Grade school students across the country will soon say ‘goodbye teachers,’ and ‘hello summer break.’ Many of these students are college bound and have in their educational arsenal tools gained from Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit. The Summit, touted as one of the most impactful higher education events in the Southeast, creates college and […]
Family. Tradition. Innovative. These are the three words that come to mind when Kimberly Bruce thinks of Clemson. Fittingly, these words embody Kimberly’s planned gift to Clemson, which will impact future generations of Clemson students and provide them with the same opportunities she feels fortunate to have experienced at Clemson.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
When Carl and Misty Howard brought their son, Chase, to Clemson for the first time on a visit as a high school junior in 2012, they probably couldn’t have imagined how much the university would mean to them seven years later. Both are graduates of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But now, […]
The couple, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, is putting their collective power behind Clemson University through the establishment of the Kenneth John Gutshaw, Jr., (Class of ’72) and Laurie B. Gutshaw Annual FIRST Grant-In-Aid Endowment – providing support for first-generation college students at Clemson.
When people talk about a “living classroom,” Bessie Hanahan’s house in Charleston’s South Broad neighborhood has been exactly that to Historic Preservation graduate students the past few years. There was no better place to celebrate Hanahan’s contributions to the Historic Preservation program and its students’ work than in the home itself. Her friends, Historic Preservation […]
During Clemson University’s 24-hour Give Day, 4,125 donors raised $2,087,947 to create life-altering experiences for students, faculty and staff. The total includes a $500,000 gift made by the Schwehr family of The Woodlands, Texas. Michael ’81, Linda and their daughters, Laurel and Victoria ’16, made this gift in support of global service learning.
Georgia Tech appeared to have a little orange crush when Clemson graduates showed up on the Atlanta campus for the 2019 Black Alumni Summit. The Clemson alums joined alumni from some of the largest colleges and universities in the country to discuss ways to strengthen the college-going experience for students on campus and beyond. “The […]
Clemson University is the first university in the state of South Carolina to provide the American Heart Association CPR in Schools training. The program launched its first student group training in January and in the future plans to expand to trainees from a pool that could include resident assistants, tour guides, recreation staff, Orientation ambassadors, student government and student-athletes.