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.
CLEMSON – For the fourth year in a row, Master of Architecture students have been recognized by the American Institute of Architects Committee on the Environment (AIA COTE). Each year, the COTE Top Ten for Students competition honors sustainable design excellence, and this year Clemson students produced two of the 10 winning proposals from across […]
Three professors are leaving a legacy of teaching excellence and distinguished scholarship as they retire from the faculty of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. These individuals have a combined experience of almost 100 years of service to Clemson University. Thomas Kuehn, Professor Emeritus of History Thomas Kuehn has been a history professor at […]
Each spring, the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities and its departments recognize dozens of students in an Honors and Awards ceremony. Although that public event could not take place this year, CAAH continues to celebrate these outstanding students. A complete list of the 2020 Honors and Awards winners appears on the College website. Below […]
Your achievement is in no way diminished by our current circumstances. If anything, it is amplified. You are part of a historic graduating class here – one that is facing uncertainty, economic turmoil, threats to health and well-being, and challenges to previous patterns of living.
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University welcomed eight new honorees to its Hall of Fame at a formal dinner held on March 6. Founded in 2017, The Hall of Fame is the highest honor within the College. It was created to recognize exceptional individuals who are leaders in their profession or […]
Since Clemson University announced in March that classes were moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, students and faculty members alike have had to make adjustments. One professor said that in the first week of distance learning, a student showed up shirtless, not realizing classmates could see more than his face during the teleconference. […]
It was a simple phone call that brought Kelly Umutoni 7,500 miles from Kigali, Rwanda to Clemson University. At home in 2017, Umutoni was exploring graduate programs in architecture, and she had cast a worldwide net. Clemson was high on her list, but she had never stepped foot in South Carolina and knew no one […]
James Stevens, AIA, has been appointed director of the School of Architecture at Clemson University. He is scheduled to begin his new leadership role on June 1, 2020. Stevens comes to Clemson from Lawrence Technological University near Detroit, where he has served as chair of architecture since 2015.
Hala Nassar, a professor of landscape architecture at Clemson University, is named a 2020 Fellow by the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA).
To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]
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. […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University Professor Robert R. Hewitt has been elected to the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Council of Fellows. “Hewitt has consistently advanced landscape architecture, constantly seeking new challenges and contributing new knowledge through his roles as landscape architect, teacher and researcher,” said Kate Schwennsen, director of the Clemson School of Architecture, as […]
A group of students from the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation has earned third place in a National Park Service competition. The annual Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Challenge marked its 10th year with the theme of “Historic Streetscapes,” inviting students and others to document the nation’s historically significant streets. The six-member team from the […]
Clemson University students Kelly Umutoni and Josh Guertin recently received an Award of Merit from the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA). The second-year Master of Architecture students were recognized at the 2019 SARA National Design Awards, held Nov. 1 in Chicago as part of the organization’s annual conference, Oct. 30-Nov. 3. Umutoni and Guertin […]