Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for April, 2012

Clemson’s new Memorial Park offers a place to reflect

Monday, April 30th, 2012

After a year of work, the Memorial Park garden next to the Scroll of Honor is finished. Set just across from Death Valley, the park pays tribute to the thousands of Clemson alumni and friends who have served in fields from agriculture to the military. It will be dedicated this week. ((Slideshow))

The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon show the true meaning of the Clemson Determined Spirit

Friday, April 20th, 2012
The brothers of Sigma Phi Epsilon work on renovating a new home for a family who lost everything in a fire.

[TITLE][SHARE] By Mary Mattox Creative Services News travels fast, especially in a small community. In January 2012, the news of a family who lost its home in a fire the day after Christmas traveled from an 8-year-old to an elementary schoolteacher to a University administrator to a Clemson student. That student took action. When the [...]

Clemson’s Walk & Roll event helps students discover what makes them unique and what makes them strong

Monday, April 16th, 2012
Clemson senior Will Hall, left, shadows Parking and Transportation Services Director Dan Hofmann during the annual Walk & Roll In My Shoes: A Blended Immersion Experience for Disability Awareness event.

Every morning Clemson students wake up and begin their daily routine. But what if, just for a morning, they were forced to redefine their routine, take on a new life and discover what it means to be disabled? On March 6 several Clemson students, faculty and staff took on the challenge of walking in someone else’s shoes.

Committed to Clemson: Tony Cawthon continually seeks to serve

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Clemson professor Tony Cawthon was one of five faculty from the U.S. chosen to serve as faculty for the South African Housing Training Institute, a weeklong institute that brings together participants from South Africa and the U.S. to provide training to university housing professionals.

In addition to mentoring his students, Tony Cawthon enjoys teaching them to be effective administrators, counselors and mentors as well.

Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Ford headlines this year’s Clemson Literary Festival

Monday, April 9th, 2012

Starting April 11, renowned writers will be in town and on campus to engage book lovers with four days of readings, discussions and a book fair as part of the 5th Annual Clemson Literary Festival. Among the 18 exciting on- and off-campus events — all free to the public — is an appearance of Pulitzer-Prize winning author Richard Ford.