SC 4-H Horse Program continues to shine on national stage

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 […]

New members join the County Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson

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.

Clemson offers app to help calculate feed rations

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.

SC 4-H’ers take top honors at National WHEP Contest

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, […]

Youth find ‘courage to lead’ at S.C. 4-H State Congress

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 […]

Lowcountry teen’s whole-body health plan shines on national stage

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. […]

Building tomorrow’s road map, today — why Clemson’s Master of Transportation Safety Administration is a game-changer

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.

CAFLS women taking leading role in driving Clemson’s land-grant mission

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 picked to lead design of nationwide 4-H STEM initiative

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 […]

Inaugural County Agent Hall of Fame marks centennial of Extension Service

(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 […]

Clemson inducts three into Extension Agent Hall of Fame

(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 […]

Lever Extension Hall of Fame inducts five new members

(This story was first published January 4, 2017) CLEMSON — Five South Carolinians have been recognized for lifetimes of service with their induction into the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame at Clemson University. Spanning service from the […]

Former Clemson Extension agents honored for public service careers

(This story was first published April 19, 2018) CLEMSON — Members of the Clemson University Extension family took time to honor four of their own for lifetimes of service to the people of South Carolina in ceremonies April 13-14. The […]

Clemson offers new Agricultural Education teaching certificate

CLEMSON – Agricultural Education teachers are in high demand and Clemson University adds a new post baccalaureate certificate program that can help fill this need. The program is an add-on certificate in Agricultural Education that compliments most bachelor degree programs offered […]

Volunteers, youth honored at S.C. 4-H State Congress

Lynn Howard of Florence County and Kesha Horton of Chester and Lancaster counties were honored last month during 4-H State Congress with the 2020 Glen Krohn Award for Volunteerism in 4-H, which recognizes outstanding volunteer leadership in 4-H and bears the name of the former assistant director who was well known as a strong believer in volunteers throughout his career.

4-H program helps keep Pinckney’s legacy of leadership alive

The S.C. 4-H Pinckney Leadership Conference hosted its first virtual Leadership Roundup last month and will hold another session of workshops July 14-16, aimed at providing a platform for students nationwide to gather and learn how they could continue to lead amidst the current challenges the country faces.

Clemson Extension employees awarded for exceptional service

Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service agents and employees dedicate a lot of time and effort to help improve the lives of everyone living in South Carolina. To show appreciation, each year Clemson Extension recognizes employees who show visionary leadership, as […]

South Carolina youth recognized for 4-H Shooting Sports success

The 2020 4-H Shooting Sports National Championships won’t be held as expected this month due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t diminish the accomplishments of four shooters from South Carolina who earned the opportunity to be there. Tatelyn Benton, Gabe Boggs […]

EELI 2.0 takes Clemson Extension leadership training to next level

The second phase of Clemson University’s Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative (EELI) held its final meeting and graduation recently at the Madren Conference Center, as the initiative’s secondary phase shifted the curriculum from basic leadership training to applying the knowledge and skills gleaned from the first seven-month phase.

Clemson experts suggest planting gardens to escape COVID-19 stressors

To help people ensure fresh, nutritious food for their families, ease the psychological turmoil of these difficult times and help kids stuck at home engage with the outdoors, Clemson Cooperative Extension Service experts suggest planting gardens much as Americans did during World War II.

Specialized COVID-19 mental health and stress relief resources

Specialized COVID-19 mental health and stress relief resources

Faculty and staff who are feeling depressed or stressed during this unprecedented pandemic can get help from several resources on the COVID-19 website. Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), normally associated with students, also has help for faculty and staff on […]