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    Wells Fargo donates $350,000 to Clemson diversity programs

    January 11, 2018

    A recent gift from Wells Fargo of $350,000 will support two Clemson University programs concerned with improving educational outcomes for diverse student populations across South Carolina.

  • Clemson faculty recognized for research into educators’ classroom vision

    November 13, 2017

    Jacquelynn Malloy, assistant professor in Clemson’s College of Education, and a team of researchers have been awarded for research that examines teachers’ visions for their classrooms and how that vision changes over time. The Association for Teacher Educators has recognized the research with its Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award. Malloy said the initial motivation […]

  • Clemson introduces teacher residency program to improve teacher, student outcomes

    November 6, 2017

    The Clemson University board of trustees has approved the College of Education’s initial plans to introduce South Carolina’s first university-led teacher residency program. Teacher residencies are a research-based method to increase teacher retention and preparedness as well as student achievement.

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    College of Education faculty recognized for contributions to Council for Exceptional Children

    October 30, 2017

    The Council for Exceptional Children has recognized Antonis Katsiyannis, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Clemson University, for significant contributions to the council. The council will award Katsiyannis with the Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding Leadership Award in February at its 2018 convention and expo in Tampa. The council is a professional association of educators […]

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    Clemson University trustees approve academic, capital project initiatives

    October 6, 2017

    In its fall quarterly meeting on campus, Clemson University’s board of trustees approved four new master of arts teacher residency programs, funding for several recreation capital projects, modified pricing for six programs and construction of a new composite center.

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    Clemson’s Call Me MISTER encourages childhood reading at barbershops

    October 4, 2017

    DeAvin Rencher is a fixture at Uptown Barbers in Central. But he’s not a customer or barber. He’s a special education major at Clemson University and Call Me MISTER student who works with kids through the Razor Readers program.

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    Meet a Tiger: Bill Lasser

    May 17, 2017

    It’s a marriage of home and work for this longtime Tiger. He heads the Calhoun Honors College, housed in the beautiful new Core Campus. He and his wife, Sue, also live there as part of the Faculty-In-Residence program, which places faculty and students in the same residential space.

  • Clemson takes leadership role in closing the ‘achievement gap’ with inaugural Men of Color National Summit

    April 25, 2017

    More than 1,600 college students, government officials, community activists, educators and industry leaders from 24 different states are joining approximately 400 African-American and Hispanic male ninth- through 11th-graders from Greenville, Spartanburg, Pickens and Anderson counties, as well as schools along the Interstate 95 corridor, at the inaugural two-day Men of Color National Summit in Greenville, South Carolina, Thursday and Friday.

  • Clemson student leads fundraising to take classmates to visit progressive Atlanta school

    April 24, 2017

    When Damian Williams set his mind to raising the five-figure sum required to get him and 54 of his fellow students to the Ron Clark Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, he didn’t overthink it. He just asked for it.

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    Clemson University trustees approve new degrees, interpretive history plan and signage

    April 21, 2017

    Clemson University trustees approved three new degrees and heard about a new collaborative initiative with Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) that will reduce student debt and increase the number of highly skilled, highly trained professionals entering South Carolina’s workforce.

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    Federal education landscape focus of College of Education advisory board meeting

    April 17, 2017

    The Clemson University College of Education Senior Advisory Board received an overview of the federal educational policy landscape during its April 14 meeting at Clemson’s Madren Center. Augustus Mays, director of governmental relations at WestEd – an education-focused, nonpartisan, research, development and service agency – spoke to the group about recent changes in the U.S. […]

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    Let’s Talk About It: Clemson leadership, faculty and students embrace the diversity dialogue.

    January 15, 2017

    Honest conversation. Constructive dialogue. These terms are used often with regard to diversity and inclusion initiatives. But without constructive dialogue and an atmosphere in which that dialogue is enabled and encouraged, diversity efforts can be viewed as fleeting, rather than a constant force that shapes and moves a college community forward. Clemson University’s 35th annual […]

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    Fiesta Bowl foes, research partners

    December 27, 2016

    The gridiron history between Clemson and Ohio State is sometimes overshadowed by their collaborations in research. Just as athletes seek equally-matched, or superior, opponents, researchers seek collaborators who complement and challenge their work.

  • Clemson University College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences students are prepared to start working in the agriculture field after they graduate. An example of this is the fescue toxicosis study Jessica Britt, a Ph.D. student in the animal and veterinary sciences program, is helping conduct.

    Agriculture leadership and advocacy event helps address demand for ag grads

    November 10, 2016

    To help meet the expected high demand for graduates in agriculture, the Clemson College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences will hold its first-ever Ag Leadership and Advocacy Event to introduce students and others to the various job opportunities available in agriculture.

  • Say ‘Yes’ to Recess: Clemson colleges argue the benefit of recess and play

    September 8, 2016

    Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to Recess,” a ClemsonTV webcast highlighting the importance of recess and providing recommendations on recess-related school policies. The video is […]