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CLEMSON – Clemson University’s class of 1969 marked its 50th anniversary Friday, June 14, with a reunion celebration on campus and the announcement of a $1,551,773 gift to their alma mater for scholarship support, endowed faculty positions, research support for technology and capital construction. The gift was presented in the form of a giant check […]
CLEMSON – The corner of Old Greenville Highway and Seneca Creek Road is a busy place these days as construction of Clemson’s new Child Development Center ramps up for its scheduled opening in the fall of 2020. A thick wall of trees between the roads and the site mostly hides the hubbub, but commuters driving […]
For a single day when Amanda Bluhm was five, she wanted to be an ambulance driver. In high school, she flirted with being a wedding planner. These interests were fleeting; they didn’t stick. She had already made it clear from the age of three that she was going to be a teacher. In elementary school, […]
A collaborative partnership involving Clemson University, Greenville Technical College and Greenville County Schools has earned national recognition from the League for Innovation in the Community College. “Expressway to Tiger Town” identifies, supports and prepares students for a career as an educator, and the accelerated higher education pathway program earned the league’s 2019 Innovation of the […]
Clemson, S.C.– Clemson University has earned a STARS Silver rating in recognition of its sustainability achievements from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). STARS, the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System measures and encourages sustainability in all aspects of higher education. Caye Drapcho, associate professor of biosystems engineering and co-chair of […]
The Office of Human Resources treated Clemson employees to lunch at appreciation events held at Clemson locations all over the state this past week. A total of eight appreciation lunches were held as a way for the University to recognize the indispensable value of the people who make Clemson run. Workers mingled and chatted as […]
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 […]
Clemson has become one of nine new higher education institutions to join the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. The project works to redesign professional practice preparation in education for the improvement of PK-20 education and the organizations that support it. As a member of the project, Clemson will be part of a 113-institution network […]
Jonda C. McNair, professor in Clemson’s College of Education, had just come off of a rewarding—and educational—stint on the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Award Selection Committee, and as the semester wound down she found out she had been appointed to another, similarly prestigious position. McNair will serve as chair of the 2021 John Newbery Medal Award […]
Clemson—In support of the academic goals of ClemsonForward, the University’s strategic plan, a new program of faculty fellows has been created by the Clemson University Office of Teaching Effectiveness and Innovation (OTEI), the Division of Undergraduate Studies and the Clemson Thinks2 program. Six Clemson faculty members have been named as TeachingForward Fellows for the 2019-20 […]
The Center for Educator Recruitment, Retention and Advancement (CERRA) has selected Clemson University to participate in its teaching fellows program beginning in fall 2020. The mission of the program is to recruit talented high school seniors into the teaching profession and help them develop leadership qualities.
CLEMSON — It was standing room only as students, faculty and staff gathered at the Watt Family Innovation Center Tuesday, May 7 to celebrate the 2018-19 award winners during the annual spring awards ceremony. President James Clements and Provost Robert H. Jones were among those presenting awards. Kelly Smith, associate professor of philosophy and biological […]
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, […]
The Clemson University College of Education has named the chair of its educational and organizational leadership development department. Jane Clark Lindle, the Eugene T. Moore Professor of Educational Leadership, has served as interim chair of the department since Jan. 1, 2019, and Lindle will continue to serve as chair going forward. According to George J. […]