Football Head Coach Dabo Swinney and his wife, Kathleen Bassett Swinney, have been named honorary alumni of Clemson University.
Clemson University students have chosen Carter McElveen as the Alumni Master Teacher for 2017. McElveen is a senior lecturer in the marketing department of the College of Business.
Atlanta attorney Janine Anthony Bowen is the first woman to receive the highest honor bestowed by Clemson University’s College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences. Bowen was among three engineering alumni inducted into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists in a ceremony Thursday night at the Madren Conference Center.
William H. “Bill” Pelham, AIA, president of Pelham Architects, LLC of Greenville, has pledged gifts totaling $1.2 million through the Jean T. and Heyward G. Pelham Foundation to support Clemson University’s School of Architecture, the Clemson Architectural Foundation and other Clemson initiatives.
William “Bill” T. Linton III’s family has a strong Clemson legacy, one that stretches from the 19th century through the 20th and into the 21st. Clemson has given so much to the Linton family and it is their hope that all young men and women can experience the wonderful things Clemson has to offer. In 2006, the Linton family established the Linton Family Endowment in Nursing ultimately helping students start their own Clemson legacy.
Boyd Parr, state veterinarian and Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health director, is inducted into the S.C. Dairy Hall of Fame.
The second annual Give Day at Clemson University was more than twice as successful as the first one. Donors gave $2,062,864 to support scholarships, teaching and facilities during the 24-hour Give Day 2017 that began Thursday morning. Last year, 3,082 donors gave $907,603 on the first Give Day.
The Clemson Alumni Association will present Ronald D. Lee, D.M.D., of Aiken with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award, the association’s highest honor for a Clemson graduate.
The Clemson Alumni Association will present John W. Kelly Jr. of Boca Raton, Florida, with the 2017 Distinguished Service Award, the association’s highest honor for a Clemson graduate.
During a 24-hour stretch next week, Clemson students, employees, alumni and supporters will have a chance to make a positive impact on the university. The second Give Day will be Thursday, April 6. It is a one-day campaign for gifts to support scholarships, fellowships and professorships and facility renovation and construction.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a Clemson University alumnus, emeritus professor and survivor of the Bataan Death March during World War II, will walk Sunday in the Bataan Memorial Death March in New Mexico. It will be his 10th time in the march and just four months short of his 100th birthday. The start of the annual Bataan Memorial Death March is a raucous affair. The sound of cannon fire sends 7,000 hard-charging and motivated athletes surging across the starting line into the New Mexican desert under a vibrant orange and violet sunrise. They whoop and cheer as they embark on one of the most legendarily grueling sporting events in America.
Few Clemson University alumni illustrate the global impact engineers have on the world as well as Suzanne Roat. She also happens to be a shining example of how a successful alumnus can make a positive impact on her alma mater and future engineers. Her 26-year career as a chemical engineer working with oil refinery processes […]
Florence, S.C. – Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) recognized outstanding alumni at an alumni event coinciding with the 2017 SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo. The college honored alumni in the categories of Young Alumni, Professional Achievement, and Distinguished Service. “I have had the opportunity to work with each of these recipients […]
For the 14 years he served as Clemson University’s president, James F. Barker ended most of his speeches with stories of life in the president’s home – usually involving spontaneous, sometimes poignant and sometimes hilarious, encounters with students who showed up on his doorstep. And for 14 years, his audiences have told him he should write a book. That book, “Can the President Come Out and Play? Stories of Life in the President’s Home,” by Jim and Marcia Barker, is now available.
Business leader Cheri Marie Phyfer has been named to the Clemson University board of trustees, effective Dec. 5.