Rachel Moore vividly recalls her first visit to the state of South Carolina. “I was interviewing for a teaching position in the history department,” she said. “I touched down at Greenville-Spartanburg about 9:30 at night and rented a car. As I was driving toward Clemson on the interstate, on the right side near one of […]
With Move-In Week quickly approaching, the University Housing & Dining team needs your help. Volunteers are needed on Friday, Aug. 17 and Saturday, Aug. 18 to welcome new students to Clemson for the 2018–19 academic year. Make a lasting impression on students and families by helping unload cars and carrying belongings to assigned rooms. Five […]
Home to seven new residence halls and more than 1,600 beds for both upperclassmen and first-year students, the community provides much more than living space.
Author’s note: It is my hope to use this space semi-regularly to blog about some of the inner-workings and exciting developments within the Division of Student Affairs. Make sure you follow us on social media through our divisional Facebook, Instagram and Twitter channels for daily content as well. — Orientation season — excuse me, #OrientationSzn […]
Kathy Bush Hobgood is in her third year as assistant vice president for Student Affairs and executive director of University Housing & Dining. She first joined the Student Affairs team in 2006 as the director of residential life, a position she held until the division’s reorganization in 2015. In her current role, Hobgood manages a […]
Second-year Clemson University graduate assistant Cyndel Brunell has been named the 2018 Champion of Sustainability by the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). The award will be presented at the organization’s annual convention on March 12 in Houston, Texas.
Dr. Doug Hallenbeck is in his third year as senior associate vice president within the Division of Student Affairs. Hallenbeck chairs the university’s Crisis Management Team and oversees several arms of Clemson’s division: Campus Activities & Events, Campus Recreation, Housing & Dining, Student Health Services and TigerOne Card Services. Hallenbeck first came to Clemson in […]
This Tiger helped to start the campus Solid Green movement, which raises awareness of littering on campus, recycling, energy and water conservation and other environmental issues.
During the relative quiet of summer at Clemson University, CCIT’s Network and Telecommunications (NST) department was hard at work upgrading the wireless network across campus. From May through August, the group installed almost 3,000 wireless access points in residential and academic buildings throughout Clemson. The updated wireless access points connect to the Clemson network via […]
Jumah Taweh, lecturer in Clemson’s communication department, was recently recognized by Clemson University Housing and Dining for contributions through its faculty-in-residence program. Taweh received the office’s 2016-2017 James E. Bostic Housing Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes a university faculty or staff member that enhances the residential experience of a specific community or communities. […]
Move-In Weekend takes a year to plan. The long hours, coordination and detail is important because it means a smooth transition for students who leave the familiar comfort of their parents’ homes for a new and unfamiliar campus environment. This Tiger, her team and more than 1,500 volunteers ease the transition for students who move to campus.
The Southeastern Association of Housing Officers recently selected a College of Education faculty member to serve as its scholar in residence. Tony Cawthon, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Student Affairs and Higher Education in Clemson’s College of Education, was selected based on his work in the academic realm and his history of working at various levels […]
Clemson University's campus is experiencing a construction boom, with four major projects underway — Core Campus, Freeman Hall, the Watt Family Innovation Center and Douthit Hills.
Young minds from all over the world come to our college town in South Carolina through Clemson’s international studies program. Most of them don’t have cars, some have never been to the United States and others still don’t quite understand the concept of tailgating. But if you sit down with international students and ask how they feel on Clemson’s campus, you will find that they might be calling it “home.”