Ben Slenker of Alexander named Presidential Scholar at Clarkson University in Potsdam
Ben Edward Slenker, of Alexander, a Chemical Engineering major, was named a Presidential Scholar for the fall 2018 semester at Clarkson University.
Presidential Scholars must achieve a minimum 3.80 grade-point average and carry at least 14 credit hours.
About Clarkson University
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, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in Beacon and the state Capital Region, 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 95 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, science, 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.