A panel of three Clemson University faculty members will take on the timely and complex topic of the Electoral College during the fifth Power of Perspective panel discussion, titled “Electoral College and The Supreme Court: Shapers of a Nation?” at noon on October 27.
A panel of Clemson University faculty and staff will discuss the often-untold stories of rural populations around issues including demographics, health and educational disparities, and politics during the fourth Power of Perspective panel, “Redefining Rural America: What Stories are Missing?” at noon Thursday, October 8.
A new tuition support program at Clemson University will bring wheelchair tennis student-athletes to campus to play and earn their degree. Out-of-state tuition waivers allow students to pay their 4-year tuition at the in-state cost, making Clemson a more affordable option for potential student-athletes from across the country.
The I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Awareness) Book Club will be hosting its fall series starting on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 11:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom to discuss the book The Empowered University: Shared Leadership, Culture Change, and Academic Success by Freeman A. Hrabowski.
The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $400,000 grant to Clemson University English professors Rhondda Robinson Thomas and Lee Morrissey to support a touring exhibition of Thomas’ research, “Call My Name: The Black Experience in the South Carolina Upstate from Enslavement to Desegregation.” The exhibition, which is being developed by Thomas and several […]
The Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Distinguished Service award honors and recognizes the contributions of individuals who have positively enhanced the campus climate for the Hispanic and Latinx community at Clemson University (all campuses) and greater upstate region. The awards committee will choose three recipients (staff and faculty, student, and community) who embody the essence […]
Behind the efforts of leaders within student government, Clemson University established a community pledge for the 2020-21 academic year. The voluntary pledge represents a commitment to uphold the University’s core values, build an inclusive community for all and adhere to health and safety directives to successfully navigate what will be a unique year. Ashlea Willis, […]
Clemson’s TIGERS Advance program, which aims to improve gender and racial equity at the University, is recruiting for its fourth Trailblazers class. Trailblazers is an academic year program for all faculty that focuses on developing gender equity in leadership. Participants engage in action research leadership projects and developing leadership skills. Trailblazers is one of the initiatives […]
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. Our next guest in the summer 2020 series is Trinity Scott, a senior who serves as an Orientation team leader. — Trinity Scott […]
Amid the unrest sweeping over the nation this year, the University is leveraging a unique and effective coalition council to include voices from every corner of campus and the greater Clemson community to guide Clemson toward a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment.
The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved changing the name of the University’s Honors College to the Clemson University Honors College, effective immediately. The college has been named the Calhoun Honors College since 1982. The trustees also approved a resolution respectfully requesting authority from the South Carolina General Assembly to restore Tillman Hall to its original name of the Main Building, commonly called “Old Main”.
Dina Altwam is one of two students who received the 2020 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award, which is presented annually to two seniors for outstanding service to Clemson University and the extended Clemson community. Altwam, a single mother of three young children, is entering her final year in the College of Education’s five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s […]
The Clemson University Division of Inclusion and Equity is launching a series of virtual workshops to help faculty, staff and graduate students explore the COVID-19 crisis from various perspectives to better navigate changes associated with the virus.
Latinos Unidos at Clemson University, a student group created to serve Clemson’s Hispanic and Latinx community, started a fundraising campaign to aid members of that community affected by the escalating economic impact of the nation’s coronavirus lockdown.
Tevej Rhodes understands the hurdles a person of color can face in the business world. “From pronouncing my name wrong” – it’s pronounced “Tuh-vaye” – to “worrying about my physical presentation (how my hair looks, how my nails look), I think it can get into my head and even affect my mental well-being. I don’t […]