Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for December, 2012

CCIT: Growing the next generation of leaders

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
The CCIT Leadership Summit program was begun to provide staff professionals opportunities for increased self awareness, creativity and coaching.

CCIT (Clemson Computing and Information Technology) is making tremendous strides in leadership and staff development with its Leadership Summit program, designed to provide CCIT professionals opportunities for increased self awareness, creativity and coaching.

The team behind the team

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

Eighteen student managers and three staff directors make up the Clemson Equipment team. Although that is the official name of the team, every single one of the members will be quick to tell you that they do much more than fix helmets and wash jerseys.

Top 10 in 2012 — Plus, what’s trending on Clemson’s social media

Monday, December 17th, 2012

We love this time of year — winter weather, graduation, holiday break and the always-popular top-10 lists. So let’s take a look back at 2012 at Clemson.

Students for sustainability practice what they preach

Wednesday, December 12th, 2012
LEAF resident Devon Cornelius wants to spread the word and get others involved in the subject of sustainability. Here he works in the group’s garden outside Calhoun Courts residence hall.

What do a student in psychology, a student in biosystems engineering and a student in graphic communications have in common? A passion for sustainability.

From NYC to Clemson, Chris Grau’s love of film and philosophy has made for a perfect pairing

Friday, December 7th, 2012
Chris Grau is under contract with Oxford University Press for a book that explores ethical issues through film.

For Chris Grau, movies aren’t just about entertainment: They’re a springboard for philosophical deliberation — both in the classroom and outside it.

Unique learning landscape helps middle school students grasp math concepts

Tuesday, December 4th, 2012
Clemson professor Matt Powers, center, and math teachers from Dacusville Middle School test out the school

On its face, this first South Carolina based-learning landscape might look very simple, but this work has flipped on its head the idea of teaching complex math concepts to young learners.