Clemson University students will work with cutting-edge design equipment, software and tools for years to come, thanks to Esko (www.esko.com), a global supplier of integrated solutions for the packaging, labels, sign and display industries with worldwide headquarters in Ghent, Belgium and Americas operations based in Miamisburg, Ohio.
Drake Loflin's '07, M.S. '10 husband, also a Clemson alum, tragically passed away in 2014. Because of his love for Clemson, Drake began working with the Office of Development later that year to establish a memorial endowment in his name. Thanks to the generous support of alumni and friends, his legacy will continue to live on through current and future Tigers.
From academics to historic properties, it is evident that Clemson has a very special place in Dale and Jackie Reynolds’ hearts. The Tiger twosome is thankful to have the opportunity to contribute to two of their passions here on Clemson's campus. We are thankful for donors like Dale and Jackie Reynolds and their commitment to making an impact on Clemson today, tomorrow and forever.
David and Lynette Snow of Darien, Connecticut, will match up to $1 million in funds raised through Clemson University’s student affairs advancement staff to complete the intramural field complex on Hartwell Lake. This latest pledge is in addition to the $2.4 million the Snows gave to this project in 2014.
In less than two years, what began simply as an informational presentation about the ClemsonLIFE program to the university’s Board of Visitors has evolved into a grant-in-aid endowment to assist student participants and a supporting $100,000 gift from Clemson President James P. Clements and his wife, Beth.
Dabo and Kathleen Swinney recently pledged $1 million to IPTAY in support of Clemson football to provide future funding for programmatic and building initiatives that will continue to propel the program forward.
Melvin K. and Dollie Younts, passionate Clemson fans and philanthropists of Fountain Inn, pledged the sixth Cornerstone Gift to athletics. The recently renovated 600-seat South Club area at Memorial Stadium will now be named the Melvin and Dollie Younts South Club in appreciation of their $2.5 million commitment.
Since 2002, Clemson's Emerging Scholars Program has been transforming the lives of students in Bamberg, Allendale and Hampton County, S.C. Unlike students educated in other parts of the state, those who are born in this corridor aren’t always provided with the same amount of resources. However, thanks to generous donors like Lisa Minnick '76, the Emerging Scholars Program is opening their eyes and giving them hope.
Clemson University’s 10-year capital campaign, “The Will to Lead,” has surpassed its billion-dollar goal with a total of $1,062,528,346 as of June 30. Clemson President James P. Clements declared it the most successful capital campaign in the university’s history and the largest goal ever achieved by a public university with an alumni base less than 150,000.
Michael Nieri, who received his degree in construction management in Clemson’s College of Architecture in 1986, has pledged the fifth Cornerstone Gift to Clemson Athletics. His gift of $2.5 million will go to the development of a new student-athlete academic and life skills enrichment area in the Memorial Stadium WestZone.
The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) has donated $10,000 to the Clemson University Foundation for the Hopewell Plantation front porch restoration.
The Barker Scholars Endowment was established in 2013 to honor Clemson’s 14th president, James F. Barker. The endowment, which provides need-based scholarships for undergraduate students, has made a difference in the life of Jarrett Miller ’17 — a student who always had his heart set on Tigertown and fortunately, has not had to put his college plans on hold.
Cardiologist Waenard L. Miller and his wife, Sheila, of Frisco, Texas, have given $2 million to Clemson University to establish the Dr. Waenard L. Miller, Jr. ’69 and Sheila M. Miller Endowed Chair in Medical Physics.
Pittsburg native, Amanda Todd ’17, was packing up to head back south to begin her sophomore year at Clemson when her family received news that had the potential to impact her college career. Her father had been diagnosed with a significant brain tumor, which put the Todd family in a difficult financial situation. However, thanks to generous donors, Todd has been able to continue to grow and thrive at Clemson, all while making memories she’ll never forget.
Matt Doyle '16, a student from Connecticut, never dreamt of attending an out-of-state school. However, in 2012, Chuck '82 and Sue Fish made a commitment to establish an endowed fund, ultimately to provide engineering students from out-of-state with a great college experience. This commitment originated with the Chuck ’82 and Sue Fish Annual Engineering Scholarship, which they have been funding over a four-year period. Thanks to the couple's commitment, students like Matt Doyle can achieve goals they once thought weren’t possible.