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  • The Clemson Gay-Straight Alliance hosts events such as National Coming Out Day to help make the Clemson University campus more welcoming to LGBTQ students, faculty and staff.

    Clemson Gay-Straight Alliance provides welcoming space for all

    December 4, 2014

    Creating a welcoming space on campus for individuals of the LGBTQ community, GSA provides a place for straight individuals to partner with other members of the Clemson Family. Their efforts are aimed at making all of campus feel safer for everyone.

  • Clemson's Call Me MISTER Director Roy Jones is working to create opportunity for young men who may be overlooked or “written off.”

    One Clemson professor believes we can change the culture of failure. And he has the MISTERs to prove it.

    November 24, 2014

    Roy Jones knows firsthand that no one succeeds alone. And he knows that creating opportunity for young men who may be overlooked or “written off” makes a world of difference in their lives and, in turn, can influence hundreds or even thousands of others.

  • Clemson University student Stephen Smallwood completes his Clemson degree while serving active-duty in the Army.

    Studying while serving

    November 19, 2014

    Clemson student Stephen Smallwood is one of more than 100 veterans in Clemson’s student body. He is completing his degree at Clemson through the Army’s Green to Gold Active Duty Option program, which allows active-duty soldiers to attend college and earn a commission as an Army officer.

  • Craig S. Wilder to lecture on race history in higher education Wednesday

    November 11, 2014

    Craig S. Wilder, author and professor of American history at M.I.T., will speak at 5 p.m.Wednesday at Clemson University’s Tillman Hall. Wilder will discuss his groundbreaking book, “Ebony & Ivy: Race, Slavery, and the Troubled History of America’s Universities.”

  • Brian Johnson, President of Tuskegee University, will speak at Clemson University's MLK celebration week.

    Clemson announces MLK commemoration speaker

    November 10, 2014

    Brian L. Johnson, the seventh president of Tuskegee University, will be the keynote speaker for Clemson University’s 2015 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Service Jan. 20, 2015.

  • Clemson to enhance diversity in biomedical research workforce

    October 28, 2014

    The National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday that Clemson University is part of the Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity consortium with The University of Texas at El Paso to increase diversity in the NIH-funded workforce.

  • Clemson University computing professor Shaundra Daily

    Shaundra Daily designs and evaluates computer programs that make a difference in our everyday lives

    October 21, 2014

    The issues that face our world are distinctly human problems. But computers can go a long way toward offering solutions.

  • Clemson American Sign Language student Lawrence Reed wants to one day give a voice to the Deaf Community by becoming an interpreter.

    Talking with your hands — both literally and figuratively

    October 16, 2014

    Student Lawrence Reed speaks with his hands every day as he learns American Sign Language (ASL), but more importantly, as he navigates how to communicate in another language.

  • Professor discusses STEM education research at HBCU conference

    September 24, 2014

    Lamont A. Flowers, executive director of the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, led a presentation at the 2014 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference, sponsored by the White House Initiative on HBCUs, in Washington, D.C., September 22-23. His session, “Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, […]

  • Clemson graduate Trinh Chu was able to get involved and give back in ways that would never have been possible without the scholarships provided by generous members of her the Clemson Family.

    Giving back, looking forward

    September 15, 2014

    It’s often hard to explain the unique bond that Clemson alumni share, but if there’s one word that describes the Clemson Family, it’s commitment. Clemson graduates are dedicated to giving back and thinking ahead — a practice that both benefits future students and the future of the University.

  • Clemson University series to explore ‘Race and the University’

    August 26, 2014

    Clemson University’s College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities will explore “Race and the University: A Campus Conversation” throughout this academic year with a series of events, exhibitions and discussions beginning in September. The series’ purpose is to create greater awareness of and encourage open conversations about Clemson’s history as it relates to race and diversity.

  • Food science students get their hands dirty in Clemson's state-of-the-art culinary research kitchen.

    Aubrey Coffee’s industry experience provides her food science students with a recipe for success

    March 25, 2014

    Coffee’s passion for food is enough to make her a top-notch professor, but her wide range of industry experience is what truly sets her apart.

  • Changing Clemson: Altheia Richardson promoting diversity through opportunities, conversations

    February 26, 2014

    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 […]

  • Changing Clemson: Leon Wiles advocates for a diverse campus climate

    February 14, 2014

    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 […]

  • Changing Clemson: Abel Bartley gives a blueprint for an inclusive campus experience

    February 4, 2014

    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 […]