Feature Stories From Clemson University
A horrible ATV accident is just another challenge for her to beat.
Forty years ago, the average cost of a new home was $49,000. A gallon of gas was 65 cents. And in 1977 — just out of high school — this Tiger began her job at Clemson University. She originally wanted to be a school teacher. Instead, she has taught her University Relations colleagues lessons of […]
Josh Barnes was ready to take the next step in his career. It was the summer of 2012, and he had just completed his fifth year in Student Affairs at Newberry College. But he was eager to be closer to family. His parents lived in Commerce, Ga., while his wife’s family resided in Toccoa, just […]
As a high school student, this tiger dreamed of being a typing and shorthand teacher. Years later, those very typing skills secured a job a Clemson where she has worked for more than three decades. In 33 years, she's had many Clemson Moments. Her philosophy is that "we're not here just doing a job." She is proud to help make our campus and Clemson a better place.
As a self-taught horticulturalist with a master’s eye for light, Claude Monet arranged his gardens as he wished to paint them. For five weeks this summer, two Clemson students spent their days in those same gardens, planting flowers as Monet would have planted them.
People have been eating world-renowned Clemson ice cream since the 1920s. Available in the student-run ’55 Exchange store on campus in the Hendrix Student Center, this delicious ice cream not only is tantalizing taste buds, it’s also helping prepare students to become entrepreneurs. The ’55 Exchange is a student-run business where students design, manufacture, sell […]
In May 2017, the Clemson University Singers toured Germany and Prague in a once-in-a-lifetime musical journey.
Graduating from high school is a big deal in Blackstock, SC. Graduating from college is an even bigger deal. This Tiger, a Blackstock native, achieved those distinctions and wants students to achieve the same success.
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. For eclipses 16, 17 and 18 he was on the ground in northern South Africa, in a place over the Antarctic and on a boat in the Pacific Ocean, respectively.
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has personally witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. Here he is in Lusaka, Zambia in 2001.
Clemson roots run deep in this Tiger.
During the Fourth of July holiday, most people’s thoughts centered on cookouts, vacations and fireworks. This Tiger thought about history, because that’s what he does. In his book, The Age of Lincoln, this respected historian explores Abraham Lincoln’s experience with issues such as immigration, civil rights, race relations and faith – all issues that remain […]
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has personally witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. He was on the ground for eclipses 12 to 14 in Mexico, Aruba and Turkey, respectively.
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has personally witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. For his 10th eclipse he was on the ground in Montana in 1979. Then the next year, for his 11th eclipse, he was again in an airplane, but this time over Africa.
Jeff Fulton’s road to Clemson University was unlike that of any other College of Business graduate who will receive a degree in August. In 2010, the then U.S. Army staff sergeant was centimeters away from taking a sniper’s bullet in the head while riding in a vehicle his unit used to remove landmines from roadways […]