Clemson Daybook

May 27-30, 2016

Sunday Event

Clemson University will honor fallen service members at a Memorial Day service at 4 p.m. at the Scroll of Honor Memorial. Coordinated by the Clemson Corps, it will feature a 21-gun salute, patriotic songs and remarks by retired chaplain Lt. Col. Eric Turner, a Clemson alumnus who served in Iraq, Afghanistan and Germany. For information, contact Kelly Durham (, 864-710-9202).


Clemson University will be open on Monday, May 30, Memorial Day.

Story Ideas and Sources

Americans spend an average of 93 percent of their lives in enclosed buildings. Clemson University’s US Play Coalition suggests finding ways to add nature to everyday life and carving out time for planned outdoor excursions. The latest issue of the US Play Coalition’s Play Pulse addresses this topic and the USPC can provide information related to nature and its role in physical and mental health. For more, contact Stephanie Garst (, 864-656-2525).

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