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.
While main campus employees were enjoying Thursday’s Employee Appreciation luncheon at the Fresh Food Company, faculty and staff working outside of Clemson were also being appreciated at luncheons held around the state. One of those locations was North Charleston. About 50 faculty and staff members who work in the lowcountry gathered at the Zucker Graduate […]
Univision Communications’s Ronald Estrada closed the two-day 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit by sharing a toolkit of secrets and tips for success that attendees could take home. Estrada, senior vice president for corporate social responsibility and community empowerment at Univision, encouraged the 400 high school students in attendance to develop their emotional […]
Hard work, resilience and perseverance are some of the keys to success, said President of the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Hrabowski gave a rousing speech Friday during his luncheon keynote on the second day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit in which he encouraged students to dream big, set goals, […]
Michael Childress equips the next generation of marine biologists with the research tools they will need to make an impact on the planet, as he does every day through his own research as associate professor of biological sciences.
Closing out the first day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit, Joy Thomas Moore used her keynote address to tell young people in attendance that “given the opportunity and someone who really believes in you, you can achieve.” Moore, president and CEO of JWS Media Consulting, a Peabody Award winner and […]
Opening the second and final day of the 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit, UCLA education professor Pedro Noguera challenged the 400 high school students in attendance to seize the opportunities presented to them. Noguera, UCLA’s Distinguished Professor of Education and Faculty Director for the Center for the Transformation of Schools, spoke of […]
Cycling is more than just a pastime to David Taylor. For him, it is a chance to make a difference in the lives of underserved youth in the Upstate community.
Danielle Arrington’s Clemson story began in high school when she and her mom took a tour of the main campus. “From the time I stepped foot here, I realized this place was different, she explained. “The people were different. This place was special.” Arrington immediately knew that she wanted to be a Tiger. She graduated […]
“A Ph.D. is a degree that says you’re a problem-solver, and my job is to create Ph.D.s,” says Ken Marcus, professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science. Having guided close to 40 Clemson graduate students through the rigorous process of obtaining their doctorate degrees, and obtaining 15 patents, one could say he has […]