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Starlett Russell Craig, retiree – June 28, 2020

Starlett Craig

Starlett Russell Craig, 72, former director of Academic Outreach for the Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education at Clemson University, died Sunday, June 28, 2020, at her home. A native of Asheville, Craig retired in 2015 after 25 years at Clemson. She was a graduate of Spelman College. […]

Learn how students with disabilities are getting support to succeed at Clemson

Students with disabilities are thriving at Clemson University with the support they are receiving to remove barriers that might keep them from succeeding. Priscilla Harrison, director of ADA Services and Compliance in the Office of Access and Equity and chair of the Accessibility Commission, said Clemson supports an environment that’s inclusive, where everyone feels supported, […]

You’re invited to the 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration

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Clemson University invites you to attend the 38th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. The theme for this year’s celebration is 2020 Vision: Looking Back, Moving Forward.  First organized at the University in 1982, the MLK celebration includes a variety of programs for the campus and the community to reflect on the legacy of […]

Call for nominations: Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for Excellence in Service

The President’s Office will present the Martin Luther King Jr. Awards for Excellence in Service at the 38th Annual Commemorative Celebration on Jan. 21, 2020. Three awards are given annually in these categories: Clemson University student (undergraduate or graduate) Clemson University employee (faculty or staff) Clemson Area community member (Anderson, Oconee or Pickens counties) Please […]

Clemson named a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award Winner

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Clemson has been named a 2019 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award winner and will soon be featured in INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. Due to the overwhelming success of the Men of Color National Summit and a combination of all the University’s diversity initiatives, Clemson previously earned the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award in 2017 […]

Clemson celebrates Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month

Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month during the next few weeks. Jerad Green, associate director for multicultural programs in the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Center at Clemson, said, “Between our rebranding of the month’s title to the innovative programs we’re offering, Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month has already generated a […]

Sept. 20 Deadline: Call for proposed presentations at 2020 Men of Color Summit

Presentations of scholarly research or outreach activities related to closing the achievement gap will be considered for the Clemson-organized Men of Color Summit to be held in Greenville, S.C., March 3-4, 2020. The summit has garnered national attention though its unique combination of technical/scholarly and outreach activities, inspirational presentations by nationally renowned speakers, and substantial involvement […]

Diverse: Issues In Higher Education co-founder, CEO and publisher Frank Matthews to be honored at ceremony

Clemson University will honor Frank Matthews for his more than three decades of outstanding contributions as co-founder, CEO and publisher of Diverse: Issues In Higher Education. Matthews, a Clemson Alum, spent his career telling the compelling stories of students, educators and communities, while bringing a national spotlight on issues of diversity, equity and inclusion. The […]