Clemson World magazine recently had the opportunity to sit down with President Clements and ask a few questions.
Another year draws to a close as the graduating class of 2014 steps out of the Clemson scene and brings their potential to new jobs, graduate programs and other opportunities. On May 9, approximately 3,282 graduates will obtain their undergraduate and graduate degrees, showing the world that they’re ready to take on new challenges.
Hundreds of Clemson students have jumped on board a relatively new campus internship program that puts them into a job on campus that provides a fantastic, paid, on-the-job experience. The program is called University Professional Internship/Co-op Program, or UPIC (pronounced “you pick”).
It’s not every day that you get to meet with top executives of some of the world’s leading companies. Students had the chance to go behind-the-scenes with executives from some of the world’s top companies in an unparalleled experience that provided a glimpse of what it takes to succeed.
Almost overnight, Clemson has become one of the nation’s top public universities. More students than ever are applying to come to Tiger Town — and their involvement and focus on academics is stronger than ever. As the new school year arrives, let’s take a by-the-numbers* look at this year’s incoming freshman class.