A woman who leads the largest female-owned franchise business in the U.S. and who also is a minority owner of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the keynote speaker at Clemson University’s annual Ethics Day Wednesday, Oct. 16. Valerie Daniels-Carter is president and CEO of V&J Foods Holding Companies, which consists of Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzels, Burger King, Coffee Beanery, Nino’s Southern Sides, MyYoMy Frozen Yogurt, Pizza Hut and Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen.
lemson University’s 63rd annual Homecoming event, Tigerama, will take place in Memorial Stadium on Oct. 25. This year’s event, “Welcome to the Dynasty,” is the culminating celebration of Homecoming and the embodiment of Clemson community and tradition. For the first time in 20 years, a live musical performance will take place inside Death Valley as Tigerama presents Los Angeles-based folk, soul, blues and pop duo JOHNNYSWIM.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Pam Davis, director of Campus Activities & Events. — Pam Davis submitted just one college application, […]
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.
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.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is First Friday Parade director Cam Walters, a sophomore engineering major. — Cam Walters was looking for […]
Clemson University will confer more than 1,000 degrees during the summer graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9, in Littlejohn Coliseum. Visitors should plan extra time for travel and prepare for metal detectors at each entrance and the enforcement of the clear bag policy as well.
Commercial drones are a billion-dollar industry, but many don’t know where to turn for information about regulations and certifications, how to select a drone for their operations, or learning the technical aspects of drone use. On August 6-7, the Clemson Center for Geospatial Technologies (CCGT), in collaboration with Clemson Libraries, will offer a comprehensive workshop […]
The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.
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.
Students and guests should plan to arrive early as security at the entrances to the coliseum may mean it will take a little extra time to find a seat. The university's clear bag policy will be in effect for the event and there will be walk-through metal detectors at the entrances of the Burton Gallery, the East Gate, the South Gate and the student entrance on the loading dock. Students who are participating in the ceremony are asked to refrain from bringing bags.
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.
Paul Trani, the Principal Worldwide Creative Cloud Evangelist for Adobe Systems, will offer the keynote before Adobe’s Creative Jam at 3 p.m. on Friday, March 1, at Clemson University’s Watt Family Innovation Center.
August 24, 2006, was a day of infamy for those who grew up having learned that a far-out icy body in the solar system – Pluto – was the ninth and final planet in our solar system. It was on this day that the International Astronomical Union (IAU) voted to demote Pluto from “planet” to “dwarf planet,” and the scientist who incited that change is coming to Clemson to speak about it.