Feature Stories From Clemson University
Terrence Oglesby was taking summer courses at Cleveland State Community College when he made a phone call that would change his life. His professional basketball career almost assuredly in the rearview mirror, Oglesby reconnected with his academic advisor during his days as an undergraduate student at Clemson University. “It was the summer of 2017 and […]
Another class of Clemson students will be walking across the commencement stage this week, graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. So, let’s take a minute to meet three of those graduating students.
Melody Bazzle’s journey to working for one of the country’s top construction companies didn’t necessarily start with a lifelong dream. Now, readied with a duel degree in architecture and construction science, she will trade her graduation cap for a hard hat as she begins her next journey as a field engineer.
The athlete within Diamond Brown refuses to take a step back, but that always-competitive drive has helped her find her perfect career as a student-athlete adviser. Graduating Clemson with a Master of Education in Counselor Education, Brown now has a set of tools to student athletes get to where they need to be.
Eva Diaz knows that her success at law school will depend on her willingness to take action — just as she has for the past four years.
CLEMSON, S.C. — Elizabeth Elmore once believed she didn’t have a knack for growing plants. As it turns out, her talent just needed some time to germinate. “I didn’t have a green thumb when I was younger. When my parents would go out of town, they would say, ‘Water the plants for us.’ And they […]
Balancing the demands of an engineering major and NCAA Division I tennis would be a challenge for any student, but Daniela Ruiz had another hurdle to overcome when she arrived at Clemson University as a freshman. Not only did Ruiz have to adapt to a new team, courts and competition level, she had to learn […]
This award-winning Tiger says that to be a costume designer, you have to be a lover of history. She believes that students do well when educators create a connection with them and demonstrate an interest in their future. Meet Kendra Johnson.
When Madison Williams graduates from Clemson with a graphic communications degree in May, she’ll be walking the red carpet while her classmates are crossing the stage at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Newbury, Massachusetts, native will be representing Clemson at the Cannes Film Festival in France, where her five-minute documentary on a passionate Tigers football fan will be screened alongside work from the world’s most renowned filmmakers.
At Clemson, faculty have a say in policies, procedures and how they are implemented. Through the Faculty Senate, this Tiger helps to coordinate collaboration between Clemson’s faculty and administration. Meet William Everroad. Title: Faculty Senate program director Years at Clemson: I have been an employee at the university for about six years, but I have […]
Malcolm Williams doesn’t think he’s remarkable. “I don’t know what story you can write about me except that I’m here,” quipped the dapper 78-year-old during an interview in his modest apartment just off the Clemson University campus. Dressed in his typically stylish manner, with dress slacks, a button-up shirt and fine leather shoes, Williams certainly doesn’t look 78 and, as a college sophomore studying computer information systems, doesn’t act 78 either.
Driving change Is there parking at Clemson? Yes. Are parking spots located right in front of your office or classroom? Probably not. As Clemson expands to provide learning and research opportunities on campus, parking will always be a consideration. This Tiger heads the effort to find innovative solutions to the complex issue of parking. Meet […]
Clemson University Ph.D. student Abby Baker has developed workshops to deliver concepts related to science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics (STEAM) to elementary school students. The workshops are part of a Clemson Creative Inquiry project that sees Clemson students translate college-level STEAM projects for a fifth-grade audience. The lessons are a valuable extension in the education of Clemson students and the fifth graders they teach, but Baker is thinking even bigger. She is testing a model that she hopes will be copied across a state with a growing need for students interested in science and math.