Clemson University, in partnership with SC State University, has received a five-year, $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming to at-risk youth in South Carolina.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine named Clemson University a recipient of its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the second year in a row. The magazine, which is the oldest and largest publication and website of its kind in higher education, also recognized Clemson as a Diversity Champion and recipient of its first Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.
Clemson University is ranked among the top 25 national public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the 11th year in a row. Clemson is No. 24 in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges Rankings released Monday.
Clemson University has been honored for its efforts to create a comprehensive interpretive plan to more effectively preserve and share its unique history. The university was awarded a 2018 Historic Preservation Award, sponsored by Preservation South Carolina and the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
The South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, the agency responsible for protecting the state’s underwater archeological heritage, has recently moved its Charleston office to the Warren Lasch Conservation Center on Clemson University's Restoration Institute on the old Charleston Naval Base. The move aligns two key teammates -- SCIAA and Clemson University -- under the same roof, so that they can better communicate and pool resources.
Several years ago, Melvin and Dollie Younts learned of the students’ desire for building a free-standing chapel on Clemson University’s campus. Now, the dream will become a reality thanks to the generosity of Melvin Younts of Fountain Inn, who recently pledged a gift of $500,000 for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel, in memory of his wife of 67 years who passed away on July 20, 2018.
The Clemson University Nursing building, a $31.5 million education and research facility housing an expansion of Clemson’s baccalaureate nursing program at Greenville Health System (GHS), is open. A collaborative effort between GHS and Clemson, the program will help the two entities meet a growing need for nurses.
Monday morning’s University Convocation marked the beginning of the collegiate experience for more than 5,000 incoming freshman and transfer students. More than 1,800 graduate students are also starting their journey to master’s or doctoral degrees.
The Blue Ridge yawns greatness yet again as Clemson University welcomes 12 students into the National Scholars Program. It is the program’s largest cohort in four years and includes eight students from South Carolina. The National Scholars Program aims to provide inquisitive student leaders with specialized enrichment opportunities. Selected students are presented a competitive scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition; provided the option to spend a summer studying abroad; advised in both group and individual settings; and prepared to thrive post-graduation.
Clemson University’s PEER & WISE program is receiving the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).
Clemson University has received a funding commitment from the Universal Service Administration Company Rural Health Care Program to bring high speed broadband technology to 102 health care sites across South Carolina to improve the efficiency of rural health outreach efforts. The three-year funding commitment amounts to $5.24 million with the possibility of renewal at the end of the term. The funding is set to streamline the way mobile clinics can operate in rural areas; provide an economic boost to South Carolina companies tasked with hardwiring sites and mobile clinics; and improve health outcomes for people in underserved communities.
Clemson University’s academic year will officially begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, during the University Convocation in Littlejohn Coliseum. Freshman, transfer and graduate students, faculty and staff and community members are invited to the ceremonies and to hear remarks from Thomas (Tom) F. Chapman (‘65), retired chairman and chief executive officer of Equifax Inc., and Clemson President James P. Clements.
More than 1,000 students graduated from Clemson University Friday, Aug. 10, in a ceremony at Littlejohn Coliseum.
The Clemson Center for Human Genetics officially opened for business Tuesday evening, celebrating with an enthusiastic gathering of supporters who met with scientists and toured the state-of-the-art facility. Piloted by a cadre of researchers equipped with world-class laboratories and technologically advanced instrumentation, Clemson’s Center for Human Genetics has successfully landed on the global stage – both in talent and scope.
It’s not been a secret that students love Clemson University and now The Princeton Review agrees. In its newly released 2019 edition of “The Best 384 Colleges,” The Princeton Review ranks Clemson No. 1 among surveyed colleges in the “These Students Love These Colleges” category.