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Stories tagged with "Office Of Inclusion And Equity (OIE)"

  • Series of events planned for Trans Awareness and Visibility Week

    November 10, 2020

    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.

  • Call for nominations: Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for Excellence in Service

    November 9, 2020

    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.

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    “Sister Scholars Speak” with grad students on scholarship and more, Monday October 26

    October 22, 2020

    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 to […]

  • President’s Social Justice and Equity Task Force presses on with its work

    October 14, 2020

    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 […]

  • Fifth Power of Perspective panel to tackle Electoral College

    October 14, 2020

    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.

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    Clemson Military and Veteran Engagement to sponsor virtual dialogue on race in the military

    October 14, 2020

    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.

  • Fourth Power of Perspective panel to discuss rural populations

    October 6, 2020

    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.

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    New athletic scholarships introduced to attract wheelchair tennis athletes to Clemson

    October 5, 2020

    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.

  • Scholar and activist Sasānēhsaeh Pyawasay-Jennings to headline Indigenous Peoples’ Day event

    September 30, 2020

    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.

  • Apply to serve on the Commission on Women

    September 30, 2020

    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 […]

  • Virtual presentations in October focus on hiring and promoting accessibility

    September 30, 2020

    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 […]

  • Air Force colonel’s sky-high career comes in for a landing at Clemson

    September 30, 2020

    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.

  • Seminar series for employees creates opportunities for dialogue about racism and white supremacy

    September 16, 2020

    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.

  • Public invited to innovative ‘video play’ for disabled, deaf viewers

    September 16, 2020

    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.

  • Faculty and staff: I.D.E.A. Book Club expands conversation on equity and diversity

    September 16, 2020

    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.