A Clemson faculty member is lending his expertise to a new strategic science initiative developed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative provides rapid, scenario-based analyses aimed at protecting critical societal functions, mitigating worst outcomes, and building upon potential opportunities. Gary Machlis, University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University, was appointed to serve on the Response and Resilient Recovery Strategic Science Initiative as a member of its executive council.
Beginning December 2, Clemson and Rymedi will move on-campus testing operations to Memorial Stadium. Entrance to the testing area will be through Gate 13 (the southwest corner of the stadium), with designated lines for students, employees and a separate area for symptomatic testing. Each testing area will have a designated exit to ensure contact between […]
Clemson University’s faculty and staff are invited to download and activate SC SAFER TOGETHER, an app designed to quickly notify individuals when a COVID-19 exposure has occurred. The mobile application is available for download on Google Play or the App Store. As a new component of the Healthy Clemson: United as Tigers effort, SC SAFER […]
As the University moves to online-only instruction beginning after the Thanksgiving holiday, the office of Student Financial Services will begin processing credits for unused University services. Along with the previously announced 10% credit for housing and unlimited dining plans, the University will also refund student activity fees, transit fee, and campus recreation fees at the same 10% rate for students […]
Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) is looking to raise its profile on a national scale. The department will go through an on-site virtual assessment December 2-3 with the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies Inc. (CALEA). The assessment process will include interviews with CUPD staff both days as well as community input on Wednesday, […]
Among the professions hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the performing arts have been near the top of the list. Theaters and concert halls around the country have been shuttered for months with no end in sight. In Clemson University’s Department of Performing Arts, the normally boisterous hallways and rehearsal spaces in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts have gone quiet as classes and workshops moved online. Back in August, and undaunted by reality, the department asked a key question: Would it be possible to put on a show in the midst of an unprecedented lockdown? Clemson’s performing arts faculty and staff made it their mission to figure out a way. Fortunately, they had a not-so-secret weapon: The natural creativity and passion that leads people into the performing arts in the first place.
Acknowledging the global COVID-19 pandemic has added significant stress to caregivers, the Provost’s Office developed two coordinated task forces: the Caregivers Support task force and the Faculty Review Practices Incorporating Crisis Impact task force. A Caregivers Support Survey was conducted which served to gather student, staff and faculty experiences and information. The survey was open […]
As winter breaks approach, the City of Clemson is hosting several holiday events for the community through the month of December. During the scheduled events throughout the holiday season, the City of Clemson’s downtown parking will be free from December 1 through January 6. For all scheduled events, masks, physical distancing and other COVID-19 protocols […]
Clemson University’s Board of Trustees adopted a new policy to protect the University’s reputation for excellence and integrity. The Standards of Ethical Conduct, available HERE, sets forth the general principles to which the Board subscribes and expects every member of the University community to adhere. All faculty, staff, students, administration, members of the Board of Trustees, and affiliates […]
Clemson’s Employee Assistance Program (EAP) provider Deer Oaks offered a webinar providing practical strategies for managing stress, adjusting to change, and coping with uncertainty. A recording of the 40-minute webinar, “How to Cope with Change and Uncertainty,” is now available for all faculty and staff. Access webinar recording For more information on Deer Oaks services […]
As of November 17, 95.8 percent of faculty and staff required to take furlough time had initiated requests for their furlough leave in Kronos and another 81.3 percent had taken all of their furlough days. For planning purposes, those with furlough contributions still pending must enter their planned furlough leave into the Kronos system by […]
The 10 subcommittees of President Clements’ Social Justice and Equity Task Force completed their research, and leaders of each subcommittee are presenting recommendations to the Council for Diversity and Inclusion (CUCDI) and the full Task Force. The following subcommittees represent students, faculty, staff, alumni and community leaders: Academic Related Boards, Committees and Recognition Climate and […]
With one month remaining to complete this year’s required training, 53 percent of employees have completed the Conflict of Interest (COI) course, 52 percent have completed the Information Security Awareness (ISA) course, and 48 percent have completed the Clery Act and Title IX course. Similar to the past two years, required training includes annually updated […]
Faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to attend an upcoming panel discussion, Becoming a Standout Job Candidate. During the December 2 Zoom panel discussion, members of Clemson’s Corporate CDO Advisory Board will discuss how job candidates can better align their experiences to 21st century talent acquisition efforts of major employers. Participants will discover how to […]
During the period between Thanksgiving and when classes begin in January, access to University facilities will be limited to those who need access and restricted for vacated and mostly vacated buildings and facilities. Faculty and staff are advised of the following plans for building access: General access to buildings remains open for students, employees and affiliates while in-person instruction continues this semester. General […]