Univision Communications’s Ronald Estrada closed the two-day 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit by sharing a toolkit of secrets and tips for success that attendees could take home. Estrada, senior vice president for corporate social responsibility and community empowerment at Univision, encouraged the 400 high school students in attendance to develop their emotional […]
Hard work, resilience and perseverance are some of the keys to success, said President of the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Hrabowski gave a rousing speech Friday during his luncheon keynote on the second day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit in which he encouraged students to dream big, set goals, […]
Michael Childress equips the next generation of marine biologists with the research tools they will need to make an impact on the planet, as he does every day through his own research as associate professor of biological sciences.
Closing out the first day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit, Joy Thomas Moore used her keynote address to tell young people in attendance that “given the opportunity and someone who really believes in you, you can achieve.” Moore, president and CEO of JWS Media Consulting, a Peabody Award winner and […]
Opening the second and final day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit, UCLA education professor Pedro Noguera challenged the 400 high school students in attendance to seize the opportunities presented to them. Noguera, UCLA’s Distinguished Professor of Education and Faculty Director for the Center for the Transformation of Schools, spoke of […]
Cycling is more than just a pastime to David Taylor. For him, it is a chance to make a difference in the lives of underserved youth in the Upstate community.
Danielle Arrington’s Clemson story began in high school when she and her mom took a tour of the main campus. “From the time I stepped foot here, I realized this place was different, she explained. “The people were different. This place was special.” Arrington immediately knew that she wanted to be a Tiger. She graduated […]
“A Ph.D. is a degree that says you’re a problem-solver, and my job is to create Ph.D.s,” says Ken Marcus, professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science. Having guided close to 40 Clemson graduate students through the rigorous process of obtaining their doctorate degrees, and obtaining 15 patents, one could say he has […]
Closing out the first day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit, Joy Thomas Moore used her keynote address Thursday to tell youth in attendance that “given the opportunity and someone who really believes in you, you can achieve.” Moore, president and CEO of JWS Media Consulting, a Peabody Award winner and mother of author […]
In his remarks at the Clemson University Men of Color National Summit on Thursday, the founder of Harlem Children’s Zone told the 400 high school students in attendance to stand up for what they believe in, never give up and prepare for the moment that could shape their lives. “I don’t care what obstacles you have had to face in your life – […]
The 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit opened Thursday with author and college professor Melissa Harris-Perry challenging attendees to question the way we measure, define and reward achievement. Wake Forest professor, political analyst, and TV personality, Melissa Harris-Perry kicked off the summit before a standing room only crowd of attendees. Image credit: University Relations […]
She dedicated her life to guiding others to happiness through her understanding of the depths of sadness. An associate professor in Clemson’s Department of Psychology, Zinzow’s work in the areas of gender equality, sexual assault, and PTSD has garnered a slew of accolades, grants and national attention, but the awards she truly cherishes are the […]
One year is not enough. That’s one of the lessons that Dan Hofmann learned as president of the Staff Senate. Hofmann, who handed over his gavel to 2019-2020 Staff Senate President Janeen Putman at a ceremony last week, said that the Senate embarked on a number of important initiatives during his term, many of which […]
Perhaps because of their years of service as faculty and staff senators, Danny Weathers and Janeen Putman, the newly elected presidents of the Faculty Senate and Staff Senate, provide the best examples of Gandhi’s view that the “best to way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” An associate professor […]
This Tiger is all about serving others. She spent decades giving service to Clemson as a student and an employee. During her term as Staff Senate president, she hopes to continue that tradition of service to her colleagues and bring recognition to the incredible things they do on behalf of Clemson. Meet Janeen Putman.