Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for the university. The unprecedented $151.3 million raised this year includes $100.1 million in cash gifts, pledges and gifts-in-kind; $11.5 million in planned gifts; and $39.7 million raised by IPTAY through its annual fund to support athletics. Clemson’s second-annual Give Day contributed more than $2 million from 3,265 donors.
Duke Energy is continuing to support two separate Clemson University summer programs for middle school girls and incoming university freshmen this year with an $85,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation. Both programs are aimed at increasing diversity in the pipeline that carries talent from the classroom to the workplace.
The John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University has an endowed chair, thanks to the generosity of friends of the late Hugh Macaulay, an esteemed professor in economics at Clemson from 1949 to 1983. The endowed chair in the College of Business is named after Dr. Hugh Macaulay, whose career at Clemson spanned […]
“Best is the Standard” is the mantra most associate with Clemson’s national championship football program, but it rings true in the College of Business also. Being held accountable and to a higher standard have been hallmarks of the business school’s Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars Program, established in 2009 by Thomas F. Chapman ’65, retired […]
Kate Gasparro said that when she thinks about her success, she goes back to the first conversation she had with fellow Clemson University alumnus Bob Hambright. Gasparro remembered she was applying for a leadership award that bears Hambright’s name when he impressed upon her the importance of self-examination, a lesson she took to heart. She went on to win the Norris Medal, the highest honor for an undergraduate at Clemson, and is now a Ph.D. student at Stanford University.
Football Head Coach Dabo Swinney and his wife, Kathleen Bassett Swinney, have been named honorary alumni of Clemson University.
Clemson University has received a $5,000 environmental stewardship grant from the Dominion Foundation to support a new Junior Naturalist program developed by South Carolina 4-H.
Clemson University’s Historic Properties, along with the Andrew Pickens chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, are hosting a celebration of the porch restoration at the historic Hopewell Plantation at 1 p.m. Saturday, May 20.
William H. “Bill” Pelham, AIA, president of Pelham Architects, LLC of Greenville, has pledged gifts totaling $1.2 million through the Jean T. and Heyward G. Pelham Foundation to support Clemson University’s School of Architecture, the Clemson Architectural Foundation and other Clemson initiatives.
The second annual Give Day at Clemson University was more than twice as successful as the first one. Donors gave $2,062,864 to support scholarships, teaching and facilities during the 24-hour Give Day 2017 that began Thursday morning. Last year, 3,082 donors gave $907,603 on the first Give Day.
The Annexstad family established the Annexstad Family Foundation Scholarship in 2000 to help deserving students, specifically those who have overcome extraordinary hardships, achieve a college degree. The Clemson partnership was established in 2015, and in fall 2016, the first scholarship was awarded to a Tiger who is now one step closer to achieving his medical dream.
During a 24-hour stretch next week, Clemson students, employees, alumni and supporters will have a chance to make a positive impact on the university. The second Give Day will be Thursday, April 6. It is a one-day campaign for gifts to support scholarships, fellowships and professorships and facility renovation and construction.
What better way to grasp an understanding of economic policy than to rub shoulders with those who influence it at the highest levels of government. That was the mindset of the family of the late John Harris ’74 who created an endowment that allows for Clemson University senior economics majors to visit economic policymakers in […]
Clemson University’s bold research goals and thousands of students and professors have gained a powerful ally — analytics leader SAS. Through a new educational partnership, SAS and Clemson will provide research, software, services and funding to the university’s Watt Family Innovation Center.
Many students come to Clemson University for the opportunity to learn through hands-on experiences in an academically challenging setting, but for graduate students in automotive engineering, who are learning how to optimize vehicle production, being hands-on is a little more challenging.