What’s Happening at Clemson

Oct. 22-30, 2016

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Saturday (Oct. 22)

The National Heritage Garden Oyster Roast will be from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Carnivorous Garden of the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Proceeds from this fundraising event directly support the Natural Heritage Garden and environmental education programming. For information, contact Sue Watts (watts9@clemson.edu, 864-656-2836).

Monday-Wednesday (Oct. 24-26)

Female leaders from across the country will gather at Clemson for the American Council on Education Regional Leadership Forum. The forum provides leadership training for women in mid-level administrative positions who have the potential to advance in higher education administration. For information, contact Denise Anderson (dander2@clemson.edu, 864-656-5679).

Tuesday (Oct. 25)

Jonathan Jarvis, director of the National Park Service, will speak at the George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture at 2 p.m. in Tillman Hall auditorium. Jarvis and acclaimed author and environmentalist Terry Tempest Williams will discuss issues facing national parks and a vision for the future. For information, contact Bob Powell (rbp@clemson.edu, 864-656-0787) or Michael Staton (mstaton@clemson.edu, 864-933-0334).

Wednesday (Oct. 26)

Charlotte Hornets President Fred Whitfield will be the guest speaker at The President’s Forum on Inclusive Excellence at 12:30 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. This is planned to be a twice-yearly forum with corporate executives and higher education leaders who have track records of building successful, inclusive organizations. For information, contact Lee Gill (lagill@clemson.edu, 864-656-4238).

Thursday (Oct. 27)

The director of the South Carolina Coalition Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, Sara Barber, will talk about initiatives in the state as part of the observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. She will deliver the Marjorie Putnam Memorial Lecture at 5 p.m. in the great hall in Core Campus. There also will be a premiere of “Clemson Says No More,” a public service announcement and campus campaign. For information, contact Linda Tindal (ltinda@clemson.edu, 864-656-1532).


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