U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Derek “Shootsbe” Heinz, a 2007 Clemson University alumnus, has graduated the Navy Strike Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) course in the nation’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the F-35C. The Navy announced Heinz became one of the first two F-35 pilots to graduate from the TOPGUN course flying the fifth-generation Joint Strike Fighter.
The Clemson University Foundation board of directors has elected Kenneth L. Smith of Greenville as its new chair and Anthony L. Mathis of Cincinnati as vice chair. Their terms begin July 1. Kenneth L. Smith is CEO of HEPACO LLC, a provider of environmental and emergency response services. Prior to, he held various leadership positions […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. Our next guest in the summer 2020 series is Campus Recreation’s Brooke Beidler, assistant director for integrated fitness. — In just two years, […]
Meet Luis Santiago, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated with his master’s degree in 2017. He’s always had a passion for helping people and as a therapeutic recreation specialist with the Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, he’s getting to do just that. Q: What is your typical day/week […]
Clemson, SC – The City of Clemson and Clemson University announced Sunday increased detection of COVID-19 throughout the Clemson community. In the last week alone,the State of South Carolina has seen more than 6,000 new infections of COVID-19 – more than 26 percent of the total cases since the beginning of the pandemic. City and […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. The first guest in our summer series is a long-time University employee, Troy Nunamaker of the Center for Career and Professional Development. — […]
The Clemson University Office of Access and Equity has announced a new scholarship for students with disabilities. The Ross Cathy ADA Scholarship — Embracing and Valuing Differing Abilities is offered to any current undergraduate student who has successfully registered with Clemson’s Student Accessibility Services (SAS) or provided appropriate information to the Office of Access and Equity indicating a qualified disability
The Clemson University Board of Trustees today approved changing the name of the University’s Honors College to the Clemson University Honors College, effective immediately. The college has been named the Calhoun Honors College since 1982. The trustees also approved a resolution respectfully requesting authority from the South Carolina General Assembly to restore Tillman Hall to its original name of the Main Building, commonly called “Old Main”.
Meet Stephanie Morgan, a 2011 Public Health Sciences alumna. Her passion for sports and the injuries that came with track and cross country led her to a career in physical therapy. She’s a physical therapist specializing in women’s pelvic health at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. We caught up with her to learn more about her […]
She wears her mask and a protective gown over her scrubs for six to 12 hours at a time during her shift at the hospital. Her face has bruises from wearing her N95 mask all day except during her lunch break. When she leaves the hospital, she puts her shoes in a plastic tub in […]
May 2020 graduate Carly Malcolm has been awarded the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Student Award at Clemson University. Malcolm was chosen for this prestigious award by demonstrating Sullivan’s ideals of heart, mind and conduct as evidenced by “generous and unselfish service to others.” Each year, the Sullivan Student Award is presented to graduating seniors at more […]
Lesly A. Temesvari, Alumni Distinguished Professor in the biological sciences department in the College of Science, received Clemson University’s 2020 Alumni Award for Outstanding Achievements in Research for her work on cell biology and eukaryotic pathogens. An internationally recognized leader, Temesvari’s overall goal is to understand the pathogenesis of the human protozoan parasite Entamoeba histolytica, […]
Dylan Erikson was in his room playing the drums when his phone lit up. He saw the email subject line: Notice of Selection, and thought, “Oh, this must be for a job interview.” It was anything but. He opened the email and read it over and over again. Erikson is the recipient of the Norris […]
Clemson, South Carolina – The Clemson Alumni Association recently honored founder and president of College Connections, LLC, Jim Warren, with the designation of Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University. The distinction of Honorary Alumnus is a special recognition intended for steadfast Tiger supporters whose “blood runs orange” but who never attended Clemson. “The Clemson family is […]
The Clemson Alumni Association is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Distinguished Service Award. This prestigious award is the highest honor that the Association can bestow upon an alumnus or alumna, and is given to those former students who have not only devoted their life to professionalism and public service but who have also demonstrated […]