Clarkson staff, students make masks for college's essential employees and students on campus
Camryn Peets '21 models one of the masks she made for Clarkson essential workers and students who remain on campus.
POTSDAM -- Around 30 Clarkson University employees, students, and volunteers recently got out their sewing machines to make masks for the college's essential workers and students who remain on campus.A recent New York State-issued directive that says that all people in the state must wear masks or face coverings in public whenever social distancing is not possible and there was a need for masks in the Clarkson community, said a press release from the university.
Pattie Lane who works in Clarkson’s Marketing and External Relations Department spearheaded the effort and says her team of volunteers from around the Clarkson community made more than 275 masks for those on campus.
Volunteers included: faculty and staff, spouses of faculty and staff, two grandmothers of Clarkson first-year students, retired staff members, and several members of a local quilt guild.
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