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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. […]

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

Photo of Dorothy Yancy

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 […]

Institutional Research launches interactive factbook

The Office of Institutional Research has launched a new Clemson University interactive factbook. The factbook contains current and historical data about Clemson University, including information on students and employees. New features include graduation and retention information and historical trend information, as well as filters allowing users to create customized views. A new software, Tableau, is used […]

GOODTalk sessions aim to open dialogue about differences

The Gantt Multicultural Center and Campus Activities and Events are accepting applications for the fall 2017 GOODTalk sessions. GOODTalk is a 10-week sustained dialogue for staff and faculty across the campus. GOODTalk will engage eight-12 participants in topics that influence the student and staff communities and are relevant to understanding differences. This experience will offer […]

Clemson names chief diversity officer


By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Diversity is not about counting heads, it’s about making heads count. That is the philosophy of Lee A. Gill, J.D, who has been named Clemson University’s chief diversity officer (CDO) and special assistant to the president for inclusive excellence. “Lee is a successful leader who will make a […]

Campus climate coordination


A new Clemson initiative to coordinate campus climate improvement programs is bringing together organizations across campus to make Clemson as inclusive as possible. Spearheaded by Clemson Professor Melissa Vogel, this effort intends to raise awareness and educate the Clemson community on diversity and inclusion programs, efforts and resources. By Alexa Emerson, Class of 2017 Many […]

Clemson to host National Coming Out Week

By Shawn Knight, Graduate Assistant for LGBTQ Community Development, M.Ed. Student, Counselor Education, Class of 2016 Clemson University will host the fifth annual National Coming Out Week from Oct. 5-11. Themed “Hand in Hand, We Support National Coming Out Week,” the university will hold a series of events for faculty, staff, students, and the community […]

Clemson Be True to host networking session with coffee and doughnuts this Thursday

Clemson Be True is a diversity and change initiative for Clemson faculty, staff and students that connects the Clemson community with 30,000+ worldwide change makers who want to make a difference! Almost 100 Clemson participants have signed up to date. One goal of Clemson Be True is to develop social prototypes for diversity and change […]

Clements appoints faculty, staff and students to serve on university Diversity Advisory Council

Clemson University President James P. Clements today announced the appointment of a Diversity Advisory Council to provide strategic guidance to the president, chief diversity officer and other administrators and help set priorities on diversity initiatives. Members, and their respective constituent groups, include: Roy Jones, Ph.D., President’s Commission on the Status of Black Faculty and Staff; […]