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.
Clemson University trustees approved three new degrees and heard about a new collaborative initiative with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) that will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.
The Clemson University College of Education Senior Advisory Board received an overview of the federal educational policy landscape during its April 14 meeting at Clemson’s Madren Center. Augustus Mays, director of governmental relations at WestEd – an education-focused, nonpartisan, research, development and service agency – spoke to the group about recent changes in the U.S. […]
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 […]
The gridiron history between Clemson and Ohio State is sometimes overshadowed by their collaborations in research. Just as athletes seek equally-matched, or superior, opponents, researchers seek collaborators who complement and challenge their work.
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.
Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to Recess,” a ClemsonTV webcast highlighting the importance of recess and providing recommendations on recess-related school policies. The video is […]
Dabo and Kathleen Swinney recently pledged $1 million to IPTAY in support of Clemson football to provide future funding for programmatic and building initiatives that will continue to propel the program forward.
She loves ice cream and dance. And she's passionate about students. This assistant dean works in the newly branded Office of Advocacy and Success --its mission is to inspire an individual sense of belonging, student success and retention among Clemson's students.
A partnership between Berea High School in Greenville, South Carolin,a and Preparatoria 19, a school in Guadalajara, Mexico, will send two students and one teacher from each school to visit the other for one week starting March 19. The Preparatoria 19 group will observe educational settings and engage in learning activities at Berea High School, […]
Perseverance has been a guiding principle in the life of Frankie Felder from her days as one of the first black undergraduates to integrate Virginia Commonwealth University to being the first African-American to serve as dean at Clemson University when she came to the campus in 1987.
Renowned scholar Gloria Ladson-Billings will appear at Clemson University’s Tillman Auditorium at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, to deliver a talk on the importance of using teaching practices that incorporate students’ cultures and backgrounds. The title of her talk is “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.”
Donors like Rob and Patricia Randall are what keep this beloved University thriving. Throughout their graduate work, the Randalls were deeply impacted by the Clemson Family. The couple continues to be impacted by the University, which has led them to establish a significant planned gift. Just as Anna Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson had a plan to create a “high seminary of learning,” the Randalls have a plan to continue to improve the University.
A Clemson University teacher education program is among the nation’s most effective at equipping future high school teachers with knowledge about the subjects they will teach, according to a report this week from the National Council on Teacher Quality.