Kyle Hackel had already been running The Big E in Gaffney for about eight months when he saw a billboard advertising Clemson’s MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation program. He had already found some success with Big E, a one-stop entertainment complex that houses an eight-screen movie theater, a 16-lane bowling alley, laser tag, a mini […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s class of 1969 marked its 50th anniversary Friday, June 14, with a reunion celebration on campus and the announcement of a $1,551,773 gift to their alma mater for scholarship support, endowed faculty positions, research support for technology and capital construction. The gift was presented in the form of a giant check […]
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.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Lori Anne Carr of Ridge Spring to its board of directors. Her term will begin July 1. Carr is a two-time graduate of Clemson University. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education in 1990 and a Master of Education in 1992. She currently serves as the vice president and administrative manager of Titan Peach Farms Inc. and is also the owner and president of Palmetto Processing Solutions.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Melanie Kitchings Pniewski of Aiken to its board of directors. Her term will begin July 1. Pniewski graduated from Clemson with a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2003 and went on to earn a Master’s of Science in nursing from Michigan State University in 2008. She later received a post-master’s certificate from the Medical College of Georgia in 2013.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Brad Smith of Greenville to its board of directors. His term will begin July 1. Smith is a three-time graduate of Clemson University and a registered architect in South Carolina and 37 other states. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), S.C. State Board of Architecture Examiners and past chair of the Professional Conduct Committee for the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).
The Clemson Alumni Association has named William “Bill” Thomas Linton III of Knoxville to its board of directors. His term will begin July 1. Linton, a fourth-generation Clemson graduate, received a degree in industrial management in 1983. He then earned his MBA from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1989. He passed on the tradition to his son, William, who graduated from Clemson in 2018.
The Clemson Alumni Association has named Michael Allen Clark of Fort Myers to its board of directors. His term will begin July 1. Clark earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Management from Clemson in 1990. He is currently the president of United Mechanical Inc., a mechanical contracting company specializing in commercial and residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical service that employs more than 200 individuals on the west coast of Florida.
CLEMSON — Amanda Nicks, a psychology graduate who is pursuing a second baccalaureate degree from Clemson University in criminal justice, has been accepted into the 2019 Focus Forward Fellowship aimed at engaging military-connected women beyond the classroom. Nicks is a U.S. Navy veteran and follows in the footsteps of 2018 graduate Lizz Sampson as a second […]
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 Erin Fogle, associate director for the Office of Student Transitions and Family Programs. — It takes […]
The efforts of Clemson University to increase opportunities for students and faculty to engage globally continue to move forward with the creation of a $250,000 endowment and a $250,000 fund thanks to a donation from the Michael W. Schwehr Family of The Woodlands, Texas. The gift will create the Schwehr Family Global Service Learning Annual and Schwehr Family Global Service Learning Endowment, both of which will support service-learning, research and engagement in under-resourced communities.
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’s Scroll of Honor Memorial occupies a highly visible plot of ground directly across the street from Memorial Stadium. The memorial is in the form of a barrow ringed with stones upon which are engraved the names of 493 alumni who died on active military service. While the memorial stands as a steady, silent tribute to these heroes, its companion, a comprehensive website, has recently undergone a major renovation.
The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26, at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial. This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 p.m., recognizes the 75th anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings.
As a student, there’s never been anything “traditional” about Christy Rogers. When she walked across the stage at her Clemson graduation, she did so to the cheers of her two-year-old daughter, and she was already carrying her second child. Rogers then worked as a paralegal while her husband was in school, and by the time […]