A desire to know more: This Tiger and sixth-generation South Carolinian conducted research that changed the narrative about Clemson University’s history. Title: Associate professor of English Years at Clemson: 10.5 years What I do at Clemson: I conduct research and teach courses for English majors and the general education program in early African-American and American […]
The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center organized MLK activities, building on the theme, "By All Means, Keep on Moving." Each event issued a call to action. Clemson’s 36th Annual MLK Commemorative Service was held at the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Tues., Jan. 16. The program featured keynote speaker, Jennifer Pinckney, widow of slain Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa Pinckney, and recipients of the 2018 MLK Awards for Excellence in Service.
October is National Disability in Employment Awareness month, a time for reflecting on different perspectives. As the university’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator, this Tiger works hard to ensure that the Clemson community is as inclusive as possible. And that begins with awareness. Her devotion to advancing accessibility at Clemson helps people every day. […]
Graduating from high school is a big deal in Blackstock, SC. Graduating from college is an even bigger deal. This Tiger, a Blackstock native, achieved those distinctions and wants students to achieve the same success.
This Tiger has had a lot going on in the three short months that he’s been with Clemson. In addition to his everyday role working with students, faculty and staff, he is the co-chair of the inaugural Men of Color National Summit, which will be held this week. Meet Julio Hernandez. Title: Associate Director for Hispanic […]
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 […]
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.