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  • John Gressette, pictured alongside President Jim Clements and his parents from Move-In Day 2017, currently serves as president of the Interfraternity Council at Clemson.

    Student Affairs Talk: John Gressette

    July 9, 2020

    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. Our next guest in the summer 2020 series is John Gressette, a senior from Columbia, South Carolina. — John Gressette applied to other […]

  • A mentee speaks during a 2019 CONNECTIONS retreat for underrepresented students

    Community Achievement and Student Empowerment aims to take inclusive excellence to the next level

    June 11, 2020

    Shortly after Chris Miller was appointed interim vice president for Clemson University Student Affairs, one of his first tasks was to reinvigorate the division’s approach to inclusive excellence. To create an organizational structure capable of providing optimal support for student success and achievement, Miller knew advocacy for underrepresented and underserved communities had to be a […]

  • Photo of Dina Altwam

    ‘Tireless’ education major receives 2020 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award

    June 9, 2020

    Dina Altwam is one of two students who received the 2020 Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award, which is presented annually to two seniors for outstanding service to Clemson University and the extended Clemson community. Altwam, a single mother of three young children, is entering her final year in the College of Education’s five-year combined bachelor’s/master’s […]

  • Head shot of May 2020 graduate Victoria Graham, a US Navy veteran

    Graham’s impact on student veteran culture to continue through Focus Forward Fellowship

    June 4, 2020

    For the third consecutive year, Clemson University is sending a female student veteran to the prestigious Focus Forward Fellowship. The nationally-competitive program only takes in about 20 to 25 members each year and is charged with instilling skills, leadership and a sense of community among women. Victoria Graham, originally from Mississippi, will be part of […]

  • Clemson University Muslim Students Association members invite students, faculty and staff to participate in World Hijab Day on Feb. 3, 2020. The MSA was named Undergraduate Student Organization of the Year by Student Affairs.

    Outstanding students and organizations for 2019-20 honored by Student Affairs

    April 24, 2020

    The Division of Student Affairs honored outstanding students and organizations for the 2019-20 academic year virtually during the week of April 20-24. The award winners were announced on the Student Affairs Instagram account each day. “Congratulations are in order to all of these outstanding students and organizations,” said Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and […]

  • Members of MBSA at a group social event.

    Outstanding students: Leaders in Clemson’s Minority Business Student Association

    February 27, 2020

    Tevej Rhodes understands the hurdles a person of color can face in the business world. “From pronouncing my name wrong” – it’s pronounced “Tuh-vaye” – to “worrying about my physical presentation (how my hair looks, how my nails look), I think it can get into my head and even affect my mental well-being. I don’t […]

  • Photo of Mattie Lee being crowned Miss Clemson University

    Miss Clemson University Pageant gives back to the community

    February 14, 2020

    On Friday, Jan. 31, the Student Guide Association’s Mattie Lee was named Miss Clemson University after competing with 15 contestants from other on-campus organizations. After taking the crown, Lee, a communication major from Charlotte, talked about the importance of this annual competition. “Even though it’s titled a pageant, it is a philanthropy event at the end of the day,” she said.

  • Student organization registration under way

    January 15, 2020

    Annual registration and funding requests for all student organizations is now underway! The process for registering a student organization formally opened within the TigerQuest portal on Monday, Jan. 13 and will close on Friday, Feb. 7. As a faculty or staff advisor, it is important to reiterate to members of a student organization that registration […]

  • Madison Bolick, a construction science and management major from the class of 2020, in front of Cooper Library and the amphitheater.

    Student Affairs Talk: Madison Bolick

    January 12, 2020

    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 Madison Bolick, a senior construction science and management major from Greenville, South Carolina. — Madison Bolick knew she […]

  • Hundreds of volunteers for Clemson Hope gathered in Clemson United Methodist Church on Dec. 3 to wrap 1,500 gifts for local elementary students.

    Clemson Hope continues to spread holiday cheer

    December 13, 2019

    Shannon Wright was in search of a full-blown mentoring program partnership for her school, Orchard Park Elementary in nearby Westminster, South Carolina. The school’s guidance counselor, Wright began conversations with Clemson Hope — a nonprofit student organization aimed at empowering Title I schools in the area through relationships, resources and opportunities. Each year the leadership team […]

  • Students cheer on the Tiger football team during Clemson's 24-10 victory over Texas A&M on Sept. 7, 2019

    Members of Central Spirit to represent Clemson student section at The Home Depot College Football Awards

    December 11, 2019

    Two members of Clemson University’s renowned Central Spirit student organization were chosen to represent the school at the 29th edition of The Home Depot College Football Awards, which will be held Thursday, Dec. 12, in Atlanta. Kelsey Vinson of and Cal Bedenbaugh, both of Laurens, will attend the annual event which originates live on ESPN at 7 p.m. from the Chick-fil-A College Football Hall of Fame.

  • Robert Burnside and Griffin Poyck, former president and current president of Clemson Esports, visit with faculty and staff at Clemson

    Growing trend of esports catches on with Clemson students

    December 4, 2019

    Griffin Poyck was a young boy the first time he recalled a video game piquing his interest. “My neighbor had a game from the Sonic the Hedgehog series and I was enamored with it,” he said. “I asked my parents about it, got something for Christmas and I’ve been playing ever since.” What began as […]

  • Melondy Munson, a Clemson senior, cheers during a 2019 home volleyball match with Central Spirit

    Student Affairs Talk: Melondy Munson

    November 25, 2019

    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 Melondy Munson, a senior psychology major from Irmo, South Carolina. — Melondy Munson felt the passion from the […]

  • Staff members from Student Affairs gathered to hear about some of the work done by their colleagues on Nov. 19, 2019.

    Student learning enhanced through a number of recent initiatives

    November 21, 2019

    A couple of years ago, leadership within the Division of Student Affairs identified core themes as part of its strategic planning process. Theme identification was part of the division’s ongoing effort to better define its scope in support of the university’s goals as an institution. The four areas that resulted were health, safety and wellness, […]

  • Students pose at a previous Blood Bowl

    Clemson, University of South Carolina to compete in 35th Blood Bowl

    November 14, 2019

    This year, the Tigers are ready and more determined than ever to beat the Gamecocks. No, not on the football field (that’s a given), but in blood donations. Alpha Phi Omega’s 35th annual Blood Bowl against South Carolina is coming to Clemson University from Nov. 18 to 22, a week before the rival football teams play.