Feature Stories From Clemson University
Monday morning’s University Convocation marked the beginning of the collegiate experience for more than 5,000 incoming freshman and transfer students. More than 1,800 graduate students are also starting their journey to master’s or doctoral degrees.
Leslie Hossfeld began her role as dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences July 1, and she has wasted no time to hear from faculty and staff of the college as it prepares to enter a new academic year. She transitions to this role from Mississippi State University, where she served as […]
Having graduated from Clemson’s nationally recognized nursing program, this Tiger is back at Clemson, teaching good nurses how to be great nurses. Meet Janice Garrison Lanham.
Rachel Moore vividly recalls her first visit to the state of South Carolina. “I was interviewing for a teaching position in the history department,” she said. “I touched down at Greenville-Spartanburg about 9:30 at night and rented a car. As I was driving toward Clemson on the interstate, on the right side near one of […]
Deborah Wingler’s journey drivers her passion for health care design.
Even though Roy Jones says he’s “averse” to snakes, his tone implies a stronger dislike than he lets on. However, Jones is willing to face the possibility of poisonous reptiles and other beasts of the field if the reward is worth the effort, and on this overgrown, country road, Jones is close to standing on […]
The research at COMSET covers a broad spectrum of innovations, including advances, improvements and applications for high-power lasers; organic LEDs; light-emitting plastics, glasses and crystals; and even brain-stimulating optical nanoparticles.
This Tiger came to Clemson as a student in 2006 and returned as a staff member. Giving her students the help, support and direction that she received, she loves to watch them grow and develop, just as she did.
To say Wendy York has had a whirlwind summer may be understating the planning, expectations and anticipation that have occupied most of her waking moments in recent weeks. The new dean of Clemson University’s College of Business has said her good-byes at Stanford University and is in the midst of a cross-country move, along with […]
From a young age, Meghnaa Tallapragada’s parents pushed her to be multi-dimensional. They knew it would be important to encourage this quality in a child so focused on academics. Even now, Meghnaa admits she probably would have been content spending her time solely in the pursuit of an education in electrical engineering in Hyderabad, India. […]
Judges in the 6th Annual Clemson University MBAe EnterPrize competition rewarded Virgil Platt’s vision for a business start-up that will sell fashionable, military-approved glasses to service men and women. As winner of the shark tank-like competition, Platt of Fayetteville, N.C., won $15,000, which he will use to purchase inventory for his business, Armed Eyewear. Platt […]
The daughter of a small business owner and a maintenance worker with York School District 1, Samantha Lovern is the first in her family to attend university. And thanks to a national grant from Procter and Gamble and generous Clemson donors, she’s also the first in her family to study abroad.
Hospitality and kindness. It's what this Tiger noticed about her Clemson colleagues from day one, and it's what she passes on as she teaches, mentors and advises her students.
Home to seven new residence halls and more than 1,600 beds for both upperclassmen and first-year students, the community provides much more than living space.