When Brian Dean heard glowing reviews of the President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) from his colleagues, he was intrigued. Little did he know, Dean, a professor of computing in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences would soon experience the program himself. The 14-year veteran of Clemson was over-the-moon about being selected. “I hope to […]
One might say Alejendra (Ale) Kennedy was destined to work for a university. She spent her formative years in Charlottesville, Virginia, where her father, Hernan Sabio, was a physician and professor at the University of Virginia. Her mother Elsa raised seven children, of which Kennedy was number three. She spent her youth playing on lawns […]
Clemson’s main campus has experienced big changes in just a few short months. Some construction projects have been completed, while others remain on target for their scheduled completion dates. Here are updates on some of the initiatives happening above and beneath the ground. Electrical distribution The $75 million upgrade of 1950s underground utilities impacting Clemson’s […]
An additional 8,000 square feet is being added to the IPTAY building, located next to the West End Zone in Memorial Stadium. When completed, the 29,000 square-foot structure will offer three floors of much-needed space. The $10 million project is being funded by donors and private gifts to Athletics. Project manager Kevin McDonough said the […]
A grand stairway in Rome connects the Trinità dei Monti with the Piazza di Spagna below. Known as the “Spanish Steps,” the famed stairway is a magnet for visitors, and well utilized as a backdrop for weddings, portraits and even selfies. Clemson University is about to get its own version of the Spanish Steps as […]
Squirrels are cute, except when they cause a university campus to lose electrical power. Clemson’s $75 million electrical system upgrade will improve the electrical power flow to the main campus, increase capacity and force the furry, four-legged friends to find another place to frolic. The upgrade process, which initially began with prep work projects, began […]
Clemson University’s Board of Trustees completed its summer quarterly meeting on campus last week, approving a $1.35 billion budget for 2019-20, Phase II approval of a renovation and expansion of Daniel Hall and a feasibility study for Clemson’s next capital campaign. Highlights of the budget include $16 million to fund a compensation plan featuring both cost-of-living and merit raises.
As the director of strategy and operations for Clemson’s finance and operations division, Knox is tasked with running the process improvement Lean program, which is dedicated to building a culture of continuous improvement on Clemson’s campus.
When Bridget Trogden and her husband sent their son, Jacob, to camp last month, she was understandably nervous about sending her 12-year old to an overnight program. The week-long residential Adventure Camp, hosted by the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute (YLI), focused on outdoor activities and offered participants opportunities to build life skills including independence, […]
Tabitha James has the opportunity to enjoy the massive garden that’s right outside her office. Having worked as a rural health and nutrition agent in the Marion County Extension Office for just a few months, James already knows the culture the University offers is a fit for her. “The community, the support, the culture, the […]
Summer vacations, out-of-school children and unexpected expenses can create a drag on your finances. Here are 10 free things that you can do on and around Clemson’s main campus. Hike, run or cycle the Experimental forest: More than 17,000 acres of land offers easy- and moderate-rated trails, waterfalls and unforgettable scenery. The forest enhances the […]
Results from a recent report facilitated by Clemson’s Sustainability Commission indicate that the University scored well in its efforts to promote sustainability. The concept of sustainability is not new to Clemson, according to its Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost Robert Jones. “As the land-grant University for South Carolina, sustainability has always been […]
Konstantin Povod is Clemson University’s resident radiation safety officer, overseeing all aspects of the usage of radioactive material, X-rays and lasers in research settings on campus. His job duties as part of the Clemson Radiation Safety Committee include reviewing applications for such usage, in addition to monitoring radiation doses and managing radioactive waste. He and […]
Grade school students across the country will soon say ‘goodbye teachers,’ and ‘hello summer break.’ Many of these students are college bound and have in their educational arsenal tools gained from Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit. The Summit, touted as one of the most impactful higher education events in the Southeast, creates college and […]
In her 50+ years on the job, a lot of things have changed. Telephone switchboards morphed into cellphones, computers transitioned from large mainframes to handheld devices and typewriters deferred to desktops.