May is Mental Health Awareness Month

College is stressful!  When our level of stress exceeds our ability to cope, problems often arise such as appetite changes, sleep changes, difficulty concentrating, and more.  The good news is, Clemson University has resources to help students learn to better manage stress.  Contact Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for assistance or additional information by calling (864)…

Congratulations Graduates!!

  Congratulations to all of our May 2017 graduates!!!  The Advocacy and Success team would like to thank our very own graduate, Kierra Richmond, who has been such a valuable asset to our office for the last two years in her work as our graduate assistant.  Kierra, we wish you all the very best in…

Being Kind to Yourself

Check out the health and wellness e-magazine for Clemson News at @SH101atClemson for great tips and suggestions! Below is a feature from their Find Your Emotional Strengths article. Self-Care While supporting other people is one sign of emotional well-being, so is your ability to care for yourself. Just like the body, emotions require regular care and…

18 Small Gestures with Big Impact

“Too often we underestimate the power of a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” -Leo Buscaglia One small, thoughtful gesture can make someone else’s day… 1. Say “Good morning” to a person standing next…

Take the Pledge and Commit to Kindness :)

 We are asking you to commit to kindness by copying and pasting the pledge below on your social media, and including your name to show support. Imagine a world Where we look out for each other. Where we all pay it forward. Where we measure success in selfless acts. Where kindness is the philosophy of…

Week of Kindness: February 13th – February 17th

Get excited! We’re excited! In support of the annual Random Acts of Kindness day on February 17th, we will kick off our Week of Kindness campaign next week. From Monday the 13th to Friday the 17th we will upload a post each day with kindness tips, suggestions, or videos to spread the joy and increase awareness…

5 Steps: Writing Your Chapter for a Successful Semester

Happy New Year and First Day of Classes! Hopefully your break was a time of reconnecting with your favorite things, hobbies, and people, but also a time of processing the growth areas and challenges faced last semester that you were able to overcome. The great thing about winter break is that you are allowed enough…

Gearing Up for World Kindness Day on November 2nd

Join us on this upcoming Wednesday, November 2nd to begin celebrating #CUPassItForward in support of World Kindness Day for November 13th! Stop by to grab a few goodies and chat with our office between 9am and 11:00am at Vickery Horseshoe. We look forward to sharing how you can Pass It Forward later this week!  …

The First Year Going Home

You are now half way through your first semester, congrats! Though it may not have been an easy road…you’ve survived move-in and the first week of classes (check!). Now you have officially conquered midterm season with exams, papers, and group projects (check!). Kudos to you! You are officially a Clemson student striving for success, balancing…

Happy #NationalTrainYourBrainDay !

This day was created to encourage everyone to engage in activities that would expand and exercise their brain to use more of its potential capacity. Here are suggested things that you can do to train your mind and improve your resiliency and cognitive skills: Read more. Find topics, genres, authors, and/or bloggers who interest you the…