Four Clemson University faculty members will read at this year's Writers' Harvest, a benefit for Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event, featuring writers Stevie Edwards, Lee Matalone, Sarah Cooper and John Pursley III, takes place at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Self Auditorium at the Strom Thurmond Institute building, 230 Kappa St. in Clemson.
Award-winning poets Jillian Weise and Julia Koets will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, a Clemson University benefit for Paw Pantry and Loaves & Fishes. The event takes place at 7 p.m. on Nov. 14 in the Self Auditorium at the Visitor's Center, 230 Kappa St. at Clemson University.
Vernon Burton, the Judge Matthew J. Perry Jr. Distinguished Professor of History at Clemson University, will host a “Lincoln’s Unfinished Work” conference Nov. 28 through Dec. 1. Registration is required and is open to the public for the free, three-day conference that will bring more than 35 internationally renowned scholars to the Clemson University campus to explore the many dimensions of Lincoln and his legacy in current-day American society.
Renowned poet Susan Stewart, best-selling author Richard Rothstein and Cherokee history expert Tom Hatley are among the speakers who will visit Clemson University during the fall 2018 semester to discuss topics in the humanities.
Conventional paper-and-ink books might seem destined for the dust bin in this age of omnipotent electronic entertainment, especially among children, but teacher Katarina Clegg’s class at Homeland Park Primary School in Anderson nearly exploded with excitement on the morning of April 19 when a group of Clemson University student interns showed up to deliver copies of a very special book, “Our Favorite Animals.”
Clemson University student interns from the Pearce Center for Professional Communication collaborated with a fourth-grade class at Centerville Elementary School in Anderson to publish a book this semester.
Clemson University has become an affiliate member of the Alan Alda Center for Communicating Science, becoming the only university in the Southeast and one of only 10 in the country with that distinction. An alliance with the Alda Center gives Clemson access to proven materials that help scientists communicate clearly with the public and increase understanding of their work.
Clemson University’s Legacy Month culminated with a formal ceremony under the trees of Fort Hill to recognize Roy and Marnie Pearce with a bronze leaf dedication and induction into the Fort Hill Legacy Society, posthumous honors for donors who leave $1 million or more to the university.
As a Clemson alumnus who came from a long line of successful and knowledgable businessmen, R. Roy Pearce '41 decided to craft a plan designed to strengthen Tigers' writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. So in 1989, Roy and wife, Margery "Marnie" Pearce, donated $1.5 million to Clemson University to endow the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Thanks to the Pearces' vision, Clemson students have access to pivotal assistance in all areas of communication.
A two-time alumnae, English professor Ashley Cowden loves giving her students a hands-on learning experience and watching their growth through the process.