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This Week at Clemson

November 22-December 8, 2014
(two weeks)

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Saturday (Nov. 22)

Clemson marks Military Appreciation Day with several events:

  • Beginning at 10 a.m. to an hour before kickoff military equipment and vehicles will be displayed on Bowman Field.
  • At 10 a.m., the Scroll of Honor Dedication will take place at the memorial across from the stadium. At the ceremony, the name of Spartanburg native and World War I veteran Carlos Golightly Harris will be added to the Scroll of Honor, which honors Clemson alumni who have died in the line of duty.
  • The Tiger band, cheerleaders, both ROTC units, veterans, local Guard/Reserve units, Clemson Corps and others will join in a parade from the central campus to the stadium.
  • The pre-game and halftime shows will celebrate the 50th Commemoration of the Vietnam War by honoring Vietnam veterans and some Vietnam POWs. The Pershing Rifles will conduct a 21-gun salute and the Clemson Rangers will perform a Fallen Soldier salute during halftime.

For information, contact Dustin Wilson (dustin2@clemson.edu, 864-656-3747).

Monday (Nov. 24)

The annual Cocky’s Funeral pep rally begins at 5:30 p.m. at the amphitheater. The Pershing Rifles will escort Cocky’s casket to the stage, followed by a eulogy delivered by Col. Sandy Edge. The Rally Cats and Tigeroar will perform and head coach Dabo Swinney will make remarks. For information, contact Stewart Summers (ssummer@clemson.edu, 864-656-6563) or Hayden Garrett (haydeng@g.clemson.edu).

Wednesday (Nov. 26)

Students are off for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thursday-Friday (Nov. 27-28)

University offices are closed for the Thanksgiving holiday.

Friday (Dec. 5)

Last day of fall semester classes.

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