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  • Roger and Kathy Troutman at a 2016 Student Affairs Gala

    Roger and Kathy Troutman honored as Herb Coughlan Memorial Family of the Year

    September 20, 2019

    You might say Roger Troutman is an avid supporter of Clemson University. To best illustrate his allegiance to the institution nestled in the Upstate of South Carolina, he recalled a story from the first time he purchased a cell phone. He was able to choose the last four digits of his number, and he quickly […]

  • Representatives from Wells Fargo are joined by Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER participants

    A partnership for life-changing opportunities

    September 12, 2019

    Since 1981, Wells Fargo has given more than $4 million to Clemson University. Among its many contributions, the company has established the Wells Fargo Student Scholarship Endowment within the College of Business, awarding more than 100 scholarships to date. The company’s dollar-for-dollar employee matching program has also provided substantial support. With 350 Clemson alumni working for Wells Fargo, the program has generated more than $760,000.

    Clemson recently celebrated another gift from Wells Fargo – an additional $300,000 gift benefitting Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER. $175,000 will support Call Me MISTER and $125,000 will benefit Emerging Scholars

  • Clemson’s Hayek Center receives major grant to expand research and undergraduate programs

    September 11, 2019

    Clemson University’s Hayek Center for Business Prosperity has received a four-year grant  from the Charles Koch Foundation that could provide as much as $5 million to the center. The Hayek Center, founded in 2018, will use funds received from the grant to hire faculty, support research, enhance academic programming and provide financial support to students.

  • Photo of The new multipurpose facility at the Clemson Youth Learning Institute's Camp Hannon.

    Clemson University Youth Learning Institute unveils multipurpose dining facility at Camp Hannon

    September 11, 2019

    Clemson University officials, community leaders and philanthropists came together recently for a dedication ceremony marking the grand opening of a multipurpose dining facility at Camp Hannon. The mountainous 80-acre Upstate site in Pickens County is one of five locations across the state where the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute (YLI) provides programming to educate, develop and serve the youth of South Carolina and beyond.

  • Clemson and Siegwerk reps cut a ribbon at the new Siwegwerk Ink Lab

    Siegwerk opens ink lab at Sonoco Institute

    September 6, 2019

    Siegwerk Announces Grand Opening of Ink Lab at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute  Siegwerk held a ribbon-cutting and grand opening ceremony to celebrate the new Siegwerk Ink Lab at Clemson University’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on Wednesday, September 4. Faculty, students and industry leaders were present to get the first look at the […]

  • Dr. Beth Stephan works with a student.

    Surviving calculus: Darnall W. & Susan F. Boyd Foundation gives $1.25 million to help more freshmen thrive in engineering

    September 4, 2019

    Eighty Clemson University freshmen are participating in a new program that gives them a chance to ease into the challenging math courses that too often derail students’ dreams of becoming engineers. The program, Boyd Scholars, targets freshman engineering majors who need a little extra time to complete their required calculus courses. Students will take an […]

  • Members of the Upstate Veterans Alliance presented a check for $2,000 to support the scholarship endowment for Clemson student veterans.

    Student veterans receive donation toward scholarship endowment

    August 26, 2019

    CLEMSON — The Upstate Veterans Alliance (UVA) presented a check in the amount of $2,000 to Director of Military and Veteran Engagement Brennan Beck on Friday in support of Clemson’s student veteran scholarship endowment. The presentation took place in a short ceremony at Y Beach during the annual student veterans welcome back barbecue. “We started this […]

  • Frank E. Lucas, FAIA

    Lucas endows new scholarship in the School of Architecture

    August 19, 2019

    As an architect, Frank E. Lucas, FAIA, has made an indelible mark on Charleston, South Carolina and the Southeast. As an alumnus, Lucas is leaving his mark on Clemson University, too, by ensuring that architecture students have opportunities to leave their own imprints on the world. The longtime supporter of the School of Architecture recently […]

  • Sissy Bynum creates endowment for first generation students.

    A Remarkable Life – A Remarkable Legacy

    August 15, 2019

    Hero – a person who, in the opinion of others, has special achievements, abilities or personal qualities and is regarded as a role model. In the very sense of the word, Mary Satcher “Sissy” Bynum ’84 and her late husband, Henry “Clarke” Bynum, Jr. ‘84, are heroes. Through the life experiences that Sissy and Clarke […]

  • Virtual Press Simulation

    Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform

    August 14, 2019

    Flexographic Technical Association (FTA), the premiere destination for flexographic resources, has signed on as the inaugural sponsor for Clemson University’s new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics. The Sonoco Institute’s new virtual print platform features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press and utilize all of the tools and measurement devices found in a traditional pressroom.

  • New instrument gifted to COMSET, furthering Clemson’s optical fiber capabilities among the best worldwide

    August 7, 2019

    As the only academic facility in the U.S. with industrial-scale capabilities to fabricate optical fiber, the Clemson University Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET) is making significant impacts in the fiber-optic industry. Now, the center’s receiving its second SG Controls MCVD lathe through an in-kind gift from Molex LLC, further positioning COMSET as one of the premiere fiber-optics facilities in the world.

  • Pic of Calhoun Dr. Hwy. 93 intersection

    Construction update: Building Clemson’s future

    August 6, 2019

    Clemson’s main campus has experienced big changes in just a few short months. Some construction projects have been completed, while others remain on target for their scheduled completion dates. Here are updates on some of the initiatives happening above and beneath the ground. Electrical distribution The $75 million upgrade of 1950s underground utilities impacting Clemson’s […]

  • Pic of the new IPTAY building

    IPTAY expansion on target for a fall completion

    August 6, 2019

    An additional 8,000 square feet is being added to the IPTAY building, located next to the West End Zone in Memorial Stadium. When completed, the 29,000 square-foot structure will offer three floors of much-needed space. The $10 million project is being funded by donors and private gifts to Athletics. Project manager Kevin McDonough said the […]

  • The '55 Exchange honors the McGregor family at an event where they unveil an ice cream flavor created for them.

    A flavored family tradition.

    July 19, 2019

    There are certain childhood memories that stay with us throughout our lives. For Sam ‘49 and Betty McGregor’s children, memories of Krispy Kreme donuts and visits to Clemson represent significant parts of their childhood that will never be forgotten. And the values that their parents instilled in them is evident in their lives today. Growing […]

  • Two female and one male student in caps and gowns laugh while holding their diplomas open during their graduation ceremony.

    Clemson University sets record with more than $176 million in giving

    July 18, 2019

    Clemson University had another record-breaking year in fundraising with more than $176 million received from private gifts and IPTAY support during the fiscal year that began July 1, 2018, and ended June 30, 2019.