Feature Stories From Clemson University
Every Tiger has a Clemson story. Many are drawn to this campus for the school spirit that surrounds football season, for the intangible family feel, for the world-renowned research opportunities and unique study programs. Leah VanSyckel’s story starts a little differently. “I didn’t even finish my application as a senior in high school,” she said. […]
Matt Doyle '16, a student from Connecticut, never dreamt of attending an out-of-state school. However, in 2012, Chuck '82 and Sue Fish made a commitment to establish an endowed fund, ultimately to provide engineering students from out-of-state with a great college experience. This commitment originated with the Chuck ’82 and Sue Fish Annual Engineering Scholarship, which they have been funding over a four-year period. Thanks to the couple's commitment, students like Matt Doyle can achieve goals they once thought weren’t possible.
April Gillens, a doctoral student in Clemson’s environmental and engineering science (EES) program, is combining forensics and nuclear research to help keep us safe from nuclear terrorism and dangerous nuclear trafficking. A native of Eutawville, S.C., Gillens’ research in nuclear forensics looks for unique carbon fingerprints associated with particular elements of nuclear materials, which would aid […]
Faculty-led teams in partnership with Greenville Health System are tackling some of the greatest health challenges facing the state and nation, such as childhood obesity, prenatal care, vascular care, treatment of orthopaedic injuries, helping soldiers transition to civilian life, infirmities related to aging and health disparities.
Marketing majors and other students from a cross-section of study disciplines at Clemson University are sold on a newly opened Sales Lab’s potential to jump start their careers. Located on the second floor of Sirrine Hall, the Sales Lab operates under the auspices of the Marketing Department in Clemson’s new business college. It’s a training […]
The early, muted dusk of the cold December evening shrouded a Tiger’s head bowed by a relentless and rootless fatigue. She waited for the bus to take her back to her empty apartment where she planned to end everything. She felt like she had been dying for so long that she was already dead. As […]
Although his most recent publication is Keith Morris' fifth successful print, he has a complicated relationship with his craft. Honestly, he'd rather mow the grass than write.
The Center for Career and Professional Development has a free event this spring that will help ease the stress of entering the job market for Clemson students.
It took years for Sarah Longshore to realize just how passionate she was about education. Her father and grandfather were both educators, but she wasn’t sure she shared their passion. Even when Longshore attended Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, it took until her time as a student teacher before she realized just […]
As a professional and a mother, Stephanie Garst sees play as “survival."
Jack and David Stevenson have made a big impact in the Clemson community in very different capacities for almost five decades.
Clemson University financial management senior Cory Comunal is an entrepreneur who has a unique know-how and passion for helping others bring their million-dollar ideas to life. A research assistant to entrepreneurs in Clemson’s Technology Villages program in five locations statewide, Cory performs many of the behind-the-scenes tasks vital to a start-up company becoming successful. His […]
Learning outside the classroom is a hallmark of the new College of Business, and few embody that quality more than Claiborne Haw. When the Richmond, Va., native graduates next month with a major in marketing, she will likely look back on her college career and thank herself for not limiting her education to a classroom. […]
Entrepreneurs in business for reasons beyond profit are often identity driven, which can affect their firms’ ability to survive tough economic times when others don’t, according to research by a Clemson University business professor. The research was conducted by Erin Powell, assistant professor of management at Clemson and Ted Baker management professor, Rutgers University. They […]
For the seventh consecutive year, raffle items are being solicited, food and beverage sponsors secured and golfers recruited for the annual Tiger Paw Classic, a daylong, charity golf event — run and organized by students — that entertains its participants and educates the organizers.