For a group of Clemson University students, helping upgrade a water system damaged by a tropical storm among the first challenges in a new global engagement program, Engage Dominica.
Clemson University professor Tom Schurch has won the 2016 Excellence in Service Learning Award, Senior Level, from the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture.
A new online series, “Clemson Collaborations,” launches Wednesday on ClemsonTV and will highlight the work of faculty chosen to participate in the Clemson University Service Alliance Faculty Fellows program.
Thanks to Clemson grad Darryl McCune and his partner Hugh Martin, more than 120 young people aged 8-17 gained firsthand experience with IT, life skills and the arts during an eight-week summer program called the i-STEAM Experience (Innovation through Science Technology Engineering Arts and Mathematics). McCune and Martin run CommunityCode, a high-impact nonprofit with the goal of introducing children to the world of IT so they have the opportunity to learn critical skills that will help them advance both professionally and personally.
Clemson University’s undergraduate research program — called Creative Inquiry — is paving the way for unique opportunities for engaged learning and research by challenging the creative minds of faculty and students.
On its face, this first South Carolina based-learning landscape might look very simple, but this work has flipped on its head the idea of teaching complex math concepts to young learners.
Professor and registered dietitian Marge Condrasky is always looking for the 'wow' factor when she is creating and cooking healthy meals.
Service can be found in every nook and cranny on campus and off. Student organizations, undergraduate research, class projects, service-learning, alternative breaks, mission trips, faculty efforts — through all these groups, service is at Clemson’s core.
In a culture rarely visited, a Clemson professor has made a lasting bond. The indigenous Mayan people of Guatemala are rarely trusting toward outsiders, but nursing professor Roxanne Amerson continues to impact 11 Mayan women’s lives through her work with health education using a promotora concept.
In Tanzania, the infant mortality rate is 10 times that of the United States, and Clemson students are putting their undergraduate research to the ultimate test — saving premature babies.
From Mexico to the Appalachian Mountains, Jennifer Shurley spent a lot of time throughout high school, college and beyond helping a variety of people. Now, as Clemson’s associate director of civic engagement, she’s providing resources to students so they can have the same life-changing experiences.
Members of the Clemson Anthropology Club helped clean off and map a historic slave cemetery at Soapstone Baptist Church in the Liberia Community of northern Pickens County. It was a chance for them to work on a real site, using skills from their archaeological, biological and cultural classes as well as help a local community.
Lecturer Lydia Ferguson’s class objective is to get her students to step up their game as soon-to-be professionals and potential volunteer/community activists. An interesting goal for business and technical writing classes, but effective nonetheless.
Kathie Elmore spends her days thinking of creative ways to help people. The patients she sees every day don’t have funds for expensive tests to diagnose their illness level. As a Clemson student, she was one of the hundreds of nursing students who come into the University’s Sullivan Center to do clinical and volunteer hours.