Stories tagged with "Awards"

  • Kelly Smith looks off camera left, wearing his blue doctoral robes and hat

    2019 Alumni Master Teacher Kelly Smith also named interim department chair

    May 14, 2019

    CLEMSON – Clemson University students have chosen Kelly Smith as the Alumni Master Teacher of 2019. Smith, an associate professor of philosophy in the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities, was nominated by several students including Graham Pitman, who said Smith’s passion for taking on the big questions of life and the universe sets off […]

  • Chemistry Professor Ken Marcus and Clemson University President James P. Clements pose for a photo during the Researcher of the Year awards ceremony.

    Chemistry, engineering professors named Clemson Researchers of the Year

    May 13, 2019

    A prolific inventor and a scientist working to increase diversity in the engineering field were named Researchers of the Year at Clemson University. Ken Marcus, a chemistry professor whose discoveries have fueled innovations in health care, national defense, advanced materials and other industries, was named senior Researcher of the Year. Mark Blenner, the McQueen-Quattlebaum associate professor in the chemical and biomolecular engineering department, was named junior Researcher of the Year.

  • Eighteen graduating student veterans from May 2019 gather outside of Hendrix Student Center.

    Clemson honors student veteran graduates in “Hail and Farewell” ceremony

    May 9, 2019

    CLEMSON — Graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Wednesday evening in the annual “Hail and Farewell” ceremony inside the Hendrix Student Center. Eighteen students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation gear. The graduates also received a letter from President James P. Clements and a special challenge […]

  • College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities honors top students

    May 7, 2019

    The College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University recently honored its outstanding students on an occasion that Dean Richard E. Goodstein called “one of the most treasured, meaningful and highly anticipated days of the academic year.” The College’s 2019 Honors and Awards ceremony took place before an audience of parents, faculty, staff and […]

  • Rhett Rautsaw holds a radio telemetry antenna.

    Clemson student 1 of 5 researchers worldwide recognized for communicating about their work

    May 6, 2019

    Clemson University College of Science student researcher Rhett Rautsaw is one of only five scientists in the world to receive the 2019 the BioOne Ambassador Award, which recognizes early career authors working to communicate the importance and impact of their research to the public.

  • Andrew Levitt (middle) was named 2019 IFC Man of the Year during the recent Fraternity and Sorority Life Awards. He is pictured alongside Gary Wiser (left) and Joe Strickland of Fraternity and Sorority Life.

    Student Affairs Talk: Andrew Levitt

    May 6, 2019

    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 Andrew Levitt, a senior industrial engineering major. — Andrew Levitt has been a Clemson football fan […]

  • SImms Anderson

    Veteran of wars both hot and cold receives inaugural lifetime achievement award from Clemson’s psychology department

    May 3, 2019

    The first Clemson psychology alum to receive the department’s lifetime achievement award also happens to be an American hero. However, the heroics retired Lt. Col. Simms Anderson performed were often distinguished by how well he could extract information from single individuals, information that meant the difference between life and death for thousands of Americans. Anderson […]

  • Jason Erno of the National Scholars Program in Carillon Gardens on campus

    Clemson senior from Columbia earns Alpha Lambda Delta fellowship

    April 24, 2019

    Senior biochemistry and genetics major Jason Erno of Columbia is the recipient of Alpha Lambda Delta’s Maria Leonard Graduate Fellowship in the amount of $6,500 for the 2019-20 academic year. Erno will use the fellowship stipend toward his pursuit of a degree from the Medical University of South Carolina. Erno is scheduled to graduate from Clemson University on May 10.

  • Almeda Jacks with 2019 Student Affairs divisional award winners.

    Outstanding undergraduates, graduates honored by Student Affairs

    April 23, 2019

    The Division of Student Affairs named its 2018-19 award winners during a short recognition ceremony Tuesday in the Hendrix Student Center. Four annual awards were presented to five individuals prior to a directors meeting. “These individuals have made a difference throughout the campus and the community,” said Mandy Hays, assistant vice president for Campus Life. […]

  • Honorees pose with trophies for the Chapters of the Year within Fraternity and Sorority Life on April 18, 2019.

    Fraternity and Sorority Life awards honor Clemson’s best and brightest

    April 22, 2019

    Members of Clemson University’s Fraternity and Sorority Life community came together Thursday, April 18 to celebrate the past year and hand out awards to the top-performing chapters and individuals. The event was held in the WestZone Club on the fourth floor of Memorial Stadium. “Our office is proud of all the hard work put into […]

  • Greg Cranmer

    Faculty member’s communication research informed by love of sports honored with early career award

    April 22, 2019

    Greg Cranmer has the cover of a local newspaper from the early 90s framed in his office. He’s featured in the top right, a four-year-old wearing wrestling head gear and a singlet. His lip is poked out, and he’s visibly upset while a referee cautions him against locking hands. The picture was taken during Cranmer’s […]

  • Image from DN Cherry's winning "High_Line" virtual reality entry.

    Virtual reality club hosts inaugural creator week

    April 15, 2019

    The Clemson Virtual Reality Club hosted the inaugural “VR Creators Week” March 4-7 in the Immersive Space at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The student-led contests and workshops focused on creativity in virtual and augmented reality, providing students with an overview of new digital tools and the chance to win a variety of prizes, including a new Oculus Go headset and Amazon Echo Dot.

  • (L-R) Logan Young, Ashley McMullen and Mason Foley at the 2019 CUSG awards banquet.

    Undergraduate Student Government celebrates 2018-19 at awards banquet

    April 12, 2019

    CLEMSON — Members of Clemson Undergraduate Student Government (CUSG) came together one final time to celebrate the 2018-19 academic year, hand out awards and inaugurate the incoming student body president, vice president and attorney general. The banquet took place Thursday evening inside the President’s Suite at Memorial Stadium. Jonathan Gundana — who served as activities director for […]

  • Members of CONNECTIONS pose for a group picture at the Men of Color Summit in 2018.

    CONNECTIONS program selected as bronze recipient for 2018-19 NASPA Excellence Awards

    April 1, 2019

    CLEMSON — CONNECTIONS, an initiative that assists first-year students of color at Clemson University, was selected as a bronze recipient for the 2018-19 Excellence Awards from the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Each year, NASPA recognizes the contributions of members who are transforming higher education through outstanding programs, innovative services and effective administration. CONNECTIONS […]

  • PCI Project Precast student winners

    Clemson architecture student wins national design competition

    March 25, 2019

    Lori North of Simpsonville, a fourth-year student in the Clemson University School of Architecture, was on the winning team of the inaugural “Project Precast” design competition. North’s Team Tindall was awarded a prize of $3,000, which was split evenly between its three student members.

    The competition was sponsored by the PCI Foundation, an educational entity that supports the Precast/Prestressed Concrete Industry.