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Archive for October, 2011

Staff Senate holds food drive

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Staff Senate is holding its annual holiday food drive to benefit Golden Harvest Food Bank. Any non-perishable food item may be donated, except infant formula and baby food.

Clemson writers to read in benefit of Upstate food program

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Some of Clemson University’s most-honored writers and poets will read in a campus benefit for Loaves & Fishes at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in the Self Auditorium at the Strom Thurmond Institute. The list of performers includes Keith Lee Morris, Jillian Weise, Steve Katz, John Pursley III, Alex Kudera, Mike Pulley, Lindsey Jones and Angelina Oberdan.

Clemson to host ACC Cross Country Championships

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

Clemson will host the ACC Cross Country Championships Saturday, Oct. 29, at Musser Farm (604 South Friendship Road, Seneca).

Inside NOW: Heritage festival; Writer’s Harvest; food drive – Oct. 26, 2011

Wednesday, October 26th, 2011

In this edition:
Author, historian to speak on small pox book
Film screening: “Women in the Dirt”
Robert Naeye to speak on amateur astronomy
Heritage Festival in SC Botanical Garden
Presentation tomorrow on life as an African-American soldier in the Civil War
Women’s studies to present Lupe Davidson lecture tonight
Clemson writers to read in benefit of Upstate food program
Michael Hughes to perform at Brooks Center
Staff Senate holds food drive

Prashanth Elangovan, graduate student – Oct. 24, 2011

Tuesday, October 25th, 2011

Prashanth Elangovan, 21, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, died Oct. 24 at Oconee Medical Center. His death was a result of accidental drowning while swimming with friends at Twelve Mile Beach on Lake Hartwell.

Vote for Dabo Swinney as Coach of the Year

Monday, October 24th, 2011

Clemson’s own head football coach Dabo Swinney is in the running for Liberty Mutual’s Coach of the Year. Swinney is currently in second place to Kansas State’s Bill Snyder.

Sullivan Center offers discount on physical exams

Friday, October 21st, 2011

The Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering comprehensive physical exams at a discounted cost of $50 on select dates starting next week. The regular price of a physical is $90.

Clemson faces moderate drought conditions

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

Lake Hartwell has fallen below elevation 652 MSL which has triggered the “Moderate Drought” phase of Clemson University’s Drought Management Plan. The amount of precipitation during the past 12 months has been 23 percent less than normal, creating a 13.63-inch deficit and resulting in the low water level of Lake Hartwell where Clemson draws its potable water. The following voluntary water conservation measures through reductions in irrigation and personal use will now be put into effect.

Vote in Ice Cream With a Heart contest

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

The Class of ’55 Exchange is challenging Clemson student organizations to come up with some new ice cream flavors, and everyone can vote on which flavors they want to win.

Clemson kicks off basketball season with 4th annual Rock the ‘John

Wednesday, October 19th, 2011

The Tiger basketball programs will play host to the fourth annual Rock The `John, Clemson’s version of Midnight Madness, on Friday, Oct. 21, at Littlejohn Coliseum.