Inside Clemson

Douthit Hills project moving along, hits construction milestone

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations In the construction world, a topping out ceremony celebrates a milestone in the progress of an ongoing project. The event involves placement of a final structural beam in a building and the raising of a live tree to the top of the building to mark that achievement. While […]

Summer construction contributes to campus modernization

Pic of Core Campus construction

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Construction continues on Clemson’s main campus during the summer months. More than 70 small and large projects are ongoing, all contributing to modernized campus classrooms, housing, workspace and infrastructure. While it’s prudent for faculty, staff, students and university visitors to be aware of construction zones, detours and outages, […]

Building Futures: Clemson continues to enhance its facilities

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Construction continues with projects on much of Clemson’s main campus with temporary closures and parking spot relocations. But officials say with short-term pain, there is a lot of gain. “I realize that major construction projects create temporary inconveniences, but the long-term results will be worth it,” said President […]

Clemson builds its future

Watt Family Innovation Center

By Anna Simon, Office of Media Relations As social change in the 1950s and ’60s transformed Clemson College into a university for all students across South Carolina and the world, a surge of campus construction provided modern classrooms, housing and amenities of that era and set the stage for Clemson University to become the respected […]

Water tower to come down

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Clemson’s skyline will change in a few weeks. The 200,000-gallon water tower that stands next to Clemson House at S.C. 93 and U.S. 123 will be dismantled beginning this week. Built in 1950, the 155-foot structure, according to the university’s Housing and Dining Services department, will take about […]

Construction updates: Fort Hill Street to reopen; Centennial Boulevard to close

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Fort Hill Street to reopen this week It’s about to get a little easier to travel through the heart of Clemson’s main campus. Fort Hill Street, which closed Oct. 26 to accommodate Core Campus construction, will reopen on Nov. 21, according to James Bonney, associate director of residential […]