Stories tagged with "Corporate Relations"

  • Photo of Magic Johnson

    Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit bringing ‘Magic’ to its fourth year

    February 4, 2020

    For four years, Clemson’s Men of Color National Summit has brought an impressive lineup of speakers to the energetic two-day event hosted by its Division of Inclusion and Equity. Leaders from the business, government, athletic and academic worlds have spoken to students about their potential and pathways to success.

    In 2020, the summit will add an NBA legend to its list of speakers when Earvin “Magic” Johnson speaks to students at the summit and brings his inspiring story of athletic and entrepreneurial success to the Greenville Convention Center.

  • Photo of Clemson public health sciences students using Hitachi's VidiStar software.

    Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare: Inspiring future leaders

    November 25, 2019

    Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death. It accounts for 31 percent of deaths globally1 and for more than $351 billion in health expenditures, costs which are expected to increase by 100 percent by 2035.

    More than ever, there is a growing need for a highly trained workforce that can play a critical role in reducing these alarming statistics. Clemson University and Hitachi Healthcare Americas are answering this call. The two have joined forces to accelerate innovation in cardiovascular imaging to help students reach their full potential.

  • Photo of Brennan Beck (left), director of military and veteran engagement at Clemson, with Newport News Shipbuilding scholarship recipients Daquan Doctor, who serves in the Army National Guard; Damion Anderson, who served in the Marine Corps; Giff Finley, who served in the Coast Guard; and Stewart Fuller, who is on active duty with the Navy. At right is alumnus Matt Needy, who is the company’s vice president of operations.

    Newport News Shipbuilding establishes annual scholarships for Clemson student veterans

    November 11, 2019

    Newport News Shipbuilding, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries with headquarters in Virginia, is providing merit-based scholarships for Clemson student veterans enrolled in degree programs in the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences with a commitment of $30,000.

  • Representatives from Wells Fargo are joined by Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER participants

    A partnership for life-changing opportunities

    September 12, 2019

    Since 1981, Wells Fargo has given more than $4 million to Clemson University. Among its many contributions, the company has established the Wells Fargo Student Scholarship Endowment within the College of Business, awarding more than 100 scholarships to date. The company’s dollar-for-dollar employee matching program has also provided substantial support. With 350 Clemson alumni working for Wells Fargo, the program has generated more than $760,000.

    Clemson recently celebrated another gift from Wells Fargo – an additional $300,000 gift benefitting Emerging Scholars and Call Me MISTER. $175,000 will support Call Me MISTER and $125,000 will benefit Emerging Scholars

  • New instrument gifted to COMSET, furthering Clemson’s optical fiber capabilities among the best worldwide

    August 7, 2019

    As the only academic facility in the U.S. with industrial-scale capabilities to fabricate optical fiber, the Clemson University Center for Optical Materials Science and Engineering Technologies (COMSET) is making significant impacts in the fiber-optic industry. Now, the center’s receiving its second SG Controls MCVD lathe through an in-kind gift from Molex LLC, further positioning COMSET as one of the premiere fiber-optics facilities in the world.

  • Erwin Center Summer Scholars students in front of Academic Success Center

    Erwin Center, leading brands partner for Summer Scholars program

    May 22, 2019

    Students representing 10 colleges and universities are learning about the impact of strategic brand communication during the second annual Clemson University Erwin Center Summer Scholars program. The objective of the Summer Scholars initiative is to give students access to industry professionals and provide hands-on training to advance diversity in the field of brand communication. Students in the […]

  • Black and white image of car covered with protectant cover that says DEEP ORANGE. University, Honda and Exxon logos are across the top.

    Honda R&D Americas Inc. to join Deep Orange 11 as OEM sponsor for sustainable-by-design concept vehicle

    May 15, 2019

    Honda R&D Americas, Inc. will be the co-sponsor for Deep Orange 11, a sustainability-focused concept vehicle to be conceived and designed by automotive engineering students at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR).

  • Pic of Ryan Mullins

    Meet a Tiger: Ryan Mullins

    April 8, 2019

    Ryan Mullins wants to change the way the world sees sales. Specifically, he wants to change his students’ views of sales as a career.

  • Logo for Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

    Senior directors to continue growing Clemson relationships for Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives

    April 4, 2019

    In an effort to continue growing Clemson University’s educational, research and economic development opportunities through strategic partnerships, the Office of Corporate Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives has promoted Robert Krulac and hired Angela Lockman as senior business development directors.

  • Clemson, Arthrex Inc. launch pilot program to support students, growing surgical device industry

    April 2, 2019

    A global leader in minimally invasive orthopedics, Arthrex already works with Clemson on a number of research projects. Now, it’s expanding its engagement with the university through a new, two-year pilot program developed with the needs of the surgical device industry in mind and a generous gift of ten $7,500 scholarships.

  • Outside view at night of GE Power's Advanced Manufacturing Works facility in Greenville.

    Clemson University, GE Power push advanced manufacturing forward at GE Power’s Additive Manufacturing Lab in Greenville

    February 20, 2019

    Clemson University students, faculty and staff can now learn and innovate using state-of-the-art 3D printing technology alongside General Electric engineers in the new Additive Manufacturing Lab at GE Power’s Advanced Manufacturing Works facility. Unveiled at a ceremony with leaders and constituents from GE and Clemson Wednesday, the 1,000-square-foot space is Clemson’s first additive manufacturing lab housed at a corporate partner’s site.

  • A researcher analyzes materials with new equipment at the Clemson University Electron Microscopy Facility.

    Clemson expands high-powered microscopy lab for research and industry use

    January 29, 2019

    Clemson University has expanded its microscopy capabilities available to private industry for the analysis of materials used in advanced manufacturing, health care, bio-engineering, aerospace and many other applications.

  • Image of covered car with CU-ICAR logo

    ExxonMobil sponsors Deep Orange sustainability concept vehicle at Clemson University

    December 6, 2018

    Clemson University students are partnering with industry leaders to create sustainable solutions for the lifecycle of vehicles. Sponsored by ExxonMobil, graduate automotive engineering students in the university’s flagship Deep Orange program will develop a next-generation sustainable concept vehicle.

  • Students get hands-on in the Sonoco Institute's Esko packaging supply chain computer lab

    X-Rite Pantone donations support Clemson’s Sonoco Institute and graphic communications department

    December 4, 2018

    X-Rite Pantone recently donated a large collection of in-kind gifts totaling nearly $500,000 to Clemson University’s graphic communications department and the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics.

  • Students participate in Erwin Center Summer Scholars branding camp

    Erwin Center advancing diversity through Summer Scholars branding camp

    November 27, 2018

    The Erwin Center for Brand Communications at Clemson University is gearing up for the 2019 edition of its Erwin Center Summer Scholars program. The second annual week-long camp, which helps prepare minority students for jobs with leading brands and agencies, will be held May 18-25, 2019. Applications are due March 1, 2019.