology:

The Biology Department Outstanding Research Award: The recipient of this award is selected by consensus of the Biology Department faculty members. The award is given to a student who has done significant research as demonstrated by conference or seminar presentations, and who is completing a summary thesis or publication.

Althea R. Henderson of Fulton, a senior majoring in biomolecular science:

The Commendable Service Award For Seniors: A limited number of Commendable Service Awards are presented annually to freshmen, sophomores, juniors, seniors, graduate students, faculty, staff and administration members who have demonstrated quality in service to their area/organization. The award candidate should be a well-rounded individual who excels in all aspects of college life and is especially dedicated to serving his or her organization.

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 and additional graduate program and research facilities in the New York Capital Region, Beacon, NY, and New York City, 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.

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