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Orangeville: ‘If Clemson is our home town, then Greenville is our home city’

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Clemson has always had a presence in every section of the state of South Carolina, but in the last decade, that presence has grown exponentially in Greenville. Just a 45-minute trip from Clemson, Greenville now houses several Clemson academic programs, and the University’s partnerships with Greenville Health System have only gotten stronger.

Tigertown Bound: Another new school year starts with a freshman class that has the total package

Thursday, August 15th, 2013

Almost overnight, Clemson has become one of the nation’s top public universities. More students than ever are applying to come to Tiger Town — and their involvement and focus on academics is stronger than ever. As the new school year arrives, let’s take a by-the-numbers* look at this year’s incoming freshman class.

Client meetings, trouble-shooting, on-target messaging — just another day at the office for workers at this student-run, on-campus business

Monday, July 29th, 2013
Campus Banner + Design is a student-run enterprise that creates products for campus departments, student organizations and off-campus clients.

Housed in Student Affairs, the Campus Banner + Design student staff work closely with the four full-time Student Affairs creative staff and division interns. All the students — there will be about 15 in the fall — sit and work together in the Campus Banner + Design offices. At its core, Campus Banner + Design is a communication and production solutions business.

The roots of the university — the Student Organic Farm leads the way in sustainable farming

Tuesday, July 16th, 2013

[TITLE][SHARE] by Jonathan Veit School of Agriculture, Forest and Environmental Science Nine billion. That’s how many people will inhabit the earth by 2050. How do we feed nine billion people? How do we feed them well in a way that is both economically and environmentally sustainable? In a way that will make a profit and [...]

Technostress: Working in a digital age can be nerve-wracking

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Do you get concerned about losing your cellphone or mobile device? Are you anxious if there is no wireless service? Do you feel your life is dependent on Internet availability? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then you might be suffering from ‘nomophobia’ – fear of having no mobile phone.

Clemson’s Class of 2013 grads are ready to turn their passions into careers

Monday, May 6th, 2013

It’s that time of year again — graduation. Clemson graduation has always been a time to celebrate the accomplishments our students have made and to anticipate the new heights they will reach in the future, and this year is no exception as the graduating class of 2013 is showing more potential than ever. But until then, here are the stories of five remarkable Tigers.

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.

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.

Student-organized festival brings Pulitzer Prize-winning author to Clemson

Friday, March 29th, 2013
Kat Clark hangs posters for the Literary Festival around campus. This year, Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan will be speaking at Clemson.

The 6th Annual Clemson Literary Festival will take place April 3-5 with events both on and off campus. The 14-event festival is free to the public and will feature several acclaimed authors, including Pulitzer Prize winner Jennifer Egan.

Brand new Clemson debate team goes from novice debaters to national champions in one year

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
The Clemson debate team — comprised entirely of novice debaters — won the National Education Debate Association

As a group of 15 Clemson students found out, debate is more than just making your point and proving that you’re right. Debate is academic. It’s research-based. And it’s hard, rewarding work. In its first year, Clemson’s debate team won the National Education Debate Association’s (NEDA) national tournament.