Category: University News

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    College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences receives first Cornerstone Gift

    February 21, 2020

    The Norvilles are continuing their support of Clemson with a transformational $2.5 million gift to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences (CECAS). It is the first Academic Cornerstone gift for the college and the eighth for the University. The Norvilles’ gift will further strengthen CECAS, South Carolina’s leader in educating engineers. Addressing all of the college’s top priorities as outlined by its dean, funds will support student scholarships, endowed professorships and facilities in the college.

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    Nicholas Vazsonyi named dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson

    February 19, 2020

    CLEMSON – Nicholas Vazsonyi has been chosen to lead the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. He is currently chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Jesse Chapman Alcorn Memorial Professor of Languages at the University of South Carolina. Vazsonyi will begin his new position at Clemson University on July 1, 2020. […]

  • Officers are sworn in to Clemson University Police Department during a summer 2019 ceremony

    Clemson University Police partners with the National Police Foundation and Vera Institute to implement collaborative approach to public safety enhancements

    February 13, 2020

    Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) is committed to enhancing security, reducing risk and preventing harm. To accomplish these important outcomes, the department has been creating processes that utilize data gathered from a myriad of sources and community engagement and outreach to assist with resource deployment and problem-solving. To assist the department with further refinement of […]

  • Princeton Review names Clemson among “Best Value Colleges,” offering greatest return on investment

    February 5, 2020

    Clemson University has been recognized by The Princeton Review as being one of the nation’s best institutions to offer students the greatest return on educational investment. Out of 656 colleges and universities evaluated for this year’s “Best Value Colleges of 2020” list, only 200 received the designation. Clemson was also recognized for its career services, […]

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    Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit bringing ‘Magic’ to its fourth year

    February 4, 2020

    For four years, Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit has brought an impressive lineup of speakers to the energetic two-day event hosted by its Division of Inclusion and Equity. Leaders from the business, government, athletic and academic worlds have spoken to students about their potential and pathways to success.

    In 2020, the summit will add an NBA legend to its list of speakers when Earvin “Magic” Johnson speaks to students at the summit and brings his inspiring story of athletic and entrepreneurial success to the Greenville Convention Center.

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    Discovery’s Project C.A.T. and Tigers United raise funding for endangered tigers during College Football Playoff National Championship

    January 10, 2020

    Discovery Inc. and Tigers United have announced a text to donate activation, which begins January 11 and will be highlighted at the College Football Playoff National Championship game on Monday, January 13 at 8 p.m. EST. Fans can save tigers and support their favorite team with a donation through January 15 at 11:59 p.m. EST.

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    Clemson to award degrees at winter graduation ceremonies Dec. 19

    December 11, 2019

    More than 1,300 students will receive Clemson University degrees in two graduation ceremonies on Thursday, Dec. 19. They are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum. In addition, Ph.D. candidates will participate in a doctoral hooding ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.

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    Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare: Inspiring future leaders

    November 25, 2019

    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. It accounts for 31 percent of deaths globally1 and for more than $351 billion in health expenditures, costs which are expected to increase by 100 percent by 2035.

    More than ever, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce that can play a critical role in reducing these alarming statistics. Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare Americas are answering this call. The two have joined forces to accelerate innovation in cardiovascular imaging to help students reach their full potential.

  • In partnership with Public Health Sciences, Prisma Health–Upstate, Clemson Cooperative Extension offers a diabetes education and support class in Greenville County.

    Tool for diabetes self-management from Clemson, Prisma Health–Upstate certified by American Diabetes Association

    November 22, 2019

    A diabetes education and support program created by Clemson University and Prisma Health-Upstate is one of the first in the nation to be recognized as a practice-tested diabetes self-management support program by the American Diabetes Association. The program, Health Extension for Diabetes, is listed on the new practice-tested support programs portion of the Diabetes Support Directory, a free online tool to help connect communities to a qualified, ADA-approved diabetes support program.

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    MUSC and Clemson introduce Healthy Me – Healthy SC to increase health care access, fight health disparities statewide

    November 21, 2019

    Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have begun a statewide collaborative program called Healthy Me – Healthy SC, created to improve health care access and combat health disparities across South Carolina.

  • Beginning in January, criminal justice professor Bryan Miller will conduct research and teach in Finland as part of a Fulbright program.

    Clemson to research best practices in law enforcement response to individuals with mental health disorders

    November 20, 2019

    Clemson University faculty and police have received a grant award from the 2019 Justice Mental Health Collaboration Program to design a strategy that improves responses and connection to treatment for people with mental health disorders. The focus of the research project will be Clemson University and surrounding areas, including Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties.

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    Clemson, University of South Carolina to compete in 35th Blood Bowl

    November 14, 2019

    This year, the Tigers are ready and more determined than ever to beat the Gamecocks. No, not on the football field (that’s a given), but in blood donations. Alpha Phi Omega’s 35th annual Blood Bowl against South Carolina is coming to Clemson University from Nov. 18 to 22, a week before the rival football teams play.

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    New Clemson program to improve health, economic outcomes through food-focused curriculum, research and products

    November 13, 2019

    Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has established a new program, Land-Grant Local, that will enhance economic, social and health outcomes in South Carolina by more fully integrating the work of local farms into Clemson University. The program’s immediate goal is to factor foods from local farms into the Clemson environment, but college leadership are already shaping future curriculum and research centered on food systems that stress solutions for food insecurity and hunger across the state.

  • Photo of Brennan Beck (left), director of military and veteran engagement at Clemson, with Newport News Shipbuilding scholarship recipients Daquan Doctor, who serves in the Army National Guard; Damion Anderson, who served in the Marine Corps; Giff Finley, who served in the Coast Guard; and Stewart Fuller, who is on active duty with the Navy. At right is alumnus Matt Needy, who is the company’s vice president of operations.

    Newport News Shipbuilding establishes annual scholarships for Clemson student veterans

    November 11, 2019

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries with headquarters in Virginia, is providing merit-based scholarships for Clemson student veterans enrolled in degree programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences with a commitment of $30,000.

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    Clemson, WYFF 4 create academic partnership by housing satellite news bureau among student media organizations

    November 6, 2019

    Clemson University and WYFF 4 have established an academic partnership that will allow members of Clemson student media to work alongside industry professionals in a satellite news bureau located on Clemson’s campus. The partnership will make Clemson the only university in South Carolina to feature an on-campus news bureau occupied by an outside media organization.