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CA2VES to Serve as Mentor in MentorLinks Program

CA2VES has recently been identified as one of ten mentors selected nationwide for the American Association of Community College’s (AACC) mentor program. Serita Acker, Director of Clemson University’s Women in Science and Engineering program and CA2VES National Visiting Committee (NVC) Member, was selected to be a mentor for the MentorLinks: Advancing Technological Education program. In […]


CUCWD Offers Professional Development to Area Teachers

CUCWD PROVIDED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR TEACHERS, guidance counselors and administrators at the Oconee County Summer Institute on June 12 and at the Anderson Five Summer Institute on August 5-6. CUCWD provided information about digital resources available for school districts to use in creating awareness of advanced manufacturing career opportunities for their students. The capabilities of […]


Student Spotlight: Nicholaus Outen

NICHOLAUS OUTEN is an undergraduate student in the College of Engineering and Science. He graduated with honors from W.J. Keenan High School in Columbia, SC, and is pursuing a B.S. in Computer Information Systems from Clemson University. During his time at Clemson, Nicholaus became interested in virtual reality and workforce development. In January 2014, he […]


Connecting to the Environment Through Teaching KATE

Testing lake water quality, digging and surveying soil samples, and exploring wildlife habitats gave Pee Dee area middle school students a chance to bring their science textbooks to life last May at Camp Bob Cooper on Lake Marion in Summerton, SC. Students from J. Paul Truluck and Ronald E. McNair Middle Schools in lower Florence […]


Roundtable Discussion with Secretary Pritzker

CUCWD Leads SC Workforce Development Roundtable Discussion with U.S. Secretary of Commerce On Friday, March 28, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker visited South Carolina to tour the Clemson University-International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) and then take part in a roundtable discussion with education and business leaders at the CU-ICAR TD Gallery, hosted by […]


The Myth of STEM Jobs

CO-PI Perspectives: The Myth of STEM Jobs STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields play a direct role in driving economic growth. Unfortunately, as STEM is increasingly heralded as the pathway to success in the job market, the message is often misleading.  It is time to differentiate myth from reality regarding STEM jobs in today’s […]

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