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The College of Education is a transformative leader in systematically improving education, beginning at birth. Through its classes and work, the college shows its dedication to enhancing the education and development of all students, particularly those in underserved communities.


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    Princeton Review names Clemson a ‘top college that pays you back’

    January 18, 2018

    The Princeton Review once again has named Clemson University one of the nation’s best institutions for students seeking a superior education with unparalleled career preparation at an affordable price. The educational service company touts Clemson’s faculty-to-student ratio, co-op and internship programs and campus life as key contributors to student success.

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    Wells Fargo donates $350,000 to Clemson diversity programs

    January 11, 2018

    A recent gift from Wells Fargo of $350,000 will support two Clemson University programs concerned with improving educational outcomes for diverse student populations across South Carolina.

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    U.S. News ranks Clemson College of Education #1 national online program

    January 9, 2018

    U.S. News & World Report has ranked a Clemson University College of Education program first among online graduate education programs in the nation in 2018.

  • 2017 marks another year of excellence

    December 19, 2017

    As 2017 comes to an end, let’s take a moment to reflect on the many ways Clemson continues to make its mark as a leader in education, innovative research and athletics.

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    Kicks, Cleats, Kids and Kindness

    December 19, 2017

    An impressive group of Clemson University students made up of the players on its football team and mentors from the Call Me MISTER program teamed up on Monday to bring a once-in-a-lifetime experience to 205 elementary and middle-school students from the Upstate.

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    Clemson to award degrees at two December ceremonies

    December 15, 2017

    Clemson University will award degrees to more than 1,300 students in Littlejohn Coliseum on Thursday, Dec. 21. Undergraduates, master’s and doctoral graduates from each college will receive their degrees during one of two ceremonies.

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    Clemson undergrad discovers her calling bringing Christmas to children in local schools

    December 11, 2017

    The kindness of Clemson University students was on full display last week as volunteers for Clemson Hope, a student-led nonprofit, wrapped more than 1,100 Christmas presents to deliver to two local elementary schools. It was part of their Adopt-A-Classroom campaign to bring cheer to children who may not receive gifts this holiday season.

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    Clemson introduces the first STEAM education endorsement in the U.S.

    December 5, 2017

    The South Carolina Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education have officially approved the Clemson University College of Education’s STEAM education endorsement, making it the first such endorsement in the U.S. The endorsement acts as a seal of approval for recipients of Clemson’s STEAM teaching certification, which trains teachers to use educational approaches that incorporate science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.

  • Clemson faculty recognized for research into educators’ classroom vision

    November 13, 2017

    Jacquelynn Malloy, assistant professor in Clemson’s College of Education, and a team of researchers have been awarded for research that examines teachers’ visions for their classrooms and how that vision changes over time. The Association for Teacher Educators has recognized the research with its Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award. Malloy said the initial motivation […]

  • Clemson introduces teacher residency program to improve teacher, student outcomes

    November 6, 2017

    The Clemson University board of trustees has approved the College of Education’s initial plans to introduce South Carolina’s first university-led teacher residency program. Teacher residencies are a research-based method to increase teacher retention and preparedness as well as student achievement.

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    College of Education faculty recognized for contributions to Council for Exceptional Children

    October 30, 2017

    The Council for Exceptional Children has recognized Antonis Katsiyannis, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Clemson University, for significant contributions to the council. The council will award Katsiyannis with the Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding Leadership Award in February at its 2018 convention and expo in Tampa. The council is a professional association of educators […]

  • Clemson’s College of Education welcomes new members to its senior advisory board

    October 18, 2017

    Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and teacher preparedness across South Carolina. The college welcomed four new board members hailing from governmental entities, school districts, corporations and nonprofit organizations.

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    Clemson alumna part of team bringing educator development to Zambia

    October 10, 2017

    Back in the early 2000s, Lisa Bennett was a secondary education major at Clemson who had no way of knowing that one of her coworkers at a video rental store would go on to found one of the most successful educator development organizations in Zambia. Lusungu Sibande was just another employee in the trenches with […]

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    Clemson University trustees approve academic, capital project initiatives

    October 6, 2017

    In its fall quarterly meeting on campus, Clemson University’s board of trustees approved four new master of arts teacher residency programs, funding for several recreation capital projects, modified pricing for six programs and construction of a new composite center.

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    Clemson’s Call Me MISTER encourages childhood reading at barbershops

    October 4, 2017

    DeAvin Rencher is a fixture at Uptown Barbers in Central. But he’s not a customer or barber. He’s a special education major at Clemson University and Call Me MISTER student who works with kids through the Razor Readers program.