Christopher Cox, dean of library services at the University of Northern Iowa, has been chosen as the new dean of libraries for Clemson University. He will start on Aug. 1.
Clemson University President James P. Clements is among three dozen national higher education leaders to share their insights and experiences in a new book "Leading Colleges and Universities," published this month by Johns Hopkins University Press.
Galen Helfter sits in front of two giant computer monitors in his corner office on the 14th floor of Cascade Plaza in Akron, Ohio. The 24-year-old looks out over the landscape and manages a basic, yet succinct summary of his surroundings: “I seriously can’t believe this is my office.” Next month, Helfter and four others will become the first graduates of the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center, part of Clemson University’s Restoration Institute innovation campus in North Charleston.
When Madison Williams graduates from Clemson with a graphic communications degree in May, she’ll be walking the red carpet while her classmates are crossing the stage at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Newbury, Massachusetts, native will be representing Clemson at the Cannes Film Festival in France, where her five-minute documentary on a passionate Tigers football fan will be screened alongside work from the world’s most renowned filmmakers.
Hundreds of volunteers from student organization Clemson Miracle came together during the 2017-18 academic year to raise a record $234,851 for the Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System (GHS). The amount not only was a record for Clemson Miracle, but also a record contribution to GHS from any university organization.
Clemson University is making organizational changes to enhance overall public safety and emergency preparedness at all campus locations and properties statewide.
For the second year in a row, a Clemson University School of Architecture studio project has been selected as a winner of the COTE Top Ten for Students Design Competition. The award is given annually by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment and the Association of the Collegiate Schools of Architecture in recognition of student work that displays sustainable design at the highest level.
Sarah Dockery of Charlotte, a sophomore majoring in nursing at Clemson University, was awarded a study abroad grant worth $1,000 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi — the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines. Dockery is one of 50 students nationwide to receive the award.
Members of the Clemson University Extension family took time to honor four of their own for lifetimes of service to the people of South Carolina in ceremonies April 13-14, 2018. The four — Ruby Craven, Bill Funchess, Harold Liebenrood and Dudley Steer — worked as agents of the Clemson Extension Service, delivering research-based information and methods to farmers, homeowners and agribusinesses.
At a reception on April 20, the Clemson Alumni Association will honor the recipients of the 2018 Clemson Alumni Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tigers.
When Chris Paredis was a 9-year-old playing with Legos in his bedroom in Belgium he wasn’t thinking about becoming an engineer. “I just loved building things,” he said. Legos led to bikes and then cars and, as he explained, “literally anything with moving parts." Today, that fascination with making things work has led to the position he finds himself in today as the new BMW Endowed Chair in Systems Integration for Clemson University’s International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).
Jim Melvin, director of communications and marketing for Clemson University’s College of Science, has won a silver medal in the 2018 Association for Communication Excellence’s critique and awards program.
Gov. Henry McMaster is honoring a Clemson University researcher who has quickly become a leader in the technology behind composite materials, part of a fast-growing industry that has brought South Carolina thousands of new jobs and investment in the billions of dollars. Srikanth Pilla, the Jenkins Professor of Automotive Engineering and dean’s faculty fellow, is this year’s recipient of the Young Scientist Award for Excellence in Scientific Research.
Several Clemson University School of Nursing undergraduate and graduate students spent their spring break on a medical mission trip in the Dominican Republic. They worked in rural villages providing health care to the residents.
Bryce Conti and Cody Woods have been elected Clemson University Graduate Student Government (GSG) president and vice president, respectively. Conti is from nearby Greenville and Woods is a native of Augusta, Georgia.