Clemson University alumnus and professor emeritus Col. (Ret) Ben Skardon, a World War II hero and survivor of the Bataan Death March, will be featured on the CBS news program "60 Minutes" this Sunday.
Two names will be added to Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor — the monument that recognizes Clemson alumni who died on active military service — in a Memorial Day ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Tyrone Gayle has never shied away from a challenge — whether in the classroom, on the track, at the cancer treatment center or in the thick of our last knock-down, drag-out presidential campaign. Last year, at the age of 28, the Jacksonville, Florida, native and Clemson University alumnus found himself in two profoundly significant battles simultaneously when, as one of Hillary Clinton’s key staffers, he was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer just seven months before election day.
Conventional paper-and-ink books might seem destined for the dust bin in this age of omnipotent electronic entertainment, especially among children, but teacher Katarina Clegg’s class at Homeland Park Primary School in Anderson nearly exploded with excitement on the morning of April 19 when a group of Clemson University student interns showed up to deliver copies of a very special book, “Our Favorite Animals.”
Clemson University’s Historic Properties, along with the Andrew Pickens chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, are hosting a celebration of the porch restoration at the historic Hopewell Plantation at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20.
Clemson Tigers fans will have a chance to take a stroll across campus and tailgate with some real American heroes as the Clemson Undergraduate Student Government along with the Student Veterans Association hold the third annual Walk For Veterans at 10 a.m. Saturday. The event benefits the Clemson Veterans Scholarship Endowment, a scholarship fund for military veterans attending Clemson.
Clemson University’s first lady, Beth Clements, will help celebrate this year’s Founder's Day ceremony at 5 p.m. Thursday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Pendleton, the burial site of university founder Thomas Green Clemson.
The 75th anniversary of WWII's infamous Bataan Death March was commemorated by 7,200 participants who gathered in the wee morning hours for the 28th Bataan Memorial Death March, Sunday, March 19. Once again, retired Clemson University alumnus and professor emeritus Ben Skardon, 99 years young, was the oldest participant and the only survivor of the real Bataan Death March who walked in the event.
For the sixth consecutive year, a Pulitzer Prize-winning author will visit Clemson to participate in the Clemson Literary Festival.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a Clemson University alumnus, emeritus professor and survivor of the Bataan Death March during World War II, will walk Sunday in the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico. It will be his 10th time in the march and just four months short of his 100th birthday. The start of the annual Bataan Memorial Death March is a raucous affair. The sound of cannon fire sends 7,000 hard-charging and motivated athletes surging across the starting line into the New Mexican desert under a vibrant orange and violet sunrise. They whoop and cheer as they embark on one of the most legendarily grueling sporting events in America.
Clemson University doctoral student A.D. Carson is many things — poet, activist, and rap artist to name a few — but “typical Ph.D. candidate” is not one of them. So when it came to writing a dissertation, he couldn’t simply write a traditional one. Instead, he produced a 34-song rap album that already has the internet buzzing.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District III recognized the work of Clemson University staff members with awards for their outstanding achievements in media, design and communications in 2016 at its recent annual awards ceremony in Nashville.
Clemson University will celebrate the bicentennial of Anna Clemson’s birth Feb. 13 with a birthday party in Trustee Park on campus from 10 a.m. to noon. Guests can enjoy milk and cookies, ice cream and informative birthday cards.
Clemson University is one of the nation's best colleges for students seeking a superb education with great career preparation at an affordable price, according to The Princeton Review.
Clemson University will pay tribute to service members, veterans and the Armed Forces when the Tiger men’s basketball team plays host to the Virginia Tech Hokies Sunday.