What’s Happening at Clemson

Dec. 3-18, 2016
(two weeks)

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Monday-Friday (Dec. 5-9)

Students are taking their final exams for the fall semester.

Monday (Dec. 5)

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Students stressed about exam week are invited to de-stress with therapy dogs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Wellness Zone at Fike Recreation Center. The event is put on by Campus Recreation in conjunction with the SC Dogs Therapy Group. For information, contact Patricia Figueroa (pfiguer@clemson.edu, 864-656-7617).

Wednesday (Dec. 14)

President James P. Clements and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Robert Jones will be among the speakers at the semester-end General Faculty Meeting at 9:30 a.m. in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. Several faculty and staff members will receive awards at the event. For information, contact Ken Scar (kscar@clemson.edu, 864-656-1220).

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: About 60 Ph.D. candidates are expected to attend the Doctoral Hooding Ceremony at 3 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. President James P. Clements will award their degrees and they will receive their doctoral hoods. For information, contact Jill Bunch (jillbb@clemson.edu, 864-656-1340).

Thursday (Dec. 15)

About 1,400 students will receive degrees at two December graduation ceremonies at the newly renovated Littlejohn Coliseum. At 9:30 a.m., students in the colleges of College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences; Education; and Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences will receive degrees. At 1:30 p.m., students in the colleges of College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; Architecture, Arts and Humanities; Business; and Science will graduate. For information, contact Robin Denny (robin@clemson.edu, 864-656-2061).

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