Pearce Center for Professional Communication

Funded Projects

What are funded projects?

To augment its ongoing commitment to improving the communication skills of all Clemson students, the Pearce Center regularly invites requests from faculty in all disciplines for

  • funding for curricular or other initiatives that enhance oral, written, visual, and/or digital communication or that foster writing to learn at Clemson;
  • small grants for communication-based, peer-reviewed research in your discipline;
  • assistance developing a communication component in your grant proposals; and/or
  • space/technology in the Class of 1941 Studio for Student Communication for your project, class, or research team.

What are some examples of currently funded projects?

Funded projects are featured on the Pearce Center website by means of a post-project video, blog entry, narrated presentation, etc. Recently funded projects include:

How can I apply?

Calls for proposals are put out in spring for projects to be funded during the following academic year. The Pearce Center Faculty Advisory Committee reviews all submissions. Please direct any questions to Michael LeMahieu (, Director of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication.

Previously Funded Projects