Clemson University doctoral student A.D. Carson is many things — poet, activist, and rap artist to name a few — but “typical Ph.D. candidate” is not one of them. So when it came to writing a dissertation, he couldn’t simply write a traditional one. Instead, he produced a 34-song rap album that already has the internet buzzing.
Natasha N. Croom, assistant professor of higher education and student affairs in Clemson’s College of Education, served as co-editor of a recently released book that acts as a collection of scholarship on the college experiences of black women. The book, “Critical Perspectives on Black Women and College Success,” was published by Routledge and includes chapters […]
Clemson University is sponsoring a series of events to celebrate Black History Month, including a night focused on spoken word artistry, a cultural dance presentation, dining nights and an address by nationally known author Lawrence Ross. The community is invited to participate.
Julio Hernandez has joined Clemson University’s Office of Inclusion and Equity staff as associate director of Hispanic outreach.
The non-fiction book and its film counterpart “Hidden Figures” revealed the genius behind the American space race in the 1960s: a cohort of black women who, despite segregation and discrimination, applied their genius in math and engineering to help send our rockets and astronauts into space and bring them back safely.
Clemson University is initiating a new tuition-assistance program that will attract incoming student athletes with neurological impairments who want to continue playing soccer during their collegiate careers.
Honest conversation. Constructive dialogue. These terms are used often with regard to diversity and inclusion initiatives. But without constructive dialogue and an atmosphere in which that dialogue is enabled and encouraged, diversity efforts can be viewed as fleeting, rather than a constant force that shapes and moves a college community forward. Clemson University’s 35th annual […]
Noted author and university President Walter M. Kimbrough will be the keynote speaker at Clemson University’s 35th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Clemson University will take steps to further promote gender diversity and support female faculty through Tiger Advocates, a program that will provide training for male faculty members who seek to be proponents of gender diversity. The initial training session will take place March 30, with plans to make the program a permanent fixture on campus. […]
Clemson University is launching a major initiative to foster a more inclusive, supportive, and diverse South Carolina. On April 27-28, 2017, Clemson’s Office of Inclusion and Equity will present its inaugural Men of Color National Summit to help close the achievement gap for young men of color with the promise of new opportunities through higher education.
Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, executive director of Clemson’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, is the lead editor of a new book highlighting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education research conducted at historically Black colleges and universities. The book, “Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]
Clemson celebrates its ranking as the nation’s 20th highest producer of African-American undergraduates receiving baccalaureate degrees, according to the magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education.
To help meet the expected high demand for graduates in agriculture, the Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will hold its first-ever Ag Leadership and Advocacy Event to introduce students and others to the various job opportunities available in agriculture.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – Clemson University Ph.D. candidate Shakira Hobbs of Baltimore, Maryland, has been named an Environmental Research & Education Foundation Scholar. Hobbs earned her Master of Science in engineering at Arizona State University in 2014.
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized Keenan Adams of Denver as one of the 2016 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.