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Clemson University rising junior Riley Garvey is passionate about marine biology, and a major scholarship from the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) will help him further his professional development in this field.
William C. McCoy has been appointed interim director of the Pan African Studies program in the Clemson University College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities. In addition to this new role, McCoy will continue his duties as director of the Rutland Institute for Ethics at Clemson.
Five new board members have been selected to serve three-year terms on the Clemson Alumni Association board of directors beginning July 1. The Clemson Alumni Association is an open-membership, nonprofit organization. Since its inception in 1896, the program has connected members of the Clemson family, inspiring pride, celebrating achievement, providing service and strengthening relationships.
Imagine if the Clemson Tigers played for national championships in football and basketball in the same week, or maybe even the same day. That’s what the excitement level will be like next week for several Clemson University students who plan to blast a rocket about 30,000 feet above the New Mexico desert while closely watching a separate launch on the Virginia coast that will shoot their robotic tentacle into space.
Four South Carolina public servants — Libby Hoyle, James Jones, Frank McAlhany and Thomas Tillman — comprise the 2019 class of the Frank Lever County Extension Agent Hall of Fame.
A fast-growing Clemson University school that is turning students into the tech leaders and entrepreneurs of the future will soon have a new director who wants to provide them new opportunities by expanding partnerships with industry worldwide. Amy Apon on July 1 will become the new C. Tycho Howle Director of the School of Computing. Apon has been on the school’s faculty for eight years, serving as the chair of the Division of Computer Science.
Clemson University has been recognized as a First Forward Institution by NASPA’s Center for First-Generation Student Success. This designation recognizes universities that have shown a commitment to the success of their first-generation student populations. Clemson’s FIRST Generation Success Program does just that. About 14 percent of Clemson’s undergraduates are first-generation college students and FIRST provides these students with a support system as well as tools to encourage success in college.
Patrick McMillan, Hilliard Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University and host of "Expeditions with Patrick McMillan," has received a national and a state award for his contributions to the environmental sciences.
Clemson University Trustee Louis B. Lynn was honored as one of the inaugural ICONS by the Columbia Regional Business Report. Lynn, a native of Darlington, was named one of the ICONS, “the community pillars who have established standards of business and civic excellence.” The honorees were nominated by Business Report readers and selected by a panel of judges.
Clemson University sophomore Caleb Todd, a Presidential Scholar in the Calhoun Honors College, was recently named a 2019 Ernest F. Hollings Scholar, a major award from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that includes a full-time summer internship at an NOAA facility.
Saara DeWalt, whose research extends from Clemson to the far corners of the globe, has been named chair of the department of biological sciences in the College of Science at Clemson University.
Jane DeLuca, an associate professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, has been appointed a member of the Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns & Children (ACHDNC) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The committee provides advice, recommendations and technical information about aspects of heritable disorders and newborn screening to the secretary of Health and Human Services.
Clemson University Alumni Distinguished Professor of Wildlife Ecology Drew Lanham's essay, “Gone Forever,” has been chosen for the prestigious “The Best American Essays 2019," an annual anthology of magazine articles published in the United States that was started in 1986.
Ten top high school students from around the country have been selected to enter the Clemson University National Scholars Program this fall.