Clemson University means everything to Rob and Claudia Hubbard. It’s where they first met in January 1973, when Rob was working part-time for Tom Lynch at Lynch Drug Co. For months, Tom talked to both Rob and Claudia, a nursing professor at the University, trying repeatedly to set them up on blind dates. Though they […]
Lindsay O’Toole was fifteen when her father lost his job and she decided to take on a job of her own to help. However, after graduating high school, working while going to college for her nursing degree would not be as easy. She applied for scholarships her freshman year at Clemson University and the Lettie […]
Tripp and Anne Jones have been tailgating in the same spot at Clemson long enough to watch a tree grow up alongside their children and grandchildren, but the length of time they have been a part of the Clemson family barely scratches the surface of their commitment to Clemson.
CLEMSON – Clemson’s second-ever Spring Fling took place on April 14, bringing alumni and Clemson fans to campus in a sea of orange. Created by the Clemson Alumni Association in 2017, Spring Fling reunited alumni who participated in Greek organizations, intramural teams, sports teams and other student activities with their former classmates. The event was […]
CLEMSON – With over $900,000 in private endowed scholarships awarded to Science students in the 2017-2018 academic year, the College of Science has plenty to thank its donors for. A celebration event on April 5 in a meeting room at the Clyde V. Madren Conference Center aimed to do just that. The event brought together […]
The Clemson family came through again. A total of 3,551 donors made contributions totaling $1,440,498 during Clemson University’s third annual Give Day Wednesday.
Upstate residents Joe and Gretchen Erwin of Greenville will improve the future of Clemson University students, faculty and staff and the business community with their $2.5 million gift, including $1 million for the new College of Business building and $1.5 million for a student scholarship and programming support for communication students and adjunct faculty.
At 12 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, the clock will start on Clemson University’s third annual Give Day, a 24-hour marathon to raise money for scholarships, teaching and facilities. Volunteers and staff will collect donations by telephone, online and on campus from alumni, students, parents, employees and Clemson supporters. Last year, donors contributed more than $2 million on Give Day. While topping that dollar total would be great, the primary goal this year is to increase the number of individual donors from last year’s 3,200 to 3,500 this year.
The Division of Student Affairs held its annual Night of the Stars Gala on Saturday, March 24. Well over 100 donors, supporters, staff and students were on hand to enjoy a night of fellowship and entertainment inside the Clyde V. Madren Center. The event included live and silent auctions, food and beverage courtesy of presenting […]
A retired Greenville executive who has donated to organizations ranging from the Peace Center to First Presbyterian Church is turning his philanthropic attention to Clemson University, where he is providing the largest donation in history to the chemical and biomolecular engineering department. William Sturgis and his wife, Martha Beth, are contributing $600,000 to create a distinguished professorship in the department.
When it comes to building a career, sharpening razor blades might not be the first thing that comes to mind for most aspiring professionals. But for Martin Lightsey ‘64, that need provided an opportunity that was perfect for his skill set.
Clemson University will spotlight women throughout the month of March during Women’s History Month.
Clemson University students will celebrate the life of Sam Cadden and raise money for construction of the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel this weekend at the second annual “Samapalooza.” Events include the Cadden Classic Golf Tournament, social time at the Study Hall rooftop and a concert and silent auction at the Esso Club.
George Petersen remembers escaping; his mom, Mabel, scooping him out of bed in the middle of the night when he was 4 years old, secreting him out of a dark house and into the frayed back seat of her pale blue Ford Fairlane and pulling away into a restless Los Angeles night. It was the […]
Editor’s Note: The following appears in the February 2018 quarterly report prepared specifically for the Student Affairs Committee of the Clemson University Board of Trustees. Click here to view the full report. As president and CEO of Rust-Oleum since 2007, Tom Reed knows a thing or two about leadership. He firmly believes Clemson is in […]