For three sets of brothers — the Figueroas, the Polites and the Orrs — who all made the Emerging Scholars journey and wound up enrolled at Clemson together, the program helped the University become a vital part of life for entire families that never would have envisioned being Tigers a few short years ago.
Clemson University’s Office of College Preparation and Outreach in the Division of Inclusion and Equity announced $10,000 scholarships for in-state students and up to $21,000 in out-of-state tuition waivers for students who complete the Snelsire, Sawyer, & Robinson Clemson Career Workshop (CCW).
Since 1981, Wells Fargo has given more than $4 million to Clemson University. Among its many contributions, the company has established the Wells Fargo Student Scholarship Endowment within the College of Business, awarding more than 100 scholarships to date. The company’s dollar-for-dollar employee matching program has also provided substantial support. With 350 Clemson alumni working for Wells Fargo, the program has generated more than $760,000.
Clemson recently celebrated another gift from Wells Fargo – an additional $300,000 gift benefitting Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER. $175,000 will support Call Me MISTER and $125,000 will benefit Emerging Scholars
It may not seem like it takes courage to go to college, but not all young people grow up in an atmosphere in which higher education is seen as necessary or practical. Clemson University recognizes the key role it plays […]
Growth in the number of African Americans, Hispanics and women graduating with degrees from Clemson University’s College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences is raising hopes that decades of effort is starting to chip away at one of STEM’s toughest […]
In one of the programs that Greg Mocko oversees at Clemson University, students from across the country are challenged to design, manufacture, test and fly a hand-launched unmanned aerial vehicle. It’s a project aimed at resembling how Boeing assembles Dreamliners […]
Mechanical engineering can be one of the most challenging majors in higher education, but Clemson University alumnus Patrick Jansen wants students to know they don’t have to go through the program alone. Instead, they can help each other. Jansen’s donation […]
INSIGHT Into Diversity, the oldest and largest diversity publication in higher education, awarded Clemson University its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) award and its Diversity Champion award.
Fifteen staff members from a wide range of divisions join 10 faculty members in the 2020 cohort of the President’s Leadership Institute. The PLI is a nine-month leadership development program that invests, supports and develops professional and personal leadership in a […]
Isabel Newton knew she wanted a better life as soon as she became pregnant with her daughter. Anaisa Figueroa was born in the small coastal mountain town of Tepic in Nayarit, Mexico, during a time of increasing hardship for residents of that area. Newton saw what life was like for the other children in the town and became determined to provide something better for Anaisa and any future brothers or sisters she might have. Now, all three of her children are Clemson graduates.
Tiger Alliance, a Clemson University program designed to create a college-going culture for African American and Hispanic high school students, has been invited to present at the 10th annual South by Southwest Education Conference and Festival (SXSW EDU) March 9-12 in Austin, Texas.
Clemson University will award its highest honor, the Clemson Medallion, to two distinguished alumni — Professor Emeritus Beverly “Ben” Skardon and Trustee Emeritus Allen Price Wood. Skardon and Wood will be honored at a presentation ceremony in February 2020. The Clemson Medallion is presented to individuals who have rendered notable and significant service and support to Clemson University and who exemplify the dedication and foresight of university founder Thomas Green Clemson.
CLEMSON – When Daniel Hanks hopped on his bicycle to ride from Clemson to Edisto Island on the South Carolina coast, it wasn’t just for pleasure – if riding 279 miles in four days could be considered pleasurable. It gave […]
Clemson Trustee Leon James “Bill” Hendrix and his family’s contributions have been an instrumental part of Clemson University. Friday, Clemson announced the Hendrixes are again making a transformational difference at the University as they become the sixth Academic Cornerstone Partner with a gift of $2.5 million. Given in memory and honor of Pam Hendrix, the gift will establish the Pam Hendrix Center for Education Abroad, scholarships and the Dream Jar Curriculum.
Grade school students across the country will soon say ‘goodbye teachers,’ and ‘hello summer break.’ Many of these students are college bound and have in their educational arsenal tools gained from Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit. The Summit, touted […]
In his remarks at the Clemson University Men of Color National Summit on Thursday, the founder of Harlem Children’s Zone told the 400 high school students in attendance to stand up for what they believe in, never give up and prepare for the moment that could […]
On April 25-26, young men once again will convene at the Men of Color National Summit along with other high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country. The sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 attendees will gather at the Greenville Convention Center to identify and promote strategies that foster success from cradle to career.
Registration is open for the Men of Color Pre-Summit Institute. Clemson’s Call Me MISTER program will host the day-long event April 24.
Creative, helpful, innovative, inspirational and fun. These are just a few words students used to describe the first Clemson University Lowcountry Student Summit (LSS) at the Academic Magnet High School in North Charleston, South Carolina. Nearly 500 students, parents, and […]
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine named Clemson University a recipient of its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the second year in a row. The magazine, which is the oldest and largest publication and website of its kind in higher education, also recognized Clemson as a Diversity Champion and recipient of its first Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.
Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil was elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA), a society of the top academicians of his native country Turkey. Nominated by his TUBA peers, Karanfil joins 150 scientists elected as principal members of TUBA.
Clemson University’s largest college inducted four alumni into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists and celebrated two others as Outstanding Young Alumni. Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, J. Richard Cottingham, Mike Mansuetti and Tony Mathis are the academy’s newest members. […]
An engineer who has earned six patents in six years and a geneticist developing strategies to prevent tooth decay were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University.
Srikanth Pilla, Jenkins Endowed Professor of Automotive Engineering and founding director of the new Clemson Composites Center, has brought forward his industry-shifting innovations to improve the everyday lives of students, researchers and global industry.
Five assistant professors in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences are receiving some of the nation’s top awards for engineers and scientists who are early in their careers, providing a boost to Clemson University’s research in smart materials, […]
Through a combination of scholarly research, lectures and workshops, The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity is establishing itself as resource for public policy makers. Showcasing the college’s growing reputation for cutting-edge scholarship and, in particular, the John E. […]
Jacob Sorber of Clemson University is teaching and conducting research in Botswana this academic year, an opportunity made possible by an award from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Sorber is an associate professor of computer science and a Dean’s Professor […]
When Bridget Trogden and her husband sent their son, Jacob, to camp last month, she was understandably nervous about sending her 12-year old to an overnight program. The week-long residential Adventure Camp, hosted by the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute […]
This school year, the Clemson University School of Nursing is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an alumni gathering on Saturday. In 50 years, the program has grown from a traditional baccalaureate program and an associate degree to several undergraduate and […]
Clemson University’s Institute for Parks honored five individuals for their life’s work helping to manage and preserve the natural and cultural heritage of local, state and national parks during the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon on Oct. 23. Among […]
Laura Olson, J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University, has been elected president of the Society for the Scientific Study of Religion (SSSR). The society is the leading scholarly organization for social scientists who study religion. It sponsors an annual conference each fall and publishes the Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion, which Olson edited for five years.
Clemson University and SCRA have announced a new collaboration that will virtually connect innovation centers across the state, with SCRA becoming the first South Carolina Founding Innovation Partner for the university’s Watt Family Innovation Center.