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  • Clemson celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

    September 11, 2019

    Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month during the next few weeks. Events begin Thursday with a visit from civil rights activist Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, the co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.

  • New dates announced for Clemson University’s 2020 Men of Color National Summit

    September 9, 2019

    The 2020 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit will take place in Greenville on March 3-4. The annual two-day conference presented by Clemson’s Division of Inclusion and Equity, was originally planned for April, but upon the release of 2019-2020 calendars of school districts in Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens and Anderson counties, the event was moved to avoid spring break dates.

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    Meet a Tiger: Altheia Richardson

    September 3, 2019

    This Tiger’s role allows her to engage with colleges, divisions and commissions that are developing plans to address diversity, equity and inclusion. Meet Altheia Richardson.

  • A woman in an orange dress leans against a railing with a stairway and large foyer behind her.

    Meet a Tiger: Moryah Jackson

    June 25, 2019

    CLEMSON – It was Clemson University’s land grant mission that drew Director of Diversity Education Moryah Jackson to campus. The belief that bettering the lives of its citizens makes South Carolina stronger is one of the driving forces in her life. “I love the work the University is doing across the state and the nation. […]

  • A man holds up a decorative round piece of brass, with dirt all over it and his hands

    Clemson archaeology students return to the earth to reveal the stories of those enslaved on University property

    June 17, 2019

    CLEMSON – Archaeology students and faculty have returned to Fort Hill this summer to carefully brush away layers of dirt in hopes of revealing some of the long-buried stories of Clemson’s complicated past. Students have been meticulously digging into the lush green lawn between the “Shoebox” dorms and the historic Fort Hill property—which was home […]

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    Clemson’s first study abroad trip to Cuba demonstrates importance of tourism to economy, culture

    June 13, 2019

    Last month, a group of students led by Clemson faculty took part in the University’s first study abroad program in Cuba. The program studied the intersections of tourism and society from the historic to the modern. It also applied a critical lens to how the travel and tourism industry interfaced with social structures and norms […]

  • 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 […]