Clemson University’s commitment to inclusion and equity ensure progress will be made this Fall semester despite the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. One example is the Strategic Inclusive Excellence Certificate program, which has transitioned online this fall.
Elizabeth “Libby” Steadman didn’t set out to break new ground for women, serve her country in two wars or be enshrined in a museum in Washington, D.C., but most people who lead extraordinary lives don’t plan to do so. Making a significant impact often comes naturally.
The Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month Distinguished Service award honors and recognizes the contributions of individuals who have positively enhanced the campus climate for the Hispanic and Latinx community at Clemson University (all campuses) and greater upstate region. The awards committee will choose three recipients (staff and faculty, student, and community) who embody the essence […]
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.
INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education, awarded Clemson University its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award and its Diversity Champion award.
A panel of three Clemson faculty will discuss how educational attainment, including P-12 and higher education, is often viewed as the key to upward mobility while simultaneously having components reinforcing inequity and injustice.
Derald Wing Sue will be the guest speaker at the virtual President’s Forum on Inclusive Excellence at 10 a.m. Sept. 10. Sue is a professor of psychology and education in the Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Clemson’s TIGERS Advance program, which aims to improve gender and racial equity at the University, is recruiting for its fourth Trailblazers class. Trailblazers is an academic year program for all faculty that focuses on developing gender equity in leadership. Participants engage in action research leadership projects and developing leadership skills. Trailblazers is one of the initiatives […]
A unique and effective group focused on guiding Clemson toward a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment added more than 20 new members in the latest example of Clemson’s drive for inclusive excellence
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.
Leaders from Clemson University’s undergraduate and graduate student governments took part in a 90-minute virtual town hall on Wednesday, July 29. Jonathan Gundana (Clemson Undergraduate Student Government President), Hunter Bond (Clemson Undergraduate Senate President) and Kaitlyn Samons (Clemson Graduate Student Government President) were among 70 participants who heard from University leaders on a number of […]
Tyler McDougald, a junior English and history double major at Clemson University, recently was honored with a Point Foundation Scholarship, awarded to students who are leaders in the LGBTQ community. McDougald is the first student in South Carolina to receive the prestigious scholarship in the 19-year history of the foundation. “I’m absolutely elated and really […]
The second “Power of Perspective” online panel discussion will be at noon Thursday, July 30, and cover the topic “Matter of Policy: Who has Influence?”
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.