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  • Clemson University trustees approve academic, athletic plans in quarterly meeting
    Robin Denny | April 20, 2018
    Sikes Hall

    Clemson University’s board of trustees approved plans for several athletic facilities and academic programs in its quarterly meetings on campus this week.

  • Researchers to examine what attracts, discourages Black students in engineering education
    Michael Staton | April 17, 2018
    Orr - Mobley

    A team of Clemson researchers is using a $398,263 award from the National Science Foundation’s Broadening Participation in Engineering program to examine factors that both encourage and discourage Black students from pursuing education in engineering fields. Researchers will also examine how different academic pathways in engineering vary by gender and institution type for Black students.

  • Health tech for the older set: How tech companies can overcome design challenges
    Michael Staton | April 12, 2018
    Technology, trust, Pak, Clemson

    As the need for more creative, technological solutions to health issues increases, companies meet constant design challenges when they offer up telemedicine technology or medication management apps designed with older adults in mind. Faculty from Clemson University and North Carolina State University examine this design challenge from a psychological perspective with a new book, “Aging, Technology and Health.”

Research


  • Researchers to examine what attracts, discourages Black students in engineering education
    Michael Staton | April 17, 2018
    Orr - Mobley

    A team of Clemson researchers is using a $398,263 award from the National Science Foundation’s Broadening Participation in Engineering program to examine factors that both encourage and discourage Black students from pursuing education in engineering fields. Researchers will also examine how different academic pathways in engineering vary by gender and institution type for Black students.

  • Meeting of the Minds brings ACC students together for research, collaboration
    Tara Romanella | April 12, 2018
    2018 Meeting of the Minds logo

    Six Clemson students traveled to Boston College last week to participate in the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Meeting of the Minds. The conference is held annually every spring to celebrate undergraduate research and provides an opportunity for sharing of ideas and collaboration.

  • Health tech for the older set: How tech companies can overcome design challenges
    Michael Staton | April 12, 2018
    Technology, trust, Pak, Clemson

    As the need for more creative, technological solutions to health issues increases, companies meet constant design challenges when they offer up telemedicine technology or medication management apps designed with older adults in mind. Faculty from Clemson University and North Carolina State University examine this design challenge from a psychological perspective with a new book, “Aging, Technology and Health.”

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Public Service and Agriculture


  • Former Clemson Extension agents honored for public service careers
    Tom Hallman | April 19, 2018
    Steer family

    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.

  • 4-H calls on alumni to ‘Raise Your Hand’ to support kids
    Steven Bradley | April 19, 2018

    As part of the Raise Your Hand campaign, which runs through May 15, 2018, 4-H is asking its supporters in South Carolina to ‘Raise Your Hand’ to help kids in the community by providing the hands-on learning that only 4-H provides.

  • Clemson culinary students cook up melting pot of culturally diverse flavors
    Denise Attaway | April 17, 2018
    Clemson students are cooking up a melting pot of flavors to study cultural diversity.

    A group of students from Clemson University is learning how to use a melting pot of flavors to cook up lessons on cultural diversity. Nutrition dietetics students reviewed and collaborated in the design of the curriculum for the South Carolina 4-H Melting Pot program, a summer culinary camp designed for youth funded by the Walmart Foundation.

People


  • Sarah Dockery of Charlotte awarded Phi Kappa Phi study abroad grant
    April 19, 2018

    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.

  • Former Clemson Extension agents honored for public service careers
    Tom Hallman | April 19, 2018
    Steer family

    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.

  • Clemson honors recipients of the 2018 Distinguished Service Award
    April 18, 2018
    Clemson Alumni Association seal

    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.

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Fall 2017 honors

2,861 students made the President’s List with all A’s.

4,477 students made the Dean’s List. They achieved a grade point average of 3.50 and 3.99.

More than 1,400 students received degrees at Clemson University’s December graduation ceremonies.

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