What’s Happening at Clemson

Jan. 21-29, 2017

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Sunday (Jan. 22)

The Tiger men’s basketball team will honor service members and veterans during Military Appreciation Day when they face the Virginia Tech Hokies at 6:30 p.m. at Littlejohn Coliseum. ROTC cadets will unfurl a large American flag on the court for the national anthem and special presentations will be made during breaks in play in the game. For information, contact Mike Money (mmoney@clemson.edu, 864-656-2978).

Tuesday-Wednesday (Jan. 24-25)

Hundreds of employers are expected to attend Spring Career Fairs at Littlejohn Coliseum to meet with students interested in careers or internships. The Engineering, Computing and Science Fair will be from noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday and the Business, Non-Profit and Government Fair will be noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday. For more information, contact the Center for Career and Professional Development (864-656-0440).

Tuesday-Thursday (Jan. 24-26)

Southeast farmers can learn tips to maximize profitability on cotton and peanut crops at the annual South Carolina Cotton Growers Meeting 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Santee Conference Center, 1737 Bass Drive, Santee. The annual South Carolina Peanut Growers Meeting will follow from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday at the same location. Clemson University scientists will share the latest research results on insect and weed management, precision agriculture, cotton breeding, variety trials and more. For information, contact Scott Miller (srm4@clemson.edu, 309-854-1448).

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