South Carolina residents planning to spruce up their gardens should look to the South Carolina Botanical Garden for just what they need. The Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sales will be from 2 to 6 p.m. Friday, April 13, for Friends of the Garden and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays April 14 and 28, for the public.
Clemson University's public health sciences department will host a symposium Tuesday, April 10, on the opioids crisis. "Problems & Solutions, Abuse & Addiction" will be at 6:45 p.m. in McKissick Theatre in the Hendrix Student Center.
An impressive lineup of nationally and internationally known speakers and guests is expected to impart knowledge and experiential guidance to hundreds of young boys and men during Clemson University's 2018 Men of Color National Summit. The summit returns to the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina, April 12-13 with more than 45 sessions designed to encourage students to evaluate and discover their full potential.
Clemson University MBA students are making it their business to draw attention to ALS and raise funds for a local ALS health-care provider. “One Main Roar,” the MBA Student Association (MBASA) fundraising event on Friday, April 20, will raise money to support the Greenville Health System ALS Clinic and the Upstate patients and families living with ALS.
Clemson University will spotlight research throughout the month of April with events that showcase faculty and student achievements and that provide educational opportunities to promote collaboration and career advancement.
The Clemson Experimental Forest will hold its annual Forest Fest from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 7, in the Lake Issaqueena area. There will be activities for adults and children, including guided hikes, nature walks, scavenger hunts, air rifle demonstrations, waterfall views, canoeing and kayaking, forestry activities and outdoor games.
Gardeners, homeowners and others preparing to plant flowers this spring have an opportunity to buy local plants grown in high-tech greenhouses and cultivated by Clemson University horticulture students and professors. The annual Clemson Horticulture Student Plant Sale is Friday, April 6.
Paul Beatty, National Book Critics Circle Award-winner and the first American to win the Man Booker Prize, will headline the 11th annual Clemson University Literary Festival, which runs April 4-6. His talk will take place from 8 to 9 p.m. Thursday, April 5, 100 Brackett Hall on campus.
The Clemson University community will pay tribute to the vision and legacy of founder Thomas Green Clemson at the 2018 Founder’s Day Celebration at 5 p.m. April 4 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 328 E. Queen St., Pendleton. An outdated calendar item previously listed the date as April 6.
Clemson University visual arts students will be on full display this spring in the Clemson University Center for Visual Art’s gallery spaces.
Back by popular demand, Clemson University is having a Poa Control Field Day from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 17 at Wild Dunes Resort on Isle of Palms. Bert McCarty, a Clemson professor of turfgrass science and management, said the last Poa Control Field Day was held in 2013. Poa is short for Poa annua, a cool-season annual grass also known as bluegrass.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a 100-year-old survivor of the Bataan Death March and revered alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University, will be presented a Filipino World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Saturday. The Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are the highest civilian awards in the United States.
The Clemson Cooperative Extension Service will hold an Organic Certification Workshop to teach South Carolina growers how they can reap the benefits of the organic market.
Clemson University is partnering with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to help underrepresented students in high school and at Clemson pursue careers in the healthcare field with an initiative called M.A.T.C.H. - Mentoring and Advising Through Collaborations in Healthcare.
Renowned chemist Robert H. Grubbs, who won a Nobel prize for unlocking the door for new customizable polymers and other advanced materials, will speak at Clemson University April 11.