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Archive for May, 2014

Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Search Update (May 29, 2014)

Thursday, May 29th, 2014

The Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Provost Search Committee met twice in May. After reviewing more than 100 applications from candidates representing a broad spectrum of academic disciplines, divisions and top institutions, the committee reached broad consensus on roughly 10 candidates. The committee will conduct offsite interviews of these candidates by mid-June with [...]

Recycling department offers mulch and compost for purchase

Monday, May 26th, 2014

Got mulch? Clemson University Recycling is offering a limited quantity of landscaping mulch, leaf mulch and compost available for purchase by the public.

Whorton to lead Academic Success Center

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Sue Whorton

Sue Whorton has been named director of the Academic Success Center.

2014-15 Faculty-in-Residence appointments announced

Friday, May 23rd, 2014
Joe Mazer

The Department of Residential Life in University Housing & Dining announced two new Faculty-in-Residence appointments for 2014 – 2015.  Joseph P. Mazer from the communication studies department and Rhondda Thomas from the English department will enhance the residential experience through both formal and informal student engagement opportunities in their respective communities. Mazer is the associate [...]

Dennis Lawrence Placone, faculty emeritus – May 19, 2014

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

Dennis Lawrence Placone, 65, of Anderson, passed away May 19, 2014.  He served on Clemson’s faculty in various capacities since 1976, retired in 2008 as professor of Economics and director of the Center for Economic Education in the College of Business and Behavioral Science. He continued to teach after his retirement and had more than [...]

2014 Freshman Summer Reading Program: Facilitators needed

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

The Office of Undergraduate Studies and the Summer Reading Committee seeks volunteers to facilitate a discussion group for the 2014 Freshman Summer Reading Program. Discussion facilitators host a group of 20-25 freshman following the New Student Convocation for a discussion of the book and the author’s talk. On Monday, August 18 at 1:15 p.m., author [...]

Myrle L. Swicegood, retiree – May 11, 2014

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

Myrle L. Swicegood 89, of New Bern, N.C. died May 11, 2014. She was the assistant director, State Extension Home Economics, and retired in 1986 with seven years of service. She is survived by two daughters; family and friends. Gifts may be made to the Heritage and Hope Endowment, First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 1463, [...]

Senate passes state budget

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The South Carolina Senate completed its work on the state budget on May 15. The Senate adopted the recommendations of the Senate Finance Committee’s version of the budget as it relates to Clemson University. Specifically, it includes the following: Clemson E&G $1 million in recurring funding for student career opportunity programs (on-campus internships) $400,000 in [...]

Tree removal/Tiger Band Plaza renovation

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Tiger Band Plaza will be renovated and Spirit Point added which will necessitate the removal of 28 pine and oak trees as indicated on the sketch here. All trees were inspected by Landscape Services and Dr. Don Ham, Emeritus Professor of Forestry and Natural Resources, to determine if it was feasible to keep the trees [...]

Football season tickets available to faculty and staff

Monday, May 19th, 2014

The Clemson Athletic Department would like to remind all Clemson University faculty and staff football season tickets are available for purchase. Faculty and Staff may purchase two season tickets at a reduced rate of $264, a 20 percent savings off regular priced season tickets. Additional tickets are available for purchase at the regular rate of [...]