Public Affairs

Terminology

The center’s entire name is usually stated in full on the first reference:

  • Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research

In subsequent references, initials may be used:

  • CU-ICAR
    Always use a hyphen between CU and ICAR.

Do NOT use the following names by which the center was earlier known:

  • Clemson-ICAR, ICAR, Clemson University-ICAR

The graduate engineering program’s entire name is usually stated in full on the first reference:

  • Carroll A. Campbell Jr. Graduate Engineering Center
    There is no comma before or after Jr.

In subsequent references, the following may be used:

  • Campbell Graduate Engineering Center
    or graduate engineering center

The BMW center's entire name is usually stated in full on the first reference:

  • BMW Information Technology Research Center

In subsequent references, initials may be used:

  • BMW ITRC

Individual technology neighborhoods should be identified as follows:

  • Technology Neighborhood I
  • Technology Neighborhood II
  • Technology Neighborhood III
  • Technology Neighborhood IV
  • Technology Neighborhood V
    Always use Roman numerals (I) rather than spelling out cardinal numbers (one).

Individual collaboration buildings should be identified as follows:

  • Collaboration 1
  • Collaboration 2
  • Collaboration 3
  • Always use cardinal numerals (1) and do not spell them out. Do not use Roman numerals.