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 […]
Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economic historian.
From Wednesday, Feb. 27, through Saturday, March 2, the CollabFest at Clemson University will celebrate creativity with a slate of art, film, technology and food events that seek to inspire, entertain and educate. Famed designer Tina Roth Eisenberg will deliver the festival’s keynote at 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Watt Family Innovation Center.
Following in her father's footsteps, NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst, Maya Wiley will deliver the keynote address for Clemson's MLK Commemorative Service. Wiley's specialties include law, policy analysis, strategy development, race communications, negotiation, leadership and capacity development, training and facilitation, and alliance-building.
The phrase knowledge is power may not be trending on Twitter right now, but it will be all the buzz at the inaugural Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit. The summit is an extension of the Clemson University Men of Color National Summit, an annual event that brings together high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country to emphasize the importance of education, best practices and choices to increase high school and college graduation rates.
Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology J. Drew Lanham will be honored by the National Audubon Society with one of its top conservation awards at its annual gala in New York City on Feb. 7, 2019.
Jillian Weise is comfortable with words. She’s comfortable with writing them, accepting them, and rejecting them. Some words she uses to describe herself: provocative, disabled and amputee. Some words she rejects: inspirational, courageous and brave. As associate professor of creative writing at Clemson she spends her days gently encouraging students - many who don’t consider themselves poets or even writers - to fully open their minds and hearts to words.
Phebe Davis probably put it best by saying “when you diversify in the front of the classroom, you will in turn have more diversity in the classroom seats.” Davis, a clinical assistant professor in the School of Accountancy, was referring to the College of Business’ commitment to recruiting diverse doctoral candidates and future faculty by […]
The Erwin Center for Brand Communications at Clemson University is gearing up for the 2019 edition of its Erwin Center Summer Scholars program. The second annual week-long camp, which helps prepare minority students for jobs with leading brands and agencies, will be held May 18-25, 2019. Applications are due March 1, 2019.
For best-selling author Eric Foner, the “Second Founding” came about thanks to post-Civil War amendments, a concept he’ll be discussing during his opening night keynote on Wednesday, Nov. 28, as part of the Lincoln’s Unfinished Work conference at Clemson
CLEMSON — Several staff members from Clemson University were honored this past weekend with awards from the South Carolina College Personnel Association (SCCPA) for outstanding contributions to student programming and development. The awards were presented during the annual conference held by the Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA) with NASPA Region III and SCCPA in […]
A study of the effectiveness of a Clemson-developed smartphone app for people with intellectual disabilities has yielded impressive results. The app, Task Analysis Lite, assists users in the completion of everyday tasks for home and work. Clemson’s study of the app found large gains in the performance of task completion once the app was incorporated. The app was developed through an interdisciplinary partnership between Clemson’s school of computing and ClemsonLIFE, a program that provides postsecondary education for students with intellectual disabilities.
Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.
Clemson’s College of Education has been awarded funds to create the Center for the Recruitment and Retention of Diverse Educators, which will research, design and implement the best strategies for minority teacher recruitment and retention. The South Carolina Commission on Higher Education recently approved plans for the center, which will initially focus its efforts in Spartanburg, Cherokee, Orangeburg and Charleston.
Malnutrition and obesity are health burdens the public needs to be aware of. By changing their food behaviors they can have a great impact on their communities beyond just themselves. Clemson associate professor Dil Thavarajah is responding to this crisis through scientific research and educational programs, working to find a solution.