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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.

Hope Grows Here

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013
Senior soils and sustainable crop systems major Joseph Williams created "Hope Grown," a garden behind the pool at Clemson University

Soils and sustainable crop systems major Joseph Williams created “Hope Grown,” a garden of five laser-straight rows nestled behind the pool at Clemson University’s Outdoor Lab, to engage campers from camps Hope and Sertoma.

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.

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.

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.

Fighting for students’ voices to be heard

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013
Perry Austin

[TITLE][SHARE] By Crystal Boyles Creative Services On some days, Perry Austin will tell you he doesn’t sleep. Too much schoolwork to do. Too many lives to impact. He’s studying religion and its relationship with politics. He’s leading charges for policy change on campus. He’s editing papers, making sure those pesky commas are where they should [...]

Going for the gold: Clemson’s Brian Dean uses computing to create champions

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
Computer science professor Brian Dean is as the director of the USA Computing Olympiad (USACO), one of several national programs for high-school Olympiads in mathematics and the sciences.

Clemson professor Brian Dean is passionate about high school computer science education, and contends that it is an area that is lacking in programs. It requires development beyond standard courses.

From fighter to mentor: How a former youth in trouble now leads youth to success.

Monday, February 11th, 2013
Jorge Calzadilla listens to students in the South Carolina Youth Leadership Academy Charter School talk about what they

Jorge Calzadilla’s fiery passion is contagious. He could talk to you for hours touching on everything from his love of video games and running to why kids today are losing soft skills to how today’s youth are tomorrow’s workforce and how their development is paramount to economic development. No topic is too big or too small, but all lead back to one place — youth.

Clemson senior follows his passion for soccer as he looks to a career in coaching

Tuesday, January 29th, 2013

Being able to work with the Clemson men’s soccer team and be on Riggs Field all season sounds like an absolute dream for a Clemson student, especially one who has loved soccer his entire life. For Clemson student Thomas Gorman, it is a reality.

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.