Inside Clemson

Archive for October, 2013

Parking/transit weekly updates: Oct. 28-Nov. 1

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

College Ave. closed Thursday, Oct. 31, from 3:30 – 7 p.m. The City of Clemson will host its annual Halloween event on Thurs., Oct. 31, from 3:30 – 7 p.m. on College Avenue between S.C. 93 and Keith Street. The street will be closed to traffic and CAT buses. During this time, the Red CAT [...]

Why I’ll be at the Clemson University Staff Senate 5K and Fun Run with my daughters

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013
Ashby Williams, daughter of CU staff member Heidi Williams, after completing a 5K and a kids' fun run

By Heidi Coryell Williams
Writer/Editor, Creative Services

I’ve been running for a little over a year.

Color runs, mud runs, and the everyday, ordinary 5K. It gives me a goal and a reason to keep going to the gym at 5 a.m., otherwise, I’d probably curl up and go back to sleep most mornings. But my favorite runs are the ones where my daughters can participate. They’re 6 and 4, now, and they’ve cheered me on at enough races to be interested in doing one themselves.

’55 Exchange resumes full operations

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

The ’55 Exchange – home of Clemson Ice Cream – is back under full operation and regular hours, as of Oct. 23. Due to flooding in early August, operations had to be restricted while repairs and renovations were completed.

Joseph Arbena, professor emeritus – Oct. 25, 2013

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Joseph Arbena, 74, of Clemson, died Oct. 25 at his home. Arbena retired from Clemson in 2006 as professor emeritus of history after 46 years of service.

National Scholars Program invites Faculty Fellow applicants

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

The Clemson National Scholars Program is now accepting applications from tenured or tenure-track faculty members for the role of NSP Faculty Fellow, beginning fall 2014.

Sandra Elgin, staff member – Oct. 28, 2013

Tuesday, October 29th, 2013

Sandra “Sandy” Bolt Elgin, 56, of Anderson, died Monday, Oct. 28, at her home. Elgin was as an administrative assistant in the School of Architecture. She had worked at Clemson for more than 36 years.

Timothy Michael Reese Jr., student – Oct. 26, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

Timothy Michael Reese Jr., 19, died Friday, Oct. 26. Reese was a sophomore pre-business major from Sullivan’s Island.

Seeking applicants for the 2014-2015 class of Clemson Writing Fellows

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013

By Meredith McCarroll, Ph.D. Director, Clemson Writing Center Coordinator, Writing Fellows The Calhoun Honors College, the Pearce Center for Professional Communication, the Department of English and the Clemson Writing Center invite applications for the 2014-2015 class of Clemson Writing Fellows. In its first two years, the Writing Fellows program has been shown to encourage revision, [...]

Discounted tickets available to faculty, staff for Georgia Tech football game

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The Clemson Athletic Department is offering faculty and staff discounted tickets for the Nov. 14 football game against Georgia Tech. Faculty and staff with a valid university ID can purchase tickets for $20 to the game, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Faculty and staff can purchase tickets online by entering the promotional code EMPLOYEE, or [...]

Sullivan Center to offer diabetes self-management course

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013

The Joseph F. Sullivan Center is now offering a diabetes self-management course called CU In Control. The course will cover topics relevant to diabetes care including medications, monitoring, being active, reducing risks, healthy eating, and problem solving including how take care of yourself and your diabetes when you are sick. Open to all Clemson employees, [...]