Potsdam's Grant receives Golden Night award
POTSDAM -- April Grant of Potsdam honored with the Golden Knight award by her alma mater, Clarkson University.
Usually presented each year during the Alumni Reunion, Clarkson’s most prestigious alumni award is given to alumni who have distinguished themselves either by service to Clarkson through Alumni Associated activities or have demonstrated outstanding career achievement, bringing distinction to themselves and to Clarkson.Grant received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from ClarksonUniversity in 1995, an MBA with a concentration in healthcare management from Southern New Hampshire University in 2018 and a healthcare leadership certificate from Cornell University in 2019. While at Clarkson, April played both soccer and lacrosse and is a member of the Phi Sigma Sigma sorority.
April spent 20 years of her career at Clarkson, three in student financial aid roles and 17 years in advancement, before being appointed the executive director of the Canton-Potsdam Hospital Foundation in 2015.
April serves the community in a variety of volunteer positions including; member of the
Development Committee for the local nonprofit GardenShare, board member of the Frederic Remington Art Museum Foundation and board member and vice president of the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce.
She and her husband Brian ‘93, reside in Potsdam with their two children.