Commencement 2015

More than 700 Clarkson University students from 37 states, 30 countries and 58 New York state counties were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson University’s 122nd commencement held on Saturday, May 9. (An additional 215 students received degrees in the winter.)
Senior Ruisheng (Rick) Wang of Potsdam, N.Y., received the Frederica Clarkson Award. Wang, a member of the Honors Program, received a bachelor of science degree in mechanical engineering.
Senior Victoria Kocsis of Altamont, N.Y., was awarded the Levinus Clarkson Award. Kocsis received a bachelor of science degree with a triple major in biomolecular sciences, biology and interdisciplinary liberal arts studies with a concentration in pre-veterinary studies. Lei Wu, an associate professor of electrical & computer engineering in Clarkson University's Wallace H. Coulter School of Engineering, was awarded the John W. Graham Jr. Faculty Research Award. 
Alan Rossner,  associate professor and director of undergraduate programs in environmental health science and environmental science & policy in Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment, was awarded the Distinguished Teaching Award.Hockey Canada Chairman of the Board and alumnus Joe Drago '63 received an honorary doctor of science degree. Addressing the graduates, Drago quoted Mark Twain, saying:

 Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the things you did. Throw away the bowlines, sail away from the safe harbor, catch the trade winds in your sails, explore, dream, and discover. Go, Knights, go!

More than 700 students were granted bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees at Clarkson's 122nd commencement
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