"Passion for a subject is contagious, and I want my kids to catch the ‘history fever’ from me." These words from Eugene T. Moore School of Education graduate Sarah Ann Richardson Turpin ’89 illustrate one of the many reasons she has been named the 2013 South Carolina History Teacher of the Year. The first-grade teacher at Clemson Elementary School received the award from the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, the History Channel, and the Preserve America national initiative. She is also in the running for the National History Teacher of the Year Award, which will be announced in the fall.
After more than a decade on campus, Clemson’s Emerging Scholars program continues to make higher education a reality for students who might not have seen college in their future. The program, started in 2002, helps underserved students from three Lowcountry counties learn more about the basics of applying to college and develop their skills in reading, writing and math through summer experiences and academic year activities.
Two Clemson graduates have been awarded Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships. Dorothy Behre of Charleston, a recent graduate with a degree in English and Chinese, and Julianne Garner of Verona, N.J., a recent graduate with a dual degree in secondary education and history, will travel abroad to help teach English to non-English speakers.
Danielle Herro, assistant professor of digital media and learning in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University, has been named an Edmund W. Gordon Fellow by the MacArthur Foundation and Educational Teaching Service for her work with digital media initiatives in K-12 schools.
Clemson University will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education Thursday during the annual conference of the South Carolina Professional Association for Access and Equity in Columbia.
Clemson University’s chief information security officer has captured the 2013 ISE Southeast Executive Award, sponsored by Tech Exec Networks, an Atlanta-based technology and information security executive networking firm.
Clemson University’s Charles H. Houston Center and executive director Lamont A. Flowers are collaborating with Claflin University’s Black Male Symposium Friday in Orangeburg.
CodeIt Day, a workshop for middle school students, will be held at Clemson University April 20.
Improving the quality of South Carolina schools and increasing college readiness among high school students statewide are the goals of a newly created, independent school at Clemson University.
Nearly 900 students from middle and high schools throughout South Carolina, and some from as far away as Maryland and Virginia, will come to Clemson University Friday to compete in the 34th annual Biology Merit Exam.
Clemson University will celebrate undergraduate research at the eighth annual Focus on Creative Inquiry Poster Forum Tuesday, April 9, at the Hendrix Student Center.
The National Dropout Prevention Center (NDPC) has launched ENGAGE, a new online journal published in partnership with the Clemson University Digital Press. The university, home of the NDPC, works closely with the organization to increase high school graduation rates through research and evidenced-based solutions.
Clemson University’s Call Me MISTER program is quite a success story, and now that story has been written in a new book, “Call Me MISTER: the Re-Emergence of African American Male Teachers in South Carolina.”
Lamont A. Flowers, distinguished professor of educational leadership in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education at Clemson University, has been published in a new book titled “A Call for Change: Providing Solutions for Black Male Achievement,” produced by the Council of the Great City Schools. The book consists of new research from a variety of national experts on the black male experience in education.
Clemson professor Lamont A. Flowers has received the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) 2012 Carl A. Grant Multicultural Research Award.