CLEMSON — The Class of 1967 Endowment for Veterans Resources met its goal of raising $100,000 by July 1, Clemson University announced today. The endowment was established in 2015 through the Clemson University Foundation to honor the class’s 50th anniversary and to ensure future veterans receive care and support through intentional resources and programs. “We’re serving […]
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 […]
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.
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 University has been named a 2020 Military Friendly Employer, a designation awarded to employers whose commitment to serving the military and veteran community is comprehensive in scope and meaningful in terms of actual outcomes and impact; from hiring and career advancement to customer service and charitable investment. Out of more than 8,800 applicants Clemson […]
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 […]
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 John Wilde, a sophomore engineering major and veteran of the U.S. Navy. — John Wilde is […]
The walk may cover only one mile in length, but its impact is an immeasurable distance in the eyes of Clemson junior Ashley Johnson. At 8:15 a.m. Saturday in Jervey Meadows on the Clemson University campus, Johnson and her companion dog Aubrey will join a host of other participants taking part in some early-morning exercise […]
PHOTO GALLERY CLEMSON — The Office of Student Transitions and Family Programs honored May and August graduation candidates from Clemson University’s student veteran population Wednesday in its annual Hail and Farewell Ceremony at the Hendrix Student Center. “While our student veterans are a small percentage of Clemson’s population, tonight’s ceremony shows how impactful you are,” said […]
Brennan Beck knows first-hand what it’s like to feel isolated from a regular student population. “We didn’t have a lot of resources for veterans when I was in school,” said Beck, “so I felt on my own a lot. “One of my goals here is to ensure our veterans don’t feel that way.” At 31, […]
Clemson University announced today that it has earned the Military Friendly School designation for the second straight year. The designation is awarded to universities, community colleges and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace military students and dedicate resources to ensure their success both in the classroom and after graduation.
Clemson’s long history of supporting the military will grow even richer this month as the new Student Veterans Resource Center opens in Tillman Hall on Nov. 20.