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.
Clemson University has designated November Legacy Month to celebrate milestones in its rich history, honor alumni and donors, and illustrate the importance of philanthropy.
Clemson University’s Gamma Lambda Chapter of Alpha Phi Omega (APO) National Service Fraternity marked its 75th anniversary by establishing a $50,000 endowment to benefit student leadership in honor of Mullins native Jack A. McKenzie, a long-serving member and adviser of APO since the early 1970s.
Wells Fargo has boosted Clemson University’s Call Me MISTER and Emerging Scholars education programs with gifts of $200,000 and $150,000, respectively. The money will provide scholarships for young men in the MISTER program and fund six students throughout their Emerging Scholars experience.
David ’94 and Jade ’04 Poe are annual supporters of the Clemson Fund and IPTAY and have also included Clemson in their will. The couple is proud to say their blood runs orange, and they take pride in helping provide future Tigers with the same memorable experience they had as students.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to Clemson University’s Week of Gratitude beginning Monday through Oct. 8, in recognition of facilities and programs made possible by private donations.
She was not a Clemson University alumna, but Ms. Davy-Jo Stribling Ridge’s family had strong Clemson ties. Her father and two uncles earned degrees at Clemson, and her paternal grandfather, James P. Stribling, was instrumental in convincing the state legislature to accept Thomas G. Clemson’s bequest to establish an agricultural college, which later became Clemson […]
Shay and Lil Stoney’s son, Charles, was truly their pride and joy. Shortly after he passed away in 2007, the couple established the Charles P. Stoney Scholarship Endowment to preserve his memory. A few years later, two of the Stoney's dearest friends made a substantial contribution to the scholarship, which has ultimately changed the lives of many students. The University is thankful for both couple's generosity.
Hewlett-Packard (HP) has donated an HP Indigo 5000 Digital Press valued at more than $500,000 to Clemson University’s graphic communications program as part of a new academic collaboration to support the next generation of talent in the digital printing field.
Spirit Communications has donated broadband services valued at $1.4 million to Clemson University, which will connect South Carolina’s premier research universities with a state-of-the-art fiber optic backbone.
BMW has extended its long history of investing in the students of Clemson University with two $50,000 gifts to the Call Me MISTER and the German language programs, respectively.