Feature Stories From Clemson University
When economics major Brian Trainer passed through metal detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs on his first day as an intern on the White House campus, he realized he was about to become part of something much bigger than himself. The Moorestown, N.J., rising senior recently wrapped up a spring semester internship with the president’s Council of […]
Several years ago, a middle-school student met this Tiger at a Clemson EMAGINE event, which seeks to inform, inspire and engage K-12 students in STEM careers. On the way home, the student announced to his mother, “I want to be a mechanical engineer!” This Tiger is excited to inspire students and wants to ensure that […]
Clemson University means everything to Rob and Claudia Hubbard. It’s where they first met in January 1973, when Rob was working part-time for Tom Lynch at Lynch Drug Co. For months, Tom talked to both Rob and Claudia, a nursing professor at the University, trying repeatedly to set them up on blind dates. Though they […]
John Gautsch boarded a plane to Thailand, but it was “Big Boy” who returned to Clemson. Gautsch, a senior recreational therapy major at Clemson, is a large man even in his home country, but he suspects the nickname may have also referred to his personality. He hopes, anyway. Physical strength and a warm personality are […]
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 […]