The Clemson University Foundation board of directors elected officers and three new members.
Clemson University experienced a record year in fundraising, enabling the school to exceed its annual goal and to surpass the $900 million mark in its current $1 billion capital campaign.
A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center. Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown.
The PNC Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Project BEEMS (Building Environments for Early Mathematics Success), a Clemson University program that seeks to provide child care teachers and home-based caregivers with skills that support mathematics learning among young children.
Professional engineer Richard Cottingham and his wife, Nancy, of Seneca have pledged $500,000 to establish the J. Richard (’66) and Nancy W. Cottingham Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering Endowment at Clemson University.
Clemson University President James P. Clements joined Clemson Mayor J.C. Cook to present an outline of the “State of Clemson” Tuesday.
James C. Kennedy, chairman of the communications, media and automotive services conglomerate Cox Enterprises, has given $3.3 million to Clemson University to establish and endow the James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center headquartered at the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown and Nemours Wildlife Foundation in Beaufort.
Clemson University has inducted Robert P. “Pat” Jenkins of Greer into the Fort Hill Legacy Society, which honors donors posthumously for leaving $1 million or more to the university in their estate plans.
Clemson University and SCRA have announced a new collaboration that will virtually connect innovation centers across the state, with SCRA becoming the first South Carolina Founding Innovation Partner for the university’s Watt Family Innovation Center.
Clemson trustee Leon J. “Bill” Hendrix Jr. and his wife, Pam, of Kiawah Island; and their children, Jill, Joy, Holly and Jim, have made the first cornerstone gift of $2.5 million to Clemson University Athletics for facilities.
Clemson University has received a $2.4 million gift to support student recreation areas and programs from David and Lynette Snow of Darien, Conn. The university’s recreation area on S.C. Highway 93 in Oconee County will be named the Snow Family Outdoor Fitness and Wellness Center.
The Clemson University Class of 1964 celebrated its 50th anniversary reunion Friday by presenting $1.046 million to the university. This brings the total of gifts by the class members over the last 50 years to almost $16 million.
Clemson University is among 12 universities nationwide that have been cited for helping drive economic growth at a time when more states are looking to their higher-education institutions to create jobs and investment.
Invite five of your friends to join you in a game of golf with PGA Tour players Charles Warren and Ben Martin or…. Go on an African safari or… Enjoy a personal “C.J. Spiller Experience” at a Buffalo Bills football game. Any of these experiences – or other special adventures – could be yours by attending the “One Clemson Main Event” 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. April 10 at the ONE Building, 1 North Main St. in downtown Greenville.
Clemson University officials will break ground Friday to start construction of an innovation center that will transform student lives and the academic center of campus.