The rich tapestry of Clemson’s history is woven from the fiercely dedicated spirits of the men and women who have called our great university home. These legendary figures, such as President R.C. Edwards and the beloved Dean Walter T. Cox, live within the hearts of Clemson alumni and friends leading us toward continued excellence. These […]
Dr. Kimberly Poole has distinct recollections of Memorial Stadium. As a high-schooler in nearby Seneca, she worked in the concession stands to raise funds for the Bobcats’ marching band. In 2002, she was a master’s graduate when an infamous thunderstorm wreaked havoc on the crowd and led to a permanent change of venue for Clemson […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. 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 Pam Davis, director of Campus Activities & Events. — Pam Davis submitted just one college application, […]
Jeff Marshall clearly remembers a student in his AP Physics class whose abilities were far beyond the material he was teaching. By the third day of the class, Marshall knew the student—who would later skip his first year at MIT—would quickly grow disinterested in the material. Marshall had to do something, so he started a […]
An anonymous compliment helped steer Chelsea Murdock toward her career. In 2009, Murdock was a freshman geology major who enjoyed writing Harry Potter fan fiction in her spare time. One of her online posts elicited a glowing response from a reader. “The message said that if I wasn’t pursuing writing, I was wasting my life,” […]
Clemson University continues to be recognized as one of the top public universities in the country, coming in at No. 27 in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report ranking of 381 overall national universities. Among key metrics released by the U.S. News & World Report, Clemson’s graduation rates and freshmen retention rates remain in the top 25 among public universities, far exceeding the national averages and remain at historical highs for the university.
Through the initiative, students gain opportunities for transformation through one of five pillars — personal development, academic engagement, culture and diversity, involvement and a support network.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. 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 First Friday Parade director Cam Walters, a sophomore engineering major. — Cam Walters was looking for […]
After the accident, people told Kelsey Simms many things. The police told her she drove her car 60 miles per hour into the back of a stopped—and thankfully childless—school bus. They told her that when her Honda Civic hit, the interior crumpled underneath the back of the bus, wedging her inside. Her grandparents happened to […]
Juniors Shaoni Dasgupta and Nate Matzko each have plans to pursue joint medical and doctorate degrees after graduating from Clemson University. Now, as Beckman Scholars, both students are one step closer to achieving that goal.
Robert Tinsley was admittedly nervous. After all, there he was riding in one of two 15-passenger vans amid a group of strangers he’d only “met” through a group chat. “I thought to myself, ‘What have I done?’” said Tinsley, a junior marketing major at Clemson University. “But it turned out to be the best thing […]
The Clemson University School of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help increase the nurse practitioner workforce in six Upstate counties. For the next four years, the grant will fund education for nurse practitioners who apply for this opportunity within the School of Nursing, as part of the grant-funded program Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW). The first 13 students in the project were admitted this month.
CLEMSON — The Upstate Veterans Alliance (UVA) presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to Director of Military and Veteran Engagement Brennan Beck on Friday in support of Clemson’s student veteran scholarship endowment. The presentation took place in a short ceremony at Y Beach during the annual student veterans welcome back barbecue. “We started this […]
The Communication Center housed in Clemson’s communication department will now enjoy more space and improved technological capabilities in its new home at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The center initially opened in Daniel Hall in 1997 and primarily supports the oral communication needs of students in communication general education courses. In this capacity, the center […]
Editor’s note: This is the next installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. 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 Miles Maynard, currently serving as president of graduate student government at Clemson. — Miles Maynard knew […]