James Harrison Goodwin, superintendent of Chesterfield County Schools, was recently named the 2019 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Goodwin, a two-time alum of Clemson University, has held this position for the past seven years. Goodwin recently shared information with us on what makes a superintendent tick, […]
CLEMSON, S.C. – Clemson University students Katie and Wilson Hawkins have heard tales about their great, great uncle Otis Morgan and his heroics during some of most hellish events of WWII their whole lives. This week, they got to meet a man who owes his life to their family’s legendary ancestor. As the story goes: […]
On a spring evening in 1979, Silvia Siboldi took her first steps into the garden at Via Piaggio 14, a villa perched on a hillside in Genoa, Italy. The young woman could have looked out toward the sea and seen her city laid out before her, but she never could have imagined how that moment, […]
Michael Mikota’s motor scooter got plenty of use during his time as a graduate student at Clemson. It meant a great deal to him, and not only because it was his primary source of transportation during the four years it took to earn his Ph.D. The motor scooter was a daily reminder of what he […]
Jim and Barbara McCabe of Clemson have made a gift of $100,000 to Tiger Band. Their new endowment will support scholarships for the Clemson University students in the band. A surprise announcement was made Aug. 25 at the first official Tiger Band reunion before a dinner crowd of nearly 100 former band members and several dozen family members and university guests.
Clemson’s department of parks, recreation and tourism management has gained a veteran of South Carolina’s state parks system as faculty this fall. Phil Gaines, a Clemson alum, began his tenure as director of South Carolina State Parks in 2005 and has enjoyed a 37-year career with the parks system. This fall, Gaines will teach a […]
Kari McCormick has never had a shortage of passions, nor a shortage of opportunities to combine them. She loves crafts and fashion. She wrote a high school research paper on the history of shoes. In her opinion, the right pair of shoes can “change your life.” But even more than a cute pair of wedges, […]
The National Agricultural Alumni and Development Association (NAADA) presented alumni of Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences with two of its highest national awards during its annual conference in Columbus, Ohio. Beth Crocker (’97, Animal Science), Sennah Honea (’14, Agricultural Education), and Tyler Brown (’09 Forest Resource Management) were recognized by the association […]
Burke Royster, superintendent of Greenville County Schools, was recently named the 2018 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Education Week also recognized Royster as a “Leader to Learn From,” which has basically cemented his reputation as a superlative administrator in South Carolina and beyond. Royster credits a […]
Dr. Sam ’76 and Beverly Stone reside in Chester, South Carolina — a small town where they proudly display their love for Clemson and are making an impact on the residents in many ways. In 2013, the Stones established the Dr. Sam and Beverly Stone Family Scholarship Endowment to provide Universitywide scholarships to residents of Chester, giving small-town students big futures.
Donors like Rob and Patricia Randall are what keep this beloved University thriving. Throughout their graduate work, the Randalls were deeply impacted by the Clemson Family. The couple continues to be impacted by the University, which has led them to establish a significant planned gift. Just as Anna Calhoun and Thomas Green Clemson had a plan to create a “high seminary of learning,” the Randalls have a plan to continue to improve the University.
Clemson University has designated November Legacy Month to celebrate milestones in its rich history, honor alumni and donors, and illustrate the importance of philanthropy.
David ’94 and Jade ’04 Poe are annual supporters of the Clemson Fund and IPTAY and have also included Clemson in their will. The couple is proud to say their blood runs orange, and they take pride in helping provide future Tigers with the same memorable experience they had as students.
Clemson University students have chosen Dr. Jack G. Wolf the Alumni Master Teacher for 2015. Wolf is an associate professor of finance in the College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS).
The Clemson Alumni Association has announced five recipients of the Distinguished Service Award, the alumni association’s highest alumni honor.