Feature Stories From Clemson University
Pi Alpha Phi was founded by six men in 1929 at the University of California, Berkeley. The organization serves its members, prospective members, friends and the general public, with a focus of five fundamental pillars. Four of the pillars are no stranger to the vision of many fraternities across the country: academic excellence, brotherhood, leadership […]
Richie Parker can’t shake your hand, but that won’t stop him from endearing himself to you the minute you meet. When you get to know him, and see the things he’s accomplished in his young life, you can’t imagine him being any other way.
From the dorm room to the classroom, you meet countless people at university. For one Tiger, an early encounter with a performing arts professor transformed his educational experience and inspired him to follow his passion, creating new opportunities for him on campus and in the community. Now, as an alumnus, he gets ready to face […]
A horrible ATV accident is just another challenge for her to beat.
Forty years ago, the average cost of a new home was $49,000. A gallon of gas was 65 cents. And in 1977 — just out of high school — this Tiger began her job at Clemson University. She originally wanted to be a school teacher. Instead, she has taught her University Relations colleagues lessons of […]
Josh Barnes was ready to take the next step in his career. It was the summer of 2012, and he had just completed his fifth year in Student Affairs at Newberry College. But he was eager to be closer to family. His parents lived in Commerce, Ga., while his wife’s family resided in Toccoa, just […]
As a high school student, this tiger dreamed of being a typing and shorthand teacher. Years later, those very typing skills secured a job a Clemson where she has worked for more than three decades. In 33 years, she's had many Clemson Moments. Her philosophy is that "we're not here just doing a job." She is proud to help make our campus and Clemson a better place.
As a self-taught horticulturalist with a master’s eye for light, Claude Monet arranged his gardens as he wished to paint them. For five weeks this summer, two Clemson students spent their days in those same gardens, planting flowers as Monet would have planted them.
People have been eating world-renowned Clemson ice cream since the 1920s. Available in the student-run ’55 Exchange store on campus in the Hendrix Student Center, this delicious ice cream not only is tantalizing taste buds, it’s also helping prepare students to become entrepreneurs. The ’55 Exchange is a student-run business where students design, manufacture, sell […]
In May 2017, the Clemson University Singers toured Germany and Prague in a once-in-a-lifetime musical journey.
Graduating from high school is a big deal in Blackstock, SC. Graduating from college is an even bigger deal. This Tiger, a Blackstock native, achieved those distinctions and wants students to achieve the same success.
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. For eclipses 16, 17 and 18 he was on the ground in northern South Africa, in a place over the Antarctic and on a boat in the Pacific Ocean, respectively.
Clemson scientist Donald Liebenberg has personally witnessed and researched 26 total solar eclipses in the past 60-plus years. Here he is in Lusaka, Zambia in 2001.