After 44 years on campus, Clemson University historian Jerry Reel has himself become a part of Clemson’s history. Reel’s friends and former students are honoring him and the role he has played at Clemson with the establishment of a scholarship endowment.
Clemson University will name its new golf building for current Tiger golf coach Larry Penley. The surprise announcement was made Thursday, Dec. 10, during the Tiger Golf Gathering dinner and fund-raising auction at the Thornblade Club in Greenville.
The legacy of a legendary parks champion will be extended even further with the creation of the George B. Hartzog Jr. Professorship in Parks and Environmental Ethics. The professorship is made possible with a $524,500 gift from John M. Kauffmann, himself a veteran of the National Park Service that Hartzog served.
A $500,000 gift from Ed and Jane Duckworth of Atlanta will allow Clemson University to enhance its Hoke Sloan Tennis Center with a new pavilion.
Clemson University’s Greek councils are joining forces to raise funds for the All-Faiths Chapel and Student Memorial Garden with the Clemson Memorial 5K Run/Walk Sunday, Nov. 8. The race marks the first time all of Clemson’s fraternity and sorority groups have united to raise money for a common cause.
Clemson University will celebrate its roots and the people who have left their mark on the university with the first-ever Legacy Day from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 6, at Fort Hill, the historic home of John C. Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson.
Clemson University has received $100,000 to develop the Abacus Planning Group Endowed Scholarship in Financial Planning and the Quackenbush Architects + Planners Room in Lee Hall.
A newly established endowment at Clemson University will fund graduate student research on children’s play, creativity on playgrounds and playground safety.
Clemson University Tuesday unveiled The Ronald & Katherine Harper Industry Collaboration Room on the top floor of the Sonoco Institute for Packaging Design and Graphics. The Industry Collaboration Room is made possible by a $1.1 million gift from Ronald and Katherine Harper of Charlotte to Clemson’s graphic communications department.
Clemson University and the University of South Carolina are taking their rivalry off the field in the first-ever fundraising challenge between the two schools.
The Clemson Alumni Association has a new special interest group for alumni called the Clemson Alumni Society for Equality (CASE). The group’s goal is to engage and support Clemson’s gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender alumni as well as other under-represented populations.
Ten sophomores in Clemson University’s College of Business and Behavioral Science have been selected as the first group of Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars.
A $50,000 gift from DuPont funded a summer of workshops that enabled Call Me MISTER participants to get up close and personal with Math Out of the Box, a national inquiry-based curriculum developed in Clemson’s mathematical sciences department.
A gift from California-based Ozen Engineering Inc. to Clemson University is enabling researchers to create detailed computer models of the human body, which can be used to explore a variety of issues, from improving hip replacements to making more comfortable car seating.
Private gifts to Clemson University totaled $78.7 million for the 2008-2009 fiscal year that ended June 30.