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Who We Are

Clemson News is the go-to source for stories and news about the innovations, research and accomplishments of the Clemson Family. Designed as a resource for faculty, staff, students, friends and fans of the University, Clemson News is maintained by University Relations’ Strategic Communications team and updated daily through aggregated content across campus.  

Clemson News is dedicated to showcasing content highlighting why Clemson is one of the nation’s leading public institutions. Published stories showcase faculty scholars and scientists, student and alumni accomplishments, and the innovations and research positively impacting South Carolina, the nation and the world.  

Working With Us

If you have a story idea, would like to become an expert resource for media or just want to say hi, feel free to reach out to University Relations’ Strategic Communications team by clicking here

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Whether you’re looking for commentary on breaking trends shaping the world or a background briefing, our experts are available to help. E-mail us to request an interview.  

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Roy Jones

The visionary behind Call Me MISTER®, Jones has grown the program into a nationally renowned model. Today it serves more than 33 colleges and universities across 10 states and has more than 600 program participants driving change in the classroom.

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Shontavia Johnson

An expert in digital brand building, intellectual property law and entrepreneurship, Johnson is a recognized leader throughout the country. She has led national discussions about the science of going viral, digital literacy, patents and Black inventors.

Amy Apon

A leader in her field, Apon explores the performance, improvement and evaluation of parallel and distributed systems, and utilizes various cloud-computing architectures in order to solve important scientific and industry-related problems.

TV Studio

A state-of-the-art studio with the ability to facilitate live shots for television via a Vyvx connection. Offering 1080p high-definition video with an 80-inch digital or live-keyed background with Ross Kryptonite video switcher. Live radio connects are facilitated over IP audio via a Comrex Access codec. Field recording capability includes 4K footage as well as the ability to shoot 4K/120 fps for b-roll purposes. 

Contact Us

The Strategic Communications team is here to help. Whether you’re with a media organization or a member of the Clemson Family with have a great story you want to share, please use this form to get in touch – or you can email us at news@clemson.edu

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