Feature Stories From Clemson University
Every Clemson student is given the opportunity to mold their college experience to satisfy the priorities they have in their careers and their lives. The top priority for public health science major Madisyn Currie is giving back. Currie, a native of Lexington, South Carolina, decided to pursue health science as a major because of her […]
Mike Coggeshall has had several memorable experiences in the Czech Republic, but a single encounter with school children on a train stands out. Coggeshall was accompanying several Clemson students in the Czech Republic on a study abroad trip when he encountered a group of school children eager to practice the few English words they knew […]
A team from the Department of Construction Science and Management finished fourth in a prestigious National Association of Homebuilders Student Competition in which students designed plans for an entire residential community. “It was, without a doubt, the biggest accomplishment in my entire life – other than getting into Clemson,” said senior team member Carli Hurd. […]
Emily Addison is driven, focused and ambitious. Her family, friends and the Clemson faculty who know her well can attest to these qualities, and these are the traits she wants you to see first. The fact that she is deaf and has to approach course work and college life with a different set of tools […]
This school year, the Clemson University School of Nursing is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an alumni gathering on Saturday. In 50 years, the program has grown from a traditional baccalaureate program and an associate degree to several undergraduate and graduate degrees. We had the chance to talk with School of Nursing Director Kathleen Valentine […]
It takes a certain kind of student leader to turn a residence hall into a home. For Clemson University Resident Assistants, community building comes with the job.
Clemson faculty and the Olweus program recently concluded a major study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools. Evaluating nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years, the study revealed significant, sustained positive impacts.
When 10 seniors gather later this month for an early graduation celebration, they’ll be acknowledging more than four years of their classroom achievements in the College of Business. The graduating charter members of the Minority Business Student Association (MBSA) will also be toasting to a legacy they are leaving at their alma mater which will […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Logan Young, president-elect of the Clemson student body. — Logan Young was recently elected as president […]
Professor James Morris sees both the biological allure of the parasites and the potential for a better way to kill them. As a genetics and biochemistry professor, he is studying these creatures with an eye toward developing an easier, safer and more effective treatment.
Katie Black was at a loss for words when she first heard the news. One of the children who attended daycare at Clemson First Baptist Church in the same class as her daughter, Parker Ann, was diagnosed with Wilms’s tumor — a rare cancer of the kidneys. “I just remember thinking to myself, ‘Oh my gosh!’” […]
Creative, helpful, innovative, inspirational and fun. These are just a few words students used to describe the first Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit (LSS) at the Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. Nearly 500 students, parents, and educators spent the fourth Saturday in January at the school learning about pathways to college, […]
Graduate students in the city and regional planning program recently presented to City of Clemson officials a set of bold ideas aimed at enhancing the quality of life in the municipality. The 13 students in the Professional Planning Studio class studied a neighborhood and a major corridor last fall and offered such suggestions as the […]
One of the most basic concepts of economics involves supply and demand. But there’s far more to the social science than the availability of a commodity, product or service and what consumers are willing to pay for them. Just ask Ashleigh Gwarjanski, a senior economics major who says understanding the principles of economics has been […]
The power of the Caldecott Medal is practically subconscious at this point. Awarded annually to the most distinguished American picture book, it has been instantly recognizable to children and adults for over 80 years. Even people who don’t know the origin of the man atop the runaway horse on the medal—it’s from “The Diverting Story […]