Clemson University conferred more than 1,800 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Thursday. Among the recipients was Nikki Haley (’94), U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson alumna, who was awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities before addressing College of Business and College of Education graduates in the afternoon.
Sara Riggs of Clemson University watched as two students with intellectual disabilities worked in the training room of the Walgreens Distribution Center near Williamston, packing bins with consumer products ranging from applesauce to toothpaste.
Students and faculty at Clemson University have developed two smartphone apps to provide practical, real-world assistance to help people with intellectual disabilities maintain employment and live independently. The ClemsonLIFE Task Analysis app aids individuals in the completion of everyday tasks for home and work, while the ClemsonLIFE Meal Planner app helps users develop a weekly meal plan, manage inventory in a pantry and populate a grocery list that ensures they buy required food items each week.
Clemson University will live stream the ClemsonLIFE graduation ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. The commencement ceremony will honor four graduating students in the program, and College of Education Founding Dean George J. Petersen will speak at the ceremony.
ClemsonLIFE and Positive Exposure, a charitable organization dedicated to “redefining beauty,” recently collaborated on a photo shoot and special gala honoring ClemsonLIFE students. Positive Exposure founder and photographer Rick Guidotti contacted ClemsonLIFE Coordinator Erica Walters to gauge the program’s interest in participating in the photo shoot and gala. ClemsonLIFE students and faculty were excited to […]
Every Wednesday night, the playing fields of Nettles Park are filled with energetic, laughing kids and coaches for a night of soccer. The TOPSoccer program enables 35 to 40 children ages four to 18 years old with disabilities to participate in organized sports for an evening of fun and exercise. Clemson University students from across […]
Clemson University will live stream the ClemsonLIFE graduation ceremony beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. The commencement ceremony will honor four graduating students in the program.
Several members of ClemsonLIFE’s (Learning is for Everyone) leadership team helped organize a “Night to Shine” dance at ALIVE Wesleyan Church in Central, South Carolina. The prom-style event had 200 guests with special needs and over 220 Clemson University student and staff volunteers. The event provides teenagers and adults with disabilities the opportunity to be […]
The ClemsonLIFE (Learning is for Everyone) program will have additional growth opportunities thanks to a $100,000 gift from Clemson alumnus Bob Stanzione and his wife, Kaye.
In early December, Susan Holcombe took a video of her son, Rion, as he learned he had been accepted to ClemsonLIFE, a program at Clemson that provides a college experience to young adults with special needs. Susan posted the video on Facebook so their friends and family could see Rion’s joy upon hearing the good news — but the news reached a few more people. A few million more people.