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Stories by Haley Barinowski

  • "May 19, 2015 - Botanical Gardens with an emphasis on the Natural Heritage Trail within the Gardens."

    In Remembrance

    March 15, 2019

    If there is one thing we know about Mary Welch, it is that she loves her father.

  • Ben, Cheri, Ali, and Dani Phyfer smile together outside the Madren Center overlooking the Walker Course.

    Age Is Just A Number

    March 4, 2019

    With their gift in 2018, Ben and Cheri Phyfer became Clemson’s youngest Cornerstone Partners.

  • Paul and Janice Barnett sign the Clemson Legacy Society Registry in honor of their planned gift.

    Fabric of Life

    February 14, 2019

    Clemson alumnus Paul Barnett will give need-based students great opportunities.

  • Ray Anderson smiles outside the Madren Center.

    Pulling Together

    February 6, 2019

    When he thinks about giving back, Ray Anderson thinks about pulling together with his Clemson family to advance the university.

  • Emily Wallace smiles and poses with the Tiger mascot.

    Turning Passion into Purpose

    January 17, 2019

    Emily Peek arrived at Clemson as a math major in 1968 ­– one of the few Clemson women entering the field of science, technology, engineering and math at that time. “As a female math major in the late 1960s, I definitely stood out,” says Emily. She credits her teachers in high school and those at […]

  • Dave Lyle kneels by the Scroll of Honor.

    A Labor of Love

    December 14, 2018

    David Lyle donates his time, as well as his resources, to honor Clemson University students – past and present – who also felt called to serve their country.

  • Major Dave Black leans against a brick wall looking into the camera

    A Legacy of Service, Hard Work and Dedication

    November 15, 2018

    Education at Clemson did not come easy for Major David W.E. Black.

  • Asa Godbold and his daughter Emily Reinicker smile together sitting on a bench.

    Unlikely Beginnings

    August 15, 2018

    Marilyn Godbold’s impactful gift started in an unlikely place – at a meeting she attended as a guest.

  • Brian and Connie Dawkins pose and smile standing in the West End Zone seats in Death Valley.

    Giving 110% – Off the Field

    June 11, 2018

    At every stage of life, Brian Dawkins has made a statement.

  • Tripp and Anne Jones laugh together outside the Life Sciences Building.

    Deep Roots to Lasting Fruit

    April 27, 2018

    Tripp and Anne Jones have been tailgating in the same spot at Clemson long enough to watch a tree grow up alongside their children and grandchildren, but the length of time they have been a part of the Clemson family barely scratches the surface of their commitment to Clemson.

  • Martin and Linda Lightsey smile together outside the Martin Inn in front of the lake.

    Shaping the future

    March 12, 2018

    When it comes to building a career, sharpening razor blades might not be the first thing that comes to mind for most aspiring professionals. But for Martin Lightsey ‘64, that need provided an opportunity that was perfect for his skill set.

  • With their two sons on either side of them, Gerald and Candi Glenn smile while sitting on a brick wall outside of the Madren Center.

    Laying a foundation

    February 7, 2018

    If you’re in the right place at the right time, you might catch Gerald Glenn in a certain blue blazer – the one lined in orange that has a tiger paw on the inside. And if you’re lucky, you just might catch him laughing and asking, “Can you tell Clemson is close to my heart?”

  • John Blackburn looks off into the distance standing in front of a horse stall.

    Building a new field

    September 20, 2017

    Although architecture may be a traditional Clemson degree, John Blackburn is far from a standard architect. John graduated from Clemson in 1969 and created his own career in equine facility design.

  • Henry and Polly Hoffmeyer sit together on a chair.

    Leading the way in nursing

    August 24, 2017

    Henry Hoffmeyer’s father died when he was 11, leaving his mother to care for five children under age 14 while operating a small dairy in Darlington, S.C. All of them attended college. Henry and his wife, Polly are now intent on helping other single-parent families afford college.