As we approach Thanksgiving break and the end of in-person instruction, the University will supplement its robust testing programs to help keep our communities safe. ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF ARE REQUESTED TO BE TESTED PRIOR TO THANKSGIVING BREAK. While not mandatory, this testing opportunity is encouraged for any employee planning to travel or to […]
As Thanksgiving and winter breaks approach, Clemson University reminds employees that traditional annual faculty and staff gatherings are not recommended this year. Any gatherings or meetings which must proceed are required to follow the established policies regarding events and gatherings. For faculty, staff and student safety and to facilitate a safe and healthy return for the […]
As of November 10, 93.4 percent of faculty and staff required to take furlough time had initiated requests for their furlough leave in Kronos and another 72.5 percent had taken all of their furlough days. For planning purposes, those with furlough contributions still pending must enter their planned furlough leave into the Kronos system by […]
The Office of Human Resources continues updating its weekly newsletter #CUStayConnected, which provides training, professional development, outreach and engagement resources for faculty and staff. The newsletter is updated on a weekly basis every Monday at (http://media.clemson.edu/humanres/CUStayConnected.pdf). It is also shared through the Our Clemson Twitter account (@OurClemson). To receive the newsletter in your inbox, send a request […]
With just over a month remaining to complete this year’s required training, 48 percent of employees have completed the Conflict of Interest (COI) course, 46 percent have completed the Information Security Awareness (ISA) course, and 44 percent have completed the Clery Act and Title IX course. Similar to the past two years, required training includes […]
Clemson University researchers have been awarded $3 million over three years to develop a personalized professional development recommender system for teachers that resembles the way businesses such as Amazon.com recommend products or streaming entertainment. Researchers from the Clemson University College of Education and the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences will develop this recommender system to improve teacher effectiveness and retention while increasing student achievement. The grant award comes from the U.S. Department of Education Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program. Of 130 applications to the program, Clemson’s proposal is one of only 12 to be awarded.
Clemson University and the University of South Carolina will not play on the gridiron this fall, but that has not stopped the rival institutions from keeping another important annual competition alive. The two schools will once again compete to see who can get the most flu vaccines. All Clemson students and employees can participate by […]
Starting this month, political science students at Clemson University will have the chance to work and learn virtually with students in Belgrade, marking the beginning of a two-year exchange program funded by the U.S. State Department. The Department of Political Science has received a $104,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade for faculty and […]
Some of South Carolina’s most visited places are its beaches. The coast has also become an increasingly popular place to live, with Census data from 2017 showing about 29% of the total American population choosing to call a coastal community home. This also rings true in South Carolina’s coastal Colleton County, which has seen a […]
Clemson University officials continue to monitor weather conditions as Hurricane Zeta approaches the area. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch for the Upstate, with increased risk of flooding and high winds. All in-person and hybrid classes scheduled for main campus and Greenville for Thursday morning (until 12:15 p.m.) will be conducted […]
Despite being forced to conduct mostly online events due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers have moved forward with a formal Clemson University Military Appreciation Week to be held November 6-12. “Our goal for Military Appreciation Week has always been to recognize the service and contributions of our military service members and veterans, increase our advocacy […]
The month of October is dedicated to Breast Cancer Awareness and two organizations with Clemson ties provide support to breast cancer patients and survivors. Clemson Area Bosom Buddies Clemson Area Bosom Buddies, an all-volunteer nonprofit, is 80 members strong and hosts evening meetings – currently using Zoom. The group’s mission is to provide love, support, and encouragement to breast cancer survivors in the Clemson area. Most of the organization’s leadership once worked for […]
Clemson researcher receives USDA grant for 3-year study on improving soils to support organic vegetable production and help South Carolina farmers reap benefits of growing organic vegetables.
On Friday, October 30 from 1 to 2 p.m., instructors will have an opportunity to discuss teaching during an election week to better prepare for when students may simultaneously exhibit behaviors of jubilance, fear, anger and/or general disengagement and lack of focus. This Zoom webinar will feature a Clemson panel, a discussion among participants and […]
Faculty and staff have another opportunity Friday to get a free flu shot at a convenient drive-through location in Lot C-2 (map) at the corner of Williamson and Perimeter roads. The Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering them from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. For Clemson employees and others on the State Health Plan, flu […]