Feature Stories From Clemson University
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 […]
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 […]