The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has awarded Clemson University a grand gold for “Eclipse Over Clemson,” a mega-viewing party for the 2017 total solar eclipse.
Clemson University President James P. Clements announced Monday that Steven H. Crump has been named interim vice president and chief financial officer, effective immediately, as the university begins its search for a permanent successor for Executive Vice President Brett Dalton, who leaves the university June 30 to begin a new role at Baylor University.
After a distinguished Clemson career that spans nearly three decades, Executive Vice President for Finance and Operations Brett Dalton is leaving the university for a similar role at Baylor University in Waco, Texas. His last day at Clemson is June 30.
Keith L. Belli, the head of the University of Tennessee's Department of Forestry, Wildlife and Fisheries, has been named dean of Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences. He will assume his new role Sept. 1, succeeding George R. Askew Jr., who will continue to serve as vice president of Clemson Public Service and Agriculture (PSA).
Clemson University conferred more than 1,700 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Friday. U.S. Sen. and New York Times best-selling author Tim Scott gave a speech at both ceremonies and offered three pieces of advice for a full and significant life: “If I was sitting in your chairs, what advice would I want?” said Scott (R-S.C.). “First, failure is not final if you don’t refuse to quit. The second, stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. And number three, hold on tightly to the dreams that inspire you.”
Clemson University conferred more than 1,800 degrees during two commencement ceremonies on Thursday. Among the recipients was Nikki Haley (’94), U.S. ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson alumna, who was awarded an honorary doctorate in humanities before addressing College of Business and College of Education graduates in the afternoon.
Families and guests planning to come to Clemson University’s commencement ceremonies Thursday and Friday should plan extra time for travel. Highway 93 has been narrowed to two lanes from Cherry Road to Calhoun Drive due to utility construction.
Christopher Cox, dean of library services at the University of Northern Iowa, has been chosen as the new dean of libraries for Clemson University. He will start on Aug. 1.
Fort Hill, the home of John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson at Clemson University, is one of 50 U.S. sites selected to participate in the Museum Assessment Program (MAP), which provides professional consultation to help improve its operations and better serve visitors.
Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering produce boxes and a lifestyle medicine curriculum to patients in its WiseWoman Program to expand its heart health education efforts for underserved and underinsured populations.
Clemson University is making organizational changes to enhance overall public safety and emergency preparedness at all campus locations and properties statewide.
Clemson University’s board of trustees approved plans for several athletic facilities and academic programs in its quarterly meetings on campus this week.
The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University will reopen its theaters April 27, more than two weeks ahead of schedule.
The Clemson family came through again. A total of 3,551 donors made contributions totaling $1,440,498 during Clemson University’s third annual Give Day Wednesday.
Traditionally, students start thinking about going to college when they are in high school, but in a state that has been struggling with poorly performing and underfunded school districts for years, it’s vital to get children excited about college from a much younger age. So Clemson University’s new Office for College Preparation and Outreach recently hosted 110 fourth-graders from Greenville’s Legacy Early College Charter School to capture their imaginations and open their minds to the joys of going to college.