Clemson University is advancing its commitment to inclusive excellence with an emphasis on education. Moryah Jackson will lead the effort as director of diversity education in the Office of Inclusion and Equity.
A desire to know more: This Tiger and sixth-generation South Carolinian conducted research that changed the narrative about Clemson University’s history. Title: Associate professor of English Years at Clemson: 10.5 years What I do at Clemson: I conduct research and teach courses for English majors and the general education program in early African-American and American […]
Clemson University is partnering with the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) to help underrepresented students in high school and at Clemson pursue careers in the healthcare field with an initiative called M.A.T.C.H. - Mentoring and Advising Through Collaborations in Healthcare.
Clemson University will spotlight women throughout the month of March during Women’s History Month.
Two representatives from Clemson University will serve on the new Higher Education Committee of 50—or Forward50, which represents the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).
The Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center organized MLK activities, building on the theme, "By All Means, Keep on Moving." Each event issued a call to action. Clemson’s 36th Annual MLK Commemorative Service was held at the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Tues., Jan. 16. The program featured keynote speaker, Jennifer Pinckney, widow of slain Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa Pinckney, and recipients of the 2018 MLK Awards for Excellence in Service.
Spearheaded by the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center, Clemson University will celebrate the birth, life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Jan. 12-18 with the theme "By All Means Keep Moving" from a 1967 speech King delivered in Cleveland, Ohio. A commemorative service at 6 p.m. at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts Jan. 16, allows attendees to 'keep honoring' as Clemson welcomes keynote speaker Jennifer Pinckney, widow of Pastor and S.C. Senator Clementa C. Pinckney.
Clemson University expects the company of business leaders from around the world Tuesday and Wednesday at the Madren Conference Center. The Carolinas Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council/Minority Business Enterprise Summit brings together successful minority business leaders from Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina and the national and international partners they do business with: companies like BMW, Michelin, Boeing, Fluor, Denny's and many others.
Clemson University students and English professor Rhondda Thomas are traveling to Charlottesville, Virginia — the site of a deadly racial clash this summer — to participate in a symposium about the history of slavery at U.S. universities.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The TIGERS ADVANCE Distinguished Speaker Series, which showcases the scope of diversity among STEM scientists, is now accepting applications for the Spring 2018 lecture series. “TIGERS ADVANCE: Transforming the Institution through Gender Equity, Retention and Support” is a program funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) aimed at reducing gender inequality […]
The Clemson University Office of Inclusion and Equity is taking a holistic approach to carrying out the goals and objectives outlined in the ClemsonForward strategic plan to embrace and promote an inclusive environment for higher learning. Chief Diversity Officer Lee Gill and Executive Vice President and Provost Robert Jones co-chair the Clemson University Council on Diversity and Inclusion (CUCDI).
October is National Disability in Employment Awareness month, a time for reflecting on different perspectives. As the university’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) coordinator, this Tiger works hard to ensure that the Clemson community is as inclusive as possible. And that begins with awareness. Her devotion to advancing accessibility at Clemson helps people every day. […]
One, two, three… five, six, seven. That’s the eight-count beat many instructors use to teach beginners a hot and very popular dance move. The four and eight count are a given and you can find out why Saturday at sunset when Clemson University students, faculty, staff and surrounding communities unleash the “rhythm of the night” at the amphitheater for "Salsa at Sunset."
Clemson University is a recipient of INSIGHT into Diversity magazine’s 2017 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award. The national honor goes to U.S. colleges and universities that demonstrate inclusive excellence.
This Tiger knows the value of education. The first in her family to go to college, she now has three degrees and wants to help underserved students get excited about the college experience.