When Doyle Carr and his family were touring colleges with the oldest of their three daughters, they had a list of over 20 stops to make. Clemson wasn’t on it. At the suggestion of a family friend, the Carrs decided to visit Clemson with no appointment on their tour of higher education institutions in the […]
After the accident, people told Kelsey Simms many things. The police told her she drove her car 60 miles per hour into the back of a stopped—and thankfully childless—school bus. They told her that when her Honda Civic hit, the interior crumpled underneath the back of the bus, wedging her inside. Her grandparents happened to […]
As an architect, Frank E. Lucas, FAIA, has made an indelible mark on Charleston, South Carolina and the Southeast. As an alumnus, Lucas is leaving his mark on Clemson University, too, by ensuring that architecture students have opportunities to leave their own imprints on the world. The longtime supporter of the School of Architecture recently […]
Clemson University alumni Asheley Scott St. John and Benjamin Ward have been named 2019 recipients of the Young Architects Award by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). The awards are the highest national honor for young architects, recognizing individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers. […]
Brad Kirby still remembers attending his first Clemson football game at eight years old. His older brother, Travis, was a freshman at Clemson, and Brad says seeing Travis’ experience and the excitement of game day was all it took to hook him. Ten years separate the Kirby brothers, but both of them ended up in […]
There are certain childhood memories that stay with us throughout our lives. For Sam ‘49 and Betty McGregor’s children, memories of Krispy Kreme donuts and visits to Clemson represent significant parts of their childhood that will never be forgotten. And the values that their parents instilled in them is evident in their lives today. Growing […]
Clemson University had another record-breaking year in fundraising with more than $176 million received from private gifts and IPTAY support during the fiscal year that began July 1, 2018, and ended June 30, 2019.
The South Carolina Association of School Administrators recently announced that Joanne Avery, superintendent of Anderson School District 4 and a Clemson University graduate, was selected as the state superintendent of the year. The district is among one of the highest achieving districts in the state, and Avery has played a key role in defining and […]
CLEMSON – Clemson University’s class of 1969 marked its 50th anniversary Friday, June 14, with a reunion celebration on campus hosted by the Clemson Alumni Association 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 […]
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.
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.