What’s Happening at Clemson

September 14-22, 2019

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Monday (Sept. 16)

Roundtable on Creating Safe Spaces – This roundtable will feature scholar Sarah Le Pichon, who conducts workshops on trauma-informed teaching at UT Austin. She will be part of a roundtable discussion with scholars and Clemson staff whose work relates to trauma, mental health, marginalized communities and abuse prevention. It will be from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. Monday the Watt Family Innovation Center. For more information, click here or contact Pauline de Tholozany (pdethol@clemson.edu, 401-867-1158).

Wednesday (Sept. 18)

Study Abroad Fair – This is an opportunity for students to learn about international opportunities available to them while at Clemson. The fair will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday in the Hendrix Student Center ballrooms and featuring several third-party abroad organizations. For more information, click here or contact Clemson Abroad (864-656-2457, abroad@clemson.edu).

Thursday (Sept. 19)

Constitution Day speaker – Retired ambassador Vicki Huddleston will speak on “Executive Power and the Crisis of Diplomacy” from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Thursday in the Honors College Great Hall. Huddleston is former ambassador to Mali and Madagascar and chief of the American Interests Section in Havana, Cuba. For more information, click here or contact William Lasser (lasser@clemson.edu, 864-656-4762,)

Friday (Sept. 20)

Clemson CMO Summit – Hosted by the Erwin Center for Brand Communications and in Partnership with Forbes, the Clemson CMO Summit is an inaugural event that offers perspective from forward-thinking industry leaders who leverage data, insights and creative strategies to build some of the world’s best brands. Featured speakers include Clemson alumni Jeff Brown (CEO of Ally), Leslie Sims (chief creative officer at Ogilvy) and Kevin Purcer (director of Customer Digital Experience at Chick-fil-A). This year’s theme is “The Art & Science of Building a Brand.” It will be from 7:15 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Watt Family Innovation Center. For more information, click here or contact Tara Romanella (tromane@clemson.edu, 310-869-5530).

Sunday (Sept. 22)

PHOTO/VIDEO OP: Music in the Air XVII Carillon Concert – Local residents are invited to campus to hear university carillonneur Linda Dzuris perform on Clemson’s 48-bell instrument from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Sunday. There will be tours of the playing cabin in the tower of Tillman Hall after the concert. Find more information about the event here or contact Nancy Martin (864-656-7787, nmartin@clemson.edu).


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