Burke Royster, superintendent of Greenville County Schools, was recently named the 2018 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Education Week also recognized Royster as a “Leader to Learn From,” which has basically cemented his reputation as a superlative administrator in South Carolina and beyond. Royster credits a […]
Clemson University alumnus and professor emeritus Col. (Ret) Ben Skardon, a World War II hero and survivor of the Bataan Death March, will be featured on the CBS news program "60 Minutes" this Sunday.
Two names will be added to Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor — the monument that recognizes Clemson alumni who died on active military service — in a Memorial Day ceremony at 4 p.m. Sunday.
Lillian U. “Mickey” Harder, director of the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts, has been named an honorary alumna of Clemson University.
Erin Mayor (’14) thought she was conducting a standard university profile interview when she felt a tap on her right shoulder. “At first I thought to myself, ‘I’m in an interview, you’re interrupting me,’” said Mayor, Clemson’s associate director of Student Transitions and Family Programs, a department with the Division of Student Affairs. “But when […]
Kate Gasparro said that when she thinks about her success, she goes back to the first conversation she had with fellow Clemson University alumnus Bob Hambright. Gasparro remembered she was applying for a leadership award that bears Hambright’s name when he impressed upon her the importance of self-examination, a lesson she took to heart. She went on to win the Norris Medal, the highest honor for an undergraduate at Clemson, and is now a Ph.D. student at Stanford University.
Tyrone Gayle has never shied away from a challenge — whether in the classroom, on the track, at the cancer treatment center or in the thick of our last knock-down, drag-out presidential campaign. Last year, at the age of 28, the Jacksonville, Florida, native and Clemson University alumnus found himself in two profoundly significant battles simultaneously when, as one of Hillary Clinton’s key staffers, he was diagnosed with stage four colon cancer just seven months before election day.
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.