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.
A graduate of a Clemson University program that prepares students for work in the visual-effects industry was part of a four-person team that won an award for its work on the Disney animated film “Moana.” Marc Henry Bryant was on a team that won a Visual Effects Society award for “Outstanding Effects Simulations in an […]
While many college students are sunning themselves on beaches in late March, 23 Clemson University scholars will be exposed to the Land of the Rising Sun during spring break, thanks to the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Few Clemson University alumni illustrate the global impact engineers have on the world as well as Suzanne Roat. She also happens to be a shining example of how a successful alumnus can make a positive impact on her alma mater and future engineers. Her 26-year career as a chemical engineer working with oil refinery processes […]
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.
Florence, S.C. – Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) recognized outstanding alumni at an alumni event coinciding with the 2017 SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo. The college honored alumni in the categories of Young Alumni, Professional Achievement, and Distinguished Service. “I have had the opportunity to work with each of these recipients […]
Attention College of Business alums who met, then fell crazy in love and eventually tied the knot with your college sweethearts — your alma mater has a sweet remembrance headed your way for Valentine’s Day. More than 150 couples will be receiving a student-designed Valentine’s card and box of candy. And for those married business […]
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.
Technology’s role in sports is creating an array of career opportunities, and Clemson University’s College of Business and Department of Athletics are tapping that phenomenon as a teaching moment for students across all educational disciplines. Technology Entrepreneurship in Sports is a new class being offered to all majors this semester through the Arthur M. Spiro […]
Honest conversation. Constructive dialogue. These terms are used often with regard to diversity and inclusion initiatives. But without constructive dialogue and an atmosphere in which that dialogue is enabled and encouraged, diversity efforts can be viewed as fleeting, rather than a constant force that shapes and moves a college community forward. Clemson University’s 35th annual […]
Keith Jennings and Terry Allen have some unfinished business they’re tending to in Clemson University’s College of Business. And the former National Football League and Tiger standouts aren’t letting an extended hiatus from the classroom get in the way of completing what they started 30 years ago. Their return to Sirrine Hall is driven by […]
Seth Jordan’s life direction has been shaped by two events – 9/11, which compelled him to serve his country, and the loss of fellow U.S. Marines in Afghanistan. Both tragedies have led the 2000 Clemson University marketing graduate on his life’s mission that no fallen warrior will be forgotten. Borne out of those tragedies was […]
Clemson University again has been named to Kiplinger’s personal finance list of 100 best values in public colleges. Clemson, the highest-ranked school in South Carolina, is No. 24 nationally for in-state students for the second consecutive year.
For the 14 years he served as Clemson University’s president, James F. Barker ended most of his speeches with stories of life in the president’s home – usually involving spontaneous, sometimes poignant and sometimes hilarious, encounters with students who showed up on his doorstep. And for 14 years, his audiences have told him he should write a book. That book, “Can the President Come Out and Play? Stories of Life in the President’s Home,” by Jim and Marcia Barker, is now available.