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07-26-1999

Kerr Of Warwick Receives Clarkson University's Top Award For Young Alumni

Robert D. Kerr of Warwick, N.Y., has received a Woodstock Award from his alma mater, Clarkson University in Potsdam, New York. Given each year during Reunion Weekend, the Woodstock Award honors young alumni who have demonstrated outstanding loyalty and service to Clarkson and the Alumni Association and who have used their Clarkson experience to make a notable contribution to their careers.

Kerr received his bachelor of science degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Clarkson in 1989. After graduation, Kerr joined Landis and Staefa, Inc., where he worked in positions in both design and sales engineering. In 1995, Kerr moved to Syncsort, Inc. where he has served in a number of increasingly responsible positions and is currently a senior account representative.

Kerr has demonstrated a passion for volunteer involvement with his alma mater since graduation. He currently serves as a member-at-large of the Alumni National Executive Council and has been a board member and president of both the Long Island and Tri-State Chapters of the Alumni Association. He has served as an event coordinator for numerous regional Chapter events, and has been an alumni admission volunteer and presenter for the Clarkson Leadership Award at high schools in his area.

Clarkson University is an independent institution located in northern New York, in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains. The University has 2,670 graduate and undergraduate students enrolled in its schools of Business, Engineering, Science, and Liberal Arts, and its Interdisciplinary Engineering and Management program.

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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