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  • Libby Kehn with longtime sports information director Tim Bourret at his retirement party in 2018

    Student Affairs Talk: Libby Kehn

    November 23, 2020

    Editor’s note: This is a special installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast, where Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from Clemson’s staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs, Libby Kehn. — Libby Kehn grew up just 10 miles […]

  • Zach Garrison is a 2015 Communication alumna, and now works in the film industry.

    Alumni Spotlight: Zach Garrison works in the film industry, making TV magic

    November 10, 2020

    Meet Zachary Garrison, a 2015 Communications alumnus. In his short time after graduation, he’s landed a dream career in the the film industry working as a post production coordinator. We caught up with him in between filming to learn more about his career and how Clemson prepared him for it. Q: What is your job?  […]

  • Clemson graduate and former instructor creates scholarship for first-generation students

    November 4, 2020

    Dennis Moore, a Clemson University graduate and recently retired professor at Florida State University, is endowing a new scholarship for first-generation Clemson students in the humanities. “There’s a real need for such a scholarship,” Moore said. “Having been a first-generation Clemson student myself, I understand how much value there can be in a recognition like […]

  • Since she started Smart Fit Girls (SFG) in 2014, more than 1,000 girls have gone through the program at Riverside Middle School in Pendleton, where the flagship program still operates.

    Alumni Spotlight: Kellie Walters, professor and founder of health focused organizations for girls and women

    November 2, 2020

    Meet Kellie Walters, a 2017 Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management alumna who earned her doctorate and has traveled across the country to teach– her dream job. She’s not only a teacher, but a steward to her community. She has started two organizations: a non-profit program that improves adolescent girls’ physical and emotional health called Smart […]

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    CAFLS presents 4 awards to recognize outstanding alumni

    October 30, 2020

    Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) presented four alumni awards last month to recognize these graduates for their outstanding service to the college, university and their profession. The CAFLS Alumni Board selected four recipients this year: one Young Alumni, two Professional Achievement and one Distinguished Service Award. While the event was held virtually […]

  • The newest members of the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists are (from left): J. Richard Cottingham, Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, Mike Mansuetti and Tony Mathis.

    Four members inducted into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists

    October 8, 2020

    Clemson University’s largest college inducted four alumni into the Thomas Green Clemson Academy of Engineers and Scientists and celebrated two others as Outstanding Young Alumni. Charlie Blackwell-Thompson, J. Richard Cottingham, Mike Mansuetti and Tony Mathis are the academy’s newest members. Matt Kelley and Elizabeth Sloan were honored as Outstanding Young Alumni. The recognition comes from […]

  • 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.

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    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 […]

  • A fighter jet streaks through the blue sky, tipped sideways toward the camera

    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 […]