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  • New resource provides updated reporting form for discrimination, harassment and retaliation 

    February 17, 2020

    Clemson University strives to provide a welcoming and safe campus and as part of that effort there is an updated reporting process for discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation. Employees, students and visitors at Clemson University now have access to an online knowledge center containing resources for identifying and reporting discrimination, harassment and/or retaliation. The knowledge center includes an […]

  • Photo of Mattie Lee being crowned Miss Clemson University

    Miss Clemson University Pageant gives back to the community

    February 14, 2020

    On Friday, Jan. 31, the Student Guide Association’s Mattie Lee was named Miss Clemson University after competing with 15 contestants from other on-campus organizations. After taking the crown, Lee, a communication major from Charlotte, talked about the importance of this annual competition. “Even though it’s titled a pageant, it is a philanthropy event at the end of the day,” she said.

  • Donated canned goods line the shelves at the pantry.

    Clemson’s student-run Paw Pantry assists students facing food insecurity 

    February 10, 2020

    Tucked away in Suite 704 of the University Union, student beneficiaries enter a safe and relieving space. Filled with supplies of food and hygiene products, students sign in and begin browsing the shelves. While some grab cans or boxes of food, others select personal products like shampoo, all for free.

  • University’s Marketing and Communications receive accolades

    February 5, 2020

    Clemson University received awards from several professional organizations recently. The MarCom awards, one of the largest, most-respected creative competitions in the world, recognized Clemson University work from among approximately 6,000 print and digital entries from dozens of countries. Administered by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals, the awards honor excellence in marketing and communication while […]

  • Photo of Magic Johnson

    Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit bringing ‘Magic’ to its fourth year

    February 4, 2020

    For four years, Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit has brought an impressive lineup of speakers to the energetic two-day event hosted by its Division of Inclusion and Equity. Leaders from the business, government, athletic and academic worlds have spoken to students about their potential and pathways to success.

    In 2020, the summit will add an NBA legend to its list of speakers when Earvin “Magic” Johnson speaks to students at the summit and brings his inspiring story of athletic and entrepreneurial success to the Greenville Convention Center.

  • Mary E. Kurz

    Clemson associate professor Mary E. Kurz to receive Class of ’39 Award for Excellence

    December 6, 2019

    Clemson University faculty have recognized associate professor of industrial engineering Mary E. Kurz as one of the very best among them by awarding her the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence.

  • Photos of Ben Skardon and Allen Wood

    Two distinguished alumni will receive Clemson’s highest honor

    December 4, 2019

    Clemson University will award its highest honor, the Clemson Medallion, to two distinguished alumni — Professor Emeritus Beverly “Ben” Skardon and Trustee Emeritus Allen Price Wood. Skardon and Wood will be honored at a presentation ceremony in February 2020. The Clemson Medallion is presented to individuals who have rendered notable and significant service and support to Clemson University and who exemplify the dedication and foresight of university founder Thomas Green Clemson.

  • Members of Clemson’s Talent Acquisition Team (left to right): Kelsey Crawford, Mary Collins Boyles, Danielle Arrington, Josh Brown, Hannah Elgin, Will Pope and Briana Quinn.

    HR’s efforts to attract top talent results in national acclaim and significant savings

    November 25, 2019

    The Office of Human Resources includes a small team of employment recruiters that is garnering national attention. Recently, Clemson learned that the team had been recognized with a 2019 Ragan’s PR Daily Award, The Workforce Optimas Gold Award, the National 2020 Military Friendly Employer Designation and was deemed a certified Palmetto Military Employer.

  • Photo of Louis P. Batson Jr.

    Clemson University Trustee Emeritus Louis P. Batson Jr. dies

    November 19, 2019

    Louis Batson Jr., 91, trustee emeritus of Clemson University and Greenville businessman, died Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019, in Greenville.

  • Students pose at a previous Blood Bowl

    Clemson, University of South Carolina to compete in 35th Blood Bowl

    November 14, 2019

    This year, the Tigers are ready and more determined than ever to beat the Gamecocks. No, not on the football field (that’s a given), but in blood donations. Alpha Phi Omega’s 35th annual Blood Bowl against South Carolina is coming to Clemson University from Nov. 18 to 22, a week before the rival football teams play.

  • Photo of Brennan Beck (left), director of military and veteran engagement at Clemson, with Newport News Shipbuilding scholarship recipients Daquan Doctor, who serves in the Army National Guard; Damion Anderson, who served in the Marine Corps; Giff Finley, who served in the Coast Guard; and Stewart Fuller, who is on active duty with the Navy. At right is alumnus Matt Needy, who is the company’s vice president of operations.

    Newport News Shipbuilding establishes annual scholarships for Clemson student veterans

    November 11, 2019

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries with headquarters in Virginia, is providing merit-based scholarships for Clemson student veterans enrolled in degree programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences with a commitment of $30,000.

  • Cotton serves as one of South Carolina's main crops and Hanks rides past this cotton field on the Charleston Augusta Highway near Bamberg.

    Clemson ecologist cycles across state to deepen understanding of landscapes

    November 7, 2019

    CLEMSON – When Daniel Hanks hopped on his bicycle to ride from Clemson to Edisto Island on the South Carolina coast, it wasn’t just for pleasure – if riding 279 miles in four days could be considered pleasurable. It gave him a chance to see South Carolina’s varied landscapes up close and provide a perspective […]

  • Clemson President James P. Clements presents a framed leaf to Becky and Courts Cooledge, daughter and son-in-law of Jerry and Harriett Dempsey, at the Legacy Day Bronze Leaf ceremony.

    Clemson honors late alumnus Jerry Dempsey on Legacy Day

    November 4, 2019

    Clemson University honored an accomplished alumnus Friday for his posthumous gift to the university, dedicating a bronze leaf in his memory and inducting him into the Fort Hill Legacy Society for donors who leave $1 million or more to Clemson. During the annual Legacy Day observance, the leaf for Jerry Dempsey was placed under the Second Century Oak, which stands at Fort Hill on the historic site of the university’s first board of trustees meeting.

  • Photo of Mark Krystofik

    Watt Center names new associate director of operations and sustainability

    October 18, 2019

    The Watt Family Innovation Center at Clemson University has tapped a seasoned sustainability professional with experience in industry and academia for its executive leadership team.

    Mark Krystofik joins the Watt Center as the associate director of operations and sustainability after spending the last six years in various leadership positions at the Rochester Institute for Technology’s Golisano Institute for Sustainability.

  • Photo of student volunteers working on last year's Habitat for Humanity Homecoming house.

    26th annual Habitat for Humanity build kicks off Homecoming week at Clemson

    October 17, 2019

    Clemson University’s Homecoming week seeks to bring the community together in a way that hits home with the 26th annual Pickens County Habitat for Humanity house building collaboration. The Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build kicked off Wednesday on Bowman Field. Over the past 25 years, the Clemson community has built 26 homes that are still occupied and have given families opportunity and empowerment by removing the physical and mental hardships that occur with housing instability.