Richie Parker can’t shake your hand, but that won’t stop him from endearing himself to you the minute you meet. When you get to know him, and see the things he’s accomplished in his young life, you can’t imagine him being any other way.
It’s fair to say that Frankie O. Felder, the senior associate dean of the Graduate School who is retiring this month after 30 years at Clemson, loves a challenge. And that’s a good thing, because she grew up in a military family that moved around the world regularly. She was one of the first black undergraduates […]
Graduating from high school is a big deal in Blackstock, SC. Graduating from college is an even bigger deal. This Tiger, a Blackstock native, achieved those distinctions and wants students to achieve the same success.
The Clemson University board of trustees Thursday approved the 2017-18 budget, re-elected its chairman and gave its support to important programs and capital projects.
Clemson’s PGA golf management program will promote academic and sports diversity through a golf camp designed for African-American women. The camp runs June 26-30 and will host nine high school students from across the country who are interested in higher education academics and sports.
This Tiger knows the value of education. The first in her family to go to college, she now has three degrees and wants to help underserved students get excited about the college experience.
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 […]