Feature Stories From Clemson University
Serita Acker is working to expand two programs that help encourage diverse groups of students to study science, technology, engineering and math– and stick with it once they start. Acker began working with the programs PEER and WISE in 1995 and now serves as director over both organizations. PEER stands for Programs for Educational Enrichment […]
Three new historical markers are one way Clemson is trying to give a more complete and accurate public accounting of its history in the wake of a national movement on university campuses to acknowledge connections to slavery, segregation or other practices and viewpoints inconsistent with current institutional values.
Amy Ingram, Ph.D., has a game plan for teaching business strategy, and it appears to be working with students in her Management 4150 class. The assistant professor in Clemson University’s business school has had students in her upper-level strategy class competing on an international cyber stage. They managed a digital camera company through an electronic […]
Another year and another class of Clemson students are graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. We will miss them, but are equally excited to see what they accomplish next.
“If you do what you love, you’ll never work a day in your life.” That’s this Tiger’s mantra and in doing so, she creates innovate fitness opportunities for Clemson’s faculty, staff and students.
Kristin Buhrow acquired a taste for her career direction growing up in the Midlands of South Carolina. But little did the daughter of two accountants realize her interest in different cultures would lead her to a fellowship at Oxford University.
Every Tiger has a Clemson story. Many are drawn to this campus for the school spirit that surrounds football season, for the intangible family feel, for the world-renowned research opportunities and unique study programs. Leah VanSyckel’s story starts a little differently. “I didn’t even finish my application as a senior in high school,” she said. […]
Matt Doyle '16, a student from Connecticut, never dreamt of attending an out-of-state school. However, in 2012, Chuck '82 and Sue Fish made a commitment to establish an endowed fund, ultimately to provide engineering students from out-of-state with a great college experience. This commitment originated with the Chuck ’82 and Sue Fish Annual Engineering Scholarship, which they have been funding over a four-year period. Thanks to the couple's commitment, students like Matt Doyle can achieve goals they once thought weren’t possible.
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 […]
Faculty-led teams in partnership with Greenville Health System are tackling some of the greatest health challenges facing the state and nation, such as childhood obesity, prenatal care, vascular care, treatment of orthopaedic injuries, helping soldiers transition to civilian life, infirmities related to aging and health disparities.
Marketing majors and other students from a cross-section of study disciplines at Clemson University are sold on a newly opened Sales Lab’s potential to jump start their careers. Located on the second floor of Sirrine Hall, the Sales Lab operates under the auspices of the Marketing Department in Clemson’s new business college. It’s a training […]
The early, muted dusk of the cold December evening shrouded a Tiger’s head bowed by a relentless and rootless fatigue. She waited for the bus to take her back to her empty apartment where she planned to end everything. She felt like she had been dying for so long that she was already dead. As […]
Although his most recent publication is Keith Morris' fifth successful print, he has a complicated relationship with his craft. Honestly, he'd rather mow the grass than write.
The Center for Career and Professional Development has a free event this spring that will help ease the stress of entering the job market for Clemson students.
It took years for Sarah Longshore to realize just how passionate she was about education. Her father and grandfather were both educators, but she wasn’t sure she shared their passion. Even when Longshore attended Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, it took until her time as a student teacher before she realized just […]