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Clemson’s Habitat for Humanity chapter is building a better community — together

Thursday, September 26th, 2013
This year marks the 20th year that Clemson students have built a Habitat House as part of Homecoming week festivities.

Homecoming Week comes to Clemson, and with it the Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build. Clemson University is the only school in the country to host a build for homecoming on campus, and this year marks the 20th year that the event has taken place.

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.

Miss South Carolina: Born and Bred to be a Tiger

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013
Ali is passionate about the piano and working with children.

Clemson student and Miss South Carolina Ali Rogers is working hard to make a difference in others’ lives. One of Ali’s passions is serving children with disabilities.

Creative Inquiry offers invaluable opportunities for faculty and students

Monday, March 18th, 2013
Clemson University English professor Sean Williams, left, and the $60 Scholarships class.

Clemson University’s undergraduate research program — called Creative Inquiry — is paving the way for unique opportunities for engaged learning and research by challenging the creative minds of faculty and students.

Top stories from The Echo in 2012

Monday, January 14th, 2013

Let’s take a look back at 2012 and see what you read the most in The Echo and on the Clemson Alumni Homepage, plus, which alumni profile stories you found most intriguing.

Rising above the guilt and shame of sexual abuse

Thursday, October 4th, 2012
Every Sunday during the school year, 15 Clemson students drive to Generations Group Home to play ball and just hang out with the boys who are going through the treatment program.

Every Sunday, 15 Clemson students trek to Generations Group Home to hang out with the boys who live there. Every Sunday, these boys — who are at the home to receive care for past sexual abuse charges — get to play ball, learn new games, practice their social skills and learn how to heal from past mistakes.

Clemson students offer helping hands down the street and across the world

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
This past school year, more than 100 students went on alternative spring breaks to serve communities across the country, such as in Appalachia.

Service can be found in every nook and cranny on campus and off. Student organizations, undergraduate research, class projects, service-learning, alternative breaks, mission trips, faculty efforts — through all these groups, service is at Clemson’s core.

How students honor their peers’ lives after tragedy

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012
Clemson students Dominique Jordan and Rashard Hall are working to raise money for a scholarhip to memorialize Bryan Askew, who passed away on Sept. 6, 2011.

Every time a Clemson student passes away, the entire student body is affected. Students have always joined together to actively memorialize their peers, and now, through numerous memorial projects, students’ lives are being commemorated by their peers more than ever.

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 [...]

Tasting for Donations: Who knew reaching out to the community could taste so good?

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
Professor John McGregor fixes an ice cream waffle cone in the

The ’55 Exchange is not asking students what their favorite flavor is, but what flavor best represents their favorite charity.