Nelson Willhite returned to Clemson University for the first time in nearly 20 years to announce that he is establishing a $100,000 endowment in the name of his former graduate advisor, John Gowdy. The Dr. John N. Gowdy Endowed Fellowship supports South Carolina residents studying in the Holcombe Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. Willhite, […]
Atlanta resident Thomas F. Chapman and his wife, Karen, have brightened the future of Clemson University students and every person their post-graduation work will impact with a $4 million gift that will establish an endowment for the Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars Program and create the Thomas F. Chapman ’65 Distinguished Professorship in Leadership.
Clemson University honored two of its most cherished supporters Friday with a bronze leaf dedication and induction into the Fort Hill Legacy Society, posthumous honors for donors who leave $1 million or more to the university.
TAPS, Clemson University’s yearbook since 1908, will print its final edition at the end of the 2017–18 academic year. Following a steady decline in yearbook sales, the student media group decided to move to a quarterly interest magazine beginning in the fall of 2018.
Clemson University will celebrate its rich history of giving and honor members of the Clemson family who exemplify its dedication to service on Legacy Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday at Fort Hill on the Clemson campus.
Thanks to a gift from the Garvin Design Group, the Clemson University School of Architecture has strengthened the bonds between the four program sites that constitute its “Fluid Campus.” The architectural firm based in Columbia, South Carolina, contributed $100,000 that created a state-of-the-art technology center in Lee Hall, transforming a classroom into the “Fluid Campus Connector.”
Gerald Glenn, a 1964 Clemson alumnus and former executive of international engineering firms, along with his wife Candice, recently pledged the ninth Cornerstone Gift to athletics. Their $2.5 million unrestricted gift will benefit student-athletes of all 19 intercollegiate sports through new and upgraded athletics facilities, student development operations and academic programs.
The Clemson Young Alumni Council has named 10 alumni to its “Roaring 10,” recognizing these outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors. The honor is given to individuals who exemplify Clemson University’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect.
Back in the early 2000s, Lisa Bennett was a secondary education major at Clemson who had no way of knowing that one of her coworkers at a video rental store would go on to found one of the most successful educator development organizations in Zambia. Lusungu Sibande was just another employee in the trenches with […]
It’s the song that "shakes the Southland." It’s the song that shakes Death Valley as members of an orange sea triumphantly thrust their fists in the air while spelling out “Clemson.” It’s “Tiger Rag.” The 2017 football season marks the 75th anniversary of the use of the tune as the official Clemson fight song.
Clemson University’s emergency management operations and training are more technologically advanced than just a year ago – and will continue improving – courtesy of three alumni and Lexington-based Avtec Inc., the leading independent provider of pure Internet Protocol (IP) dispatch console solutions.
The annual Tigerama Pep Rally Friday will kick off the Clemson University Homecoming weekend festivities with a growl and a bang. The event, produced entirely by students, will take place in Death Valley. It will also be live-streamed online at http://bit.ly/CULIVE.
Clemson’s Welcome Back Festival raised $18,700 for student scholarships this year.
During a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark, Bettye Cecil visited a health care center that housed older adults. She noticed that the hallways had mirrors in them, and that the residents were dressed nicely – a marked contrast to similar facilities in America in the 1970s, where people walked down the halls in their house robes […]
A seasoned business executive and Clemson alumnus with more than 20 years of experience in helping foster relations and recruit corporations to the state of South Carolina, has been named Clemson University’s associate vice president for the Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives.