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  • Clemson’s Hayek Center receives major grant to expand research and undergraduate programs
    September 11, 2019

    Clemson University’s Hayek Center for Business Prosperity has received a four-year grant  from the Charles Koch Foundation that could provide as much as $5 million to the center. The Hayek Center, founded in 2018, will use funds received from the grant to hire faculty, support research, enhance academic programming and provide financial support to students.

  • Erskine math students can finish at Clemson, earn two degrees in new program
    John Gouch | September 9, 2019
    Catherine White, assistant professor and Dual Degree Programs coordinator Erskine College (left), and Clemson senior math lecturer Mark Cawood on the Erskine campus.

    An agreement between Clemson University and Erskine College will allow mathematics students at the Due West school to transfer to Clemson after three years and earn bachelor’s degrees from both schools in just two more years.

  • Clemson remains highly ranked in U.S. News and World Report rankings
    Joe Galbraith | September 9, 2019
    Two students bend over, working on a robotic arm.

    Clemson University continues to be recognized as one of the top public universities in the country, coming in at No. 27 in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking of 381 overall national universities. Among key metrics released by the U.S. News & World Report, Clemson’s graduation rates and freshmen retention rates remain in the top 25 among public universities, far exceeding the national averages and remain at historical highs for the university.


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  • A partnership for life-changing opportunities
    September 12, 2019
    Representatives from Wells Fargo are joined by Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER participants

    Since 1981, Wells Fargo has given more than $4 million to Clemson University. Among its many contributions, the company has established the Wells Fargo Student Scholarship Endowment within the College of Business, awarding more than 100 scholarships to date. The company’s dollar-for-dollar employee matching program has also provided substantial support. With 350 Clemson alumni working for Wells Fargo, the program has generated more than $760,000. Clemson recently celebrated another gift from Wells Fargo – an additional $300,000 gift benefitting Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER. $175,000 will support Call Me MISTER and $125,000 will benefit Emerging Scholars

  • Clemson University Youth Learning Institute unveils multipurpose dining facility at Camp Hannon
    Amy Bulger | September 11, 2019
    Photo of The new multipurpose facility at the Clemson Youth Learning Institute's Camp Hannon.

    Clemson University officials, community leaders and philanthropists came together recently for a dedication ceremony marking the grand opening of a multipurpose dining facility at Camp Hannon. The mountainous 80-acre Upstate site in Pickens County is one of five locations across the state where the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute (YLI) provides programming to educate, develop and serve the youth of South Carolina and beyond.

  • New dates announced for Clemson University’s 2020 Men of Color National Summit
    John Gouch | September 9, 2019

    The 2020 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit will take place in Greenville on March 3-4. The annual two-day conference presented by Clemson’s Division of Inclusion and Equity, was originally planned for April, but upon the release of 2019-2020 calendars of school districts in Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens and Anderson counties, the event was moved to avoid spring break dates.

Public Service and Agriculture



  • Clemson program prepares women to manage the family forest land
    Jonathan Veit | September 16, 2019
    Photo of a pine forest

    Clemson University Cooperative Extension is sponsoring a new statewide educational program designed to prepare family forest matriarchs for the reality that they could someday be left to make management decisions about their forestland.

  • Clemson celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month
    Wanda Johnson | September 11, 2019

    Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month during the next few weeks. Events begin Thursday with a visit from civil rights activist Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, the co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.

  • Tigers United Announces Save-The-Tiger Summit, Awareness Week
    Rachelle Beckner | September 3, 2019

    CLEMSON, South Carolina — Clemson University College of Science professor emeritus Miguel Larsen, who has fundamentally changed the scientific community’s understanding of the Earth’s upper atmosphere, received NASA’s Distinguished Public Service Medal on Aug. 28 at the Goddard Space Flight Center in Maryland. The medal is the highest honor the space agency bestows to non-government […]