Trans Awareness and Visibility Week is celebrated November 13-19 to raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues the community faces. The week leads up to Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, an annual observance that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence that year.
The President’s Office will present the Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for Excellence in Service at the 39th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration on Tuesday, January 19, 2021.
Four noted women scholars of color will share their experiences as faculty scholars to further conversation and inspire action among graduate students and others in support of social justice and equity in academia at an online panel discussion on Monday, October 26 at noon. Themes will include mentorship, scholarship, networking, and mental health/wellness. Visit bit.ly/CUSisterScholars1 to […]
Since the task force’s first meeting August 26, the 10 subcommittees of President Clements’ Social Justice and Equity Task Force have made significant progress and are on schedule to meet the task force timelines. President Jim Clements mandated the prompt organization of the President’s Social Justice and Equity Task Force in July in response to national […]
A panel of three Clemson University faculty members will take on the timely and complex topic of the Electoral College during the fifth Power of Perspective panel discussion, titled “Electoral College and The Supreme Court: Shapers of a Nation?” at noon on October 27.
Clemson’s Military and Veteran Engagement program will host a virtual dialogue and discussion about race in the military and veteran communities at noon on Tuesday, November 10.
A panel of Clemson University faculty and staff will discuss the often-untold stories of rural populations around issues including demographics, health and educational disparities, and politics during the fourth Power of Perspective panel, “Redefining Rural America: What Stories are Missing?” at noon Thursday, October 8.
A new tuition support program at Clemson University will bring wheelchair tennis student-athletes to campus to play and earn their degree. Out-of-state tuition waivers allow students to pay their 4-year tuition at the in-state cost, making Clemson a more affordable option for potential student-athletes from across the country.
Indigenous Peoples’ Day is a national holiday commemorating the history and achievements of the indigenous peoples of America. This year, the holiday is nationally recognized on Oct. 12. Clemson Inclusion & Equity will hold a virtual workshop experience called “Supporting Native Students: Building Relationships with Native Nations,” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 12 via Zoom. The event is free and open to the public. The keynote speaker is the current tribal liaison for the University of Wisconsin System, Sasanehsaeh Pyawasay-Jennings.
The Clemson University Commission on Women announced a special call for applications for two open staff positions, one alternate staff position, one alternate faculty position and three student positions (one undergraduate, one Master’s, and one Ph.D.). The purpose of the commission is to improve the quality of life for all women at Clemson and advise […]
Using the hashtags #NDEAMCU2020 and #IncreasingAccessandOpportunity, the Office of Access and Equity and the Accessibility Commission are hosting a series of virtual lunch meetings in October in support of National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) The Lunch ‘n’ Learn series brings speakers from various University offices to discuss everything from the processes used to create accessible paths at […]
The impact of Clemson’s Reserve Officers Training Corps program was on full display as Air Force Col. Keith Balts, commander of Clemson’s Air Force ROTC, capped a 28-year career of service during a pandemic-safe retirement ceremony September 18. Balts’ extraordinary career is a testament to the caliber of leaders Clemson’s ROTC program attracts. One of them, four-star Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, commander of the U.S. Space Force and the highest-ranking graduate in the history of Clemson’s ROTC programs, officiated over the ceremony.
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 associate professor of Creative Writing Jillian Weise is hosting a first-of-its-kind internet event, “A Kim Deal Party,” at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and at 6:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.
The I.D.E.A. (Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Awareness) Book Club will be hosting its fall series starting on Wednesday, Sept. 16, from 11:30 to 1 p.m. via Zoom to discuss the book The Empowered University: Shared Leadership, Culture Change, and Academic Success by Freeman A. Hrabowski.