To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]
More than 2,000 young men and their chaperones from universities, high schools and organizations across the country descended on the Greenville Convention Center this week to attend Clemson University’s fourth annual Men of Color National Summit. Orchestrating an event so grand would be impossible without an army of faculty, staff and students who give their time and energy as volunteers.
Clemson University has organized events throughout the month of March to celebrate the vital role of women in American history. The scheduled events are: March 5: Powerful Women in Industry speaker series, Mary Jo McCarthy Noon – 1 p.m. in the Honors Center Great Hall located at Cribb and DesChamps halls. Sponsored by the Calhoun […]
Tiger Alliance, a Clemson University program designed to create a college-going culture for African American and Hispanic high school students, has been invited to present at the 10th annual South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (SXSW EDU) March 9-12 in Austin, Texas.
For four years, Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit has brought an impressive lineup of speakers to the energetic two-day event hosted by its Division of Inclusion and Equity. Leaders from the business, government, athletic and academic worlds have spoken to students about their potential and pathways to success. In 2020, the summit will add an NBA legend to its list of speakers when Earvin “Magic” Johnson speaks to students at the summit and brings his inspiring story of athletic and entrepreneurial success to the Greenville Convention Center.
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 […]
Clemson University will mark the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. during the week of Jan. 20 with the theme “2020 Vision: Looking Back, Pushing Forward.” Observed each year on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” MLK Day is the only federal holiday designated as a national day of service to encourage all Americans to volunteer to improve their communities.
Clemson University historian Paul Anderson has a passion for history. When he’s in front of a class his enthusiasm is infectious — with energetic gestures, teasing students about the towns they grew up in or the college they attended, and a liberal sprinkling of self-effacing humor and corny jokes. It’s a style that served him […]
Clemson’s Division of Inclusion and Equity receiving its 2019 Outstanding Nonprofit Organization award as part of the 2019 Upstate Diversity Leadership Awards. Clemson University’s Division of Inclusion and Equity will host its fourth annual Men of Color National Summit, March 3-4, 2020, at the Greenville Convention Center. “From an all-star lineup of keynote speakers to […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – On March 3-4, 2020, the fourth annual Clemson University Men of Color National Summit will take place in Greenville, S.C. at the Greenville Convention Center with an impressive lineup of nationally recognized speakers including leaders in government, academia, sports, entertainment and business. The fourth annual Summit has announced the speaker line-up along […]
U.S. Army Capt. William Cline was a lot of things: husband, father, proud Clemson Tiger, war hero and - thankfully for future generations of Clemson students and researchers — a meticulous cataloger and avid photographer.
Clemson University received the 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.
Since 1981, Wells Fargo has given more than $4 million to Clemson University. Among its many contributions, the company has established the Wells Fargo Student Scholarship Endowment within the College of Business, awarding more than 100 scholarships to date. The company’s dollar-for-dollar employee matching program has also provided substantial support. With 350 Clemson alumni working for Wells Fargo, the program has generated more than $760,000. Clemson recently celebrated another gift from Wells Fargo – an additional $300,000 gift benefitting Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER. $175,000 will support Call Me MISTER and $125,000 will benefit Emerging Scholars
Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month during the next few weeks. Events begin Thursday with 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.