More than 300 Clemson employees are currently working toward graduate degrees using Clemson’s Employee Tuition Assistance Program (ETAP), and each year about 65 of them graduate with advanced degrees. Clemson University offers ETAP as a way to encourage professional growth, enhance employee performance and support employee career development. The program pays for up to 6 […]
The Graduate School recently announced that Cairen Withington has joined the staff as Director of Program Review and Effectiveness. Withington will work to ensure that the Graduate School fulfills its mandates to perform comprehensive reviews of all graduate programs, to ensure that academic leaders have the data they need to set goals and improve program effectiveness, and to continue […]
It’s fair to say that Frankie O. Felder, the senior associate dean of the Graduate School who is retiring this month after 30 years at Clemson, loves a challenge. And that’s a good thing, because she grew up in a military family that moved around the world regularly. She was one of the first black undergraduates […]
With Clemson University’s growing commitment to research development, Clemson employed 104 post-docs in the 2016-2017 academic year. Because not all laboratories have a post-doc, and with starting and ending dates of post-doc appointments varying, there is a need to connect new post-docs to their peers, so they can grow together and advance professionally during […]
At a town hall meeting on October 6, Associate Provost and Graduate School Dean Jason W. Osborne and Graduate Student Government President Tyrese Bryant will be on hand to talk about the state of and the future of graduate education and graduate students at Clemson. Audience members will have a chance to ask questions of Osborne […]
Clemson graduate student engineers are part of a collaborative multidisciplinary team working with the people of a small rural village in Belize to provide “free” sustainable energy for the village by converting food waste into fuel for cooking. Shakira Hobbs, a PhD candidate in the Glenn Department of Civil Engineering, first visited Sittee River Village […]
Two Clemson University graduate students and a post-doctoral fellow captured one-half of the poster awards presented at the 2016 Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) Basic Research Technical Review held in July near Washington, DC. In total, 66 posters were presented, representing approximately 25 universities and research organizations. Clemson winners were graduate students Edward Hoegg (“Isotope Ratio […]
Responsible for two key aspects of ClemsonForward as it relates to graduate students, a new assistant dean for professional development and inclusive excellence will join the Graduate School staff on August 15 to help Clemson improve the quality of graduate education and expand diversity, inclusion and equity throughout the University community. Tia N. Dumas is […]
CLEMSON — Two finalists have been named for an associate dean position in Clemson’s Graduate School. They are Stephen E. Creager, professor of chemistry at Clemson, and David S. Fleming, associate professor and graduate program director at Clemson’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education. There will be an open campus forum with each candidate. Creager’s will […]
April Gillens, a doctoral student in Clemson’s environmental and engineering science (EES) program, is combining forensics and nuclear research to help keep us safe from nuclear terrorism and dangerous nuclear trafficking. A native of Eutawville, S.C., Gillens’ research in nuclear forensics looks for unique carbon fingerprints associated with particular elements of nuclear materials, which would aid […]
Clemson’s 3-Minute Thesis competition and Graduate Research and Discovery Symposium (GRADS) were held last week as part of Research and Innovation Month. More than 25 graduate students were recognized with cash prizes for their top-ranking presentations. Photos are online. The annual 3-Minute Thesis competition challenges graduate students to deliver compelling presentations on their thesis and […]
Graduate students soon will reap the benefits of the Graduate School’s new Faculty Fellows program, which got underway recently with the selection of the inaugural class of Fellows. Associate Provost and Graduate School Dean Jason Osborne established the program to address the needs of graduate students by encouraging faculty to use their expertise and passion […]
Industrial engineering PhD student Myrtede Alfred has been awarded the Southern Regional Educational Board’s dissertation award. The award includes a one-year, $20,000 stipend, a one-year waiver of tuition and fees, a $500 research allowance and professional development support. It also covers expenses associated with attending the annual Compact for Faculty Diversity Institute on Teaching and Mentoring. Recipients […]
Students receiving doctoral degrees from Clemson will have their achievement recognized in a Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, distinct from the general graduation event, beginning this December.
Edwin Sabuhoro, a doctoral student in Clemson's Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management graduate program, is currently featured as a "CNN Hero" for his innovative program to turn gorilla poachers into protectors.