More than 18,000 students call Clemson University "home" each academic year. Clemson is one of 68 public and 51 private institutions selected to receive a 2008 community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation in the areas of Curricular Engagement and Outreach and Partnerships. It joins 76 other institutions that were selected in 2006 — the only other year of selections — out of 4,391 accredited colleges and universities in the nation. Set in a college town with a beautiful backdrop of lake fronts and mountains.
Clemson boasts its own 17,500-acre experimental forest, is home to the 295-acre South Carolina Botanical Garden, and sits on the shores of Lake Hartwell, one of the Southeast’s most popular recreation sites.
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From the Blue Ridge Mountains to the Atlantic Coast, South Carolina is some place special for everyone to visit before and after the conference. The Blue Ridge escarpment holds the tallest waterfall east of the Mississippi River, the impoundments of the Savannah River provide opportunities for swimming and terrific fishing, the Chattooga River has world class rafting, a mesmerizing maze of hiking trails provides opportunities to see waterfalls and beautiful vistas, and coastal venues provide for swimming, kayaking and deep sea fishing. http://www.discoversouthcarolina.com/