Thomas ’10 and Lauren Cleveland ’09 are two Clemson alums who will always consider their alma mater their home away from home. Because the University gave so much to the Clevelands, they began paying-it-forward after graduation and continue to give consecutively, making them ‘ever-loyal’ alumni and donors.
Clemson Class of 1963 alumnus Joe Swann has been a lifelong supporter of his alma mater, and recently he and his wife, Barbara Ann “Bobbi” Swann, provided a Cornerstone Gift of $3.3 million to athletics.
Royal Philips, the global leader in lighting, Tuesday announced the unveiling of a first-of-its-kind, large-scale lighting installation at a major university campus that leverages Power over Ethernet (PoE) as part of the recently opened Watt Family Innovation Center at Clemson University.
The Walmart Foundation and the U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Clemson University as one of this year’s U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund grant recipients for the school’s energy-efficient process for the dyeing of polyester fabrics. Clemson University will receive nearly $1 million.
An innovative South Carolina-based telecommunications company is partnering with Clemson University’s new Watt Family Innovation Center to transform student lives and campus academics. Comporium, Inc. has pledged $3 million in financial support and in-kind products and services to the Watt Center and will be a Founding Innovation Partner in the new facility that fosters collaborative research activities, product use and demonstration and philanthropic support.
Donors like Rob and Patricia Randall are what keep this beloved University thriving. Throughout their graduate work, the Randalls were deeply impacted by the Clemson Family. The couple continues to be impacted by the University, which has led them to establish a significant planned gift. Just as Anna Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson had a plan to create a “high seminary of learning,” the Randalls have a plan to continue to improve the University.
Emily Wallace has been breaking down barriers and cutting new paths since she was a student at Clemson University, and now she is helping the next generation follow in her footsteps. Wallace and her husband, Jack, have established an endowed scholarship through the College of Engineering and Science. The scholarship targets groups who are underrepresented […]
Clemson University’s Legacy Month culminated with a formal ceremony under the trees of Fort Hill to recognize Roy and Marnie Pearce with a bronze leaf dedication and induction into the Fort Hill Legacy Society, posthumous honors for donors who leave $1 million or more to the university.
In 2000, Steve ’65 and Ann McCrorey established an endowment in memory of their daughter, Maggi ’95, who passed away during her senior year at Clemson.This endowment benefits multiple students including freshman Jacob Wright who has been inspired to pay-it-forward.
Clemson University alumnus Mike McBride and his wife, Lynn, of Simpsonville have given $1 million to expand and improve the Children’s Garden of the South Carolina Botanical Garden (SCBG) at Clemson University.
Any time retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon steps onto the Clemson University campus, all eyes turn to him. On Military Appreciation Day at the school, the dapper 98-year-old World War II veteran sat amid a crowd of news media and admirers at the foot of the Memorial Stadium flagpole, which was being permanently dedicated to him.
Like many Clemson University donors, Wade Sellers’ (CE ’63) philanthropy is framed and influenced by his student experiences. As a civil engineering major, Sellers fell under the tutelage of Alumni Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Jack McCormac, who guided civil engineering undergraduates for a half-century. When McCormac retired, years after Sellers graduated, a call went out to […]
When Moore Patton graduated with a business degree from Clemson in 1982, he set off on pursuing a career and started raising a family with his wife of 28 years, Jean. Moore never looked back, until the death of one his closest friends, former Tiger golf teammate, Steve Bond, in 2013. It was that life-changing […]
Clemson University professor and naturalist Patrick McMillan, the co-creator and host of the popular, Emmy-award winning ETV nature program “Expeditions with Patrick McMillan,” has received the Glenn ’65 and Heather Hilliard Endowed Professorship in Environmental Sustainability.
The Clemson Ranger club presented a check for $1,400 to the Clemson Student Veteran Association during the halftime of the Oct. 19 men’s soccer Military Appreciation game.