CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University students Katie and Wilson Hawkins have heard tales about their great, great uncle Otis Morgan and his heroics during some of most hellish events of WWII their whole lives. This week, they got to meet a man who owes his life to their legendary ancestor. As the story goes: Morgan […]
Michael Mikota’s motor scooter got plenty of use during his time as a graduate student at Clemson. It meant a great deal to him, and not only because it was his primary source of transportation during the four years it took to earn his Ph.D. The motor scooter was a daily reminder of what he […]
Clemson’s department of parks, recreation and tourism management has gained a veteran of South Carolina’s state parks system as faculty this fall. Phil Gaines, a Clemson alum, began his tenure as director of South Carolina State Parks in 2005 and has enjoyed a 37-year career with the parks system. This fall, Gaines will teach a […]
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Sonya Spratley Balogun of Powder Springs, Georgia, to its board of directors. Her term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Roy Abercrombie of Greenville to its board of directors. His term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Lily M. Eyraud of Charlotte to its board of directors. Her term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Larry Sloan of Seneca to its board of directors. His term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Miles Channing Thomas of New Orleans to its board of directors. His three-year term began July 1.
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 […]