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  • Libby Kehn with longtime sports information director Tim Bourret at his retirement party in 2018

    Student Affairs Talk: Libby Kehn

    November 23, 2020

    Editor’s note: This is a special installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast, where Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from Clemson’s staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Libby Kehn. — Libby Kehn grew up just 10 miles […]

  • A scenic shot of Tillman Hall through the fall foilage in November 2020

    Student Affairs Talk: Kris Hodge

    November 19, 2020

    Editor’s note: This is a special installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast, where Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from Clemson’s staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Associate Dean of Students Kris Hodge. — Kris Hodge was hired as Clemson’s associate dean of students and director […]

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    Clemson Students attend regional MANNRS conference, one comes back a winner

    November 18, 2020

    Clemson, S.C- The students apart of Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANNRS) at Clemson University attended a regional conference that not only tested their knowledge but allowed them to take away professional development skills. The MANNRS Regional Conference, held from Sept. 25-26, was virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Because MANNRS hosts […]

  • Several people wearing masks stand in a church under a lighting set-up, a man playing a preacher rehearsing in the foreground

    The show must go on: Clemson theater department adapts to present ‘The Laramie Project’ during pandemic

    November 18, 2020

    Among the professions hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic, the performing arts have been near the top of the list. Theaters and concert halls around the country have been shuttered for months with no end in sight. In Clemson University’s Department of Performing Arts, the normally boisterous hallways and rehearsal spaces in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts have gone quiet as classes and workshops moved online.

    Back in August, and undaunted by reality, the department asked a key question: Would it be possible to put on a show in the midst of an unprecedented lockdown? Clemson’s performing arts faculty and staff made it their mission to figure out a way. Fortunately, they had a not-so-secret weapon: The natural creativity and passion that leads people into the performing arts in the first place.

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    Two new task forces; Caregivers Survey update

    November 18, 2020

    Acknowledging the global COVID-19 pandemic has added significant stress to caregivers, the Provost’s Office developed two coordinated task forces: the Caregivers Support task force and the Faculty Review Practices Incorporating Crisis Impact task force. A Caregivers Support Survey was conducted which served to gather student, staff and faculty experiences and information. The survey was open […]

  • Clemson writers to read in benefit for Paw Pantry

    November 17, 2020

    CLEMSON — Three Clemson University faculty members will read at this year’s Writers’ Harvest, a benefit for Paw Pantry. The event, featuring award-winning writers Keith Lee Morris, Jillian Weise and Nic Brown, takes place 7 p.m. Wednesday via Zoom. The reading will also feature winners of the university’s annual Writers’ Harvest Student Reader Awards: Miciah […]

  • Panel offers important insights into characteristics sought in new hires

    November 17, 2020

    Faculty, staff, students  and alumni are encouraged to attend an upcoming panel discussion, Becoming a Standout Job Candidate. During the December 2 Zoom panel discussion, members of Clemson’s Corporate CDO Advisory Board will discuss how job candidates can better align their experiences to 21st century talent acquisition efforts of major employers. Participants will discover how to […]

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    Students explore pandemic impacts during college-wide, multidisciplinary COVID course

    November 17, 2020

    The past year has demonstrated clearly how a pandemic can continually influence people and communities in profound and dramatic ways. With this in mind, Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) has pulled all of its departments together to present a course for students that examines how COVID-19 affects multiple aspects of everyday life from the standpoint […]

  • The tape has a specific pattern that acts like a QR code and unlocks data such as voice memos, photos, location and documents all accessible via smartphone.

    Data via duct tape: Clemson psychology student launches company featuring tape that allows access to data

    November 16, 2020

    Duct tape is loved for its versatility, and a senior in the Clemson University Department of Psychology has added even more uses for it. Catherine Chapman along with Harvard graduate Nicholas Dimitruk have founded a company selling tape that gives users access to data via their phone.

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    Visit Clemson University’s Virtual Booth at Supercomputing 20

    November 16, 2020

    Exhibits at SC20, or The International Conference for High Performance Computing Networking, Storage, and Analysis, open this week and Clemson University’s virtual booth is live at Originally scheduled for an in-person experience in Atlanta, Ga., this year’s SC is taking place as a completely virtual event due to the coronavirus pandemic. Clemson’s booth features […]

  • Ty Robinson pictured with Brennan Beck at the 2020 Hail and Farewell student veterans celebration on November 12

    2020 student veteran graduates honored in “Hail and Farewell” ceremony

    November 13, 2020

    All 2020 graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Thursday evening in a special “Hail and Farewell” ceremony at Palmetto Ridge Events in Seneca, South Carolina. Students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation gear. Another The graduates also received a letter from President Jim Clements and a […]

  • Mohamed Fakhry overcomes obstacles to earn prestigious scholarship

    November 11, 2020

    Mohamed Fakhry, a graduate student in architecture, has become the first Clemson University student ever to be awarded a prestigious Gavalas Kolanko scholarship for students with disabilities. “I feel great receiving this scholarship, and it’s a wonderful thing for the School of Architecture,” Fakhry said. Fakhry, who is deaf, is in the second year of […]

  • Clemson Requesting Everyone To Be Tested Prior to Thanksgiving Break; University is expanding testing hours through November

    November 11, 2020

    As we approach Thanksgiving break and the end of in-person instruction, the University will supplement its robust testing programs to help keep our communities safe. ALL STUDENTS, FACULTY AND STAFF ARE REQUESTED TO BE TESTED PRIOR TO THANKSGIVING BREAK.  While not mandatory, this testing opportunity is encouraged for any employee planning to travel or to […]

  • Jeffrey Crouch, USMC veteran and Clemson MBA online candidate

    MBA student and veteran Jeffrey Crouch connects fellow veterans with tools for success

    November 11, 2020

    Veterans face many challenges when transitioning from military to student life, including everything from navigating GI Bill paperwork to learning new classroom technologies to connecting with future employers and fellow students. There are almost 350 student veterans in the Clemson Family, over 40 of whom are students in Clemson University’s MBA Program – more than […]

  • Series of events planned for Trans Awareness and Visibility Week

    November 10, 2020

    Trans Awareness and Visibility Week is celebrated November 13-19 to raise the visibility of transgender people and address issues the community faces. The week leads up to Transgender Day of Remembrance on November 20, an annual observance that honors the memory of the transgender people whose lives were lost in acts of anti-transgender violence that year.