Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for August, 2011

By merging popular culture and literature, English professor Rhondda Thomas is engaging all types of learners

Monday, August 29th, 2011
English professor Rhondda Thomas is eager to spread her enthusiasm for African-American literature.

Rhondda Thomas is giving students the chance to study African-American writings from colonial times to the present, but this isn’t your average literature class.

Tiger Tips for new students

Wednesday, August 24th, 2011

Freshman year comes with a mixture of emotions — ranging from excitement to nail-biting nervousness.Lucky for you, tons of Tigers have already conquered freshman year and are offering up some advice to ban those new-to-campus jitters. Here are a few tips from them.

The Legacy of a Tiger

Monday, August 22nd, 2011
More than 110 years of devotion to Clemson began with the late Sherwood Edmond Liles Sr., class of 1900.

You can hear the pride in his voice — but it’s not arrogant or boastful. It’s the heartfelt pride of what can best be described as true loyalty and deep love for a family that means as much to Jack S. Liles Sr. ’49 as his own flesh and blood.

Time-Honored Traditions — What you need to know to be Solid Orange.

Thursday, August 18th, 2011

Thousands of Tigers have left their mark with time-honored traditions and tiger-specific rituals. Take some time to learn more about these rolling hills; they’ll surround you for the next four years and become a background for memories that won’t soon be forgotten.

Talking trash: Tom Jones wants people to think before they toss

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011
Tom Jones enjoys collaborating with students, faculty and staff to think of new ways to promote recycling. A new campus push has helped raise Clemson

Tom Jones feels like he has also been able to tap into his education background by teaching students, faculty and staff about recycling. And he feels part of Clemson’s role as a university is to teach others about the importance of wisely using our resources.