U.S. Air Force Capt. William R. Austin II and his aircraft commander had out-maneuvered certain death hundreds of times before they got hit. A fighter pilot with the storied “Triple Nickel” 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Austin had flown 80 combat missions over North Vietnam in the powerful F-4 Phantom II despite the enemy’s attempts to […]
CLEMSON – Clemson’s second-ever Spring Fling took place on April 14, bringing alumni and Clemson fans to campus in a sea of orange. Created by the Clemson Alumni Association in 2017, Spring Fling reunited alumni who participated in Greek organizations, intramural teams, sports teams and other student activities with their former classmates. The event was […]
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.
Imagine leaving a review that accurately describes your true feelings without having to write a single word. There’s an app for that. And the foundation for it was imagined by Brian Sullivan, a 1990 Clemson University psychology graduate, a clinical psychologist and co-founder of Vizbii, Inc. in Charleston, South Carolina. The patented invention is a […]
Joel Pennington knew his technology genius could only get him so far, if he was to realize his ambition of living an extraordinary life, other skills would have to contribute toward that end. Today, the Austin, Texas-based entrepreneur and 1995 Clemson University graduate is walking the talk he delivered to Clemson entrepreneurial students last spring. […]
The Clemson Alumni Association has selected five new members to serve on its board of directors for three-year terms that began July 1.
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 […]
The Clemson Alumni Association is sponsoring a free career fair and networking event for alumni from 6 to 9 p.m. May 19 at CU-ICAR in Greenville.
Dr. Sam ’76 and Beverly Stone reside in Chester, South Carolina — a small town where they proudly display their love for Clemson and are making an impact on the residents in many ways. In 2013, the Stones established the Dr. Sam and Beverly Stone Family Scholarship Endowment to provide Universitywide scholarships to residents of Chester, giving small-town students big futures.
Donors like Rob and Patricia Randall are what keep this beloved University thriving. Throughout their graduate work, the Randalls were deeply impacted by the Clemson Family. The couple continues to be impacted by the University, which has led them to establish a significant planned gift. Just as Anna Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson had a plan to create a “high seminary of learning,” the Randalls have a plan to continue to improve the University.
As special events manager for the Disneyland Resort and the head of her own event management business, Clemson University alumna Karen Mohr Sunshine works to make events like the “Granddaddy of Them All” — the Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game — run smoothly.
Fifty years after they walked the stage to receive their diplomas, nearly 100 Clemson University alumni from the class of 1965 presented the school a check for $1,227,872 to help future students do the same.
The Clemson Alumni Association (CAA) has named one of the university’s most enthusiastic and dedicated champions, Mary Dalby Bradley, an honorary alumna for her lifelong devotion and demonstrated loyalty to her adopted school.
The Clemson University Alumni Association will present Gregg F. Morton of Clemson the 2015 Distinguished Service Award, the association’s highest honor.
The Clemson University Alumni Association will present Gerald M. Glenn of The Woodlands the 2015 Distinguished Service Award, the association’s highest honor.