Business leaders Ben and Cheri Phyfer are forever impacting Clemson University students with a $2.5 million gift to support the College of Business and student scholarships. With this transformational gift, the Phyfers become the third – and youngest – Cornerstone Partner for Academics at Clemson University.
The South Carolina Hospital Association (SCHA) has awarded Clemson University and the University of South Carolina $25,000 each to support the development of a high-quality health care workforce, with the potential for two additional years of funding at the same or higher level.
Clemson University alumni Ron and Jane Lindsay are giving $1 million to the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to fund scholarships, professorships and the college’s greatest needs. It’s one of many ways the Lindsays are giving back to the university and the surrounding community. They also mentor students through Clemson Presbyterian Church, open […]
CLEMSON, South Carolina – When John E. Fairey III retired in 1998 after 30 years at Clemson University, he left behind a legacy that still enriches the lives of everyone interested in the natural world. Professor Fairey was a native South Carolinian and a well-known – and much-loved – botanist who inspired generations of students […]
Mitchell (Micky) and Amy Scott know full well the vital role the forestry industry plays in South Carolina’s economic vitality and environmental health. The Scotts, with Micky’s brothers Bill and Hank, are fourth-generation owners of wholesale lumber and pole manufacturer Collum’s Lumber Products in Allendale. Now, Micky and Amy Scott have gifted more than $1 million to Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences.
Thomas F. and Karen Chapman have helped shape the future of Clemson University students with their support of academic, athletic and university programs.
The Duke Energy Foundation awarded Clemson University $50,000 from its environmental program to support “Natural History and Ecology of Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station and Jocassee Gorges." The grant, awarded to Barbara Speziale and John Hains of Clemson, supported two environmental education courses this summer for 18 K-12 teachers from across South Carolina and will support another next summer.
For Michelle Munson, Camp Sunshine is better than Christmas. Michelle, the daughter of Don and Elizabeth Munson of Simpsonville, has autism and myotonic muscular dystrophy, making it hard for her to attend typical summer camps. But for the past 10 years, Michelle has had a chance to be an average child when Don and Elizabeth […]
Jim and Barbara McCabe of Clemson have made a gift of $100,000 to Tiger Band. Their new endowment will support scholarships for the Clemson University students in the band. A surprise announcement was made Aug. 25 at the first official Tiger Band reunion before a dinner crowd of nearly 100 former band members and several dozen family members and university guests.
Several years ago, Melvin and Dollie Younts learned of the students’ desire for building a free-standing chapel on Clemson University’s campus. Now, the dream will become a reality thanks to the generosity of Melvin Younts of Fountain Inn, who recently pledged a gift of $500,000 for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel, in memory of his wife of 67 years who passed away on July 20, 2018.
Karen Chapman of Atlanta, whose philanthropy has touched many lives through her support of education and health care, was named an honorary Clemson University alumna Monday. She was honored at the University Convocation, where her husband, Tom, was guest speaker as Clemson opened its 125th academic year.
Marilyn Godbold’s impactful gift started in an unlikely place - at a meeting she attended as a guest.
CLEMSON – Ben Rook, the owner of Design Strategies LLC in Greenville, has spent his career working on many different solutions to one question: “How can we make that happen?” He and his wife, Becca, are both alumni of Clemson University. Together, the Rooks make things happen in many arenas: education, architecture, business and community-centered […]
Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for another year. This is the seventh consecutive year that annual fundraising at Clemson has exceeded $100 million and the second straight year it topped $150 million.
The Duke Energy Foundation is providing $85,000 to Clemson University to continue support of two separate summer programs that are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from academia to the workplace. The foundation granted $45,000 to Project WISE and $40,000 to PEER/WISE Summer Experiences.