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Sampling of Major Diversity Events

Men of Color Summit

Closing the Achievement Gap for African-American and Hispanic Males

The mission of the Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University is to close the achievement gap for African-American and Hispanic males, from cradle to career. Bringing together approximately 2,000 high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country, the summit will emphasize the importance of education, best practices and choices to increase high school and college graduation rates. The national conference will lead awareness to the changing U.S. demographics by enhancing the experience of men of color through involvement and engagement, preparing them for a global mindset. LEARN MORE

Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Month

The goal of Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Month is to highlight and celebrate the diverse cultures and people represented within the Clemson campus community. During the month of October, a series of dynamic educational activities, programs and events is scheduled for faculty, staff and students. LEARN MORE

Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration

Each year in January, Clemson holds forums, lectures and events designed to promote justice, both in thought and action, under the umbrella of this each year’s theme. Students are encouraged to be vulnerable and bring their voices together, safely. Each year, the Celebration features keynote speakers who give their perspective on Dr. King’s Legacy and how it applies to today’s society. LEARN MORE

International Awareness/International Festival

The annual International Festival is a highly anticipated event for campus and community members. It includes ethnic-based foods as well as entertainment and activities for all ages. In addition, the event features local craft and non-profit vendors as well as a children’s area to make it a well-rounded, family-friendly event for everyone who enjoys learning and celebrating the differences the enrich us all. LEARN MORE

Race and the University

A new campus event, the Race and the University series aims to create a campuswide dialogue about race and diversity at Clemson — past, present and future. LEARN MORE

Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University, Clemson SC


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Diversity and Inclusion