Any time retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon steps onto the Clemson University campus, all eyes turn to him. On Military Appreciation Day at the school, the dapper 98-year-old World War II veteran sat amid a crowd of news media and admirers at the foot of the Memorial Stadium flagpole, which was being permanently dedicated to him.
As a Clemson alumnus who came from a long line of successful and knowledgable businessmen, R. Roy Pearce '41 decided to craft a plan designed to strengthen Tigers' writing, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. So in 1989, Roy and wife, Margery "Marnie" Pearce, donated $1.5 million to Clemson University to endow the Pearce Center for Professional Communication. Thanks to the Pearces' vision, Clemson students have access to pivotal assistance in all areas of communication.
The inaugural event “Tigers on Call – Making Connections in Medicine” brought more than 100 Clemson students interested in medical careers together with 23 Clemson alumni physicians in an open forum for dialogue, support, networking and information-sharing at the Clemson University Life Sciences Facility.
Clemson Football fans have the chance to compete with their University of South Carolina friends – and provide needed books for schoolchildren across the Palmetto State. As part of the S.C. Education Oversight Committee’s “Read Your Way to the Big Game” contest, education students from Clemson and USC will engage in a friendly competition to […]
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized the 2015 Roaring 10, young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
David ’94 and Jade ’04 Poe are annual supporters of the Clemson Fund and IPTAY and have also included Clemson in their will. The couple is proud to say their blood runs orange, and they take pride in helping provide future Tigers with the same memorable experience they had as students.
James Robert “Bobby” Couch Jr., assistant director of athletics and IPTAY executive director of major gifts, has been named an Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University by the Clemson Alumni Association.
Students, faculty and staff are invited to Clemson University’s Week of Gratitude beginning Monday through Oct. 8, in recognition of facilities and programs made possible by private donations.
Clemson University will become tobacco-free on Jan. 1. The new policy was approved earlier this year by the university’s administrative council based on recommendations of a task force comprised of faculty, staff, undergraduate and graduate students.
Clemson University will facilitate the removal of a large white oak tree in Memorial Stadium because it is dying and is a safety hazard.
Shay and Lil Stoney’s son, Charles, was truly their pride and joy. Shortly after he passed away in 2007, the couple established the Charles P. Stoney Scholarship Endowment to preserve his memory. A few years later, two of the Stoney's dearest friends made a substantial contribution to the scholarship, which has ultimately changed the lives of many students. The University is thankful for both couple's generosity.
The Clemson University board of trustees’ task force on the history of Clemson announced Tuesday that it will work closely with President James P. Clements and members of the administration to engage a diverse group of stakeholders to best tell the university’s complete history.
The Clemson University James F. Martin Inn recently finished renovating its 89 guest rooms. The inn, connected to the Madren Conference Center and the Walker Golf course, has been a favorite among Clemson visitors since 1998.
Five alumni have been named to the Clemson Alumni Association’s board of directors.
Clemson University’s Experience Clemson on Main Street will have a grand opening celebration from 1 to 5 p.m. Monday.