The 2019 Clemson University Men of Color National Summit opened Thursday with author and college professor Melissa Harris-Perry challenging attendees to question the way we measure, define and reward achievement. Wake Forest professor, political analyst, and TV personality, Melissa Harris-Perry kicked off the summit before a standing room only crowd of attendees. Image credit: University Relations […]
When Carl and Misty Howard brought their son, Chase, to Clemson for the first time on a visit as a high school junior in 2012, they probably couldn’t have imagined how much the university would mean to them seven years later. Both are graduates of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. But now, […]
The couple, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida, is putting their collective power behind Clemson University through the establishment of the Kenneth John Gutshaw, Jr., (Class of ’72) and Laurie B. Gutshaw Annual FIRST Grant-In-Aid Endowment – providing support for first-generation college students at Clemson.
When people talk about a “living classroom,” Bessie Hanahan’s house in Charleston’s South Broad neighborhood has been exactly that to Historic Preservation graduate students the past few years. There was no better place to celebrate Hanahan’s contributions to the Historic Preservation program and its students’ work than in the home itself. Her friends, Historic Preservation […]
During Clemson University’s 24-hour Give Day, 4,125 donors raised $2,087,947 to create life-altering experiences for students, faculty and staff. The total includes a $500,000 gift made by the Schwehr family of The Woodlands, Texas. Michael ’81, Linda and their daughters, Laurel and Victoria ’16, made this gift in support of global service learning.
Georgia Tech appeared to have a little orange crush when Clemson graduates showed up on the Atlanta campus for the 2019 Black Alumni Summit. The Clemson alums joined alumni from some of the largest colleges and universities in the country to discuss ways to strengthen the college-going experience for students on campus and beyond. “The […]
Clemson University is the first university in the state of South Carolina to provide the American Heart Association CPR in Schools training. The program launched its first student group training in January and in the future plans to expand to trainees from a pool that could include resident assistants, tour guides, recreation staff, Orientation ambassadors, student government and student-athletes.
If there is one thing we know about Mary Welch, it is that she loves her father.
Katie Black was at a loss for words when she first heard the news. One of the children who attended daycare at Clemson First Baptist Church in the same class as her daughter, Parker Ann, was diagnosed with Wilms’s tumor — a rare cancer of the kidneys. “I just remember thinking to myself, ‘Oh my gosh!’” […]
“Remember show-and-tell? Well, this is show-and-tell in college,” said Dean Richard E. Goodstein as he welcomed guests to the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities’ annual Fusion event. Faculty, staff, students and supporters of the College gathered in Lee Hall on Feb. 22 for this celebration of student work. Students from all parts of the […]
With their gift in 2018, Ben and Cheri Phyfer became Clemson’s youngest Cornerstone Partners.
Behind the elegant backdrop of décor and fashion that transformed Clemson University’s Madren Conference Center into a scene from the Roaring ‘20s, the Division of Student Affairs held its annual Gala on Saturday, Feb. 16. The event brought together leaders from the university and members of the community to celebrate donors whose contributions to Student […]
Dan ('72) and Nancy Garrison of Houston are making another generous commitment to Clemson University with a gift of $2.5 million, becoming the fourth Academic Cornerstone Partner. Their latest philanthropic gift will support the College of Business, including the new building and its new Sales Innovation Program. The Garrisons are Clemson University’s first donors to be Cornerstone Partners for both academics and athletics.
Clemson alumnus Paul Barnett will give need-based students great opportunities.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Brandy Page, executive director of development for Student Affairs and Parent Philanthropy. — Brandy Page grew […]