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09-21-2017

Carol Parker Named Clarkson University Employee of the Month - September 2017

Carol Parker has been named the Employee of the Month for September at Clarkson University.

Clarkson University Annie Clarkson Society Administrative Assistant Carol Parker has been named the Employee of the Month for September. Above, Parker (left) receives her Employee of the Month certificate and pin from Associate Vice President for Development Sal Cania.Parker, administrative assistant in the Annie Clarkson Society, has been honored for her commitment to service excellence in her role.

Parker is instrumental in preparations for many on campus events -- such as Reunion, Commencement, Cold Out Gold Out, and many external events as well. She supports multiple colleagues -- all with hectic schedules and demands -- and "never complains about the workload or tasks assigned." She is "always ready to tackle new challenges and enjoys learning" and "shows her positive attitude toward her responsibilities and is always willing to help co-workers in any way she can."

Parker's colleagues say that they are "incredibly lucky" to have her on their team and can always trust that her work is accurate and will meet deadlines. Her attention to detail and desire for perfection is much appreciated by everyone who works with her. Parker's combination of institutional memory and understanding of the stewardship process has made her a vital member of the major gifts team.

The Clarkson University Employee of the Month program serves as part of an ongoing commitment to service principles recognizing those employees who are serving Clarkson in an exceptional manner by exemplifying its service philosophy and standards through his or her work and exhibiting a positive and supportive attitude.

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 Annie Clarkson Society Administrative Assistant Carol Parker has been named the Employee of the Month for September. Above, Parker (left) receives her Employee of the Month certificate and pin from Associate Vice President for Development Sal Cania.

[A photograph for media use is available at http://internal.clarkson.edu/news/photos/cparker-eom.jpg.]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Kelly Chezum, VP for External Relations, at 315-268-4483 or kchezum@clarkson.edu.]

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