By Julia Turner, Class of 2014 Office of Media Relations Altheia Richardson has seen a lot of change in her 22 years at Clemson. And one of her biggest priorities is promoting diversity among the university’s student population. Toward that end, the assistant vice president for Student Affairs has advocated for programs that […]
By Julia Turner, Class of 2014, Office of Media Relations For Leon Wiles, the Civil Rights Era was a time for change…and for inspiration. The young Cincinnati, Ohio native saw and lived through injustices against people of color and was motivated by the efforts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Lerone Bennett, Dick Gregory, Andrew Young […]
By Julia Turner, Class of 2014 Office of Media Relations In honor of Black History month, Inside Clemson is featuring Clemson faculty and staff who are promoting and expanding racial diversity. One such supporter is Dr. Abel A. Bartley. Director of the Pan-African Studies program, Bartley is a staunch advocate to the cultural exchange. “The […]
Lamont A. Flowers, executive director of Clemson University’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, discussed strategies for increasing student diversity in gifted education at a recent conference sponsored by the Council of the Great City Schools.
Clemson University Clemson professor Shaundra “Shani” Daily started out as a gymnast and danced her way into the field of affective computing. Daily’s dancing days sparked creative project ideas that blend the arts with science, technology and engineering. Her innovative style caught the attention of nationally recognized news magazine Diverse Issues in Higher Education, which […]
The man responsible for Clemson University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. celebration played a role in helping the nation celebrate King with the opening and dedication of the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Senior Dominique Jordan spent her summer vacation at Princeton University as one of 34 students chosen to be a part of a Public Policy and International Affairs Junior Summer Institute. Everyone has a different story to tell, and Jordan believes diversity educates and teaches people to fully embrace and appreciate other cultures.