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 […]
A group of students from the Graduate Program in Historic Preservation has earned third place in a National Park Service competition. The annual Historic American Landscapes Survey (HALS) Challenge marked its 10th year with the theme of “Historic Streetscapes,” inviting students and others to document the nation’s historically significant streets. The six-member team from the […]
CLEMSON – Max Wunsche is a student who knows the advantages of having a Plan B. Whether that’s converting his packaging science degree into admission to veterinary school or using a football-throwing challenge to help pay for his dreams. Wunsche, a Clemson University honors student from Ravenel, recently earned $25,000 in the Dr Pepper Tuition […]
Clemson University students Kelly Umutoni and Josh Guertin recently received an Award of Merit from the Society of American Registered Architects (SARA). The second-year Master of Architecture students were recognized at the 2019 SARA National Design Awards, held Nov. 1 in Chicago as part of the organization’s annual conference, Oct. 30-Nov. 3. Umutoni and Guertin […]
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.
More than 1,300 students will receive Clemson University degrees in two graduation ceremonies on Thursday, Dec. 19. They are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum. In addition, Ph.D. candidates will participate in a doctoral hooding ceremony at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts.
Sylvia Wu is a purpose-driven multitasker, the sort of Clemson student who doesn’t just excel in one area when she can succeed in five endeavors. Wu, 20, majors in both math and philosophy while minoring in psychology and working as a tutor in the Clemson Writing Center. She’s one of the few students across campus […]
Hannah Pearson and Alexander King are graduating with big dreams and concrete plans – and a string of accomplishments already to their credit. The two are among the 150 undergraduate and 27 graduate students who are on track to receive degrees from the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities in December. To Disney and beyond […]
Abigail McCarter is a political science and Spanish double major from South Carolina. Originally interested in law and immigration upon coming to college, McCarter has found a new passion in international relations and diplomacy after studying abroad in the Balkans in the summer of 2018. There she participated in a five-week program taught by Vladimir […]
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 Jimmy Mullinax, a retired lieutenant colonel in the U.S. Army and current director of facilities and operations for […]
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 […]
The holiday season is rapidly approaching, which means final exams for the fall semester are just a few short weeks away. Several campus partners are taking it as an opportunity to come together and offer stress relief activities for students during finals week, Dec. 9-13. In partnership with Robert M. Cooper Library, Counseling and Psychological […]
CLEMSON – Bacterial spot has threatened South Carolina peaches for as long as anyone can remember, but a Clemson University student is hoping his research can bring some relief to the peach industry. Brodie Cox, a master’s student in plant and environmental sciences from Aiken, is focusing his studies on bacterial spot caused by Xanthomonas […]
Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. It accounts for 31 percent of deaths globally1 and for more than $351 billion in health expenditures, costs which are expected to increase by 100 percent by 2035. More than ever, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce that can play a critical role in reducing these alarming statistics. Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare Americas are answering this call. The two have joined forces to accelerate innovation in cardiovascular imaging to help students reach their full potential.
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 […]