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National Grid Donates $25K to Clarkson University’s Adirondack Business Center in Saranac Lake

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National Grid has contributed $25,000 toward renovations at Clarkson University’s new Adirondack Business Center in Saranac Lake, N.Y.

The Adirondack Business Center provides necessary resources for the development of sustainable small business communities within the Adirondack Park, with support from the Entrepreneurship Center at Clarkson University.national-grid-adk

Left to right: Rich Burns, National Grid senior energy consultant; Erin Draper, Entrepreneurship Center associate director; and Marc Compeau, director.

Clarkson University launches leaders into the global economy. One in six alumni already leads as a CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. Located just outside the Adirondack Park in Potsdam, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university for undergraduates with select graduate programs in signature areas of academic excellence directed toward the world’s pressing issues. Through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, sciences and health sciences, 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 engineering innovation with enterprise.

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