CLEMSON – Toshiko Kishimoto, associate professor emerita of languages, has been awarded a national medal of distinction — the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold and Silver Rays Medal — by the Emperor of Japan in a ceremony at the Royal Palace in Tokyo. An honorable certificate signed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also […]
Myles Surrett has been honored for outstanding contributions to the student leadership programs by the South Carolina state board of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Surrett is in his first year as Clemson’s associate director of student organizations within Campus Activities and Events.
Clemson University master's student Sara Webb was one of 10 graduate students nationwide, plus 20 undergraduates, honored in Washington, D.C., as a USDA Student Diversity Program winner for her essay on inclusion and diversity in the agriculture sector.
Rhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received a $50,000 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship. Thomas will use the award to broadly share the university’s history through a museum exhibition called “Black Clemson: From Enslavement to Integration,” which will travel to 10 sites across South Carolina over two years.
CLEMSON — Student Affairs Publications recently earned acclaim from both the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and 33rd annual Educational Advertising Awards. “I continue to be proud of our staff and their commitment to providing excellent work,” said Tina LeMay, creative director for Student Affairs Publications. LeMay’s award-winning team consisted of […]
The sign on the wall behind Suyi Li’s desk at Clemson University has a picture of a paper swan and a quick dash of motivation, “Keep calm and origami on.” The ancient art of paper folding is showing promise for new technology that ranges from cancer-fighting drugs to foldable armor for police officers, and Li is hoping to take the practice to the next level in a new research project.
The staff of the Clemson Alumni Association has selected Charlotte Underwood Cobb of Marietta, Georgia, to receive the 2017 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson University alumnus for outstanding volunteerism and service to the university. The Clemson Alumni Association chose Cobb for her role in reviving, growing and re-energizing the Atlanta Clemson Club.
Second-year Clemson University graduate assistant Cyndel Brunell has been named the 2018 Champion of Sustainability by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The award will be presented at the organization’s annual convention on March 12 in Houston, Texas.
Medical Beam Laboratories LLC, a company recently formed by researchers from Clemson University’s Medical Physics lab, has been awarded the InnoVision Award for Technology Development for its work in advanced robotic radiosurgery.
A research team including two Clemson University scientists has garnered a national excellence award for its work helping commercial greenhouses and nurseries better manage water use for ornamental crop production.
A Clemson project integrating research and design to develop a safer, more ergonomic operating room received two awards for conceptual design excellence at the Healthcare Design Expo + Conference in Orlando.
Clemson — Clemson University’s football team is not the only group of Tigers on campus winning trophies. The CU Soils Team made some noise of its own in the 2017 Southeastern Regional Collegiate Soil Contest in Moscow, TN. Yes, soil judging is a thing and Clemson placed second in its region on its way to […]
The Council for Exceptional Children has recognized Antonis Katsiyannis, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Clemson University, for significant contributions to the council. The council will award Katsiyannis with the Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding Leadership Award in February at its 2018 convention and expo in Tampa. The council is a professional association of educators […]
Clemson University’s Rutland Institute for Ethics advisory board has selected Joseph (Joe) P. Riley Jr., former mayor of the City of Charleston, to receive the 2018 James F. Barker Ethics in Action Award. Riley will be recognized at a dinner in his honor on Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018, at The Francis Marion Hotel.
Renowned environmental and health writer Florence Williams will present the 2017 George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University.