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  • Clemson University college-access program to present at South by Southwest education festival

    February 4, 2020

    Tiger Alliance, a Clemson University program designed to create a college-going culture for African American and Hispanic high school students, has been invited to present at the 10th annual South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (SXSW EDU) March 9-12 in Austin, Texas.

  • S.C. Botanical Garden to mark Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Nov. 1

    October 10, 2019

    The South Carolina Botanical Garden will hold its second annual Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, at the garden.

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    Meet a Tiger: Altheia Richardson

    September 3, 2019

    This Tiger’s role allows her to engage with colleges, divisions and commissions that are developing plans to address diversity, equity and inclusion. Meet Altheia Richardson.

  • A woman in an orange dress leans against a railing with a stairway and large foyer behind her.

    Meet a Tiger: Moryah Jackson

    June 25, 2019

    CLEMSON – It was Clemson University’s land grant mission that drew Director of Diversity Education Moryah Jackson to campus. The belief that bettering the lives of its citizens makes South Carolina stronger is one of the driving forces in her life. “I love the work the University is doing across the state and the nation. […]

  • Vanessa Wyche stands behind a podium, speaking. A large screen is on the stage behind her.

    Barrier-breaking career launched from Clemson University for Vanessa Wyche

    August 28, 2018

    Clemson University served as a launching pad for Vanessa Ellerbe Wyche, whose barrier-breaking career has positioned her as the first African American to serve as deputy director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center. She is literally shooting for the moon and beyond in her new job, as NASA prepares to launch astronauts from Florida and for […]

  • Crystal Pee, right, works with a student in the new PEER-WISE Study Hall Annex.

    Clemson University’s PEER & WISE program receives STEM award

    August 15, 2018

    Clemson University’s PEER & WISE program is receiving the 2018 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the largest and oldest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Inspiring Programs in STEM Award honors colleges and universities that encourage and assist students from underrepresented groups to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).

  • Charles H. Houston Center moves to Office of Inclusion and Equity

    May 4, 2017

    In keeping with Clemson University’s commitment to promote diversity and inclusion on campus, the university’s Charles H. Houston Center will move to the Office of Inclusion and Equity, effective July 1, 2017.  The research center, which focuses on the experience of African Americans in higher education, had previously been housed in the College of Education. […]

  • Clemson announces second year of its ‘Race and the University’ series

    September 14, 2015

    Clemson University will kick off year two of its “Race and the University” series Tuesday with the second annual “See the Stripes Poetry, Music and Dance Fest” at 5:30 p.m. in the open area behind the Hendrix Student Center.