In the Know – Sept. 12, 2018

September 11, 2018

Clemson remembers 9/11 with ceremony and 21-gun salute

With help from student organization, Tiger Platoon, Clemson held a remembrance ceremony on Tuesday September 11. The ceremony consisted of two speakers, Wes Few and Bill Tobin, recognition for first responders and a 21-gun salute. The Clemson ROTC honor guard, the Pershing Rifles performed a wreath-laying ceremony and the 21-gun salute.


Erwin Center brings luxury cars to campusPic of a McLaren sports car

The Erwin Center for Brand Communications students are participating in a creative inquiry project to help McLaren reach a new audience. On Thursday Sept. 6 students were able to get up close and personal with the luxury car brand outside the Watt Center. Students had the opportunity to sit in and ride in the cars.

Film and media professor to spend spring semester in Warsaw

Aga Skordzka was awarded a Fullbright Scholar fellowship and will spend the spring semester studying in Warsaw. She is one of only 800 scholars from the US who received this honor. Skordzka, an associate professor of film and media studies and associate chair in the English department will research images of Eastern European immigrant women and children in narratives about sex trafficking. To read more about Skordzka and her honor, click here.

Greenville Business Magazine lists two Clemson staffers among ‘Best and Brightest’

Matthew Kirk and Lauren Winkelman-Smith made the list of Greenville Business Magazine’s 2018 “Best & Brightest under 35.”

Kirk is associate director of Clemson’s Tiger Alliance program in the Division of Inclusion of Equity’s Office of College Preparation and Outreach.  Winkelman-Smith is director of development for the College of Engineering, Computing, and Applied Sciences.

Homecoming picShare your homecoming event!

Homecoming events will be starting soon. Be sure to get your homecoming event seen by Clemson alumni and friends. All it takes is submitting the event to the online form created by The Alumni Association and it will be posted on the homecoming page on their website. Find the form here and email all graphics directly to Dana Morgan.

National Preparedness Month Tip

Designate an out of town or out of state friend to be your family’s contact. Sometimes it is easier to contact someone long distance than it is to make a local call during an emergency. Make sure to call this person when you are safe and give them an exact location to reduce worry. For more information on making a disaster plan, click here.



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