CLEMSON – Rhondda Robinson Thomas has been named the new Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature at Clemson University. Thomas is an associate professor in the Department of English who specializes in early African-American and American Literature. A sixth-generation South Carolinian, she has served on the Clemson faculty for a decade. “Dr. Thomas is superbly qualified […]
Fort Hill, the home of John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson at Clemson University, is one of 50 U.S. sites selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which provides professional consultation to help improve its operations and better serve visitors.
Rhondda Robinson Thomas, associate professor of English at Clemson University, has received a $50,000 Whiting Public Engagement Fellowship. Thomas will use the award to broadly share the university’s history through a museum exhibition called “Black Clemson: From Enslavement to Integration,” which will travel to 10 sites across South Carolina over two years.
There would be no present without a past. There would be no Clemson Tigers, no “solid orange,” no academics, no graduates, no research and no buildings on the grounds of this university without Thomas Green Clemson and his wife Anna Calhoun Clemson. History is important because it defines our past, which, in turn, is tied […]
Chris Dunn and Brandy Wilson are senior anthropology students in Clemson’s sociology and anthropology department, and both recently took part in an excavation at Fort Hill. With the help of South Carolina State Archaeologist Dr. Jon Leader, they tested their archaeological skills as they uncovered what lies beneath the surface of John C. Calhoun’s home. […]
Clemson University will celebrate its history and honor alumni and members of the extended Clemson Family who live out its tradition of service on Legacy Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday.
From academics to historic properties, it is evident that Clemson has a very special place in Dale and Jackie Reynolds’ hearts. The Tiger twosome is thankful to have the opportunity to contribute to two of their passions here on Clemson's campus. We are thankful for donors like Dale and Jackie Reynolds and their commitment to making an impact on Clemson today, tomorrow and forever.
Students, faculty and alumni will celebrate the rich history of Clemson University throughout the month of November. Coined the “Month of Milestones,” the university will host several public events that honor significant landmarks in Clemson’s early history.