Clemson University’s highly decorated Air Force ROTC program has been accorded two more accolades by the U.S. Air Force. Detachment 770, comprised of nearly 150 cadets, is the recipient of the Air Force’s “High Flight” award as the top “Large” detachment in the Air Force ROTC Southeast Region, which is comprised of 38 programs. In […]
Business leader Cheri Marie Phyfer has been named to the Clemson University board of trustees, effective Dec. 5.
Clemson football fans will gather for Cocky's "funeral" and pep rally Friday, the day before the Clemson Tigers meet the South Carolina Gamecocks at Death Valley.
Students new to the College of Business receive a heavy dose of Business 1010, an introductory course required for anyone pursuing a degree within the college’s five business disciplines. Roughly 900 students take the course each school year and one of the most popular classes involves alumni who return to their alma mater to share […]
Pee Dee Region farmer and Clemson University alumnus Peter LeRoy “Roy” McCall Jr. has established a new scholarship endowment for students in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences.
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The Clemson Alumni Association has selected Lily Eyraud of Charlotte to receive the 2016 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson alumnus for outstanding service and volunteerism to the university.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. William Funchess watched from the other bank as Chinese soldiers approached the river, undressed, and swam across naked, holding weapons and clothes over their heads. Once they hit his side of the river, they shook the freezing water off their skin, dressed, and ran into the forest – one after the other after the other. Thousands of them. It was November 4, 1950. When Funchess radioed the brass back at headquarters to tell them what he had seen, they told him he was mistaken. There were no Chinese soldiers in North Korea. “The final instructions from battalion headquarters was - if Chinese soldiers are in Korea, they’re protecting hydroelectric plants. Under no conditions will you fire on a Chinese national,” said Funchess. “Before the day ended, I had been struck by machine gun fire, and I was a POW of the Chinese army.”
Clemson University announced today that it has earned the Military Friendly School designation for the second straight year. The designation is awarded to universities, community colleges and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.
Clemson University ’84 graduate U.S. Air Force Gen. John “Jay” Raymond has been promoted to the rank of four-star general, making him the highest ranking military officer to have graduated from any Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program at Clemson.
Recent MBAe graduate Melissa Clampitt is locked and loaded on filling a void for the fastest- growing segment in the gun industry. The niche she has her sights set on is comprised of nearly 28 million women gun owners in the U.S., 42 percent of which hold concealed carry licenses in their states. Personal safety […]
Clemson University is celebrating its annual Military Appreciation Week culminating with multiple events Saturday as the Clemson Tigers host the Syracuse Orange in Memorial Stadium. Among the observances will be the awarding of Purple Hearts to two Upstate veterans before the game.
Clemson University will celebrate its history and honor alumni and members of the extended Clemson Family who live out its tradition of service on Legacy Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday.
Kevin Gemas was an early adopter of the entrepreneurial mindset. The 1985 Clemson graduate, and member of the ’81 national championship football team, received a business degree in administrative management. Then, after a football coaching stint, he pursued an entrepreneurial career path ahead of its time. “I owe a lot to my education at Clemson, […]
Packaging graphics professionals who graduated from Clemson University now have a new outlet for staying connected and learning from one another. The Clemson Packaging Graphics Association was recently chartered by a group of industry professionals, who say the new organization will benefit alumni, Clemson’s graphic communications program and their industry. “There are thousands of Clemson’s […]