The College of Education is a transformative leader in systematically improving education, beginning at birth. Through its classes and work, the college shows its dedication to enhancing the education and development of all students, particularly those in underserved communities.
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 […]
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 […]
Clemson University began awarding degrees to spring semester graduates Thursday morning at the first of four commencement ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Clemson University will present approximately 3,400 degrees in four commencement ceremonies this week in Littlejohn Coliseum.
Those last moments as a Clemson student can be a bittersweet mixture of nostalgia, excitement, anxiety and pride.
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. […]
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.
Clemson University trustees approved three new degrees and heard about a new collaborative initiative with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) that will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.
A diverse group of researchers assembled at the Clemson University College of Education’s inaugural research forum on April 12 at the Hendrix Student Center. College leadership designed the forum to highlight important and nationally recognized research conducted in the college that aligns with the vision of the College of Education and the research priorities of […]
The Clemson University College of Education Senior Advisory Board received an overview of the federal educational policy landscape during its April 14 meeting at Clemson’s Madren Center. Augustus Mays, director of governmental relations at WestEd – an education-focused, nonpartisan, research, development and service agency – spoke to the group about recent changes in the U.S. […]
The Clemson University Charles H. Houston Center will host the Clemson Career Workshop this summer for rising high school seniors. The summer residential workshop combines learning opportunities with sessions on college preparation and life skills that will increase the likelihood of success for a diverse population of eventual underclassmen. Students will attend the workshop from […]
Clemson’s College of Education recently partnered with the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to host STEM faculty from across the country in a National Science Foundation-funded workshop focusing on developing a research agenda for holistic STEM faculty development. Over 50 participants gathered in Clemson on Feb. 17 and 18 for the workshop. The […]
Amy Milsom, a professor of counselor education in Clemson’s College of Education and coordinator of the college’s school counseling program, was recently named a fellow in the American Counseling Association. Milsom was recognized along with other new ACA fellows by the association during its recent conference in San Francisco. According to the association, ACA fellows […]