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Clemson University student Nia Grant has a higher purpose for her cosmetics company than merely selling skincare products. But while renewable energy is a hot research topic, it wasn’t something in which Grant was particularly interested. Beauty and skincare were, though, and she combined this interest with her chemistry background to start Purpose Cosmetics.
On November 7th, the departments of PEER & WISE hosted our annual recruitment event, Sneak Preview. This year the event was held virtually due to COVID-19. There were 82 high school juniors and seniors from across the country that joined us via Zoom to hear about the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences.
“It was very much intimidating,” said Josue. “In the School of Computing. I was essentially the only person in my entire department that looked like me. I suffered a lot from imposter syndrome, but I think it also fueled me to be involved on campus as much as I was. I believe in being the change that I want to see.”
Sue Lasser, academic enhancement counselor for the PEER/WISE programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences, is the staff award recipient of the 2020 Thomas Green Clemson Award for Excellence.
Boykin’s collegiate experience has been filled with memorable moments. He cites PEER & WISE as one of the biggest influences on his time at Clemson. “Zach came from a rural place and he’s been an upstanding young guy with humble beginnings,” Paige said. “He came through like a hurricane and made some big changes while growing himself as well.”
STEM Day, a PEER and WISE outreach program brings together underrepresented middle school students from the Upstate to Clemson University for an introduction to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.