CLEMSON — Graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Wednesday evening in the annual “Hail and Farewell” ceremony inside the Hendrix Student Center. Eighteen students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation gear. The graduates also received a letter from President James P. Clements and a special challenge […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is John Wilde, a sophomore engineering major and veteran of the U.S. Navy. — John Wilde is […]
The walk may cover only one mile in length, but its impact is an immeasurable distance in the eyes of Clemson junior Ashley Johnson. At 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Jervey Meadows on the Clemson University campus, Johnson and her companion dog Aubrey will join a host of other participants taking part in some early-morning exercise […]
PHOTO GALLERY CLEMSON — The Office of Student Transitions and Family Programs honored May and August graduation candidates from Clemson University’s student veteran population Wednesday in its annual Hail and Farewell Ceremony at the Hendrix Student Center. “While our student veterans are a small percentage of Clemson’s population, tonight’s ceremony shows how impactful you are,” said […]
Brennan Beck knows first-hand what it’s like to feel isolated from a regular student population. “We didn’t have a lot of resources for veterans when I was in school,” said Beck, “so I felt on my own a lot. “One of my goals here is to ensure our veterans don’t feel that way.” At 31, […]
Clemson University announced today that it has earned the Military Friendly School designation for the second straight year. The designation is awarded to universities, community colleges and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.
Clemson University researchers are teaming with Greenville Health System (GHS) doctors and Upstate Warrior Solution and Veterans Administration professionals to advance an innovative collaboration to bring peace and stability to the lives of combat veterans.
Clemson’s long history of supporting the military will grow even richer this month as the new Student Veterans Resource Center opens in Tillman Hall on Nov. 20.