Clemson University’s Tiger Alliance, a college access program designed to help build pathways to higher education, targets black, Latino and Hispanic males in the Upstate of South Carolina. Some 400 Alliance members will gather at the T.D. Convention Center Thursday and Friday in Greenville for Clemson’s 2018 National Men of Color Summit.
Traditionally, students start thinking about going to college when they are in high school, but in a state that has been struggling with poorly performing and underfunded school districts for years, it’s vital to get children excited about college from a much younger age. So Clemson University’s new Office for College Preparation and Outreach recently hosted 110 fourth-graders from Greenville’s Legacy Early College Charter School to capture their imaginations and open their minds to the joys of going to college.
An impressive lineup of nationally and internationally known speakers and guests is expected to impart knowledge and experiential guidance to hundreds of young boys and men during Clemson University's 2018 Men of Color National Summit. The summit returns to the TD Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina, April 12-13 with more than 45 sessions designed to encourage students to evaluate and discover their full potential.
CLEMSON – The United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization has predicted that the world’s population will reach 9.1 billion by 2050, prompting efforts from scientists to find ways to feed a growing number of people on a diminishing area of land. The subjects of overpopulation and sustainable intensification – more production with fewer impacts – […]
ASHEVILLE – On Oct. 4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first artificial satellite in Earth’s orbit, initiating the start of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. One girl in particular was captivated. At 15 years old, Christine Darden walked into her Monroe, N.C., school on Oct. 5 […]
Clemson University is advancing its commitment to inclusive excellence with an emphasis on education. Moryah Jackson will lead the effort as director of diversity education in the Office of Inclusion and Equity.
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 […]
Clemson University is partnering with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to help underrepresented students in high school and at Clemson pursue careers in the healthcare field with an initiative called M.A.T.C.H. - Mentoring and Advising Through Collaborations in Healthcare.
Clemson University will spotlight women throughout the month of March during Women’s History Month.
Two representatives from Clemson University will serve on the new Higher Education Committee of 50—or Forward50, which represents the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).
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.
Spearheaded by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center, Clemson University will celebrate the birth, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 12-18 with the theme "By All Means Keep Moving" from a 1967 speech King delivered in Cleveland, Ohio. A commemorative service at 6 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 16, allows attendees to 'keep honoring' as Clemson welcomes keynote speaker Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa C. Pinckney.
Clemson University expects the company of business leaders from around the world Tuesday and Wednesday at the Madren Conference Center. The Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit brings together successful minority business leaders from Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina and the national and international partners they do business with: companies like BMW, Michelin, Boeing, Fluor, Denny's and many others.
Clemson University students and English professor Rhondda Thomas are traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia — the site of a deadly racial clash this summer — to participate in a symposium about the history of slavery at U.S. universities.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, which showcases the scope of diversity among STEM scientists, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 lecture series. “TIGERS ADVANCE: Transforming the Institution through Gender Equity, Retention and Support” is a program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at reducing gender inequality […]