In The Know — Oct 9, 2018

October 8, 2018

By Cloe Michaud, Class of 2020

Pic of Christine Prado accepting an awardDesign guru honored with award

University Relations art director Christine Prado was awarded the University & College Designers Association (UCDA) award at the start of its annual conference. This award has been given to only 19 members in UCDA’s almost 50-year history. Proudly Clemson can claim two of these 19 awards. This award is given to members who have significantly contributed to the organization and the advancement of the profession. Prado has served in almost every volunteer role possible within the organization and she has planned and executed some the of group’s most profitable and well attended events.

Pic of Howard BodenhornEconomic historian receives coveted award

Economic historian Howard Bodenhorn is the 2018 recipient of the Jonathan Hughes Prize for Excellence in Teaching Economic History. It is presented in alternating years to graduate and undergraduate educators by the Economic History Association. Bodenhorn’s recognition is for excellence in teaching Clemson University undergraduates in his Creative Inquiry and History of Economics classes. Many students sent letters endorsing Bodenhorn for the award. Bodenhorn has taught in the College of Business for 11 years.

National Coming Out Week events

Clemson University’s Sexuality and Gender Alliance (CU SAGA) and the Harvey and Lucinda Gantt Multicultural Center is hosting National Coming Out Week. This annual event hosts events throughout the week for faculty staff and students. Beginning Monday with multiple ally workshops and culminating with a festival on Friday. Wednesday faculty and staff are invited to lunch with the President’s LGBTQ Commission and other LGBTQ faculty and staff. To RSVP for the lunch, visit the Facebook event here and click here for more information on the week.

Guest speakers to explore segregation, Cherokee history and more

The Humanities Hub of Clemson will be hosting four distinguished speakers this fall. Susan Stewart, Lena Hill, Tom Hatley are just some of the speakers visiting campus this semester. Stewart and Hatley are both authors who will be discussing and reading from their books and Hill is the dean of Washington and Lee University who will be discussing “Ralph Ellison and the African-American Religious Experience.” Hill’s lecture is part of an annual lector presented in honor of Nancy Hardesty, a past professor of religion at Clemson and an influential scholar. Learn more.


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