Celebrating 125 Years

A Night To Celebrate 125 Years

Sheer splendor filled the already grandeur space of the Joslyn Art Museum Storz Fountain Court for the Clarkson College 125th anniversary celebration on Sept. 20. Faculty, staff, alumni and friends enjoyed an evening dedicated to the many historical events and successes that have shaped Clarkson College into the institution it is today, as well as to honor the anniversary classes of 1953, 1963, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003.

A Glimpse Back Into Our History

Clarkson College Awards & Recognitions

  • US News Graduate Nursing

    U.S. News & World Report ranked Clarkson College in its new category: 2012 Top Online Graduate Nursing Degrees Honor Roll. The Honor Roll listed the top five out of 458 eligible programs across the nation. U.S. News & World Report ranked Clarkson College ranked No. 4 out of 101 eligible institutions in the category of 2013 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs.

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  • US News Veterans

    U.S. News & World Report ranked Clarkson College No. 1 out of 101 eligible institutions in the category of 2013 Best Online Graduate Nursing Programs for Veterans

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    The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA) selected Clarkson College as a recipient of the 2012 Well Workplace Gold Award for its quality and excellence in worksite health promotion. In 2013, the Wellness Council of the Midlands (WELCOM) honored Clarkson College as one of 17 of the midlands’ healthiest companies for excellence in wellness promotion at the workplace.

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  • ROI

    In 2013 Clarkson College ranked No. 3 out of 52 colleges in Nebraska for highest return on investment by AffordableCollegesOnline.org.

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Two Alumni

Unlimited ways to help current and future Clarkson College Students

In the spirit of the 125th anniversary of Clarkson College, you are invited to participate in a campaign to raise additional monies for the Alumni Scholarship Fund by making a donation with “125” in it. Whether it’s $1.25, $12.50, $125 or $1,250, your donation will help the Alumni Association to offer two scholarships this year. The scholarships are an excellent way to assist Clarkson College students, and any donation is appreciated.

Anniversary classes (1953, 1963, 1973, 1983, 1988, 1993 and 2003) interested in participating together and submitting one gift in honor of their class are encouraged to do so. Alumni Coordinator Rita VanFleet would be happy to assist in this effort.


Checks should be made payable to Alumni Scholarship Fund and mailed to Alumni Coordinator, 101 South 42nd Street, Omaha, Neb. 68131. Questions may be directed to Rita VanFleet at 402.552.3516 or vanfleetrita@clarksoncollege.edu. All donors will be recognized for their donations in the October/November issue of the Alumni Times.