Clemson Trustee Leon James “Bill” Hendrix and his family’s contributions have been an instrumental part of Clemson University. Friday, Clemson announced the Hendrixes are again making a transformational difference at the University as they become the sixth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $2.5 million. Given in memory and honor of Pam Hendrix, the gift will establish the Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad, scholarships and the Dream Jar Curriculum.
A global leader in minimally invasive orthopedics, Arthrex already works with Clemson on a number of research projects. Now, it’s expanding its engagement with the university through a new, two-year pilot program developed with the needs of the surgical device industry in mind and a generous gift of ten $7,500 scholarships.
Recognizing the importance an international education experience can have on one’s life, the U.S. Department of State tries to make it a reality for all students through the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program, which enables Federal Pell Grant recipients “to study or intern abroad, thereby gaining skills critical to our national security and economic prosperity.” Approximately one in three Clemson students who apply for the Gilman Scholarship are awarded funding between $3,000 and $5,000.
The Blue Ridge yawns greatness yet again as Clemson University welcomes 12 students into the National Scholars Program. It is the program’s largest cohort in four years and includes eight students from South Carolina. The National Scholars Program aims to provide inquisitive student leaders with specialized enrichment opportunities. Selected students are presented a competitive scholarship, which covers the cost of tuition; provided the option to spend a summer studying abroad; advised in both group and individual settings; and prepared to thrive post-graduation.
Clemson University’s academic year will officially begin at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 20, during the University Convocation in Littlejohn Coliseum. Freshman, transfer and graduate students, faculty and staff and community members are invited to the ceremonies and to hear remarks from Thomas (Tom) F. Chapman (‘65), retired chairman and chief executive officer of Equifax Inc., and Clemson President James P. Clements.
Clemson University will confer approximately 1,000 degrees during the summer graduation ceremony at 9:30 a.m. Friday at Littlejohn Coliseum. Visitors should plan extra time for travel and note the new clear bag policy implemented for graduation.
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Clemson alumna Nikki R. Haley (‘94) and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) will address Clemson University graduates at May 10 and 11 commencement ceremonies. Haley will also receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities. U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) will deliver two addresses on Friday. He will speak at the 9:30 a.m. ceremony to students graduating from the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences; and at the 2:30 p.m. ceremony for the College of Architecture Arts and Humanities and College of Science.
Westminster, South Carolina, is nestled in the Blue Ridge foothills only 15 miles from Clemson, but for Brooklyn Garrett that distance once seemed insurmountable. In May, she graduates from Clemson University after completing a double major in women’s leadership and philosophy with an emphasis in law, liberty, and justice. Last summer, Garrett landed a prized […]
In the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University, one of the most treasured events of the academic year is the Honors and Awards ceremony. On April 6, an audience of parents, faculty, staff and other guests gathered in Memorial Auditorium to recognize a spectrum of extraordinary students across all disciplines in the […]
Clemson University Graphic Communications Student Katherine Treadaway Wins First Place Flexographic Printing Research Award CLEMSON – The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics is proud to congratulate Clemson University Graphic Communications student, Katherine Treadaway, for accepting the Rossini Scholarship at this year’s Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) Forum. This is the fifth consecutive year that […]
It’s a confusing feeling to stand and stare at a tiny cave halfway up a cliff face and think, “This is one of the most important historic discoveries in the last century?” “Historic discoveries” are massive structures like pyramids, or castles, or treasure, or ships underwater. They aren’t caves, and they aren’t typically a pit […]
Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department covers a great deal of academic ground for students; the wide range is right there in the name. However, even when students decide to zero in on one of the department’s three paths, the sheer number of possible career avenues afforded to them can be as intimidating as […]
Faculty from two Clemson colleges have established a business anthropology undergraduate certificate program that seeks to address business issues through the lens of social science. Faculty designed the program to better prepare students for a business world that has grown increasingly dependent on strategy informed by research that examines culture, customer experience and employee behavior. […]
With its medieval architecture, blue gulf waters, galleries and bountiful history, it’s no wonder Hannah Gardner, a Clemson University senior studying visual arts, chose to spend six weeks in Genoa, Italy.
Jumah Taweh, lecturer in Clemson’s communication department, was recently recognized by Clemson University Housing and Dining for contributions through its faculty-in-residence program. Taweh received the office’s 2016-2017 James E. Bostic Housing Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes a university faculty or staff member that enhances the residential experience of a specific community or communities. […]