Kelly Abele Rose lacked prerequisite work experience when she graduated from Clemson University in 1984. A financial management major, she was eager to launch her professional career. But the only job she recalled working between the ages of 15 and 21 was as a lifeguard. “I didn’t have a great GPA when I graduated,” Rose […]
Andy Quattlebaum had a selfless desire to serve others. Whether he was ensuring a friend received proper acclaim for his catch in a fishing tournament when he was just 10 years old or volunteering his time with an after-school program in a small Georgetown County town a few years later, his generosity knew no bounds. […]
Don and Hayden Quattlebaum become Clemson University’s seventh Academic Cornerstone Partner with a $2.7 million gift in memory of their son Andy.
The South Carolina state legislature is helping to turn a vision of making connections with the natural world into reality on 853 acres of land in Kershaw County known as Hardscramble through $500,000 in funding earmarked to Clemson University to develop educational programming at the property.
The Emma Jeannette Carr Memorial Endowment is being established by her husband, Brig. General Chalmers “Hap” Carr (’60), to honor her love of gardening and advance vegetable gardening education and outreach through the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service.
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
South Carolina-based global electronic components company AVX Corporation will fuel the next chapter of Clemson University's flagship vehicle prototype program Deep Orange with new equipment and lab space at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research.
Officials from Clemson University joined alumni, donors and student leaders past and present in a groundbreaking ceremony Thursday for the Samuel J. Cadden Chapel. The chapel, named after a Clemson student who passed away unexpectedly in 2015, will be located adjacent to the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts and be an inviting venue for all people to celebrate, meditate and reflect.
This Tiger sees Give Day as a chance for the university to create professorships and scholarships, to attract the best educators and students and to offer cutting-edge facilities for an innovative learning environment. Together, she says, the Clemson family can make a difference in just 24 hours.
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 Brandy Page, executive director of development for Student Affairs and Parent Philanthropy. — Brandy Page grew […]
CLEMSON – With over $900,000 in private endowed scholarships awarded to Science students in the 2017-2018 academic year, the College of Science has plenty to thank its donors for. A celebration event on April 5 in a meeting room at the Clyde V. Madren Conference Center aimed to do just that. The event brought together […]
The Division of Student Affairs held its annual Night of the Stars Gala on Saturday, March 24. Well over 100 donors, supporters, staff and students were on hand to enjoy a night of fellowship and entertainment inside the Clyde V. Madren Center. The event included live and silent auctions, food and beverage courtesy of presenting […]
Editor’s Note: Tom and Kathy Reed were named 2018 Herb Coughlan Memorial Family of the Year by the Office of Student Transitions and Family Programs. As president and CEO of Rust-Oleum since 2007, Tom Reed knows a thing or two about leadership. He firmly believes Clemson is in excellent shape under the direction of President […]
Ashley Johnson arrived at Clemson from Fort Walton Beach, Florida with a high school volleyball highlight tape in hand. Although she wasn’t entirely sure what she wanted out of her academic career, she pursued three different majors before settling on accounting. Johnson knew she wanted to play collegiate volleyball. After meeting then coach Linda White, she […]
Leadership is in this Tiger’s blood. As early as high school, she refined her leadership and teamwork skills as captain of her high school track team. She made sure players were focused, had the right mindset and exhibited a superior level of effort. As a professional, she used what she learned in high school and college to develop those skills in Clemson athletes and now, as head of the President’s Leadership Institute, she seeks to identify, refine and nurture leadership skills in faculty and staff.