The Clemson University Emerging Scholars Program, founded 15 years ago to establish a college-going culture among students in families from economically disadvantaged areas in the Lowcountry, is expanding to reach more students in the Pee Dee region.
Some of Clemson University’s most-honored fiction writers and poets will read at Writers’ Harvest, a campus benefit for Loaves & Fishes and Paw Pantry at 6 p.m. Nov. 14 in Lee Hall 2-111. The list of performers includes Keith Lee Morris, Caroline Young, Will Stockton and Mike Pulley. Faculty will be joined on stage by this year’s winners of the Writers’ Harvest Student Reader Awards.
CLEMSON – Ginger and turmeric grown in high tunnels could generate substantial income for South Carolina growers. High tunnels are tall hoop houses made of pipe and plastic to grow flowers, fruits, herbs and vegetables. These tunnels preserve warmth, allowing growers to extend the growing season. A High Tunnel Production Workshop is scheduled for Nov. […]
Buying and eating locally grown foods helps the economy and the environment of communities and the Clemson Sustainable Agriculture Program is ready to help South Carolina fruit and vegetable farmers learn how to meet the growing demand for locally and regionally grown fruits and vegetables. A workshop, Wholesale Success, is scheduled for Nov. 6 at […]
Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and teacher preparedness across South Carolina. The college welcomed four new board members hailing from governmental entities, school districts, corporations and nonprofit organizations.
Ever think about the food you eat? This Tiger does. As a child, he picked peaches each summer on his parents’ farm. Today, he conducts research on them as well as a variety of other fruits and vegetables. Consistent with Clemson’s land-grant mission, this Tiger shares best practices with farmers and educates the public – […]
A volunteer’s background has a bearing on their experience, whether they are working to better a community or rushing to the scene of a natural disaster. Matthew Flege, a Ph.D. student in Clemson’s youth, family and community studies department, will use a grant award of over $25,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service […]
CLEMSON – New requirements aimed at reducing pesticide poisoning and injury risks are coming in January 2018 and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service wants all South Carolina agricultural workers to be prepared. A workshop designed to teach workers how to comply with new requirements coming to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) […]
The carbon credit market is taking shape across the globe and South Carolina forest landowners are learning how they can take advantage of this new revenue stream while helping slow climate change. A group of forest landowners met at a recent workshop at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute of Coastal Ecology and Forest Science to hear a South Carolina carbon market success story and learn what they need to do to write their own success stories.
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 […]
Back in the early 2000s, Lisa Bennett was a secondary education major at Clemson who had no way of knowing that one of her coworkers at a video rental store would go on to found one of the most successful educator development organizations in Zambia. Lusungu Sibande was just another employee in the trenches with […]
The annual Habitat for Humanity homecoming build on Bowman is about more than building a house, it's about building a home!
South Carolina could soon see a return of the "Queen of Forages to supplement the "King of Forages," bermudagrass. The “queen” is alfalfa and Clemson researchers are working with South Carolina livestock producers to determine how to effectively incorporate alfalfa into forage crops, such as bermudagrass.
DeAvin Rencher is a fixture at Uptown Barbers in Central. But he's not a customer or barber. He's a special education major at Clemson University and Call Me MISTER student who works with kids through the Razor Readers program.
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. […]