When it was Brittany Kennedy’s turn, the junior bounced out of her chair and pretended to make an emergency call as she held an imaginary cell phone up to her ear. “Hello, is this 911? We’ve got a fire. Let’s get it!” She proceeded to grab the nearby fire extinguisher, pull the pin as instructed […]
In 2012, Lt. Chris Harrington of the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) was selected from a group of law enforcement officials throughout the state of South Carolina who were charged with developing a training program for dealing with an active shooter. Just over a year later, following the Boston Marathon bombing, Lynn Fisher — emergency […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Bill Daniel, chief of Clemson University’s Fire/EMS Department. — Sometimes our safety can be taken for […]
The integrated approach to major event communications at Clemson University received another significant boost this fall. Avtec Inc., which contributed more than $500,000 in 2017 to the Watt Family Innovation Center to aid Clemson’s emergency management operations, recently donated $30,000 in the form of two Scout dispatch software positions.
Six or seven Saturdays a year, more than 100,000 people migrate to the Clemson University campus to experience the kind of good time only found in American football towns. Behind the scenes, a world-class team has been assembled to direct and watch over the proceedings.
Author’s note: Be sure to follow our divisional social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for daily Student Affairs content. — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” I know, I know. You typically hear that phrase during a completely different season, but at Clemson University, it really doesn’t get much better than […]
It doesn’t take long for creative and engaging videos to “go viral” in today’s society. We see countless examples of it each and every day through various social media platforms. The latest example at Clemson University took place Tuesday, July 10. By now, many people are aware of the ongoing #LipSyncBattle featuring police departments across […]
A pair of trauma kits designed to control severe bleeding have been installed in both Hendrix Student Center and Robert M. Cooper Library on the Clemson University campus. The kits were purchased through Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (CUSG) funding and installed in early August.
The newest addition to the Clemson University Fire Department, a fire truck with a 100-foot ladder, is gearing up for action.