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.
An upcoming series of panel discussions aim to increase awareness of America’s full history as it relates to race and to promote productive conversations around sustaining positive change.
Amid the unrest sweeping over the nation this year, the University is leveraging a unique and effective coalition council to include voices from every corner of campus and the greater Clemson community to guide Clemson toward a more welcoming, safe and inclusive environment.
The Clemson University Office of Access and Equity has announced a new scholarship for students with disabilities. The Ross Cathy ADA Scholarship — Embracing and Valuing Differing Abilities is offered to any current undergraduate student who has successfully registered with Clemson’s Student Accessibility Services (SAS) or provided appropriate information to the Office of Access and Equity indicating a qualified disability
The Clemson University Division of Inclusion and Equity is sponsoring a special event for faculty, staff and students in response to the recent unrest across America.
The Clemson University Division of Inclusion and Equity is launching a series of virtual workshops to help faculty, staff and graduate students explore the COVID-19 crisis from various perspectives to better navigate changes associated with the virus.
Latinos Unidos at Clemson University, a student group created to serve Clemson’s Hispanic and Latinx community, started a fundraising campaign to aid members of that community affected by the escalating economic impact of the nation’s coronavirus lockdown.
In response to the current need to maintain social distancing, Clemson University’s Gantt Multicultural Center held one of its most popular ceremonies online May 6 to ensure graduating students from diverse backgrounds were properly honored.
Cherese Fine, director of the Snelsire, Sawyer, & Robinson Clemson Career Workshop (CCW), acted quickly to move the workshop online after Clemson announced camps and programs on campus would be canceled. The workshop is a summer program designed to promote the readiness of high-achieving students from diverse populations to enter college with the additional intention of attracting them to Clemson University.