Beginning in 2014 , Clemson University instituted a yearlong series of events, lectures, performance and exhibitions called “Race and the University: A Campus Conversation.” The Clemson Brick-making Event was part of this conversation. The event was a tribute to the predominately African American convict crew that made the bricks for the original campus buildings. The clay for the bricks came from areas around Clemson’s grounds, thus providing a hands-on approach to connecting students to Clemson’s land and history.
In the complex environment of today’s workplaces, workers must be able to successfully complete multiple tasks and manage multiple responsibilities at the same time. The amount of stimuli and displays can often be overwhelming.