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.
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized Jamilah Frazier of North Charleston as one of its 2016 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
Charlotte Hornets President Fred Whitfield will be the guest speaker at The President’s Forum on Inclusive Excellence Oct. 26 at Clemson University. This is the first in a planned series of twice-yearly forums with corporate executives and higher education leaders who have track records of building successful, inclusive organizations.
Clemson University has launched an initiative funded by a $3.4 million NSF ADVANCE grant to create an inclusive academic culture so women and underrepresented minorities are encouraged to enter and remain in academia.
A collaboration between Clemson University and Ohio State University faculty has been published by the Institute for Education Policy at Johns Hopkins University. A faculty member from each university examined educational practices and policies for school counselors to enhance African American male students’ educational outcomes. Lamont A. Flowers, distinguished professor of educational leadership in Clemson’s […]