Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. The first guest in our summer series is a long-time University employee, Troy Nunamaker of the Center for Career and Professional Development. — […]
The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved changing the name of the University’s Honors College to the Clemson University Honors College, effective immediately. The college has been named the Calhoun Honors College since 1982. The trustees also approved a resolution respectfully requesting authority from the South Carolina General Assembly to restore Tillman Hall to its original name of the Main Building, commonly called “Old Main”.
Shortly after Chris Miller was appointed interim vice president for Clemson University Student Affairs, one of his first tasks was to reinvigorate the division’s approach to inclusive excellence. To create an organizational structure capable of providing optimal support for student success and achievement, Miller knew advocacy for underrepresented and underserved communities had to be a […]
The Clemson University Division of Inclusion and Equity is sponsoring a special event for faculty, staff and students in response to the recent unrest across America.
Nineteen faculty, staff and students were honored with 2020 University awards at the end of Spring semester. While the pandemic prevented the awards from being presented as usual at the end-of-semester Clemson University awards ceremony, it doesn’t diminish their importance as the honorees are nominated and selected by their peers, students and University leaders. “The […]
For the third consecutive year, Clemson University is sending a female student veteran to the prestigious Focus Forward Fellowship. The nationally-competitive program only takes in about 20 to 25 members each year and is charged with instilling skills, leadership and a sense of community among women. Victoria Graham, originally from Mississippi, will be part of […]
As the calendar turned to June, Clemson University set in motion its plan for a phased reopening. With that came a limited return of some staff to main campus to carry out essential assignments. Among them were a few members of the residential living team, charged with a two-fold task: facilitate the move-out process for […]
Clemson University recently announced a plan to enter into a phased reopening on June 1. But even with the announcement, main campus won’t see its typical level of summer activity for quite some time. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, university departments have been busy adjusting how they deliver services and the types of programs they […]
Clemson University faculty and staff are using their expertise, creativity and the generosity of their community to prepare for the phased return to campus after the COVID-19 pandemic moved the University to modified operations. As one of the premier research universities in the nation, Clemson is fortunate to have resources and a tightly knit pool of experts to draw from as well as an army of people ready to jump to the aid of fellow Tigers at a moment’s notice.
Sue Lasser, academic enhancement counselor for the PEER/WISE programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, is the staff award recipient of the 2020 Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence. Presented to a staff member whose service is exemplary, the award includes a plaque and a cash award. Honorees’ names are recorded on […]
The Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award at Clemson University has been awarded to Rhondda Robinson Thomas, the Calhoun Lemon Professor of Literature in the Department of English. The award is presented each year at more than 70 colleges and universities across the southern United States in honor of its namesake, a Southerner who found success as […]
Jenai Brown, the recipient of the 2020 Class of 1956 Staff Excellence award, is described by her nominator as “a shining example of what the Class of 1956 envisioned when they chose the Academic Success Center for their 50-year anniversary project.” As coordinator of tutoring at the Class of 1956 Academic Success Center (ASC) in […]
TigerOne Card Services has been honored for its Mobile ID implementation with the 2020 Innovative Technology Award from the National Association of Campus Card Users (NACCU), sponsored by HID Global. The award was announced virtually during NACCU’s awards ceremony on April 27. “It’s an honor to be selected for the 2020 Innovative Technology Award,” said […]
Latinos Unidos at Clemson University, a student group created to serve Clemson’s Hispanic and Latinx community, started a fundraising campaign to aid members of that community affected by the escalating economic impact of the nation’s coronavirus lockdown.
In response to the current need to maintain social distancing, Clemson University’s Gantt Multicultural Center held one of its most popular ceremonies online May 6 to ensure graduating students from diverse backgrounds were properly honored.