Feature Stories From Clemson University
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s class of 1969 marked its 50th anniversary Friday, June 14, with a reunion celebration on campus and the announcement of a $1,551,773 gift to their alma mater for scholarship support, endowed faculty positions, research support for technology and capital construction. The gift was presented in the form of a giant check […]
Melinda E. Chappell’s passion for recreational therapy and helping others has played out through every aspect of her life. Now she is exemplifying this passion with a planned gift to support the Clemson University Recreational Therapy (CURT) Program.
For a single day when Amanda Bluhm was five, she wanted to be an ambulance driver. In high school, she flirted with being a wedding planner. These interests were fleeting; they didn’t stick. She had already made it clear from the age of three that she was going to be a teacher. In elementary school, […]
For three sets of brothers — the Figueroas, the Polites and the Orrs — who all made the Emerging Scholars journey and wound up enrolled at Clemson together, the program helped the University become a vital part of life for entire families that never would have envisioned being Tigers a few short years ago.
By finding better ways to build — no nails or power tools required — Clemson is leading the way in everything from affordable housing to disaster relief shelters, pop-up health care facilities and more.
College can be a daunting adjustment for some. Even the most gifted scholars struggle with the process of acclimating to a new home, meeting new friends and tackling a rigorous course load. For Zach Boykin, it’s why he opted to take part in a three-week introductory program that allowed him to live on Clemson University’s […]
Every Clemson student is unique, but all graduates share similar stories of how Clemson has uniquely prepared them to contribute and serve in their respective postgraduate communities, classrooms and corporations.
Marketing students are wasting little time in capitalizing on a generous Cornerstone Partner Gift to the Clemson University College of Business. The Clemson Professional Sales Club is in business after recently having its charter approved by the university. A six-member leadership team led by junior marketing majors Alexis Hale and Bailey Whetter has begun recruiting […]
High-performance research computing at Clemson is discovering answers to complex issues we didn’t even know existed a decade ago. The workhorse behind much of that problem-solving is one of the planet’s largest supercomputers: the Palmetto Cluster — at home in Clemson and at work in the world.
Every Clemson student is given the opportunity to mold their college experience to satisfy the priorities they have in their careers and their lives. The top priority for public health science major Madisyn Currie is giving back. Currie, a native of Lexington, South Carolina, decided to pursue health science as a major because of her […]
Mike Coggeshall has had several memorable experiences in the Czech Republic, but a single encounter with school children on a train stands out. Coggeshall was accompanying several Clemson students in the Czech Republic on a study abroad trip when he encountered a group of school children eager to practice the few English words they knew […]
A team from the Department of Construction Science and Management finished fourth in a prestigious National Association of Homebuilders Student Competition in which students designed plans for an entire residential community. “It was, without a doubt, the biggest accomplishment in my entire life – other than getting into Clemson,” said senior team member Carli Hurd. […]
Emily Addison is driven, focused and ambitious. Her family, friends and the Clemson faculty who know her well can attest to these qualities, and these are the traits she wants you to see first. The fact that she is deaf and has to approach course work and college life with a different set of tools […]
This school year, the Clemson University School of Nursing is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an alumni gathering on Saturday. In 50 years, the program has grown from a traditional baccalaureate program and an associate degree to several undergraduate and graduate degrees. We had the chance to talk with School of Nursing Director Kathleen Valentine […]