The holiday season is a perfect time to give back to others in meaningful, sustainable and impactful ways. While we might be preoccupied with finals, travel plans, and holiday shopping, try to take time to focus on purpose. Even college students with limited time and resources can help others and make a difference.
If you aren’t sure how to get involved, the following charities and organizations are within the Clemson community. You can choose to either volunteer or donate to their causes.
At EPOCH Clemson we are proud to be a part of The Valeo Groupe organization, a niche housing development company. Valeo Student focuses on creating cohesive student communities that offer more than just a place to live, but also a space for residents to grow, be active, find purpose and learn. Our Valeo mantra is “Work Hard. Have Fun. Help Others.” It’s something that every tribe member in our organization embodies. Which is why we were so excited and honored to take part in a Clemson tradition, the Habitat for Humanity Homecoming Build.
There’s no doubt that Clemson is one of the best college towns in the country, but sometimes, you want to get out of Tiger Town for the weekend. Well, you’re in luck—EPOCH Clemson is within easy driving distance of fantastic destinations for a weekend adventure. Whether you’re looking for a quick trip to the mountains, or a long weekend by the coast, we’ve uncovered the five of the best weekend trips for Clemson students, that will leave you refreshed and ready to tackle a new week of classes.
With fall semester well underway, it’s easy to get sucked into the whirlwind of classes, functions and football games and next thing you know it’s holiday break. Now that you’ve adjusted to your class schedule and have a good idea of what the rest of this semester is going to take, it’s time to set some attainable milestones for yourself you can carry over into next semester. Things won’t always go as planned but the bigger picture can be extremely important for staying on track. Here’s a list of eight goals you should set for this semester:
Whether you are transitioning from high school, or looking for somewhere new to live this semester, learning to live with a college roommate is an experience you’ll never forget. Who you decide to live with during your years at college can significantly impact you in more ways than one. According to an article published by the NY Times, studies show the roommates you are paired with in college can affect everything from academic performance to freshman weight gain.