COVID-19 Updates and Resources

Stories by Ken Scar

  • Sun beams shine through a formation of soldiers who are raising their rifles and firing in front of Tillman Hall.

    Veterans Commission seeks nominations for open seats

    May 26, 2020

    Clemson University faculty and staff have an opportunity to serve one of the University’s most valued constituencies: its veterans.

  • Series of virtual workshops to focus on inclusion and equity during pandemic

    May 13, 2020

    The Clemson University Division of Inclusion and Equity is launching a series of virtual workshops to help faculty, staff and graduate students explore the COVID-19 crisis from various perspectives to better navigate changes associated with the virus.

  • Student-led fundraiser aids Hispanic/Latinx families affected by COVID-19

    May 11, 2020

    Latinos Unidos at Clemson University, a student group created to serve Clemson’s Hispanic and Latinx community, started a fundraising campaign to aid members of that community affected by the escalating economic impact of the nation’s coronavirus lockdown.

  • A laptop sits on a table with the Donning of the Kente ceremony home screen open

    Virtual ceremony honors Clemson graduates from diverse backgrounds

    May 7, 2020

    In response to the current need to maintain social distancing, Clemson University’s Gantt Multicultural Center held one of its most popular ceremonies online May 6 to ensure graduating students from diverse backgrounds were properly honored.

  • A screen shot of the Clemson Career Workshop main page

    Clemson Career Workshop moves online in response to COVID-19

    April 28, 2020

    Cherese Fine, director of the Snelsire, Sawyer, & Robinson Clemson Career Workshop (CCW), acted quickly to move the workshop online after Clemson announced camps and programs on campus would be canceled. The workshop is a summer program designed to promote the readiness of high-achieving students from diverse populations to enter college with the additional intention of attracting them to Clemson University.

  • A laptop with the Division of Inclusion and Equity home page on its screen sits on a wooden table with a Clemson cup next to it and an American flag in the background.

    Clemson Inclusion and Equity programs rally to aid students most in need during pandemic

    April 10, 2020

    The rapid evolution of the novel coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) crisis into a pandemic has forced Clemson’s faculty, staff and administration leaders to make sweeping changes to the way the remainder of the Spring 2020 academic semester will be carried out. In the midst of these monumental shifts, directors of the more than 30 programs in Clemson’s Division of Inclusion and Equity mobilized to ensure the success of their strategic plan to promote an inclusive environment for higher learning continues.

  • Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit gives rise to the next generation of leaders

    March 17, 2020

    Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit is an extraordinary two-day gathering at the Greenville Convention Center that adds new meaning to the phrase “influencer.” Some 2,000 young African American and Hispanic men from secondary schools all over the southeastern U.S. are bussed to the event, where they are treated like VIPs at a Fortune 500 business convention.

  • A group of seven people stand in front of a large digital screen

    U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade Joseph Semsar visits alma mater Clemson

    March 9, 2020

    Joseph C. Semsar, acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the International Trade Administration (ITA) and a Clemson alumnus, recently paid a visit to his alma mater as part of an official two-day trip to the Upstate.

  • Clemson volunteers power Men of Color summit

    March 3, 2020

    More than 2,000 young men and their chaperones from universities, high schools and organizations across the country descended on the Greenville Convention Center this week to attend Clemson University’s fourth annual Men of Color National Summit. Orchestrating an event so grand would be impossible without an army of faculty, staff and students who give their time and energy as volunteers.

  • Women’s History Month celebrated at Clemson

    February 28, 2020

    Clemson University has organized events throughout the month of March to celebrate the vital role of women in American history. The scheduled events are: March 5: Powerful Women in Industry speaker series, Mary Jo McCarthy Noon – 1 p.m. in the Honors Center Great Hall located at Cribb and DesChamps halls. Sponsored by the Calhoun […]

  • Faculty and staff invited to participate in first Sustainability Summit

    February 19, 2020

    Students, faculty and staff are invited to the first Clemson University Sustainability Summit, which will focus on sustainability issues facing the University and work to find solutions to some of those problems. The summit, offered during two scheduled events, takes place at 1 p.m. March 6 and 9 a.m. March 7 – both in the […]

  • Clemson University college-access program to present at South by Southwest education festival

    February 4, 2020

    Tiger Alliance, a Clemson University program designed to create a college-going culture for African American and Hispanic high school students, has been invited to present at the 10th annual South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (SXSW EDU) March 9-12 in Austin, Texas.

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    NFL player Michael Sam’s keynote address headlines Clemson Black History Month

    January 31, 2020

    Former St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay man to play in the NFL, will cap Clemson University’s Black History Month when he gives the keynote address at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Class of 1944 Visitors Center Auditorium. Sam was a University of Missouri football star primed for an […]

  • A dapper gentleman in nice suit gestures and speaks in front of a screen that says "Men of Color National Summit"

    80th U.S. Attorney General, host of “American Ninja Warrior” to headline all-star Men of Color National Summit

    January 22, 2020

    Spots are filling quickly for Clemson University’s 2020 Men of Color National Summit, which takes place at the Greenville Convention Center March 3-4.

  • Three local heroes receive Clemson’s MLK Award for Excellence in Service

    January 22, 2020

    Clemson A selfless staff member who has been with Clemson University for more than three decades, an extraordinary student with a heart for service and a mother who channeled her grief from losing a young son to cancer into a nonprofit that has saved lives received this year’s prestigious Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for […]