Feature Stories From Clemson University
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.
U.S. Air Force Capt. William R. Austin II and his aircraft commander had out-maneuvered certain death hundreds of times before they got hit. A fighter pilot with the storied “Triple Nickel” 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Austin had flown 80 combat missions over North Vietnam in the powerful F-4 Phantom II despite the enemy’s attempts to […]
Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Clemson undergraduates in the Fire Tigers program work alongside the U.S. Forest Service to safely and effectively manage local forests with prescribed burns.
At every stage of life, Brian Dawkins has made a statement.
In his heart of hearts, Brad Cohen wanted to be a writer – until videography caught his eye at Clemson University and his penchant for storytelling took a different direction. “I switched to video while taking professor (Erica) Walker’s digital imaging class,” the Charleston native and recent College of Business graduate in graphic communications said. […]
Building something special This Tiger was attracted to Clemson because of its people — her colleagues, the president and his vision and students who were “ok with thinking big.” Her goal is to create a sense of community around the prevention of sexual assault and relationship abuse. Meet Megan Fallon. Title: Interpersonal violence prevention coordinator […]
Members of the Wall Street South Investment Club may be investing “house money,” but it’s a sure bet they’re getting a return on their investments. And that’s the bottom line for the Department of Finance student club, which had a record of more than 200 members in the recently completed academic year. It was the […]
The walk may cover only one mile in length, but its impact is an immeasurable distance in the eyes of Clemson junior Ashley Johnson. At 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Jervey Meadows on the Clemson University campus, Johnson and her companion dog Aubrey will join a host of other participants taking part in some early-morning exercise […]