Feature Stories From Clemson University
Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Forest Service, Clemson undergraduates in the Fire Tigers program work alongside the U.S. Forest Service to safely and effectively manage local forests with prescribed burns.
In his heart of hearts, Brad Cohen wanted to be a writer – until videography caught his eye at Clemson University and his penchant for storytelling took a different direction. “I switched to video while taking professor (Erica) Walker’s digital imaging class,” the Charleston native and recent College of Business graduate in graphic communications said. […]
Building something special This Tiger was attracted to Clemson because of its people — her colleagues, the president and his vision and students who were “ok with thinking big.” Her goal is to create a sense of community around the prevention of sexual assault and relationship abuse. Meet Megan Fallon. Title: Interpersonal violence prevention coordinator […]
Members of the Wall Street South Investment Club may be investing “house money,” but it’s a sure bet they’re getting a return on their investments. And that’s the bottom line for the Department of Finance student club, which had a record of more than 200 members in the recently completed academic year. It was the […]
The walk may cover only one mile in length, but its impact is an immeasurable distance in the eyes of Clemson junior Ashley Johnson. At 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Jervey Meadows on the Clemson University campus, Johnson and her companion dog Aubrey will join a host of other participants taking part in some early-morning exercise […]
When economics major Brian Trainer passed through metal detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs on his first day as an intern on the White House campus, he realized he was about to become part of something much bigger than himself. The Moorestown, N.J., rising senior recently wrapped up a spring semester internship with the president’s Council of […]
Several years ago, a middle-school student met this Tiger at a Clemson EMAGINE event, which seeks to inform, inspire and engage K-12 students in STEM careers. On the way home, the student announced to his mother, “I want to be a mechanical engineer!” This Tiger is excited to inspire students and wants to ensure that […]
Clemson University means everything to Rob and Claudia Hubbard. It’s where they first met in January 1973, when Rob was working part-time for Tom Lynch at Lynch Drug Co. For months, Tom talked to both Rob and Claudia, a nursing professor at the University, trying repeatedly to set them up on blind dates. Though they […]
John Gautsch boarded a plane to Thailand, but it was “Big Boy” who returned to Clemson. Gautsch, a senior recreational therapy major at Clemson, is a large man even in his home country, but he suspects the nickname may have also referred to his personality. He hopes, anyway. Physical strength and a warm personality are […]
Terrence Oglesby was taking summer courses at Cleveland State Community College when he made a phone call that would change his life. His professional basketball career almost assuredly in the rearview mirror, Oglesby reconnected with his academic advisor during his days as an undergraduate student at Clemson University. “It was the summer of 2017 and […]
Another class of Clemson students will be walking across the commencement stage this week, graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. So, let’s take a minute to meet three of those graduating students.
Melody Bazzle’s journey to working for one of the country’s top construction companies didn’t necessarily start with a lifelong dream. Now, readied with a duel degree in architecture and construction science, she will trade her graduation cap for a hard hat as she begins her next journey as a field engineer.
The athlete within Diamond Brown refuses to take a step back, but that always-competitive drive has helped her find her perfect career as a student-athlete adviser. Graduating Clemson with a Master of Education in Counselor Education, Brown now has a set of tools to student athletes get to where they need to be.