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  • Photo of the soccer complex and fields

    Soccer Operations Complex awarded two Green Globes for sustainable construction

    January 6, 2021

    The Clemson Soccer Operations Complex has received two Green Globes from the Green Building Initiative, a nonprofit organization that manages assessments and certifications related to environmental building practices. Green Globes are similar to LEED certification of construction projects. Facilities awarded with this certification are recognized for energy conservation, reduced water consumption, responsible use of materials, […]

  • The north lane of Calhoun Drive will be closed for construction of a sidewalk.

    Calhoun Drive, Newman Hall, Lee Hall to be impacted by winter break Facilities work

    December 14, 2020

    Facilities teams will take advantage of winter break to work on campus improvement projects that will temporarily impact two buildings and at least one road. The north lane of Calhoun Drive in front Riggs Hall will be closed December 14-20 for the construction of a new sidewalk on the north side of the street adjacent […]

  • This map was developed by Jennifer Ogle and her students.

    University Facilities, Civil Engineering working to make campus more accessible

    December 2, 2020

    Making the campus more accessible to those with limited mobility is the goal of a collaboration between University Facilities and Civil Engineering that will add more sidewalk ramps and routes for those in wheelchairs to get from parking lots to buildings. The University allocated more than $400,000 from the Facilities maintenance budget for the improvements. […]

  • A researcher works under the new lighting system in the Aquatics lab.

    For Facilities, even small projects are a big deal

    October 27, 2020

    Large-scale construction is not the only way that University Facilities strives to improve Clemson’s campus. Smaller projects are just as important and impactful, with one such case being lighting renovations for the Aquatic Animal Research Laboratory in the Poole Agricultural Center building. At the beginning of last semester, University Facilities was notified research in the […]

  • Campus electrical upgrade enters final stretch; brief outages planned

    September 30, 2020

    Facilities is entering the final year of a massive campus electrical system upgrade, which included replacing 1960s-era equipment and beginning the installation of transformers and switches that will reduce the frequency and duration of power outages. Campus power now is fed through a new Duke Energy substation and three switching stations that replaced 50-year-old equipment, […]

  • Kite Hill Recycling Center reopens

    September 1, 2020

    Clemson University’s Kite Hill Recycling Center reopened Aug. 31 after being closed due to road construction. Located behind the P-1 parking lot near the University Fire Station off Highway 76 (map), the facility is open from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m., Mondays through Fridays. A new traffic pattern is in place for those approaching the […]

  • Reggie Hawthorne talks to Clemson Chief of Staff Max Allen.

    Reggie Hawthorne joins Community Foundation board, adding to his service work

    July 21, 2020

    Reggie Hawthorne, director of custodial and building support for University Facilities, has been named to the board of directors of the Community Foundation of Greater Clemson. He’s also the president of the board of the Littlejohn Community Center and is a member of the board of the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce. While he may sound […]

  • A tractor sits inside of a fenced construction zone in front of a brick building.

    Main campus during COVID-19: Safety enhancements, utility replacement and building construction

    May 27, 2020

    While campus has been mostly devoid of people since March, it certainly hasn’t been quiet. When faculty, staff and students begin returning, they will find that Facilities and its contractors have been hard at work on several projects connected to supporting the University’s strategic and long-term framework plans to further build community, promote engaged learning […]

  • Clemson’s free adult learning program for employees is a gift that keeps on giving

    December 6, 2019

    Clemson University stands as one of the premier institutions of learning in the nation, awarding more than 6,700 degrees each year to graduates who go on to elevate industry, education and research all over the world through virtually every vocation imaginable. Standing behind those students and its internationally renowned faculty are thousands of employees – […]

  • Jaime in CUGBF

    Genomics and Bioinformatics Facility advances high-tech faculty and student research

    November 26, 2019

    CLEMSON — Genetics and biochemistry professor James Morris, a leading expert on the parasite that causes African sleeping sickness, made an important discovery in 2018 that is helping scientists unravel the mysteries surrounding this devastating disease, which infects both humans and livestock, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa. According to Morris, this discovery was made possible, in […]

  • A woman wearing a white dress and blue cardigan, shoulder towards camera, trees and bushes in the background

    Meet a Tiger: Latoya Daniels, HR strategic consultant

    August 27, 2019

    There are people who navigate the hustle, bustle and social media tussles of life today with grace. People who exist on a calm plane that can provide respite and safe harbor for others. Latoya Daniels is one of those people, and she was able to hone this skill while adding to it an array of […]

  • Two men in hard hats and safety vests fist-bump in front of an open window.

    Meet a Tiger: Keith Jones and Chris Miller

    August 5, 2019

    Clemson is in the midst of its grandest development initiative in at least half a century and arguably ever. Just as one shiny new building or modern intersection is completed, another project sprouts up in a different corner of campus. It’s all part of a facilities plan called Building Futures designed to position Clemson as […]