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.
It’s pretty clear that Scotty Haas’ mohawk stands for his Clemson spirit, but getting it to actually stand up is a completely different matter.
Have you ever had a Pierre Tong sighting? Maybe you were behind him in line in the bookstore or snapped a photo of him eating a sandwich without him knowing. How did one student out of thousands become so well known on campus in such a short period of time? Well, even Pierre doesn’t know the answer to that question.
Let’s take a look back at 2012 and see what you read the most in The Echo and on the Clemson Alumni Homepage, plus, which alumni profile stories you found most intriguing.
The sound of a cannon firing in Death Valley is music to a Tiger fan’s ears. Returning students anticipate the crowds of friends and classmates flooding downtown at the Welcome Back Festival. The $2 bills spent at away games signal pride for Clemson supporters. Most of us might think that whoever started these long-standing traditions is far-removed from Clemson by now. On the contrary, that person is closer than you think. His name is George Bennett, and he works over in the Jervey Athletic Center.
Tigers, Yellow Jackets and $2 bills: an odd combination that created a popular Clemson tradition.
For Daniel Rodriguez, a 24-year-old Army veteran attending Clemson on the GI Bill, playing college football is a dream that has been a long time coming.
Clemson senior Andrew Wall had been plotting for weeks, making a plan, telling friends and family, trying to figure out how he could propose to a woman he describes as “the happiest, most joyful person I know.”
At the head of this clan is Bill Sanders, who earned his mechanical engineering degree from Clemson in 1961. Science and math skills seem to run strong in the Sanders family, and the kids — all of whom are in a science or engineering field — attribute it to their parents.
Freshman year comes with a mixture of emotions — ranging from excitement to nail-biting nervousness.Lucky for you, tons of Tigers have already conquered freshman year and are offering up some advice to ban those new-to-campus jitters. Here are a few tips from them.
Thousands of Tigers have left their mark with time-honored traditions and tiger-specific rituals. Take some time to learn more about these rolling hills; they’ll surround you for the next four years and become a background for memories that won’t soon be forgotten.
Follow the process as two students turn their Chevy Cavalier into a tiger.
While the idea for the trip began as a joke, Clemson student Daniel Kalshoven has spend the last month pedaling across the country, meeting people and hopefully spreading joy to whomever he meets.