Clemson University’s Army and Air Force Reserve Officers’ Training Corps units will hold a joint ceremony to commission 11 second lieutenants at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, December 16. The ceremony, with limited attendance, will occur in Tillman Hall Auditorium and be broadcast via Facebook Live. Five students will receive commissions into the U.S. Army and six students will receive commissions into the U.S. Air Force.
Clemson’s Military and Veteran Engagement program will host a virtual dialogue and discussion about race in the military and veteran communities at noon on Tuesday, November 10.
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.
Elizabeth “Libby” Steadman didn’t set out to break new ground for women, serve her country in two wars or be enshrined in a museum in Washington, D.C., but most people who lead extraordinary lives don’t plan to do so. Making a significant impact often comes naturally.
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.
Senior communication student Kenedey Ward is working in an internship this summer to jump start a career of working with student veterans before she graduates in August. However, instead of being in Washington, D.C., like she planned, she’s working as a marketing intern from home with her two sons. She’s interning at the Student Veterans […]
For the third consecutive year, Clemson University is sending a female student veteran to the prestigious Focus Forward Fellowship. The nationally-competitive program only takes in about 20 to 25 members each year and is charged with instilling skills, leadership and a sense of community among women. Victoria Graham, originally from Mississippi, will be part of […]
Clemson University faculty and staff have an opportunity to serve one of the University’s most valued constituencies: its veterans.
December graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Wednesday afternoon in an annual “Hail and Farewell” ceremony inside the Hendrix Student Center. Nine students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation gear. The graduates also received a letter from President Jim Clements and a special challenge coin featuring […]
U.S. Army Capt. William Cline was a lot of things: husband, father, proud Clemson Tiger, war hero and - thankfully for future generations of Clemson students and researchers — a meticulous cataloger and avid photographer.
Clemson's commitment to inclusiveness continues to grow among new generation of student veterans.
Clemson University will celebrate its rich heritage in the armed forces by hosting Military Appreciation Week from Monday, Oct. 28, through Saturday, Nov. 2. Each day will feature at least one program or event designed to support, recognize or advocate for Clemson’s military community, culminating with the annual Military Appreciation Day football game on Saturday.
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. 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 Ty Robinson, president of the Student Veterans Association at Clemson. — Ty Robinson wasn’t quite ready […]
CLEMSON — December graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Wednesday evening in the annual “Hail and Farewell” ceremony inside the Hendrix Student Center. Thirteen students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation stoles. The graduates also received a letter from President James P. Clements and a special […]