Clemson University students and English professor Rhondda Thomas are traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia — the site of a deadly racial clash this summer — to participate in a symposium about the history of slavery at U.S. universities.
Back in the early 2000s, Lisa Bennett was a secondary education major at Clemson who had no way of knowing that one of her coworkers at a video rental store would go on to found one of the most successful educator development organizations in Zambia. Lusungu Sibande was just another employee in the trenches with […]
The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has appointed new leadership in five academic departments. “I am pleased to welcome these new academic leaders,” said Richard Goodstein, dean of the college. “Three are new to the university, and two are new to the role of chair. I am very excited about the talent, experience and […]
For Miriam McEwen college was the chance to better herself and elevate her position in life. She created opportunities, strived to share her story with others through written word and found her voice so that she could make a difference. After Friday’s graduation ceremony she will be the submissions manager for Chattooga Conservancy's magazine, The Chattooga Quarterly.
Cynthia Haynes, professor of English and director of first-year composition at Clemson, has won the Rhetoric Society of America’s (RSA) annual book prize for the best new work in rhetorical study.
Clemson professor of English Tharon Howard has won the 2017 Ken Rainey Award for Excellence in Research from the Society of Technical Communication. The award was presented earlier this month at the organization’s annual summit meeting in Washington, D.C.
Lee Morrissey, professor and chair of Clemson University’s English department, has been appointed founding director of the new Clemson University Humanities Hub. The appointment was announced today by Richard Goodstein, dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. “I am thrilled to name Lee Morrissey as the founding director of the Humanities Hub,” Goodstein […]
Clemson English professors David Blakesley and Victor J. Vitanza have been named Fellows of the Rhetoric Society of America. Blakesley also has received the organization’s 2016 George E. Yoos Distinguished Service Award.
Every Tiger has a Clemson story. Many are drawn to this campus for the school spirit that surrounds football season, for the intangible family feel, for the world-renowned research opportunities and unique study programs. Leah VanSyckel’s story starts a little differently. “I didn’t even finish my application as a senior in high school,” she said. […]
Although his most recent publication is Keith Morris' fifth successful print, he has a complicated relationship with his craft. Honestly, he'd rather mow the grass than write.
Pulitzer Prize-winner Charles Simic, the 15th Poet Laureate of the Unites States, will headline the ninth annual Clemson Literary Festival. He will present a public reading at 8 pm. Thursday, April 7, at Clemson University Alumni Center.
Kara Robertson is a voice of Clemson to future students. Not only has she been a front row fan at football games with her own face painted like a Tiger, she has spent her college career telling the Clemson story.
Parlor Press, the scholarly publishing company founded and edited by Clemson University professor David Blakesley, has received this year’s Best Book award from the Council of Writing Program Administrators.
Once forgotten in the evolution of martial arts, longsword dueling is making a comeback in these hills. Clemson Longsword is situated in a larger, worldwide resurgence of medieval martial arts.
As a Clemson alumnus who came from a long line of successful and knowledgable businessmen, R. Roy Pearce '41 decided to craft a plan designed to strengthen Tigers' writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. So in 1989, Roy and wife, Margery "Marnie" Pearce, donated $1.5 million to Clemson University to endow the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Thanks to the Pearces' vision, Clemson students have access to pivotal assistance in all areas of communication.