The natatorium at Clemson University’s Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1, as previously announced, so that repairs to address immediate needs of the pool can be made. The repairs are expected to take approximately two weeks, during which time the pool will be closed.
Clemson University rising junior Riley Garvey is passionate about marine biology, and a major scholarship from the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will help him further his professional development in this field.
The natatorium located in Fike Recreation Center will close temporarily on Aug. 1 as Clemson University officials prepare to conduct a safety and feasibility study. The closure will allow time for the consideration of maintenance and renovation needs and the results of the study will be used to determine both the best use of the space moving forward and the aquatic needs of the campus community.
Clemson University has been recognized as a First Forward Institution by NASPA’s Center for First-Generation Student Success. This designation recognizes universities that have shown a commitment to the success of their first-generation student populations. Clemson’s FIRST Generation Success Program does just that. About 14 percent of Clemson’s undergraduates are first-generation college students and FIRST provides these students with a support system as well as tools to encourage success in college.
Clemson University Trustee Louis B. Lynn was honored as one of the inaugural ICONS by the Columbia Regional Business Report. Lynn, a native of Darlington, was named one of the ICONS, “the community pillars who have established standards of business and civic excellence.” The honorees were nominated by Business Report readers and selected by a panel of judges.
The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.
Clemson University's Department of Historic Properties is one of 79 institutions in the United States selected to participate in the Collections Assessment for Preservation (CAP) program in 2019.
Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.
Sports Illustrated is partnering with Clemson University’s Social Media Listening Center to reveal insights using the school’s unique analytics software that will inform its social strategy and help augment its editorial content. Clemson’s Social Media Listening Center (SMLC), the first facility of its kind in higher education, monitors, measures and engages in social media conversations from across the web. This collaboration provides SI with access to public opinion in real time to help develop content across SI channels.
The Clemson Virtual Reality Club hosted the inaugural “VR Creators Week” March 4-7 in the Immersive Space at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The student-led contests and workshops focused on creativity in virtual and augmented reality, providing students with an overview of new digital tools and the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a new Oculus Go headset and Amazon Echo Dot.
George Mason University scholar and author David Wiggins will be at Clemson University Wednesday to talk about African-American athletes and their involvement in the civil rights movement. His talk, “An Altered Athletic Landscape: Sport, Race and the Civil Rights Movement,” will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. It is presented the Robert H. Brooks Sports Science Institute at Clemson.
The Clemson Alumni Association will honor the recipients of the 2019 Clemson Alumni Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tigers, at a reception this month.
Fort Motte, South Carolina, native and World War II veteran James T. McCabe of Clemson is being honored by the Clemson Alumni Association with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tigers.
South Carolina native Lori Anne Carr is being honored by the Clemson Alumni Association with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tiger.
Sumter native and long-time educator Titus Duren is being honored by the Clemson Alumni Association with the Distinguished Service Award, the highest honor that the association bestows on former Clemson Tigers.