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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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, […]
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.
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.
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.
This Tiger is no stranger to pursuing his passion. When he came to Clemson, the Pan African Studies major did not exist. With his contributions, the program is now offered, thriving and attracting a diverse set of students interested in the roles that race, ethnicity, gender and culture play in our global society. Meet Abel […]
Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economic historian.
The shift to college can be an overwhelming experience for students. This Tiger eases that transition by coordinating peer mentoring programs, which support students, hold them accountable and encourage dialogue.
Ancestry, food, dance and engagement are among the elements that will make up Clemson University's celebration of Black History Month.