Centers and Institutes

Office of Academic Excellence

Office of Academic Excellence

The mission of the Charles H. Houston Center's Office of Academic Excellence is to implement precollege enrichment programs and academic mentoring programs that support the recruitment and retention of college students. Additionally, the Office of Academic Excellence provides counseling, study skills, and academic support services to meet students’ needs and enhance their academic outlook at Clemson University.

For more information about the Office of Academic Excellence, please contact Starlett Craig via e-mail or by telephone at 864-656-0676. The SAT Boot Camp will not operate in 2014.

Clemson Career Workshop

The Charles H. Houston Center coordinates educational experiences for high school students in the summer that are designed to increase students’ scores on college admissions tests and introduce students to career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

Clemson Career Workshop:  June 15-20, 2014

Click here to complete the online Clemson Career Workshop application

Camp CyberGirls

In collaboration with Clemson's School of Computing, the Charles H. Houston Center's Office of Academic Excellence presents an innovative program, Camp CyberGirls, which is designed to help students learn computing skills such as programming, three-dimensional modeling, avatar design and animation in the context of an online virtual world called the Curiosity Grid that forms the home for an interactive, informal learning environment for middle and high school students.

Camp CyberGirls:  June 22-27, 2014 and July 13-18, 2014

Click here to complete the online Camp CyberGirls application