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Watchful companions

Tuesday, August 6th, 2013

Doc, the Clemson University Police Department’s bomb-sniffing dog, is a 5-year old black Labrador retriever who helps monitor sporting events, graduations and other large occasions at Clemson.

Shifting gears to become a bike friendly campus

Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
Tanya DeOliveira is creating sustainable initiatives for making Clemson a more bike friendly campus.

With improved bike parking and signage and new bike lanes on the way, Clemson will see an implementation of bike friendly initiatives over the next 10 years.

Safety at the heart of risk management

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
Denise Godwin, left, and Linda Rice.

While the Office of Risk Management steps in after an incident has occurred, it also supports faculty, staff and students to prevent hazards from occurring.

Strategizing recruitment — raising the bar to attract quality candidates

Monday, July 8th, 2013
Josh Brown, Clemson

Josh Brown is propelling Clemson into the future of faculty and staff recruitment. The University’s lead recruiting strategist lives and breathes for the human resources and recruiting side of academia and is helping Clemson recruit top faculty and staff members in order to support the University’s 2020 Road Map goals.

New Staff Senate president hits the ground running

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013
As one of her first duties as Clemson staff senate president, Angela Nixon is gathering input from staff members regarding characteristics they want to see in Clemson’s 15th president.

As one of her first duties as Clemson staff senate president, Angela Nixon is gathering input from staff members regarding characteristics they want to see in Clemson’s 15th president.

ARTS turns old rubber tires into new products

Monday, June 10th, 2013
Danny Metz, operations manager for Clemson’s Asphalt Rubber Technology Service, demonstrates how water reacts on rubberized ashault.

There’s no shortage of tires in South Carolina. And Clemson University’s Asphalt Rubber Technology Service promotes, designs and tests the use of recycled scrap tires in rubberized asphalt and in other civil infrastructure applications.

Sullivan Center offers new services

Friday, May 17th, 2013
A range of acute care, health management, health education and promotion, and medical surveillance services are available through the on-campus Joseph F. Sullivan Center to meet the needs of employees, faculty and staff.

The Joseph F. Sullivan Center at Clemson University is offering new services including a dermatology clinic, travel immunization clinic and one-on-one wellness counseling in order to increase the number of health care services offered to Clemson employees, faculty and staff.

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.

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.

Being Mr. and Mrs. Clemson — Ron Grant and Janet Bean bring the Clemson spirit to life

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
Like the time-honored tradition of Founder’s Day, we might think of the live appearance of Thomas and Anna Clemson — played by Ron Grant and Janet Bean — as a tradition in itself.

Founder’s Day marks a time when Clemson University commemorates the death of its founder, Thomas Green Clemson, while celebrating his determined spirit and vision for public education. He died on April 6, 1888, but on occasion, you can spot Thomas and his wife, Anna Maria Calhoun Clemson, around campus. But those aren’t ghosts that you are seeing.