The Clemson Tigers are national champions of college football, but Clemson fans and employees are national champions, too. For the second year in a row, Clemson University is the national champion in the 2018 GameDay Recycling Challenge. Fans and employees recycled 123,661 pounds of gameday refuse, 25,000 pounds more than last year’s 98,521 pounds.
You’ll have to forgive Madeline Cordell if she seems a little anxious for Thursday’s 9:30 a.m. commencement at Clemson University. After all, the graduating senior has had a close brush with embarrassment before. “I almost took out the principal at my high school graduation,” she laughed. “I always seem to trip when I’m on stage. My family’s waiting to see what will happen. Maybe I’ll wear flip flops instead of heels.”
For the third year, Clemson Hope, a Clemson University student-led nonprofit, wrapped and delivered more than 1,100 Christmas presents for children at two local elementary schools as part of their Adopt-A-Classroom campaign.
Two members of Clemson University’s renowned Central Spirit student organization were chosen to represent the school at the 28th edition of The Home Depot College Football Awards Thursday in Atlanta. Abby Eubanks and Cambridge Gamble will attend the annual event, which will be shown live on ESPN at 7 p.m. from the College Football Hall of Fame. Clemson is a semifinalist for the Taco Bell Live Más Student Section of the Year, along with LSU, Penn State and Texas A&M.
Those planning to attend Clemson University’s Ring Ceremony Thursday at Littlejohn Coliseum should avoid Highway 93 and use Perimeter Road instead.
The sixth annual Tigers for Babies 5K Sunday will raise money for the March of Dimes, which focuses on preventing premature birth through its Prematurity Research Centers. Students, staff, community members and other Clemson organizations will come together to raise funds for this cause.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Myles Surrett, associate director for Student Involvement and Leadership. — Myles Surrett wasn’t necessarily groomed for […]
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.
It will be a day to remember loved ones who have passed away when the South Carolina Botanical Garden holds its first-ever Day of the Dead, Día de los Muertos, celebration from 6 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2, at the garden.
Clemson University’s annual homecoming celebration will kick off Friday with the 62nd annual Tigerama Pep Rally. It will take place in Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m.
Three remarkable men, representing three hellish wars that have become cornerstones of American history, shared a stage at Clemson University Thursday, Oct. 4. It was the first, and likely will be the only time living prisoners of war from WWII, Korea and Vietnam appeared together at the university that was founded in 1889 as an all-male military college and, according to current president Jim Clements, still prides the military leaders forged in its Reserve Officers’ Training Corps programs and their extraordinary deeds in service to the nation above all else that it does.
The Clemson University Habitat for Humanity Homecoming build will kick off Wednesday, Oct. 10, on Bowman Field. This is the 25th year of the project and the 26th home constructed on the Clemson campus.
Emily Scircle, a senior at Clemson University, has been named an undergraduate student representative to the Executive Board of Directors for The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Scircle was initiated into Phi Kappa Phi in 2017 and serves as the chapter’s undergraduate vice president. Clemson’s chapter of Phi Kappa Phi — founded in 1938 — consists of the top 7.5 percent of juniors and 10 percent of seniors and graduate students from all academic disciplines at Clemson.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Mason Foley, student body president at Clemson University. — Mason Foley came to Clemson from Nashville, […]
Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month through Oct. 15. A highlight will be 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.