Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Myles Surrett, associate director for Student Involvement and Leadership. — Myles Surrett wasn’t necessarily groomed for […]
CLEMSON — The Tiger, Clemson University’s student newspaper, received multiple accolades April 20 at the annual South Carolina Press Association Collegiate Meeting. Staff from The Tiger combined to earn six first-place honors in the event held at Winthrop University in Rock Hill. “It is so rewarding to be honored for the work we do to […]
Hundreds of volunteers from student organization Clemson Miracle came together during the 2017-18 academic year to raise a record $234,851 for the Children’s Hospital of Greenville Health System (GHS). The amount not only was a record for Clemson Miracle, but also a record contribution to GHS from any university organization.
Elmer Orellana wasn’t entirely sure where his post-undergraduate experience would take him. The one thing the 2015 George Mason University graduate was sure of was that he wanted to make a difference, or — in his own words — to “make ripples” into the lives of students. To that end, his path to Clemson was […]
George Smith is in his third year as chief of staff and 11th year as associate vice president within the Division of Student Affairs. He holds administrative responsibility for several areas, including operational oversight of the $98 million business enterprise, strategic planning and assessment, and all communications and brand management functions. He is also heavily […]
The doors opened to Clemson University students on Feb. 18, 2017. Only this time, it was newly refurbished. Known best as the ‘Sheep Barn’ during the days it was still Clemson College, the Barnes Center was repurposed into a full-fledged, late-night social programming destination. And since that re-opening of sorts, over 90 programs have been […]
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.
Reed Cawthon was destined to follow in his father’s footsteps as a member of Clemson’s varsity men’s soccer team. Frank Cawthon had played under legendary collegiate soccer coach I.M. Ibrahim, who guided the Tigers to National Championships in 1984 and 1987. The younger Cawthon was a member of the program from 2014–16, but when his […]
Ashley Johnson arrived at Clemson from Fort Walton Beach, Florida with a high school volleyball highlight tape in hand. Although she wasn’t entirely sure what she wanted out of her academic career, she pursued three different majors before settling on accounting. Johnson knew she wanted to play collegiate volleyball. After meeting then coach Linda White, she […]
Several groups of Clemson University students are set to take part in a second annual day of service known as The Big Event, powered by ScanSource, on Friday. The event, a joint partnership between Campus Activities and Events, Fraternity and Sorority Life and University Housing and Dining, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Josh Barnes was ready to take the next step in his career. It was the summer of 2012, and he had just completed his fifth year in Student Affairs at Newberry College. But he was eager to be closer to family. His parents lived in Commerce, Ga., while his wife’s family resided in Toccoa, just […]
Christopher Miller, Ph.D. has been named Clemson University’s associate vice president for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. Miller is assuming the role after serving as interim dean of students since March 2016.
More men than women shift gears at Clemson University. Nearly 80 percent of the bicyclists riding to and from campus are males, according to a report on bike ridership and walking.
In a stunning orange dress, junior Morgan Milano was crowned your new Miss Clemson University 2011.