CLEMSON – It was Clemson University’s land grant mission that drew Director of Diversity Education Moryah Jackson to campus. The belief that bettering the lives of its citizens makes South Carolina stronger is one of the driving forces in her life. “I love the work the University is doing across the state and the nation. […]
Jodi Cox has joined the staff of the Graduate School as the director of graduate training and mentoring. In this role, Cox will direct and manage programs and services for GRAD 360°, the Graduate School’s comprehensive professional development program for graduate students and postdoctoral scholars. Cox will be responsible for developing new weekly training opportunities for graduate students […]
CLEMSON – Archaeology students and faculty have returned to Fort Hill this summer to carefully brush away layers of dirt in hopes of revealing some of the long-buried stories of Clemson’s complicated past. Students have been meticulously digging into the lush green lawn between the “Shoebox” dorms and the historic Fort Hill property—which was home […]
For three sets of brothers — the Figueroas, the Polites and the Orrs — who all made the Emerging Scholars journey and wound up enrolled at Clemson together, the program helped the University become a vital part of life for entire families that never would have envisioned being Tigers a few short years ago.
CLEMSON – Clemson University proudly welcomed athletes from across the country as it hosted the 25th annual Southeastern Regional Wheelchair Games, May 18 and 19. Aside from offering adaptive sport athletes the opportunity to compete, the event aims to stimulate awareness of wheelchair sports, promote the rights of wheelchair competitors in sports and recreation, educate […]
Through his work, this award-winning Tiger wants to support a campus environment where people feel valued, respected and committed to creating positive change. Meet Jerad Green.
This Tiger is no stranger to pursuing his passion. When he came to Clemson, the Pan African Studies major did not exist. With his contributions, the program is now offered, thriving and attracting a diverse set of students interested in the roles that race, ethnicity, gender and culture play in our global society. Meet Abel […]
The shift to college can be an overwhelming experience for students. This Tiger eases that transition by coordinating peer mentoring programs, which support students, hold them accountable and encourage dialogue.
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.