While all 46 county offices are closed to the public, Clemson Cooperative Extension remains available through online resources. A COVID-19 website has been established for Extension programming and fact sheets related to the novel coronavirus, along with resources aimed at helping South Carolinians and the state’s agribusinesses cope with the crisis.
Through a partnership with the S.C. Department of Education, Clemson Cooperative Extension's School Gardening for S.C. Educators program — which began in 2013 as a pilot program in the tri-county Charleston area — is now in more than 32 counties across the state. The program continues to grow by at least 20 schools each year.
Schools might be closed, but a new program from Clemson Cooperative Extension is helping the learning continue in every South Carolina county, 25 U.S. states and even internationally. The 4-H @ Home program offers free, daily educational activities via email that can be completed using common household materials with lessons designed for elementary, middle and high school students.
Clemson, S.C. – The Clemson Cooperative University Extension Service announced that all 46 of its county offices will be closed to the public beginning March 18. The unprecedented step was taken out of an abundance of caution for the health and wellbeing of clients, agents and staff and to slow the potential spread of the […]
Devoted supporters of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities gathered with students at the fourth annual Fusion celebration on Feb. 27 at the Barnes Center. The event gives donors a firsthand look at some of the finest work and achievements by undergraduate students in the College. Interim Dean Tim Boosinger, faculty leaders, staff members […]
It’s March, and Governor Henry McMaster has once again proclaimed Prescribed Fire Awareness Month as a way to bring much needed awareness to the role fire plays in forest management and the protection of lives and property in South Carolina. While sometimes frowned upon, the importance of the use of prescribed fire as a tool […]
With invasive plant species wreaking havoc on American agriculture and natural resources to an estimated tune of $40 billion each year, a pair of workshops offered by Clemson Cooperative Extension in March aim to train landowners and land managers to identify common invasive species and effectively treat them.
This year could be a good year for South Carolina peanut growers, or not, depending on how much cotton is planted in the state.
CLEMSON – The College of Science’s department of chemistry will hold the fifth annual Chemistry Department Research Symposium from 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, March 14, at the Watt Family Innovation Center. During the event, the chemistry department will share its research and accomplishments of the past year with the Clemson community. Prospective graduate students will attend […]
During a season where kids are dreaming of fancy new toys under the tree, junior criminal justice major Jason White created amusement from something a bit simpler — a nail tapped into the ground. For local children from the Dominican Republic, the nail combined with a few rubber bands transformed into a rough version of […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Rusty Guill, who has served the Division of Student Affairs at Clemson for more than 30 years in […]
Former Prisma Health Vice President Michelle Taylor-Smith, MSN, BSN, RN, FACHE, has recently joined Clemson University School of Nursing as operations officer for the Center for Research on Health Disparities. The Center for Research on Health Disparities (CRHD) works to improve health outcomes for rural and underserved communities by developing and advancing culturally sensitive and community-based research. […]
Clemson — According to a 2019 report by the National Low Income Housing Coalition, the average two-bedroom apartment is unaffordable to minimum wage earners. A low-income worker would need more than three full-time jobs to pay their rent without a roommate and would need to work an average of 52 hours per week. Frances Schueren, […]
In early February, our college embarked on its third Listen & Learn tour! We visited Luke Clamp, National High School Principal of the Year, at River Bluff High School, and learned about the school’s innovative approach to education. We ventured to Lake City, SC, and met with Florence 1 Superintendent Dr. Richard O’Malley. We met […]
FLORENCE – The South Carolina agriculture industry offers a lot more than just food and fiber, and Clemson Extension Service experts recently explained alternative sources of income to farmers, including opening their farms to the public. During the 2020 South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo held here in January, Clemson Extension agribusiness agent Will Culler talked […]