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Archive for February, 2014

Provost search committee meets; receives president’s charge

Thursday, February 27th, 2014

The provost search committee met today (Feb. 27) with President Clements, who formally charged the committee with its task of selecting the next university provost. Bill Funk, of the search firm R. William Funk & Associates, shared advice about the search process, including timelines, candidate identification and recruitment. The committee soon will invite nominations from [...]

Hazardous weather leave granted Feb. 11-14, 2014

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Governor Haley has elected to grant leave with pay for State employees for absences occurring during certain hours and in specific counties from Feb. 11, 2014 through Feb. 14, 2014, taken as a result of hazardous weather conditions. Please reference the list of county closings included in the governor’s executive order. Employees do not need [...]

CBBS dean candidates: Campus interviews scheduled

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Campus interviews for the position of Dean, College of Business and Behavioral Science have been scheduled. March 3-5: Dr. Timothy L. Smunt, Dean at University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee March 4-6: Dr. Chuck Williams, Dean at Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana March 5-7: Dr. Kay M. Palan, Dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan The curriculum vitae [...]

Parking/transit updates: Feb. 26-March 5

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Sheep Barn lot and Brynes Hall lot reserved for a special event beginning on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Sheep Barn lot and Brynes Hall lot will be reserved for a special event beginning on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 8 p.m. Vehicles remaining the Sheep Barn Lot after 7 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 [...]

Clemson to participate in Upstate International Month

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

By Julia Turner, Class of 2014 Office of Media Relations Clemson University will join with The International Center of the Upstate and Michelin to sponsor Upstate International Month in March. The month-long celebration seeks to create awareness and appreciation for international opportunities in the Upstate and encourages local engagement with international opportunities. For Clemson, Upstate [...]

Eleanor L. Keasler, retiree – Feb. 11, 2014

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Eleanor L. Keasler, 85, of Anderson died Feb. 11. She was a custodial worker with Facilities Maintenance and Operations and retired in 1990 with four years of service. She is survived by her daughter; family and friends. Funeral services were held at New Holly Light Missionary Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made here.

Louise Brown Mixon, retiree – Feb. 7, 2014

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

Louise Brown Mixon, 88, of Clemson died Feb. 7. She was an Executive Support Specialist with the Director of Resident Instruction and retired in 1988 with 31 years of service. She is survived by her husband, son, family and friends. Funeral services were held at Fort Hill Presbyterian Church. Memorials may be made to Fort [...]

During Cancer Awareness Month, Sullivan Center is focused on skin cancer prevention

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

By Melanie Kieve, Public Information Director Office of Communications & Public Relations College of Health, Education, and Human Development During February’s National Cancer Prevention Month – and every month – Clemson’s Sullivan Center is focused on cancer prevention. As part of the Sullivan Center’s broad spectrum of wellness services, providers screen, diagnose, and treat a [...]

Howell to retire as associate vice president for student affairs; reception scheduled

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

By Faith Christner, Student Affairs Verna Howell, associate vice president for Student Affairs, will retire from Clemson University after 33 years of service. Her last official day in this position will be Monday, March 17. “Verna’s commitment to excellence has enabled Student Affairs to provide meaningful opportunities for students,” said Gail DiSabatino, vice president of [...]

BUDGET: House Ways and Means Committee adopts state budget recommendations

Friday, February 21st, 2014

The South Carolina House Ways and Means Committee completed its work on the state budget today, Thursday, Feb. 20. The Ways and Means version of the budget contains the following specifically for Clemson University: Clemson E&G $1 million in nonrecurring funding for student career opportunity programs (on-campus internships) Clemson PSA $3 million in nonrecurring funding [...]