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  • William McCoy named interim director of Clemson University Pan African Studies

    June 10, 2019

    William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.

  • (L-R) Roy McCall, Charles Barker, Susan Barker, Mary Cadden, Melvin Younts, Ken Cadden, Beth Clements, Jim Clements, Matt Gabriel and Almeda Jacks participate in a ceremonial groundbreaking on May 23, 2019 for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel.

    Community breaks ground for Samuel J. Cadden Chapel on Clemson campus

    May 23, 2019

    Officials from Clemson University joined alumni, donors and student leaders past and present in a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel. The chapel, named after a Clemson student who passed away unexpectedly in 2015, will be located adjacent to the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts and be an inviting venue for all people to celebrate, meditate and reflect.

  • Drew Lanham with binoculars for birding.

    Clemson professor’s article chosen for prestigious ‘Best American Essays’ anthology

    May 21, 2019

    Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology Drew Lanham’s essay, “Gone Forever,” has been chosen for the prestigious “The Best American Essays 2019,” an annual anthology of magazine articles published in the United States that was started in 1986.

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    Clemson University announces its 2019 National Scholars class

    May 14, 2019

    Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.

  • Chemistry Professor Ken Marcus and Clemson University President James P. Clements pose for a photo during the Researcher of the Year awards ceremony.

    Chemistry, engineering professors named Clemson Researchers of the Year

    May 13, 2019

    A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.

  • Students at the 2018 Men of Color National Summit

    Sold-out Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University creates a clear pathway to college

    April 2, 2019

    On April 25-26, young men once again will convene at the Men of Color National Summit along with other high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country. The sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 attendees will gather at the Greenville Convention Center to identify and promote strategies that foster success from cradle to career.

    Registration is open for the Men of Color Pre-Summit Institute. Clemson’s Call Me MISTER program will host the day-long event April 24.

  • A photo of one of the food stands at last year's International Festival.

    Clemson’s International Festival is like a free passport to countries around the world

    March 28, 2019

    Clemson University will celebrate its diverse cultures at the 26th annual International Festival from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 7, on Bowman Field.

  • Scholar on African-American athletes and civil rights will speak at Clemson

    March 26, 2019

    George Mason University scholar and author David Wiggins will be at Clemson University Wednesday to talk about African-American athletes and their involvement in the civil rights movement. His talk, “An Altered Athletic Landscape: Sport, Race and the Civil Rights Movement,” will be at 6:30 p.m. in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. It is presented the Robert H. Brooks Sports Science Institute at Clemson.

  • Antonio Harrison, co-founder of Minority Business Student Assocation

    MBSA charter member seniors leave their mark for future Tigers

    March 21, 2019

    When 10 seniors gather later this month for an early graduation celebration, they’ll be acknowledging more than four years of their classroom achievements in the College of Business. The graduating charter members of the Minority Business Student Association (MBSA) will also be toasting to a legacy they are leaving at their alma mater which will […]

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    Celebrating Pride: Clemson’s month of honoring the LGBTQ+ community

    March 21, 2019

    Clemson’s Pride events kick off at the end of March. The Gantt Multicultural Center, along with a committee made up of faculty, staff and students, will host a variety of celebratory and educational events.

  • A woman in a flowery dress and white jacket sings into a microphone with baseball players and a crowd-filled stand behind her.

    From jazz singer to Ph.D.: Clemson marketing professor Oriana Aragón blazed her own path to success

    March 18, 2019

    To truly understand Oriana Aragón’s story, you must know her roots. The grandchild of Mexican immigrants, Aragón grew up in San Diego, raised by a wheelchair-bound father and a mother battling cancer. She has been a session singer, a performer on the French Riviera, a retail floor covering store owner, a theater producer, and a first-time college student in her 30’s. She is a proud Latina, a single mother, a Yale graduate, a Ph.D. and – in her current incarnation – an assistant professor of marketing in Clemson University’s College of Business.

  • Survey says…Clemson Lowcountry Student Summit big success

    March 6, 2019

    Creative, helpful, innovative, inspirational and fun. These are just a few words students used to describe the first Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit (LSS) at the Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. Nearly 500 students, parents, and educators spent the fourth Saturday in January at the school learning about pathways to college, […]

  • Michael LeMahieu and Rhondda Thomas

    Two English professors receive National Endowment for the Humanities awards

    March 4, 2019

    Clemson University English professors Michael LeMahieu and Rhondda Robinson Thomas will receive support from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) through the agency’s latest round of grants and fellowships.

  • Divine Maloney watches a colleague who is wearing virtual reality goggles.

    How two Clemson computer science graduate students are changing the game

    February 21, 2019

    A pair of doctoral students in Clemson University’s Computer Science Division have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will help with their educations and they hope make a difference in the world. Daricia Wilkinson, a third-year Ph.D. student working in Clemson’s Humans and Technology Laboratory (HATLab), received a Facebook Fellowship, while second-year Ph.D. student Divine Maloney, a member of the virtual reality research team at Clemson, was named an inaugural recipient of Microsoft’s Ada Lovelace Fellowship.

  • Jerad Green stands with his hand leaning on a metal rail. The Clemson Library is seen in the background.

    Meet a Tiger: Jerad Green

    February 19, 2019

    Through his work, this award-winning Tiger wants to support a campus environment where people feel valued, respected and committed to creating positive change. Meet Jerad Green.