Tyrone Gayle has never shied away from a challenge — whether in the classroom, on the track, at the cancer treatment center or in the thick of our last knock-down, drag-out presidential campaign. Last year, at the age of 28, the Jacksonville, Florida, native and Clemson University alumnus found himself in two profoundly significant battles simultaneously when, as one of Hillary Clinton’s key staffers, he was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer just seven months before election day.
Rayshad Dorsey and Brayton Gregory made the most of their time at Clemson by getting involved and excelling in the classroom. This fall, the two will pursue their master’s degrees from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, and both will be attending on full-ride scholarships.
In keeping with Clemson University’s commitment to promote diversity and inclusion on campus, the university’s Charles H. Houston Center will move to the Office of Inclusion and Equity, effective July 1, 2017. The research center, which focuses on the experience of African Americans in higher education, had previously been housed in the College of Education. […]
More than 1,600 college students, government officials, community activists, educators and industry leaders from 24 different states are joining approximately 400 African-American and Hispanic male ninth- through 11th-graders from Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens and Anderson counties, as well as schools along the Interstate 95 corridor, at the inaugural two-day Men of Color National Summit in Greenville, South Carolina, Thursday and Friday.
When Damian Williams set his mind to raising the five-figure sum required to get him and 54 of his fellow students to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, he didn’t overthink it. He just asked for it.
This Tiger has had a lot going on in the three short months that he’s been with Clemson. In addition to his everyday role working with students, faculty and staff, he is the co-chair of the inaugural Men of Color National Summit, which will be held this week. Meet Julio Hernandez. Title: Associate Director for Hispanic […]
The South Carolina branch of the Atlantic Institute will honor Clemson University Chief Diversity Officer Lee Gill during its annual awards and friendship dinner at 6:30 p.m. April 20 at Furman University’s Younts Conference Center.
CLEMSON – At just 19 years old, Adrina Patterson has big goals in mind, and she’s already on her way to achieving them. The sophomore Language and International Health major plans to attend medical school and specialize in dermatology. She believes her major has given her a holistic view of the healthcare industry by providing […]
The Clemson University Charles H. Houston Center will host the Clemson Career Workshop this summer for rising high school seniors. The summer residential workshop combines learning opportunities with sessions on college preparation and life skills that will increase the likelihood of success for a diverse population of eventual underclassmen. Students will attend the workshop from […]
Clemson Tigers fans will have a chance to take a stroll across campus and tailgate with some real American heroes as the Clemson Undergraduate Student Government along with the Student Veterans Association hold the third annual Walk For Veterans at 10 a.m. Saturday. The event benefits the Clemson Veterans Scholarship Endowment, a scholarship fund for military veterans attending Clemson.
The Southern Margins Short Film Festival Friday and Saturday at Clemson University will showcase innovative short works depicting the experiences of marginal persons and communities in the South.
Clemson University has launched a collaborative cyberinfrastructure project working with four historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) to enhance their research capacity and to transform the way research is done on those campuses.
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.