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  • Deans Goodstein and Boosinger

    To the CAAH Class of 2020

    May 7, 2020

    Your achievement is in no way diminished by our current circumstances. If anything, it is amplified. You are part of a historic graduating class here – one that is facing uncertainty, economic turmoil, threats to health and well-being, and challenges to previous patterns of living.

  • Lee Wilson

    CAAH adapts: We’re all learning about distance learning

    April 6, 2020

    Since Clemson University announced in March that classes were moving online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, students and faculty members alike have had to make adjustments. One professor said that in the first week of distance learning, a student showed up shirtless, not realizing classmates could see more than his face during the teleconference. […]

  • Eric Lapin participating in a video interview

    Eric Lapin is using his PLI experience to incorporate arts into Clemson’s larger mission

    March 3, 2020

    Eric Lapin sees his participation in this year’s President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) as a natural extension of the work he was doing to earn his Clemson Ph.D. He is using his PLI experience to find ways to incorporate the arts into the larger mission of Clemson University.

  • Headshot of man in suit

    Nicholas Vazsonyi named dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson

    February 19, 2020

    CLEMSON – Nicholas Vazsonyi has been chosen to lead the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. He is currently chair of the Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures, and Jesse Chapman Alcorn Memorial Professor of Languages at the University of South Carolina. Vazsonyi will begin his new position at Clemson University on July 1, 2020. […]

  • Lisa Sain Odom brings increased focus to musical theater at Clemson

    December 9, 2019

    Prompted by growing student interest, the performing arts department is boosting its commitment to musical theater and vocal studies at Clemson University with the recent appointment of Lisa Sain Odom, assistant professor of vocal studies and musical theater. Students can expect more courses devoted to such topics as Broadway history. They can also look forward […]

  • Percussion professor Buyer honored with top national award

    November 13, 2019

    CLEMSON – Paul Buyer, director of music in the Department of Performing Arts, will be honored this month with a top national award by the 6,000-member Percussive Arts Society. A professor who teaches percussion, Buyer oversees the Tiger Band Drumline and directs the Percussion Ensemble, the 23-member Steel Band and also the Gigging Steel Band, […]

  • Smith named interim director of World Cinema at Clemson

    July 17, 2019

    John Robert Smith has been appointed interim director of the World Cinema program at Clemson University. Smith, who will serve as interim director for two years, hopes to attract more students to the program. He also wants to create more courses and provide opportunities for internships and studying abroad, all with an eye to boosting the career prospects of graduates. “I want to see graduates get jobs they love,” Smith said.

  • Graduate calls on Clemson for help in building massive ‘Superstar’ set

    June 10, 2019

    Mike East, a Clemson graduate who owns a company that builds stage sets, got a big opportunity to create a towering structure on a tight deadline for the 50th anniversary tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Jesus Christ Superstar.” But there was one problem: He had no place to build it. That’s when he turned to […]

  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities honors top students

    May 7, 2019

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]

  • Richard E. Goodstein

    Dean Goodstein to step down from College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities post

    May 7, 2019

    Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Dean Richard E. Goodstein has announced that he will step down effective Aug. 15, 2019. Goodstein will return to the faculty of the performing arts department, where he served as chair from 1998 until 2010.

  • Members of the Kingdom Choir stand in a semi-circle around a piano and sing.

    Brooks Center announces 2019-20 season

    May 6, 2019

    The 2019-20 season at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts offers variety, with Grammy winners, world music, dance companies, chamber ensembles and much more.

  • Marilyn Thompson and Dean Richard Goodstein

    College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities Hall of Fame inducts its Class of 2019

    April 8, 2019

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University has extended its highest honor to 11 exceptional individuals. The Hall of Fame Class of 2019 was honored at a formal dinner March 8 at the Madren Conference Center. New members included faculty emeriti, alumni, industry leaders and other friends of the College who had […]

  • Photo of the Brooks Theatre at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.

    Workers trying to make sure the bats at Brooks Center go away and stay away

    March 7, 2019

    Clemson University Facilities and private pest-control experts are working to make sure the bats that caused the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts to cancel performances will go away and stay away. The maintenance staff has installed an “excluder” – a device that allows bats to leave a building but not return – at a small gap in an outside wall where about 20 bats were seen entering. Since two bats were first sighted at Brooks Feb. 27, the maintenance team has worked to humanely remove bats from the building and seal any entry points.

  • Ten people stand in a group holding a large Clemson Tiger paw flag, with a Middle Eastern-style building and palm trees behind them

    Theater students write, perform play for international audience in Dubai

    February 20, 2019

    Ten Clemson University theater students took their show on the road in a big way this month, traveling to Dubai to perform their original play, Hello, My Name Is, at the American University of Sharjah as part of the second International Theatre Festival.

  • Clemson performing arts degree gets a relevant, updated name

    February 19, 2019

    The Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities has changed the name of its performing arts undergraduate degree to more accurately reflect the range of arts programs offered at the university. The Bachelor of Arts in production studies in performing arts degree now will be known as the Bachelor of Arts in performing arts.