COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Stories by John Gouch

  • Fall planning details posted on updated website, in message from EVPs, senate leaders

    July 7, 2020

    Clemson University’s COVID-19 website has been updated with more information about the current plans for safely returning employees and students to work and school. Go to Visit The Road Forward: Campus & COVID-19 Updates for Fall to see details and get answers to some of your questions, including facemask requirements, classroom changes to ensure social […]

  • Housing and dining staff preparing for Fall 2020

    June 24, 2020

    As the University has continued its laser focus on a return to campus for Fall 2020, Clemson Home has been hard at work re-envisioning the residential and dining components that will need to shift due to COVID-19. “Our mission has always been to create supportive and challenging environments that enrich and nourish lives,” said Assistant […]

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    ‘Tireless’ education major receives 2020 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award

    June 9, 2020

    Dina Altwam is one of two students who received the 2020 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award, which is presented annually to two seniors for outstanding service to Clemson University and the extended Clemson community. Altwam, a single mother of three young children, is entering her final year in the College of Education’s five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s […]

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    19 outstanding faculty, staff and students honored with spring 2020 University awards 

    June 5, 2020

    Nineteen faculty, staff and students were honored with 2020 University awards at the end of Spring semester. While the pandemic prevented the awards from being presented as usual at the end-of-semester Clemson University awards ceremony, it doesn’t diminish their importance as the honorees are nominated and selected by their peers, students and University leaders. “The […]

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    Andrew Hurley is co-winner of 2020 Ralph D. Elliott Award

    May 27, 2020

    Andrew Hurley is co-winner of the 2020 Ralph D. Elliott Award for Outstanding Service to Off-Campus, Distance and Continuing Education. Hurley, associate professor of Food, Nutrition and Packaging Sciences in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, leads the packaging design program at the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. He also is […]

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    Jessica Larsen receives 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry

    May 27, 2020

    All of Jessica Larsen’s students who nominated her for the 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry described her as being the most supportive and enthusiastic professor they’ve ever had. Larsen, an assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering, who has a joint appointment in bioengineering, is an enthusiastic supporter of […]

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    Building relationships is key for winner of 2020 Frank A. Burtner Award for Excellence in Advising

    May 27, 2020

    Joey Thames’s supervisor says his knack for building relationships with students helps make him a successful adviser. Thames, student services manager in the genetics and biochemistry department in the College of Science, was awarded the 2020 Frank A. Burtner Award for Excellence in Advising. “Joey is currently managing over 300 advisees and has not only […]

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    Drew Lanham wins 2020 Rowland Alston Award for Excellence in Communication

    May 27, 2020

    In announcing that J. Drew Lanham received the 2020 Rowland P. Alston Sr. ’42 Award for Excellence in Communication, the awards committee shared, “Dr. Lanham has used his passion for the natural resources to instruct and inspire the public to understand and embrace many facets of environmental stewardship.” Lanham, Alumni Professor of Wildlife Ecology in […]

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    Peach scientist Ksenija Gasic receives 2020 Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research

    May 27, 2020

    For her work leading a team of scientists focusing on developing high-quality, disease-resistant peach varieties, Clemson associate professor Ksenija Gasic was awarded the 2020 Godley-Snell Award for Excellence in Agricultural Research. Gasic, who works in the plant and environmental sciences department in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Science, develops new stone fruit cultivars […]

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    Alison Starr-Moss receives Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award

    May 27, 2020

    “Caring” is a word a colleague used to describe Alison Starr-Moss in her nomination to receive the 2020 Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award. The Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award was established in 2013 through an endowment generously created and funded by the late Dr. Ted G. Westmoreland and is presented annually to honor a distinguished […]

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    Sue Lasser wins 2020 Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence for staff

    May 27, 2020

    Sue Lasser, academic enhancement counselor for the PEER/WISE programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, is the staff award recipient of the 2020 Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence. Presented to a staff member whose service is exemplary, the award includes a plaque and a cash award. Honorees’ names are recorded on […]

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    Deon Legette receives 2020 Alumni Award for Cooperative Extension Distinguished Public Service

    May 27, 2020

    Deon Stevenson Legette supervises 42 Extension agents and staff members in a 10-county area, but her impact on the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is statewide. The winner of the 2020 Alumni Award for Cooperative Extension Distinguished Public Service, Legette is the Midlands District Extension director who, according to her award citation, “has mentored countless adults […]

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    Lesly Temesvari receives Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research

    May 27, 2020

    Lesly A. Temesvari, Alumni Distinguished Professor in the biological sciences department in the College of Science, received Clemson University’s 2020 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research for her work on cell biology and eukaryotic pathogens. An internationally recognized leader, Temesvari’s overall goal is to understand the pathogenesis of the human protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, […]

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    Graduate researcher receives 2020 Phil and Mary Bradley Graduate Student Award for Mentoring in Creative Inquiry

    May 27, 2020

    Eager to generate more interest in fish and help mentor students, graduate research assistant John Cannaday helped lead a Creative Inquiry group researching how climate change is affecting yellow perch in South Carolina. “I had great mentors during my time as an undergraduate who encouraged me to become involved in fisheries research, and I wanted […]

  • Biological sciences lecturer receives 2020 Phil Prince Innovation in Teaching Award

    May 26, 2020

    There may never have been a time when it was more important to be an innovative teacher than this spring semester. The COVID-19 pandemic forced classes online and John R. Cummings, a senior lecturer in biological sciences in the College of Science, is one of the teachers who embraced the challenge. “Because my role with […]