Clemson staff, faculty and graduate students are invited to engage in a dialogue about racism and white supremacy by participating in a new seminar series titled “Unpacking and Disrupting Whiteness.” The series is a collaborative project between the Gantt Center, Center for Student Leadership and Engagement, College Preparation and Outreach, the College of Education and the English department.
Clemson University will celebrate Hispanic and Latinx Heritage month from Sept.15 to Oct. 15 with a series of exciting events including dance lessons, panel discussions, and a keynote speech by CNN Vice President of Talent Recruitment and Development Ramon Escobar.
The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center and the Center for Student Leadership and Engagement will present the next Embracing Community online discussion at 11 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 6. The discussion will be centered around health disparities.
President Jim Clements has directed the formation of a task force designed to accelerate the University’s inclusion and equity journey, advancing its mission of creating a climate of inclusive excellence.
Isabel Newton knew she wanted a better life as soon as she became pregnant with her daughter. Anaisa Figueroa was born in the small coastal mountain town of Tepic in Nayarit, Mexico, during a time of increasing hardship for residents of that area. Newton saw what life was like for the other children in the town and became determined to provide something better for Anaisa and any future brothers or sisters she might have. Now, all three of her children are Clemson graduates.
Clemson University recently announced a plan to enter into a phased reopening on June 1. But even with the announcement, main campus won’t see its typical level of summer activity for quite some time. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, university departments have been busy adjusting how they deliver services and the types of programs they […]
Connie Robinson and Luke Chwala have been named liaisons to LGBTQ+ students, faculty and staff in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. The campus-wide Liaison Program designates point persons in the colleges and other offices to provide support for the LGBTQ+ community at Clemson University. “I offer a space for students, faculty and staff […]
Former St. Louis Rams defensive end Michael Sam, the first openly gay man to play in the NFL, will cap Clemson University’s Black History Month when he gives the keynote address at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, in the Class of 1944 Visitors Center Auditorium. Sam was a University of Missouri football star primed for an […]
For faculty member and Associate Librarian Derek Wilmott, the Clemson Family means inclusion. “The Clemson Family is a way of thinking that encourages all of us to highlight our cultures’ best attributes inside the larger community we call Clemson University. I find it very engaging that this is one of our University’s core values,” said […]
Last month, a group of students led by Clemson faculty took part in the University’s first study abroad program in Cuba. The program studied the intersections of tourism and society from the historic to the modern. It also applied a critical lens to how the travel and tourism industry interfaced with social structures and norms […]
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.
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.
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.
Following in her father's footsteps, NBC News and MSNBC legal analyst, Maya Wiley will deliver the keynote address for Clemson's MLK Commemorative Service. Wiley's specialties include law, policy analysis, strategy development, race communications, negotiation, leadership and capacity development, training and facilitation, and alliance-building.
Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month through Oct. 15. A highlight will be 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.