What’s new to Synergy? Fall 2018
There is always new things happening in the realm of Synergy - from Service Learning to Creative Inquiries, to Study Abroad, check out what's going on this Fall!
More Than a Farm
Research, teaching, and public outreach — these are the pillars through which Clemson’s Student Organic Farm executes its mission “to provide an experiential learning environment demonstrating ecologically, economically and socially sustainable farming strategies which strengthen local food systems.”
Call me MiSTER
Ask Winston Holton, field coordinator of the Call Me MiSTER program, to describe the program, and he’ll tell you “revolutionary.” “It’s really hard to encapsulate all that we endeavor to do and be,” said Holton. “It is so transformational, both for the Misters we work with, but also for the countless number of young people that [the Misters] will impact over their careers.”
Clemson Engineers in Developing Countries
As a graduate student, Jeff Plumblee had an idea to combine his passion for engineering with his desire to serve others. Drawing inspiration from programs like Engineers Without Borders, Plumblee created what is now the Clemson Engineers in Developing Countries Program (CEDC).
Unexpected Friendships: Why Intergenerational Relationships Are Important
During the 2015 fall semester, undergraduate students at Clemson University made friendships with people four to five times their age. Led by Communication Professor Stephanie Pangborn, senior Communication students in their final semester took part in a service-learning project with Clemson Downs Retirement Community.
Greek Life Beyond Clemson University
Not many people can say that they have built a house from the ground up, let alone a house in a foreign country for a family in need. This past December marked Clemson Greek Life’s fifth annual service trip...
Building Healthy Communities in Latin America and the Caribbean
Over the past three years, Faculty Fellow Arelis Moore de Peralta has been working to expose Clemson students to research on public health issues and community development in developing countries. Dr. Moore is a research assistant professor with the Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life...
Tigers in Tanzania
What is privilege? It is not easily seen or recognized but as a student of Clemson University, it is generally a way of life. Privilege is being able to...
A Different Kind of Storytelling
As an actor, the first thing Acting and Theatre Appreciation Professor Kerrie Seymour tells her drama students is to think of the audience. Your responsibility is to engage that audience...