George Smith is in his third year as chief of staff and 11th year as associate vice president within the Division of Student Affairs. He holds administrative responsibility for several areas, including operational oversight of the $98 million business enterprise, strategic planning and assessment, and all communications and brand management functions. He is also heavily […]
Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a 100-year-old survivor of the Bataan Death March and revered alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University, will be presented a Filipino World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Saturday. The Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are the highest civilian awards in the United States.
A retired Greenville executive who has donated to organizations ranging from the Peace Center to First Presbyterian Church is turning his philanthropic attention to Clemson University, where he is providing the largest donation in history to the chemical and biomolecular engineering department. William Sturgis and his wife, Martha Beth, are contributing $600,000 to create a distinguished professorship in the department.
When it comes to building a career, sharpening razor blades might not be the first thing that comes to mind for most aspiring professionals. But for Martin Lightsey ‘64, that need provided an opportunity that was perfect for his skill set.
CLEMSON – University of New Mexico professor and former Clemson University student Jeffrey Rack held a seminar Thursday afternoon in Hunter Hall about light-activated switches called photochromic compounds. The event was hosted by the department of chemistry. Rack received his undergraduate degree in Clemson’s department of chemistry in 1991. He did his undergraduate research under […]
Clemson University students will celebrate the life of Sam Cadden and raise money for construction of the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel this weekend at the second annual “Samapalooza.” Events include the Cadden Classic Golf Tournament, social time at the Study Hall rooftop and a concert and silent auction at the Esso Club.
George Petersen remembers escaping; his mom, Mabel, scooping him out of bed in the middle of the night when he was 4 years old, secreting him out of a dark house and into the frayed back seat of her pale blue Ford Fairlane and pulling away into a restless Los Angeles night. It was the […]
The staff of the Clemson Alumni Association has selected Charlotte Underwood Cobb of Marietta, Georgia, to receive the 2017 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson University alumnus for outstanding volunteerism and service to the university. The Clemson Alumni Association chose Cobb for her role in reviving, growing and re-energizing the Atlanta Clemson Club.
Clemson University alumna Emily Watrous of Greenville will join her alma mater as chief human resources officer March 5. In this position, she also will serve as a member of the university’s executive leadership team.
Clemson University alumnus Stephen Parker has been named a recipient of the Young Architects Award by The American Institute of Architects (AIA). The awards are the highest national honor for young architects, recognizing individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers. All 18 of the 2018 […]
Distance doesn’t separate alumnus Dr. Rick Foster from his Clemson University family. Though he lives on Wadmalaw Island, Foster has remained connected to the university and has been active within the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences and the Department of Public Health Sciences for years. From Tiger Band, where he played trombone and […]
If you’re in the right place at the right time, you might catch Gerald Glenn in a certain blue blazer – the one lined in orange that has a tiger paw on the inside. And if you’re lucky, you just might catch him laughing and asking, “Can you tell Clemson is close to my heart?”
Russell “Rip” Paul Parks, a Clemson alumnus and managing principal at DesignStrategies LLC in Greenville, has established a $175,000 endowment in architecture professor David Allison’s name.
FLORENCE — Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) honored some of its best and brightest products at the South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo last month at the Florence Civic Center. The CAFLS Alumni Awards Program, managed by the CAFLS Agriculture Alumni Board of Directors, began three years ago as a […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center (EPIC) celebrated its five-year anniversary Wednesday with a spirited discussion about the College of Science center’s latest explorations into biomedical research. Then came the cutting of the cake – and the fun continued. A special guest joined the crowd to express his thanks for everything EPIC has […]