Media Relations

The Official Source for Clemson News

For Journalists

More News



Economic Development

  • AVX fuels next generation of Clemson vehicle prototyping through Deep Orange
    July 11, 2019

    South Carolina-based global electronic components company AVX Corporation will fuel the next chapter of Clemson University's flagship vehicle prototype program Deep Orange with new equipment and lab space at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.

  • Prisma Health and Clemson University announce Innovation Maturation Fund partnership
    July 9, 2019

    The Clemson University Division of Research and the Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health recently signed agreements to fund up to $200,000 per year in grants through the new Innovation Maturation Fund. The health care-focused grants are intended to advance the development and implementation of new medical initiatives, advance translational science, create job and educational opportunities, improve health care and drive economic growth in the region.

  • Clemson Food2Market workshop prepares entrepreneurs for various food ventures
    Denise Attaway | June 13, 2019
    Recent graduates of Clemson's Food2Market program bring their creations for other participants to taste during a networking session at Clemson's Sandhills REC.

    Recent graduates of Clemson University Extension’s Food2Market workshop plan to use knowledge they gained to strike out on various food business ventures, including becoming a part of the local food movement.

University News

  • Clemson University, Duke Energy partner to bring mobile engineering lab to middle school students across South Carolina
    June 27, 2019
    Photo of the Explore Mobile Lab

    Clemson University and Duke Energy are hitting the road this summer behind the wheel of the Explore Mobile Lab, an innovative approach to educating middle school students across the Palmetto State about the critical and growing field of engineering. This creative partnership between the University and Duke Energy is unique to South Carolina, and the program hopes to educate and engage young scientists and engineers who will be the future workforce for industries such as electric utilities that will need those skills to power communities in the 21st century.

  • Natatorium Update: Temporary closure anticipated to last two weeks; additional evaluation needed
    June 21, 2019

    The natatorium at Clemson University’s Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1, as previously announced, so that repairs to address immediate needs of the pool can be made. The repairs are expected to take approximately two weeks, during which time the pool will be closed.

  • Natatorium to close temporarily Aug. 1 at Fike Recreation Center
    June 13, 2019

    The natatorium located in Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1 as Clemson University officials prepare to conduct a safety and feasibility study. The closure will allow time for the consideration of maintenance and renovation needs and the results of the study will be used to determine both the best use of the space moving forward and the aquatic needs of the campus community.

Public Service and Agriculture

  • Clemson pond management program geared to both professionals, homeowners
    Steven Bradley | July 11, 2019
    Master Pond Manager participants gather for field day.

    Master Pond Manager program participants at field days at Francis Marion University and Moore Farms Botanical Garden put their classroom knowledge into action with hands-on learning about such topics as dam maintenance, fish management, stormwater pond design and maintenance, and best management practices led by Clemson Extension experts.

  • Clemson Extension, architecture collaborate to enhance Charleston’s Corrine Jones Park
    Jonathan Veit | July 10, 2019
    People adding soil ammendment to garden bed

    When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. When you drive 13 hours straight from New York to Charleston, there had better be a payoff at the end. For some, it’s the opportunity to experience the city’s history, architectural and natural beauty, and world-class cuisine. For Frances Perez and Corbin Laedlein, it was the opportunity to complete the Certification Track of Clemson Extension’s Master Rain Gardener program by helping build a rain garden and rainwater harvesting system in Corrine Jones Park.

  • South Carolina regulators approve pesticides for hemp production
    Tom Hallman | July 3, 2019
    Photo of a hemp crop

    The South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation has approved a list of pesticides for use on hemp crops, removing a hurdle farmers have faced since the crop was cleared for production in the state earlier this year.



  • Clemson scientists will answer watermelon questions at the 2019 Field Day July 11
    Denise Attaway | June 18, 2019
    Learn where seedless watermelons come from during the 2019 Watermelon Field Day at Clemson's Edisto REC.

    What came first, the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? If seedless watermelon don’t make seeds, what do farmers plant to grow them? While Clemson agricultural scientists can’t answer the first two eternal questions, they will be sure to answer the third during the 2019 Watermelon Field Day slated for July 11 at Clemson’s Edisto Research and Education Center, 64 Research Road, Blackville.

  • Community Memorial Day service scheduled at Clemson University Scroll of Honor
    May 21, 2019
    Cadets raise the U.S. flag at the Scroll of Honor Memorial.

    The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.

  • Brooks Center announces 2019-20 season
    Thomas Hudgins | May 6, 2019
    Members of the Kingdom Choir stand in a semi-circle around a piano and sing.

    The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.