Feature Stories From Clemson University
This Tiger knows the value of education. The first in her family to go to college, she now has three degrees and wants to help underserved students get excited about the college experience.
Erin Mayor (’14) thought she was conducting a standard university profile interview when she felt a tap on her right shoulder. “At first I thought to myself, ‘I’m in an interview, you’re interrupting me,’” said Mayor, Clemson’s associate director of Student Transitions and Family Programs, a department with the Division of Student Affairs. “But when […]
It’s a marriage of home and work for this longtime Tiger. He heads the Calhoun Honors College, housed in the beautiful new Core Campus. He and his wife, Sue, also live there as part of the Faculty-In-Residence program, which places faculty and students in the same residential space.
Tyrone Gayle has never shied away from a challenge — whether in the classroom, on the track, at the cancer treatment center or in the thick of our last knock-down, drag-out presidential campaign. Last year, at the age of 28, the Jacksonville, Florida, native and Clemson University alumnus found himself in two profoundly significant battles simultaneously when, as one of Hillary Clinton’s key staffers, he was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer just seven months before election day.
When junior architecture major Summer Anderson packed five pairs of walking shoes for her semester abroad, she never imagined she would need more. Four months, 11 countries, 56 cities and over 700 miles walked later, the Durham, North Carolina native says her footwear collection is nearly exhausted. While abroad, Anderson – along with her cohort […]
When Whitney Sewell thinks back on her time as an undergraduate student in Clemson’s School of Nursing, she remembers faculty stressing that its students should lead by example. During a 2010 bone marrow drive on campus, Sewell thought a great way to do this was to encourage other students to get a cheek swab alongside […]
Those last moments as a Clemson student can be a bittersweet mixture of nostalgia, excitement, anxiety and pride.
Research by wildlife biologists from Clemson University and the Tom Yawkey Wildlife Center near Georgetown is shattering conventional scientific understanding about American alligator growth and reproduction.
Target. Starbucks. Disney. They all have strong brands, which tell the story of the company. Companies and organizations with good brands evoke trust and loyalty. Those with bad brands…well, have you ever heard of any? Neither have we… This Tiger and his team develop, communicate and protect Clemson’s brand and ultimately, its story. Meet Dave […]
Conventional paper-and-ink books might seem destined for the dust bin in this age of omnipotent electronic entertainment, especially among children, but teacher Katarina Clegg’s class at Homeland Park Primary School in Anderson nearly exploded with excitement on the morning of April 19 when a group of Clemson University student interns showed up to deliver copies of a very special book, “Our Favorite Animals.”
An innovative series of pre-exam study sessions provocatively titled “Calculus Fight Club” has helped lift the department of mathematical sciences to new heights.
Alternative transportation is coming to Clemson, and it’s coming by bike, with BikeShare, a new bike rental program on campus, leading the movement. Organizers say they hope the program will make a significant impact on quality of life at the University: They see it as a way to bring a cheap, efficient, healthy and environmentally […]
William “Bill” T. Linton III’s family has a strong Clemson legacy, one that stretches from the 19th century through the 20th and into the 21st. Clemson has given so much to the Linton family and it is their hope that all young men and women can experience the wonderful things Clemson has to offer. In 2006, the Linton family established the Linton Family Endowment in Nursing ultimately helping students start their own Clemson legacy.
This Tiger left his hometown of Cuidad Valles, Mexico as a teenager to study in Kingsville, Texas. What was supposed to be a semester abroad, turned into a longer stay. Now he helps smooth the path for international employees who want to call Clemson University home.
Samuel Cadden knew he was meant to do big things. He had goals: Make his first million by the time he turned 25; become president of the United States and have a building named in his honor on the Clemson campus. Though Cadden’s life was tragically cut short by a car accident in 2015, his […]