During a season where kids are dreaming of fancy new toys under the tree, junior criminal justice major Jason White created amusement from something a bit simpler — a nail tapped into the ground. For local children from the Dominican Republic, the nail combined with a few rubber bands transformed into a rough version of […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Rusty Guill, who has served the Division of Student Affairs at Clemson for more than 30 years in […]
Clemson University will mark the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the week of Jan. 20 with the theme “2020 Vision: Looking Back, Pushing Forward.” Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.
Shannon Wright was in search of a full-blown mentoring program partnership for her school, Orchard Park Elementary in nearby Westminster, South Carolina. The school’s guidance counselor, Wright began conversations with Clemson Hope — a nonprofit student organization aimed at empowering Title I schools in the area through relationships, resources and opportunities. Each year the leadership team […]
CLEMSON — The fourth annual campuswide day of service is set for Saturday, Oct. 5. Bearing a new name this year (formerly The Big Event), Clemson University’s Fall In Day of Service has attracted nearly 20 community partners to host Clemson students, faculty and staff. The event is a collaboration between Clemson Home, Fraternity and Sorority […]
Robert Tinsley was admittedly nervous. After all, there he was riding in one of two 15-passenger vans amid a group of strangers he’d only “met” through a group chat. “I thought to myself, ‘What have I done?’” said Tinsley, a junior marketing major at Clemson University. “But it turned out to be the best thing […]
As assistant vice president for University Housing & Dining, Kathy Bush Hobgood was worried she wouldn’t be able to fully participate. Worried time just wouldn’t allow her to fully take advantage of all that was being offered. Such is life when you’re in charge of managing one of Clemson’s largest departments — one charged with housing […]
Kappa Delta of Clemson University has partnered with Prisma Health Upstate to provide community education and collect items for newborn supportive environmental care kits as part of a $10,000 KiDs grant awarded to its chapter and that of two other Upstate institutions, Furman University and Wofford College.
CLEMSON — Students affiliated with the 46 organizations recognized through the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life excelled inside and outside of the classroom during the 2018 fall semester, according to an annual community report. “I am very pleased to see the hard work done by our students result in tremendous success in and out of […]
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 Kate Radford, associate director for Student Involvement & Leadership. — When Kate Radford was perusing potential […]
For the third year, Clemson Hope, a Clemson University student-led nonprofit, wrapped and delivered more than 1,100 Christmas presents for children at two local elementary schools as part of their Adopt-A-Classroom campaign.
The College of Business puts a strong emphasis on service as part of its learning experience, and nowhere is it better displayed than by Business 1010 students. The introductory class required of all business majors, includes a four-hour commitment to community service from each student. In an average school year, that amounts to an infusion […]
The kindness of Clemson University students was on full display last week as volunteers for Clemson Hope, a student-led nonprofit, wrapped more than 1,100 Christmas presents to deliver to two local elementary schools. It was part of their Adopt-A-Classroom campaign to bring cheer to children who may not receive gifts this holiday season.
Several groups of Clemson University students are set to take part in a second annual day of service known as The Big Event, powered by ScanSource, on Friday. The event, a joint partnership between Campus Activities and Events, Fraternity and Sorority Life and University Housing and Dining, will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The annual Habitat for Humanity homecoming build on Bowman is about more than building a house, it's about building a home!