What’s Happening at Clemson

December 14-29, 2019
(two weeks)

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Wednesday (Dec. 18)

ROTC Joint Commissioning Ceremony – Clemson’s Army and Air Force ROTC units will hold a ceremony to commission 10 second lieutenants at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Tillman Hall auditorium. The guest speaker will be Air Force Col. (ret.) Christopher Mann, a Clemson alumnus who now is a professor of management. PHOTO/VIDEO OP: After the commissioning, the new lieutenants will participate in a Silver Dollar Salute ceremony at Military Heritage Plaza. The ceremony marks the first salute received by the new officer from an enlisted member. As a sign of mutual respect, the officer presents the enlisted member with a silver dollar. For information, contact Andrea Garland (ahgarla@clemson.edu, 864-656-3254).

Doctoral Hooding Ceremony – Ph.D. recipients will gather at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts for the winter Doctoral Hooding Ceremony. For information, contact Jill Bunch (jillbb@clemson.edu, 864-656-1340).

Thursday (Dec. 19)

Winter graduation – More than 1,300 students will receive Clemson University degrees in two graduation ceremonies on Thursday. They are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Littlejohn Coliseum. The university’s clear bag policy will be in effect. Due to the installation of underground utilities on Perimeter Road between the C-1 parking lot and Cherry Road, attendees should use Walter T. Cox Boulevard (Highway 93) to come to graduation. For more information, see this article or contact Philip Sikes (philips@clemson.edu, 864-525-4889).

Monday-Friday (Dec. 23-27)

Clemson University offices are closed for winter break.

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