Killian McDonald, a 2018 graduate of Clemson University, was awarded a prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship, which will fully fund the cost of attending Stanford University Law School. A former Undergraduate Student Government president, McDonald earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in political science and women’s leadership at Clemson. McDonald was one of 76 students […]
Your achievement is in no way diminished by our current circumstances. If anything, it is amplified. You are part of a historic graduating class here – one that is facing uncertainty, economic turmoil, threats to health and well-being, and challenges to previous patterns of living.
Since 2006, the Women’s Leadership Conference at Clemson has fostered dialogues centered around building capacity in women’s leadership through encouraging engagement in the leadership process. Destiny Mathews, one of the students with a leadership role in the conference this past year, is especially passionate about women’s rights and leadership. “As a woman of color, it […]
Clemson University has organized events throughout the month of March to celebrate the vital role of women in American history. The scheduled events are: March 5: Powerful Women in Industry speaker series, Mary Jo McCarthy Noon – 1 p.m. in the Honors Center Great Hall located at Cribb and DesChamps halls. Sponsored by the Calhoun […]
Five years ago, Clemson University launched the nation’s only undergraduate major in Women’s Leadership. The program marked its milestone with guest speakers and gatherings during October. Barbara Humpton, the CEO of Siemens USA, addressed a full auditorium during a public talk on Oct. 11 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. On Oct. 25, Georgia Callahan, […]
A woman who leads the largest female-owned franchise business in the U.S. and who also is a minority owner of the Milwaukee Bucks will be the keynote speaker at Clemson University’s annual Ethics Day Wednesday, Oct. 16. Valerie Daniels-Carter is president and CEO of V&J Foods Holding Companies, which consists of Auntie Anne’s Soft Pretzels, Burger King, Coffee Beanery, Nino’s Southern Sides, MyYoMy Frozen Yogurt, Pizza Hut and Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen.
Nine students from the Women’s Leadership program at Clemson University traveled to India during spring break with Professor Diane Perpich, the program’s director, as part of a senior year leadership seminar. The group worked in Ahmedabad with the Indian Academy of Self Employed Women (SEWA), which is the education and outreach branch of India’s largest […]
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 Kate Radford, associate director for Student Involvement & Leadership. — When Kate Radford was perusing potential […]
The Hendrix Student Center at Clemson University will be converted into a full-fledged conference center on Saturday, Feb. 9 when it plays host to the school’s annual Women’s Leadership Conference. Students from Clemson’s undergraduate, graduate and doctoral population will team with leaders in the academic and Student Affairs realms to deliver presentations on a number […]
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 Suzanne Price, director of residential learning within the University Housing and Dining department. — Suzanne Price […]
Clemson University’s National Merit Scholars will span from Clemson to Cleveland with some pursuing secondary degrees while others dive into the workforce.
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 […]
When Sonia Sotomayor came to the Brooks Center on Sept. 14, President James P. Clements noted that it was the first time a sitting justice of the U.S. Supreme Court had spoken on the Clemson campus. But on this day, Justice Sotomayor made sure there was very little sitting. Sotomayor moved through the packed house of more […]
Killian H. McDonald of Columbia, a junior political science and women's leadership double major, has been named a 2017 Truman Scholar. McDonald is Clemson's first Truman Scholar since 1979 and the second Clemson student ever to receive the award.
Lee Morrissey, professor and chair of Clemson University’s English department, has been appointed founding director of the new Clemson University Humanities Hub. The appointment was announced today by Richard Goodstein, dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. “I am thrilled to name Lee Morrissey as the founding director of the Humanities Hub,” Goodstein […]