It’s often been said knowledge is power, and South Carolina 4-H Youth Development believes in the power of young people — and brings opportunity to glean that knowledge directly to kids from all backgrounds. The week of Oct. 2-8 marked […]
One might expect John Alexander to be rather dry and solemn, as the man who controls $1 billion for Clemson, but he is neither of those things. He is good-natured and quick with a laugh because he is very good at what he does.
Young people in rural and underserved South Carolina communities can now get connected — to technology, resources and training — thanks to a $5 million grant from Google.org to the National 4-H Council. The grant is aimed at expanding computer […]
The Clemson College of Agriculture Forestry and Life Sciences held its inaugural Graduate Research Symposium at the Pee Dee REC.
When Alex Blocker arrived at Camp Bob Cooper in 2018 and was told to hand over his phone for the week — “you won’t need it,” the staff said — he wondered what he’d gotten himself into. “When someone takes […]
Clemson Cooperative Extension professionals were honored recently with a slew of awards on the national level to recognize the impact they are making on their respective local ones. Clemson Extension garnered five National Award Winners at the 2022 National Association […]
After a smooth return to an in-person setting for the annual state contest after two years away, the South Carolina Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) kept its momentum rolling right onto the national stage — bringing home another National Championship […]
Just like the game that decided the 2016 college football national champion, this year’s South Carolina 4-H State Congress featured boisterous applause throughout and ended with tears of joy on Clemson University’s campus. Not that many of the youth present […]
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South Carolina has two land-grant institutions, each with its own Extension service, and such an environment could easily breed competition. But to the professionals at both schools, Clemson and South Carolina State share the same Extension mission — which means […]
Alex Blocker became versed in Clementa Pinckney’s legacy by growing up in the African Methodist Episcopal Church, but it was attending a leadership program bearing Pinckney’s name that led Blocker to realize the late state senator’s career path was one […]
Charitable giving reached a record $6,333,884 during the 7th annual Clemson University 24-hour Give Day on Wednesday, April 20, 2022. Cash, new pledges and a multi-million-dollar estate gift made up this year’s total.
On Friday April 1, 2022, ten exceptional individuals were presented with a 2021 Roaring10 award by the Clemson Young Alumni Council. To be honored with this award, each person must have earned an undergraduate or graduate degree from Clemson University […]
On Friday, April 1, 2022, the Clemson Alumni Association awarded six recipients with the Clemson Alumni Distinguished Service Award — the highest honor the association bestows on those who graduated from the University. The prestigious Clemson Alumni Distinguished Service Award […]
Deon Legette is a self-proclaimed “proud and loyal daughter” of South Carolina State University, but her most recent trip to its Orangeburg campus was about strengthening a sibling bond: the one between her alma mater and Clemson, its sister land-grant […]
February 11 is celebrated globally as International Day of Women and Girls in Science. The United Nations General Assembly established the day in 2015 as a way to encourage women and girls’ full and equal access to and participation in […]
Liliane Silva is the new Clemson University forages research and Cooperative Extension Service specialist housed at the Edisto REC.
A research team led by Clemson professor Jim Faust has found manipulating daylight hours can help keep the sparkle in poinsettias and money in producers’ wallets.
The South Carolina 4-H Horse Program has made a habit of bringing home top-five national awards, and that theme continued at this year’s contest in Louisville, Ky. Two top-five overall finishes at the 2021 Eastern National 4-H Horse Round-Up at […]
Two years worth of new members have been welcomed into the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University — four from the Class of 2020 and five from the Class of 2021 — following COVID-related delays.
Honored by Clemson University and the South Carolina 4-H Youth Development Program, Pinckney was one of 20 people inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame.
With rural areas perhaps being hit hardest during the COVID-19 pandemic, that’s where the 4-H Pinckney Leadership Program focused its efforts to ensure students in those communities went back to school with the supplies they needed. As summer ended, youth […]
The Clemson University Precision Agriculture team has developed the Clemson Livestock Feed Ration Calculator to help livestock producers easily determine the nutrients in feed mixes.
Showing up at school on Saturday and Sunday isn’t most young people’s idea of a good time, but a group of South Carolina high school students turned it into a national championship weekend. The team of Kaden Cooley, Emma Garrett, […]
The theme of this year’s S.C. 4-H State Congress was “The Courage to Lead in a Jungle of the Unknown,” and many of the speakers at the event’s banquet and others in attendance had their own stories about learning to […]
Recently retired state veterinarian and director of Clemson Livestock Poultry Health, Boyd Parr was awarded the Order of Palmetto today at the South Carolina Farm Bureau Executive Committee meeting. Parr still serves as an adjunct professor in the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences at Clemson University.
Continuing its quest to give young people around South Carolina a better understanding of the food they eat, Clemson Extension has teamed up with South Carolina Farm to School to launch a series of virtual events this summer to introduce […]
This September, the Clemson Young Alumni Council will present its Roaring10 awards to ten outstanding individuals who received undergraduate or graduate degrees from Clemson University within the past 10 years and who exemplify Clemson’s core values of honesty, integrity and […]
Maggie Thomas has attended the National 4-H Summit for Healthy Living two years running, but the first was a less-than-ideal experience: After falling critically ill, she was admitted into the hospital for a week and spent her 16th birthday there. […]
The South Carolina Wildlife Habitat Education Program (WHEP) Contest took place virtually this year for youth from around the state to show off what they know about the great outdoors. A hands-on environmental education program that provides participants an opportunity […]
Kim Alexander serves as the founder and chair of Clemson University’s Institute for Global Road Safety and Security and directs the first-of-its-kind Master of Transportation Safety Administration. The work of Alexander and her colleagues not only impacts the lives of those who visit their classrooms but it also makes a difference for motorists everywhere, delivering safer roads and more secure transportation systems nationwide.
More than any college within Clemson University, the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) exemplifies founder Thomas Green Clemson’s vision of a high seminary of learning that would reach beyond the boundaries of campus to benefit South Carolina, […]
Clemson University will be taking youth across the country on a guided tour of outer space — virtually, of course — after being chosen to lead the design of this year’s 4-H STEM Challenge. Heading into its 14th year, the […]
To keep the momentum Clemson University’s Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative (EELI) created with its inaugural class, Deon Legette recognized the best way to avoid standing still was to keep moving forward. With that in mind, Legette, the driving force behind […]
(This story was first published September 10, 2014) CLEMSON — Marking a century of service to South Carolinians, eight individuals entered the inaugural Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at ceremonies at Clemson University in September. In celebration […]
(This story was first published July 6, 2015) CLEMSON — Retired Clemson University Extension agents Rowland Alston, Bill Craven and Bill Riser were inducted into the A. Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame for their service to South […]