J. Cole Smith, the chair of the industrial engineering department at Clemson University, is receiving one of his profession’s highest honors, The Fellow Award from the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers.
Josh Weaver, a pesticide investigator for the Department of Pesticide Regulation, a state regulatory agency at Clemson University, has been named a recipient of the 2018 Future Leaders in Science Award.
Retired U.S. Army Col. Ben Skardon, a 100-year-old survivor of the Bataan Death March and revered alumnus and professor emeritus of Clemson University, will be presented a Filipino World War II Veterans Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony at White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico, Saturday. The Congressional Gold Medal and the Presidential Medal of Freedom are the highest civilian awards in the United States.
A retired Greenville executive who has donated to organizations ranging from the Peace Center to First Presbyterian Church is turning his philanthropic attention to Clemson University, where he is providing the largest donation in history to the chemical and biomolecular engineering department. William Sturgis and his wife, Martha Beth, are contributing $600,000 to create a distinguished professorship in the department.
The staff of the Clemson Alumni Association has selected Charlotte Underwood Cobb of Marietta, Georgia, to receive the 2017 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson University alumnus for outstanding volunteerism and service to the university. The Clemson Alumni Association chose Cobb for her role in reviving, growing and re-energizing the Atlanta Clemson Club.
Clemson University alumna Emily Watrous of Greenville will join her alma mater as chief human resources officer March 5. In this position, she also will serve as a member of the university’s executive leadership team.
Clemson University hosts an institutional repository, TigerPrints, which makes the University’s scholarship openly available to anyone with an internet connection. One of the most popular collections in TigerPrints, with 1.36 million downloads, contains our theses and dissertations. While scholars around the world benefit from from these, the collection only dates back to about 2006. Clemson […]
FLORENCE — Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) honored some of its best and brightest products at the South Carolina AgriBiz and Farm Expo last month at the Florence Civic Center. The CAFLS Alumni Awards Program, managed by the CAFLS Agriculture Alumni Board of Directors, began three years ago as a […]
Congratulations are pouring in for Clemson University alumnus Xinran “William” Tao, who is receiving an award based on research he did as a Ph.D. student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. Tao is receiving SAE International’s Russell S. Springer Award for his technical paper, “An Engine Thermal Management System Design for Military Ground Vehicle – […]
Kari McCormick has never had a shortage of passions, nor a shortage of opportunities to combine them. She loves crafts and fashion. She wrote a high school research paper on the history of shoes. In her opinion, the right pair of shoes can “change your life.” But even more than a cute pair of wedges, […]
The daughter of immigrants, Nikki Haley '94, has gone from a small town in South Carolina to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, all the while following the lessons she learned from her parents.
Todd Schweisinger still lives in the house he bought for $60,000 when he was a Ph.D. student and drives the same 1988 minivan he’s had since he was a teen. It’s not that Schweisinger can’t afford a bigger house or a newer car. He makes a comfortable salary at Clemson University as a senior lecturer in mechanical engineering and undergraduate lab coordinator. Schweisinger shuns luxuries because they aren’t in line with his life goals. He has bigger plans, and donating $2 million to Clemson is at the top of his list.
The Clemson House succumbed to 150 pounds of dynamite and gravity in less than a minute. The building had been an ornament on the campus for more than 60 years and was an iconic symbol to many community members, alumni, faculty and students. But it wasn't feasible to bring it up to today's building standard and make it usable, so it had to be torn down.
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.