The North American Colleges and Teachers of Agriculture awarded Clemson University’s Jean Bertrand with its 2017 Distinguished Educator Award, citing a career committed to enhancing student access to higher education and developing the next generation of educators.
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.
Cynthia Y. Young, vice provost for Faculty Excellence and UCF Global at the University of Central Florida, has been chosen to lead the new College of Science at Clemson University as its founding dean. A professor of mathematics, Young will begin on Aug. 15.
Clemson University and Auburn University have joined forces to throw the weight of multiple academic disciplines behind efforts to save wild tiger populations worldwide. The two universities, along with Louisiana State University and the University of Missouri, are leading the efforts of the newly formed U.S. Tiger University Consortium, so named for the mascots the institutions share.
The Clemson University board of trustees Thursday approved the 2017-18 budget, re-elected its chairman and gave its support to important programs and capital projects.
Consistent with its ongoing commitment to providing a world-class college education at an affordable cost, Clemson University’s board of trustees Thursday approved the smallest percentage tuition increase for South Carolina resident students in two decades for the academic year that begins in August.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicts Clemson is one of the U.S. cities most likely to enjoy clear weather during the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse. It also should have the best viewing conditions in South Carolina, NOAA says.
Information technology visionary Russell Kaurloto will bring his vision, knowledge and more than 35 years of IT experience to Clemson University as its vice president for information technology and chief information officer.
Clemson University Professor Emeritus Yuji Kishimoto has been awarded a national medal of distinction — the Order of the Sacred Treasure, Gold Rays Medal — by the Emperor of Japan in a ceremony at the Royal Palace in Tokyo. An honorable certificate signed by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe also was presented to Kishimoto for his longtime efforts to promote academic, cultural and economic relations between the United States and Japan.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) and the Clemson University Center for Watershed Excellence are partnering to form the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program.
Venture capitalist and Clemson alumnus Stuart McWhorter will serve the university as an executive-in-residence for six months beginning June 12 to assist with the creation of a strategic plan designed to drive Clemson’s efforts around entrepreneurship and economic engagement.
All kinds of data from government secrets to credit card numbers are vulnerable to computer hacking, but new defenses could be on the way with the help of a nationwide team of security experts, including a Clemson University assistant professor.
The rebels and the empire used laser cannons to shoot it out on the big screen in “Star Wars,” but the weapons could soon move to the real battlefield with the help of two Clemson University engineers who are receiving a combined $3.2 million from the Department of Defense.
Jami Brothers has been named Clemson University’s new chief of police. Brothers, a member of the Clemson University Police Department since 2007, was chosen for the position following a national search to replace Eric Hendricks, who retired in December.
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.