In the Know – Oct. 22, 2018

October 22, 2018

By Cloe Michaud, Class of 2020

Pic of Brian Powell2018 Fred C. Davison Distinguished Scientist Award winner announced

Dr. Brian A. Powell, field professor of nuclear environmental engineering and earth science received the 2018 Fred C. Davidson Distinguished Scientist Award from the Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness (CNTA). Powell is a prolific author and researcher and is widely recognized in his field. He has published over 60 refereed journal publications, 16 research reports, and made over 100 technical presentations on these topical areas. The Distinguished Scientist Award is presented annually to recognize regional scientists and engineers who have made exceptional lifetime scientific achievements.

Seeking gently worn business attire for career clothing closet

The Center of Career and Professional Development has partnered with Clemson University Student Government (CUSG) to start a career clothing closet for Clemson students. Students will have access to business professional and business casual attire for those who may not be able to access it otherwise. They are searching for any gently worn business casual/professional clothing. Donation centers include: Alumni Center Drop-Box (located in the Alumni Center) and the Career Center (located on third floor of Hendrix Student Center). Email with questions.

Pic of Jennifer HeinJennifer Hein to participate in elite education policy fellowship program

Jennifer Hein, executive director of strategic planning, assessment and accreditation for Clemson’s College of Education has been selected to be a member of the South Carolina Education Policy Fellowship Program for 2018-2019. The program aims to develop a diverse and collaborative community of strategic leaders for effective public policy.

CBSHS holding Research Lunch and Learn Series

The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences is holding a Research Lunch and Learn Series throughout the fall semester. Sessions will be held October 26 in Brackett Hall and November 30 in Lehotsky Hall and will cover topics related to academic publishing and graduate student mentoring. Learn more here.

Pollinator garden added to South Carolina Botanical Garden

The Susan K. Barr Pollinator Garden was recently added to the South Carolina Botanical Garden to serve as a way for children to learn about plans and pollinators. The garden was created by Shannon Taylor Barrett, landscape architect for the Botanical Garden. Barrett also teaches sustainable garden design studios for the Horticulture department.

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