Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for April, 2013

Get to know Clemson’s parking enforcement officers

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
Rick Ertzberger is one of six Parking Services officers on campus in charge of keeping parking-related operations running safely and smoothly on campus.

Jennifer Bridgeman, Rick Ertzberger, Guadalupe Hackett, Jack Olker, Michael Seigler and Randy Ward are responsible for keeping things running safely and smoothly through parking operations on campus. And whether you are running late to class and decide to slide into a 30-minute space, misplace your parking permit or have an extravagant plea as to why your car shouldn’t be towed, they’ve heard it all.

Former Clemson Tiger Coty Sensabaugh to speak about his Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) Man of the Year 2013 campaign at Nashville Prowl & Growl

Monday, April 29th, 2013
Coty Sensabaugh

Other than football, Coty Sensabaugh of the Tennessee Titans is passionate about one thing: combatting blood cancer. Many remember Coty as the Clemson Tiger’s defensive back who graduated in 2012 after four successful years on the field. Today, he is a candidate for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) Man of the Year 2013, which he accepts with great honor as a way of honoring his older brother.

Determined to excel at athletics and academics

Friday, April 26th, 2013
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When Brittney Waller isn’t throwing a discus 160 feet, she’s cultivating her interest in agriculture — and exceeding in both. The standout Clemson track and field star is also a standout agricultural education student.

Take a walk through South Carolina without ever leaving Clemson

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
A rendering shows what the Longleaf Pine Flatwoods portion of the Natural Heritage Garden will look like when complete.

The new Natural Heritage Garden at the South Carolina Botanical Garden will uniquely represent the ecological aspects and heritage of each part of South Carolina. The Heritage Garden will include three distinct ecosystems — the plants, ecological processes and connections with mankind — to represent the state’s mountain, piedmont and coastal plain areas.

Perspective, passion, perspiration: A FIRST student’s path to success

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Carlo White believes that FIRST students provide a fresh perspective and appreciation of the value of education because they have lived through the limitations of not having a college degree.

For Clemson alum Carlo White, FIRST students provide a fresh perspective and appreciation of the value of education because they have lived through the limitations of not having a college degree.

Atelier InSite: A marriage of art and mortar

Monday, April 22nd, 2013
Students in the Atelier InSite Creative Inquiry program researched site-specific art, participated in building tours and made recommendations regarding the placement of art in the new Life Sciences facility.

The Atelier InSite, student-driven initiative encourages cross-disciplinary collaboration and provides hands-on opportunities for students to conduct research on the nature of public art, investigate the design build process, conduct site analysis and identify site locations for artwork.

The silence begins on Saturday night

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

What do 240 headphones, glow sticks and the Theta Tau Professional Engineering Fraternity have in common? Clemson’s first silent rave! The rave-themed dance party is called “silent” because the music plays through individual headphones given to partygoers.

Save Our Mascot: Students from across the country are joining Clemson students in the fight to save wild tigers.

Monday, April 15th, 2013
Tigers have lost 97 percent of their native habitats to deforestation and overdevelopment. Clemson students have started the national Tigers for Tigers Coalition to partner with students from schools across the country to save tigers in the wild.

The Clemson student club Tigers for Tigers has put Clemson on the forefront of tiger conservation by creating an alliance — called the National Tigers for Tigers Coalition — with 12 schools that share the tiger mascot. Their goal is to protect wild tigers by raising national, and even international, awareness.

Caution – Blake Snider wants Clemson students to attend school year-round

Monday, April 8th, 2013
Blake Snider, who came on board as director of summer school in 2012, is excited about making Clemson’s summer school a cutting-edge market for innovative programs.

Higher education is the driving passion in Snider’s life, so it shouldn’t come as a shock to learn that he hopes to see most students consider summer school as a normal part of their Clemson experience.

A carnival is coming to Clemson!

Thursday, April 4th, 2013

[TITLE][SHARE] By Haley Sulka, Class of 2013 Creative Services It is hard to believe that the school year is wrapping up in a few short weeks. This year has been successful for students, and that gives us a reason to celebrate. Take a break from the library and come out to a free carnival, sponsored [...]