Clemson’s PGA golf management program will promote academic and sports diversity through a golf camp designed for African-American women. The camp runs June 26-30 and will host nine high school students from across the country who are interested in higher education academics and sports.
Burke Royster, superintendent of Greenville County Schools, was recently named the 2018 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Education Week also recognized Royster as a “Leader to Learn From,” which has basically cemented his reputation as a superlative administrator in South Carolina and beyond. Royster credits a […]
In late May, nearly 1,200 students in districts across South Carolina received orange drawstring backpacks containing books such as “Clifford’s Spring Clean Up,” “The Little Red Hen” and other reading material that will help prevent the decline in reading skills many students experience during summer months. The backpacks contained 10 books each and were made […]
A lecturer and team of students have taken a communication theory class to a maximum-security prison in the Upstate over the last year and a half. Pauline Matthey, a lecturer in the communication department, has held “Talk Back” on a weekly basis at Perry Correctional Institution, a maximum-security men’s prison in Pelzer.
Amber Watkins, a recent graduate of the College of Education majoring in special education, recently received the inaugural outstanding student veteran award. Brennan Beck, assistant director for military and veteran engagement, presented Amber with the award during Clemson’s Student Veteran Hail and Farewell Ceremony. The award recognizes the commitment, engagement and leadership of one student […]
Heide Temples, a Clemson University School of Nursing faculty member, has earned national recognition for her work showing that breastfeeding may be a key to preventing childhood obesity.
When Whitney Sewell thinks back on her time as an undergraduate student in Clemson’s School of Nursing, she remembers faculty stressing that its students should lead by example. During a 2010 bone marrow drive on campus, Sewell thought a great way to do this was to encourage other students to get a cheek swab alongside […]
Clemson University employees may now reserve an appointment time for a comprehensive physical exam at the Joseph F. Sullivan Center through the end of July. The physical is $50, and 50 slots are available. The physical includes a comprehensive health history, a physical exam including vision and hearing testing, blood pressure, urinalysis and hemoglobin, and an […]
Elizabeth Rhodes says she’s interested in everything, from the humanities to health care, so it’s a good bet she would have excelled no matter which path of study she decided to pursue.
In keeping with Clemson University’s commitment to promote diversity and inclusion on campus, the university’s Charles H. Houston Center will move to the Office of Inclusion and Equity, effective July 1, 2017. The research center, which focuses on the experience of African Americans in higher education, had previously been housed in the College of Education. […]
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the first annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Graduate students awarded during the ceremony included: Master’s Degree Candidate Teaching Assistant Award – Heidi Walsh, School of Nursing Master’s Degree Candidate Research Assistant […]
Clemson will make one of its most successful nursing programs even more convenient for registered nurses hoping to take their education to the next level. The School of Nursing’s RN/BS Completion Program will transition to a fully online format beginning Fall 2017. The benefits remain the same, as do the expert faculty who are set […]
Some people move to upstate South Carolina for a change of scenery, but moving from Alaska to the Upstate can seem like moving to a different world. Caitlin Torrence recently made that move with her husband, but her mission wasn’t primarily concerned with warmer weather or Clemson football. Torrence came to further pursue a passion […]
Clemson University will live stream the ClemsonLIFE graduation ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. The commencement ceremony will honor four graduating students in the program, and College of Education Founding Dean George J. Petersen will speak at the ceremony.
When Damian Williams set his mind to raising the five-figure sum required to get him and 54 of his fellow students to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, he didn’t overthink it. He just asked for it.