Clemson University’s 10-year capital campaign, “The Will to Lead,” has surpassed its billion-dollar goal with a total of $1,062,528,346 as of June 30. Clemson President James P. Clements declared it the most successful capital campaign in the university’s history and the largest goal ever achieved by a public university with an alumni base less than 150,000.
Jasmine Fields didn’t know what to expect when she signed up for Emerging Scholars, the college-access program, but once she stepped foot on Clemson’s campus, everything changed for the Allendale native.
During his undergraduate career, not only did Patrick Andrews excel in the classroom, but he also excelled on the baseball field. Currently a graduate student at Clemson, Andrews’ academic and baseball talents still reign strong.
Professor Anjali Joseph’s research focuses on looking at the relationship between architecture and health and how the design of the environment impacts our health and well-being.
Michael Nieri, who received his degree in construction management in Clemson’s College of Architecture in 1986, has pledged the fifth Cornerstone Gift to Clemson Athletics. His gift of $2.5 million will go to the development of a new student-athlete academic and life skills enrichment area in the Memorial Stadium WestZone.
At age 21, Clemson University student Samuel J. Cadden of Richmond, Viriginia, already had a goal to one day have a building on campus named for him. His parents, Ken and Mary Cadden, are making that wish a reality with a $1.5 million gift to establish a chapel on campus in honor of their son, who tragically lost his life in an automobile accident last summer.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has donated $10,000 to the Clemson University Foundation for the Hopewell Plantation front porch restoration.
The Barker Scholars Endowment was established in 2013 to honor Clemson’s 14th president, James F. Barker. The endowment, which provides need-based scholarships for undergraduate students, has made a difference in the life of Jarrett Miller ’17 — a student who always had his heart set on Tigertown and fortunately, has not had to put his college plans on hold.
Clemson University President James P. Clements lauded the accomplishments of faculty and staff and acknowledged work to be done to move Clemson forward during the May 6, year-end general faculty meeting.
Cardiologist Waenard L. Miller and his wife, Sheila, of Frisco, Texas, have given $2 million to Clemson University to establish the Dr. Waenard L. Miller, Jr. ’69 and Sheila M. Miller Endowed Chair in Medical Physics.
A family with three generations of Clemson University alumni has given $1 million to the school to benefit engineering, arts and humanities, and the library, all integral parts of their collegiate experience,
Pittsburg native, Amanda Todd ’17, was packing up to head back south to begin her sophomore year at Clemson when her family received news that had the potential to impact her college career. Her father had been diagnosed with a significant brain tumor, which put the Todd family in a difficult financial situation. However, thanks to generous donors, Todd has been able to continue to grow and thrive at Clemson, all while making memories she’ll never forget.
Matt Doyle '16, a student from Connecticut, never dreamt of attending an out-of-state school. However, in 2012, Chuck '82 and Sue Fish made a commitment to establish an endowed fund, ultimately to provide engineering students from out-of-state with a great college experience. This commitment originated with the Chuck ’82 and Sue Fish Annual Engineering Scholarship, which they have been funding over a four-year period. Thanks to the couple's commitment, students like Matt Doyle can achieve goals they once thought weren’t possible.
The ONE Clemson Organization is hosting its second annual golf tournament and gala to raise funds for career programs to help student athletes. The gala will be Friday in Bon Secours Wellness Arena and will feature live entertainment and silent auctions. The golf tournament is scheduled for Saturday at the Mountain Park Course in Traveler's Rest and will feature several current and former Clemson athletes.
James R. Martin has been named the first holder of the Robert Benmosche Endowed Professorship in Risk Engineering and Systems Analytics as part of Clemson University’s collaboration with American International Group Inc. (AIG).