With a focus on creating more opportunities for students and the campus community to engage across identities, the new Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center is getting ready to open in the University Union.
We are continuing our search for a Chief Diversity Officer, who will have a key role in implementing the diversity plan I outlined for the Board of Trustees in July. The plan was developed after dozens of meetings with faculty, staff, students and alumni about how to improve the climate for diversity and inclusion at […]
Clemson University trustees approved an operating budget of $989 million for the 2015-16 academic year, including tuition, room and board fees at the board’s summer meeting in Greenville.
The Clemson University board of trustees unanimously approved a resolution calling for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds. The action was taken Monday at a meeting called solely to consider that action.
Clemson University held a vigil to remember the victims of the Charleston church shootings.
The Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education at Clemson University co-hosted the recent Asa G. Hilliard III and Barbara A. Sizemore Research Institute on African-Americans and Education, held in conjunction with the 2015 American Educational Research Association (AERA) annual meeting in Chicago. Designed to prepare doctoral students to […]
Clemson University is playing a lead role in a months-long effort to reintroduce an ancient breed of sugarcane to Sapelo Island, where the first successful commercial production of the towering grass took place in the United States.
The Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education at Clemson University will offer its annual Palmetto Ph.D. Project on June 15. The primary objective of this program is to increase the number of doctoral students who study the black experience in education while pursuing their degrees.
When students from the United States choose Clemson, they usually expect that life won’t be too different. But when an international student decides to attend Clemson University, he or she leaves more than just a country: They leave familiarity and certainty. Yet, all of these individuals come to campus hoping to make a temporary home. […]
Clemson’s Office of Global Engagement brings the world to Clemson. The office reinforces that vision through operational and administrative support for a globally engaged community on Clemson’s campus.
The Information Revolution has connected nearly 3 billion people through the Internet, put computers in our pockets and could soon even drive our cars for us. Virtually every aspect of modern life has been transformed by computers, and the pace is quickening. It’s clear that we need more tech-savvy graduates across the nation and in […]
Understanding the concept of diversity begins with a process of awareness—discovering cultural differences and finding ways to learn from them. LaNita Weisenberger is helping to enrich Clemson students’ cultural experiences as an associate director of multicultural programs in the Gantt Center for Student Life.
Rhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received $100,000 for her research about African Americans who lived and labored on Clemson land during the pre-1963 integration period.
In his role as director of student development at Clemson, Benardo Dargan believes that developing strong student leadership begins by supporting his staff.
February marks Black History Month across the nation. Several ongoing events on Clemson University’s campus provide local opportunities to celebrate Black History Month and encourage dialogue about campus diversity.