A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center. Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown.
Utah Jazz power forward Trevor Booker told a room full of student entrepreneurs in the spring that he looked forward to hearing their business ideas and that he would help in any way he could.
While most college students follow a typical four-year plan that ends with a diploma on graduation day, Angela McKinney has put herself on track to earn a bachelor’s degree as a political science major and Spanish minor in just two-and-a-half years.
The PNC Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Project BEEMS (Building Environments for Early Mathematics Success), a Clemson University program that seeks to provide child care teachers and home-based caregivers with skills that support mathematics learning among young children.
Clemson’s Creative Inquiry research program lets students take risks in order to seek answers to challenging questions. This opportunity would not be possible without Phil and Mary Bradley’s generosity.
Fifty years after they walked the stage to receive their diplomas, nearly 100 Clemson University alumni from the class of 1965 presented the school a check for $1,227,872 to help future students do the same.
Like Thomas Green Clemson, the Fort Hill Clemson Club is investing in future generations of students. On behalf of the club, President Fletcher Anderson presented a $50,000 check to Clemson University, the second such gift the club has made to establish an endowment that will provide scholarships for students from Pickens and Oconee counties.
It wasn’t long ago that two nursing students thought college wasn’t an option. However, with the help of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship, both students are now on a career path devoted to caring for others and will graduate at the end of 2015.
Professional engineer Richard Cottingham and his wife, Nancy, of Seneca have pledged $500,000 to establish the J. Richard (’66) and Nancy W. Cottingham Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering Endowment at Clemson University.
Andy Mendelsohn, the founder and chief creative officer of the advertising creative consultancy Upper West, has been tapped to lead Clemson University’s Erwin Center for the Study of Advertising and Communication.
The Clemson University team participating in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015 revealed its highly innovative, affordable design and construction methodologies that could revolutionize homebuilding in South Carolina and other Southern states.
A nationally respected researcher who has accepted a job with Clemson University said that too often “sustainability” is a buzzword and that her approach involves science, metrics and data to make sure that it’s more than just marketing. “I want our research to have an impact on real people and business,” said Amy Landis, who is the new Thomas F. Hash ‘69 SmartState Endowed Chair in Sustainable Development.
Kaitlynn Lewis has taken a different path to reaching Clemson than most 21-year-olds. The junior business major is planning to parlay her life's lessons and entrepreneurial skills she's learning at Clemson into a career of helping others.
Longtime Clemson supporter Betty Poe of Greenville made the second cornerstone gift of $2.5 million to Clemson University Athletics for facilities.
The Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research has received a $1.625 million gift from CoreTech System Co. Ltd. (Moldex3D) to support education and research.