Thomas ’10 and Lauren Cleveland ’09 are two Clemson alums who will always consider their alma mater their home away from home. Because the University gave so much to the Clevelands, they began paying-it-forward after graduation and continue to give consecutively, making them ‘ever-loyal’ alumni and donors.
Clemson University’s business school is a believer in requited love when it comes to alums’ romances spawned during their years on campus. More than 100 couples can thank their lucky stars for Clemson’s intervention in their personal lives. For that, they will receive a card and candy this Valentine’s Day recognizing their special connection to […]
The Clemson University board of trustees adopted the recommendations made by the task force on the history of Clemson Friday. The task force was appointed to develop a comprehensive set of actionable recommendations for how Clemson can better tell the university’s complete history.
Allison Pickett B.S. ’14, MBA ’15 joined the Clemson MBAe program after completing an undergraduate degree in business from Clemson. While job-hunting during her senior year, she was intrigued by the MBA program that Clemson offered, but was unsure how to proceed since the program required work experience. She came across the MBAe program, designed for […]
The Clemson University Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Training Center for South Carolina received InnoVision’s 2015 Innovation in Education Award. The InnoVision award recognized the Record of Reading app developed by C.C. Bates, the center’s director, and Clemson computer science Ph.D. graduate Sam Bryfczynski. InnoVision uses the Innovation in Education Award to recognize an organization […]
Clemson University is one of the featured participants in Google’s Expeditions Pioneer Program, a virtual reality project unveiled Thursday by First Lady Michelle Obama that will enable children in schools across the world to visit colleges and universities without ever stepping foot on the campuses.
Donors like Rob and Patricia Randall are what keep this beloved University thriving. Throughout their graduate work, the Randalls were deeply impacted by the Clemson Family. The couple continues to be impacted by the University, which has led them to establish a significant planned gift. Just as Anna Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson had a plan to create a “high seminary of learning,” the Randalls have a plan to continue to improve the University.
Emily Wallace has been breaking down barriers and cutting new paths since she was a student at Clemson University, and now she is helping the next generation follow in her footsteps. Wallace and her husband, Jack, have established an endowed scholarship through the College of Engineering and Science. The scholarship targets groups who are underrepresented […]
From the first doctoral degree awarded in 1955 in plant pathology to Donald Peterson of Ludington, Michigan — when "a reading knowledge" of French and German was required for plant pathology and Coach Frank Howard led the Tigers to a 7-3 record — to today, Clemson has awarded 4,534 Ph.D. sheepskins.
Clemson University has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 100 best values in public colleges for 2016. The ranking cites four-year schools that deliver a quality education at an affordable price.
In 2000, Steve ’65 and Ann McCrorey established an endowment in memory of their daughter, Maggi ’95, who passed away during her senior year at Clemson.This endowment benefits multiple students including freshman Jacob Wright who has been inspired to pay-it-forward.
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 […]