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  • Air Force colonel’s sky-high career comes in for a landing at Clemson

    September 30, 2020

    The impact of Clemson’s Reserve Officers Training Corps program was on full display as Air Force Col. Keith Balts, commander of Clemson’s Air Force ROTC, capped a 28-year career of service during a pandemic-safe retirement ceremony September 18. Balts’ extraordinary career is a testament to the caliber of leaders Clemson’s ROTC program attracts. One of them, four-star Gen. John “Jay” Raymond, commander of the U.S. Space Force and the highest-ranking graduate in the history of Clemson’s ROTC programs, officiated over the ceremony.

  • Dipali Patel is a 2006 psychology alumna and has used the skills she learned from her degree in her business and financial career.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Dipali Patel, psychology graduate, finds career in business world

    September 1, 2020

    Meet 2006 psychology alumna Dipali Patel. She’s a financial advisor with Wells Fargo Advisors. With money being one of the biggest worries for people, Patel views finance advisors as a type of counseling that helps ease people’s fears about saving money for the future. Since graduating Clemson in 2006 with her bachelor’s degree in Psychology, […]

  • Chemical engineer who helped break the glass ceiling receives Murdoch Family Endowed Professorship

    August 31, 2020

    Rachel Getman is the first recipient of the Murdoch Family Endowed Professorship in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering.
    The professorship comes with funding that Getman said she expects to put into hiring a graduate student to help further her lab’s research.

  • Clemson forever - O is a tiger paw

    75 scholarships, 68 endowments and more created thanks to contributions from the Clemson Family this past fiscal year

    July 30, 2020

    Clemson, SC – Challenging times did not disrupt the generosity of the Clemson Family. Thanks to private gifts, pledges and IPTAY support, Clemson raised nearly $158.5 million during the last fiscal year, July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020. “Our donors continue to help Clemson make a difference through gifts that enable us to provide our […]

  • Laurel Cartwright, a 2019 sociology alumna, is a research fellow for the American Voices Project.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Laurel Cartwright, American Voices Project researcher

    July 28, 2020

    Meet 2019 sociology alumna Laurel Cartwright. She’s a research fellow for the American Voices Project, which is led by Stanford and Princeton Universities, and is a national study of how Americans are doing. We caught up with her to learn how Clemson prepared her for life in the field as a researcher. Q: What is […]

  • Whitney Meade graduated Clemson in 2008 with a degree in communication.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Communication graduate and entrepreneur Whitney Meade

    July 14, 2020

    Meet Whitney Chipley Meade, a 2008 communication alumna. In the past twelve years since graduating from Clemson, she’s become an entrepreneur with her husband. She’s the chief operating officer of Meade Agency Professional Video Production, the host of the Daily Devo Morning Show on YouTube and is co-founder of Radio Free WYRF 92.5FM, a Christian […]

  • Killian McDonald receives prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship to attend Stanford Law School

    July 6, 2020

    Killian McDonald, a 2018 graduate of Clemson University, was awarded a prestigious Knight-Hennessy Scholarship, which will fully fund the cost of attending Stanford University Law School. A former Undergraduate Student Government president, McDonald earned her bachelor’s degree with a double major in political science and women’s leadership at Clemson. McDonald was one of 76 students […]

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    Clemson alumnus becomes first Marine fighter pilot to graduate TOPGUN in F-35

    July 3, 2020

    U.S. Marine Corps Maj. Derek “Shootsbe” Heinz, a 2007 Clemson University alumnus, has graduated the Navy Strike Fighter Weapons School (TOPGUN) course in the nation’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the F-35C. The Navy announced Heinz became one of the first two F-35 pilots to graduate from the TOPGUN course flying the fifth-generation Joint Strike Fighter.

  • A smiling man wearing a sports jacket and button down shirt with a Clemson insignia tiger paw lapel pin

    Clemson University Foundation elects new chair, vice chair

    July 1, 2020

    The Clemson University Foundation board of directors has elected Kenneth L. Smith of Greenville as its new chair and Anthony L. Mathis of Cincinnati as vice chair. Their terms begin July 1. Kenneth L. Smith is CEO of HEPACO LLC, a provider of environmental and emergency response services. Prior to, he held various leadership positions […]

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    Student Affairs Talk: Brooke Beidler

    June 25, 2020

    Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. Our next guest in the summer 2020 series is Campus Recreation’s Brooke Beidler, assistant director for integrated fitness. — In just two years, […]

  • Meet Luis Santiago, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated with his master’s degree in 2017

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Luis Santiago, a Maryland recreation specialist

    June 23, 2020

    Meet Luis Santiago, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated with his master’s degree in 2017. He’s always had a passion for helping people and as a therapeutic recreation specialist with the Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, he’s getting to do just that. Q: What is your typical day/week […]

  • Stephanie Morgan is a 2011 Public Health Sciences Alumna, who now works at the Gibbs Cancer Center.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Stephanie Morgan, building a pelvic health physical therapy program

    June 9, 2020

    Meet Stephanie Morgan, a 2011 Public Health Sciences alumna. Her passion for sports and the injuries that came with track and cross country led her to a career in physical therapy. She’s a physical therapist specializing in women’s pelvic health at Spartanburg Regional Healthcare System. We caught up with her to learn more about her […]

  • Doris Malcolm, Cindy Shaw and Erin Bulatao are Clemson nursing alumni working on the frontlines of COVID-19.

    Clemson nursing alumni share experiences of working on COVID-19 frontlines

    May 27, 2020

    She wears her mask and a protective gown over her scrubs for six to 12 hours at a time during her shift at the hospital.  Her face has bruises from wearing her N95 mask all day except during her lunch break. When she leaves the hospital, she puts her shoes in a plastic tub in […]

  • A smiling man with gray hair stands in a court room, wearing eye glasses, brown pants, a white shirt and orange tie, holding on to the National College Football Championship trophy that is sitting on a desk.

    Jim Warren named Honorary Alumnus by Clemson Alumni Association

    May 20, 2020

    Clemson, South Carolina – The Clemson Alumni Association recently honored founder and president of College Connections, LLC, Jim Warren, with the designation of Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University. The distinction of Honorary Alumnus is a special recognition intended for steadfast Tiger supporters whose “blood runs orange” but who never attended Clemson. “The Clemson family is […]

  • A young women smiles as she stands in front of a flower bush in an academic cap, hijab and gown for a graduation photo.

    Altwam named Clemson’s first Madison Fellow

    May 20, 2020

    Clemson, South Carolina – Clemson University graduate Amani Altwam has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Alexandria, Virginia. She is the first Madison Fellow for Clemson University and the only one for South Carolina. “I am incredibly honored to be selected for the Madison because they typically […]