Thomas F. and Karen Chapman have helped shape the future of Clemson University students with their support of academic, athletic and university programs.
The Duke Energy Foundation awarded Clemson University $50,000 from its environmental program to support “Natural History and Ecology of Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station and Jocassee Gorges." The grant, awarded to Barbara Speziale and John Hains of Clemson, supported two environmental education courses this summer for 18 K-12 teachers from across South Carolina and will support another next summer.
Clemson University is ranked among the top 25 national public universities in the country by U.S. News & World Report for the 11th year in a row. Clemson is No. 24 in the 2019 edition of Best Colleges Rankings released Monday.
Clemson University has been honored for its efforts to create a comprehensive interpretive plan to more effectively preserve and share its unique history. The university was awarded a 2018 Historic Preservation Award, sponsored by Preservation South Carolina and the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
Several years ago, Melvin and Dollie Younts learned of the students’ desire for building a free-standing chapel on Clemson University’s campus. Now, the dream will become a reality thanks to the generosity of Melvin Younts of Fountain Inn, who recently pledged a gift of $500,000 for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel, in memory of his wife of 67 years who passed away on July 20, 2018.
Karen Chapman of Atlanta, whose philanthropy has touched many lives through her support of education and health care, was named an honorary Clemson University alumna Monday. She was honored at the University Convocation, where her husband, Tom, was guest speaker as Clemson opened its 125th academic year.
Clemson's annual Welcome Back Festival will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday in downtown Clemson.
More than 1,000 students graduated from Clemson University Friday, Aug. 10, in a ceremony at Littlejohn Coliseum.
Greg Mullen has been named associate vice president for public safety and chief of police at Clemson University. He was appointed to fill this role on an interim basis in May and was appointed to this role on a permanent basis at the conclusion of a national search to fill the position.
The Clemson Alumni Association has selected five new members to serve on its board of directors for three-year terms that began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Sonya Spratley Balogun of Powder Springs, Georgia, to its board of directors. Her term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Roy Abercrombie of Greenville to its board of directors. His term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Lily M. Eyraud of Charlotte to its board of directors. Her term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Larry Sloan of Seneca to its board of directors. His term began July 1.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Miles Channing Thomas of New Orleans to its board of directors. His three-year term began July 1.