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.
College can be a daunting adjustment for some. Even the most gifted scholars struggle with the process of acclimating to a new home, meeting new friends and tackling a rigorous course load. For Zach Boykin, it’s why he opted to take part in a three-week introductory program that allowed him to live on Clemson University’s […]
CLEMSON — CONNECTIONS, an initiative that assists first-year students of color at Clemson University, was selected as a bronze recipient for the 2018-19 Excellence Awards from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Each year, NASPA recognizes the contributions of members who are transforming higher education through outstanding programs, innovative services and effective administration. CONNECTIONS […]
Through his work, this award-winning Tiger wants to support a campus environment where people feel valued, respected and committed to creating positive change. Meet Jerad Green.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. 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 Garcy Lawson, a sophomore philosophy major from Miramar, Florida. — The term “sibling rivalry” takes on […]
Elmer Orellana wasn’t entirely sure where his post-undergraduate experience would take him. The one thing the 2015 George Mason University graduate was sure of was that he wanted to make a difference, or — in his own words — to “make ripples” into the lives of students. To that end, his path to Clemson was […]
By Julia Turner, Class of 2014, Office of Media Relations For Leon Wiles, the Civil Rights Era was a time for change…and for inspiration. The young Cincinnati, Ohio native saw and lived through injustices against people of color and was motivated by the efforts of Martin Luther King, Jr., Lerone Bennett, Dick Gregory, Andrew Young […]