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.
Pee Dee Region farmer and Clemson University alumnus Peter LeRoy “Roy” McCall Jr. has established a new scholarship endowment for students in Clemson University’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences.
The Clemson Alumni Association has selected Lily Eyraud of Charlotte to receive the 2016 Frank Kellers III Volunteer of the Year award. The award recognizes a Clemson alumnus for outstanding service and volunteerism to the university.
Clemson University is celebrating its annual Military Appreciation Week culminating with multiple events Saturday as the Clemson Tigers host the Syracuse Orange in Memorial Stadium. Among the observances will be the awarding of Purple Hearts to two Upstate veterans before the game.
Clemson University will celebrate its history and honor alumni and members of the extended Clemson Family who live out its tradition of service on Legacy Day from 2 to 4 p.m. Friday.
Drake Loflin's '07, M.S. '10 husband, also a Clemson alum, tragically passed away in 2014. Because of his love for Clemson, Drake began working with the Office of Development later that year to establish a memorial endowment in his name. Thanks to the generous support of alumni and friends, his legacy will continue to live on through current and future Tigers.
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized the 2016 Roaring 10 – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized Greenville resident Paul Halphen as one of the 2016 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized Capt. Nelson Faerber III of Tucson one of its 2016 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.
The Clemson University Young Alumni Council has recognized Lexington resident Manning Crapps one of the 2016 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.