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  • Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended
    March 19, 2020
    ONLINE INSTRUCTION COVID-19 UPDATE

    Clemson, SC – Mitch and Carla Norville support one Clemson. Since the 1980s, they have given back to the University to strengthen programs and initiatives in both academics and athletics, helping build Clemson and allowing students to thrive. Now, the Norvilles are showing their support again with a transformational $2.5 million gift to the College […]

  • Wheelchair tennis introduced as Clemson’s first adaptive sports team
    Michael Staton | March 9, 2020
    Wheelchair Tennis

    Clemson has introduced wheelchair tennis as its first adaptive sports team, making it one of only a few across the U.S. Faculty working in recreational therapy and a student formed the team, which has already competed in collegiate tennis matches. Those same faculty members are actively recruiting in an effort to grow the team and eventually begin more adaptive sports programs at Clemson.

  • Clemson faculty member co-authors book on Christian nationalism’s effect on US politics
    Michael Staton | March 6, 2020
    Andrew Whitehead

    Clemson faculty member Andrew Whitehead has co-authored a new book on Christian nationalism in the U.S. The book, “Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States,” draws on national survey data and 50 in-depth interviews with Americans from across the political spectrum. Whitehead will discuss the book, its findings and his extensive research in this area Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 109.

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  • Clemson online instruction through end of spring semester; all events suspended
    March 19, 2020
    ONLINE INSTRUCTION COVID-19 UPDATE

    Clemson, SC – Mitch and Carla Norville support one Clemson. Since the 1980s, they have given back to the University to strengthen programs and initiatives in both academics and athletics, helping build Clemson and allowing students to thrive. Now, the Norvilles are showing their support again with a transformational $2.5 million gift to the College […]

  • Clemson online instruction through at least Sunday, April 5; all events suspended
    March 15, 2020
    ONLINE INSTRUCTION COVID-19 UPDATE

    Clemson, SC – Mitch and Carla Norville support one Clemson. Since the 1980s, they have given back to the University to strengthen programs and initiatives in both academics and athletics, helping build Clemson and allowing students to thrive. Now, the Norvilles are showing their support again with a transformational $2.5 million gift to the College […]

  • Emeritus Trustee Dr. Fletcher C. Derrick Jr., 86, passes
    March 12, 2020
    Photo of Dr. Fletcher C. Derrick Jr. seated

    Clemson University Emeritus Trustee Dr. Fletcher C. Derrick Jr., 86, died Monday, March 9, 2020. A native of Johnston, Dr. Derrick graduated from Clemson with a Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine in 1954. In 1958, he earned his medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina.

Public Service and Agriculture


  • Clemson research focuses on bringing relief to celiac disease sufferers
    Denise Attaway | April 3, 2020
    Sachin Rustgi, a molecular biologist at Clemson's Pee Dee REC studies in his lab.

    A study by a Clemson University researcher and others may soon bring relief to people suffering from celiac disease.

  • Pesticide certification renewal deadline and testing postponed due to COVID-19
    Tom Hallman | April 1, 2020
    Certified pesticide applicator decal

    In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Department of Pesticide Regulation, a state regulatory agency that is part of Clemson University Public Service and Agriculture, has postponed indefinitely the certification renewal deadline and issued new guidelines for testing, certification and licensure of commercial, non-commercial or private applicators of regulated pesticides.

  • Clemson Extension offering online resources, programming
    Steven Bradley | March 30, 2020
    Clemson Extension logo

    While all 46 county offices are closed to the public, Clemson Cooperative Extension remains available through online resources. A COVID-19 website has been established for Extension programming and fact sheets related to the novel coronavirus, along with resources aimed at helping South Carolinians and the state’s agribusinesses cope with the crisis.

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Events


  • POSTPONED: Clemson astrophysics grad student Marcotulli to give talk at TEDx Greenville on March 28
    Jim Melvin | March 10, 2020
    Headshot of Lea Marcotulli

    Clemson, SC – Mitch and Carla Norville support one Clemson. Since the 1980s, they have given back to the University to strengthen programs and initiatives in both academics and athletics, helping build Clemson and allowing students to thrive. Now, the Norvilles are showing their support again with a transformational $2.5 million gift to the College […]

  • Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit bringing ‘Magic’ to its fourth year
    February 4, 2020
    Photo of Magic Johnson

    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.

  • Clemson Extension announces Spring Vegetable Production Meeting
    Denise Attaway | January 27, 2020
    Vegetable growers can learn about diseases, insects and weeds during the Clemson Extension Spring Vegetable Production Meeting Feb. 27 at Pelion High School.

    Tomato brown rugose fruit virus can wreak havoc on tomato and pepper crops and the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service wants to help growers learn what they can do to protect their plants in the event the virus is found in South Carolina.