Fluor continues longstanding support of Clemson students, programs and initiatives in fiscal year 2018
September 26, 2017
In fiscal year 2018, Fluor supported the following Clemson programs and initiatives:
Michelin Career Center
Fluor’s contribution to the Michelin Career center support a variety of programs that provide students with career opportunities and advice, including interest inventory assessments for students uncertain about their future career field, online job and internship resources, and programs for student veterans and other under-represented student populations.
Construction Science Management Partners Program (CSM)
Fluor’s support created opportunities for student field trips to construction projects, regional and national student team competitions, and continuing education workshops and seminars for Clemson Construction Science faculty.
Programs for Educational Enrichment and Retention (PEER) and Women in Science and Engineering (WISE)
Fluor sponsored the Fluor Engineering and Science Study Hall managed by PEER and WISE. The Fluor Study Hall provides free drop-in tutoring services for a variety of subjects in the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences, and is staffed by undergraduate and graduate tutors whose salaries are paid through Fluor’s generosity.
Clemson Engineers for Developing Countries (CEDC)
Support from Fluor will allow CEDC to expand student’s activities on campus and in the field through new projects geared toward helping local communities in the Central Plateau of Haiti develop sustainable solutions that will improve quality of life for its citizens.
National Society of Black Engineers
Fluor funds are used by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) to help fund scholarships for freshmen, and cover expenses connected with attending NSBE National and Regional Conventions and transportation to NSBE engineering summer camps and industry tours.
American Society of Civil Engineering (ASCE)
Funds donated to ASCE help Clemson students participate in a variety of events and activities such as Adopt-A-Highway, Helping Hands, the National Concrete Canoe Competition, and the National Student Steel Bridge Competition.
Department of Mechanical Engineering Honors and Awards Banquet
The Mechanical Engineering Department serves approximately 1000 undergraduate students and 195 graduate students. Donations from Fluor are utilized to help sponsor the Department Banquet celebrating these student’s accomplishments throughout the year.
IEEE Southeastcon Design Competition Team
Funds from Fluor support the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, one of the largest and most active departments at Clemson, participate in the IEEE Design Competition Team.