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Clemson Daybook

April 17-19, 2015

Friday Events

More than 600 middle and high school students from across South Carolina will meet on the Clemson University campus to test their knowledge in biology and become acquainted with the university atmosphere. For many students, the Biology Merit Exam serves as a source of inspiration to get them involved in science and pursue college educations. Read more about the events here. For information, contact Stephanie Evans (, 864-656-5074).

The Clemson University Collegiate Chapter of the Council for Exceptional Children will sponsor the Area 14 Special Olympics at the Rock Norman Track and Field Complex at Clemson. Clemson special education majors planned the event. This year’s event will be held in memory of Virginia Gilliam, the freshman special education major who died in August. Gilliam’s father will attend the games. Eugene T. Moore School of Education Founding Dean George Petersen will open the games, and the opening ceremony will begin at 9:20 a.m. with a parade of athletes who hail from Oconee and Pickens counties. For information, contact Melanie Kieve (, 864-656-1051).

Saturday Event

Greenville-area middle and high school students will build towers, program driverless cars and perform other activities to expose them to the kinds of real-world jobs they may be doing if they choose careers in engineering. Emagine! will be from 9:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. at Roper Mountain Science Center. For information, contact Paul Alongi (864-350-7908,

Sunday Event

Date Change: Due to the rain this week that soaked Bowman Field and the weekend forecast, the International Festival has been moved to Sunday, April 26. Read more

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