Clemson University Professor Phil Fravel, a faculty member in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, was one of only six regional recipients of the National Association of Agricultural Educators Teacher Mentor Award, given at the NAAE annual convention in San Antonio, Texas, on Nov. 29, 2018.
Debra B. Jackson, professor emerita of nursing at Clemson University, has been appointed director of the Emeritus College, which comprises retired Clemson faculty members who continue to serve the university as mentors and in other roles.
You’ll have to forgive Madeline Cordell if she seems a little anxious for Thursday’s 9:30 a.m. commencement at Clemson University. After all, the graduating senior has had a close brush with embarrassment before. “I almost took out the principal at my high school graduation,” she laughed. “I always seem to trip when I’m on stage. My family’s waiting to see what will happen. Maybe I’ll wear flip flops instead of heels.”
Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology J. Drew Lanham will be honored by the National Audubon Society with one of its top conservation awards at its annual gala in New York City on Feb. 7, 2019.
Jillian Weise is comfortable with words. She’s comfortable with writing them, accepting them, and rejecting them. Some words she uses to describe herself: provocative, disabled and amputee. Some words she rejects: inspirational, courageous and brave. As associate professor of creative writing at Clemson she spends her days gently encouraging students - many who don’t consider themselves poets or even writers - to fully open their minds and hearts to words.
Engineering students around the world could find new opportunities to study and work abroad as part of an exchange program that serves more than 250 students from 24 countries each year and counts Randy Collins of Clemson University as one of its key leaders.
Students from Clemson University now have access to a professional wardrobe to aid in the career preparation process through the introduction of the school’s first “Clothes Closet.” The initiative is the direct result of a collaborative effort between Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (CUSG) and the Center for Career and Professional Development.
Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) units will hold a joint ceremony to commission 16 second lieutenants at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Tillman Hall Auditorium. Six students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army and 10 will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.
Clemson University physicist Apparao Rao has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.
For the third year, Clemson Hope, a Clemson University student-led nonprofit, wrapped and delivered more than 1,100 Christmas presents for children at two local elementary schools as part of their Adopt-A-Classroom campaign.
Two members of Clemson University’s renowned Central Spirit student organization were chosen to represent the school at the 28th edition of The Home Depot College Football Awards Thursday in Atlanta. Abby Eubanks and Cambridge Gamble will attend the annual event, which will be shown live on ESPN at 7 p.m. from the College Football Hall of Fame. Clemson is a semifinalist for the Taco Bell Live Más Student Section of the Year, along with LSU, Penn State and Texas A&M.
Valerie Zimany has been named chair of the art department at Clemson University. An associate professor of art and a nationally known ceramics artist, Zimany had served as the interim chair since May 2017.
Clemson University today announced that Anthony E. Wagner, currently executive vice president for finance at Augusta University and the affiliated Augusta University Health System, will become executive vice president for finance and operations at Clemson effective Feb. 1, 2019.
With an eye on grooming the next generation of Clemson Cooperative Extension leaders, the inaugural class of the Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative met for the first time this month at the Sandhill Research and Education Center.
Veteran Clemson Cooperative Extension Agent Amy Dabbs has accepted the role of School and Community Gardening Statewide Coordinator after a national search to fill the newly created position for Extension’s horticulture team. Dabbs will coordinate all horticultural aspects of school and community gardening and serve as a resource to all program teams and agents who engage groups of constituents through gardening.