The first female launch director at NASA, Charlie Blackwell-Thompson '88 has gotten there with a dream, hard work and passion.
The Clemson family came through again. A total of 3,551 donors made contributions totaling $1,440,498 during Clemson University’s third annual Give Day Wednesday.
Beth Leavitt didn’t travel the traditional road to education. In fact, it took 14 years after graduating from Clemson in 1984 before she stepped into her classroom at Wade Hampton High School, where she teaches AP physics. She worked as a chemist for an environmental company before she turned to education, but Leavitt doesn’t see […]
Upstate residents Joe and Gretchen Erwin of Greenville will improve the future of Clemson University students, faculty and staff and the business community with their $2.5 million gift, including $1 million for the new College of Business building and $1.5 million for a student scholarship and programming support for communication students and adjunct faculty.
The Clemson University community will pay tribute to the vision and legacy of founder Thomas Green Clemson at the 2018 Founder’s Day Celebration at 5 p.m. April 4 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 328 E. Queen St., Pendleton. An outdated calendar item previously listed the date as April 6.
At 12 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, the clock will start on Clemson University’s third annual Give Day, a 24-hour marathon to raise money for scholarships, teaching and facilities. Volunteers and staff will collect donations by telephone, online and on campus from alumni, students, parents, employees and Clemson supporters. Last year, donors contributed more than $2 million on Give Day. While topping that dollar total would be great, the primary goal this year is to increase the number of individual donors from last year’s 3,200 to 3,500 this year.
CLEMSON, South Carolina – The 97th annual meeting of the Southeastern Section of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) created quite the buzz during its recent appearance on the campus of Clemson University, attracting 542 attendees from 115 colleges and universities throughout its five-state region. The conference was hosted by the College of Science’s department […]
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.