Inside Clemson

Seeking nominations for 2016 Spring University Awards

People who make a difference should be recognized. Here’s your chance to make that happen. Nominations for Clemson’s 2016 Spring University Awards are now being accepted. The awards, given annually, recognize faculty, staff, students, administrators and community members who demonstrate significant leadership and dedication to the university community. Non-student awards: Frank A. Burtner Award for […]

April is Research & Innovation Month: Submit your events

April is Research + Innovation Month (RIM) at Clemson. During the entire month of April, RIM showcases the research and scholarly activity of faculty, staff, and students university-wide, on both the main campus and at Clemson’s innovation campuses. This year’s celebration promises to be particularly exciting with the university’s new designation as a Carnegie R1 […]

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 is Global: Program schedule released

International Services releases the fall 2015 schedule of programs for the Clemson Is Global series, and all Clemson faculty and staff are invited to participate. This semester’s programs will allow you to explore best practices for intercultural communication, practice forming the sounds in common Chinese names, and enhance your knowledge of international student requirements and […]

Flooding in South Carolina

2015 Storm damage-Hurricane Uoaquin

By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations and Jonathan Veit, PSA Media Relations Although Clemson properties across the state remained largely unscathed, some research centers in the Lowcountry were heavily impacted. It seemed like the rain would never end. Miraculously, the storms caused by Hurricane Joaquin left Clemson’s main campus and Upstate facilities—including the South Carolina […]

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 to go tobacco-free

 By Jackie Todd, Office of Media Relations Clemson University will become tobacco-free on Jan. 1, 2016. The new policy has been approved by the university’s administrative council based on input from a task force comprised of faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students and community representatives. “We want to improve the health of our student and […]

Seeking nominations for the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence

Endowed by the Great Class of 1939, the Class of ’39 Award for Excellence is presented annually to one distinguished member of the faculty whose outstanding contributions for the past five-year period have been judged by their peers to represent the highest achievement of service to the student body, university and community, state or nation. […]

Stand Up, Speak Up program geared toward faculty and staff

By Jackie Todd, office of Media Relations The Office of Access and Equity will host its Stand Up, Speak Up series of trainings for faculty, staff and graduate students. This effort, according to Jerry Knighton, Clemson’s Title IX coordinator builds upon the required Title IX online training that employees took earlier this year. While this […]