The Clemson Young Alumni Council is accepting nominations for the 2020 Roaring 10 Awards. The Roaring 10 Awards recognize 10 outstanding Clemson University alumni for their accomplishments in a variety of areas, including business, leadership, community and educational endeavors. The awards honor individuals who exemplify the University’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect. To […]
CLEMSON — Like his father and grandfather before him, Captain Bryan Lagasse (M.S. chemistry 2020) is serving his country as an officer in the U.S. Army. After graduating from Clemson in May, Lagasse is heading to West Point to become a chemistry faculty member at the same institution where he earned his bachelor’s degree a […]
To help alleviate financial and social distancing concerns about securing non-COVID-19 medical care, Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center will provide virtual clinic visits at no cost to University employees, alumni and families.
Several years ago, Ashley Fisher discovered her personal motto: “She believed she could, so she did.” – novelist R.S. Grey. “I was so glad to find a quote that matches me so well,” said Fisher, who graduated in December from the Master of Real Estate Development program at Clemson. “Now I put it everywhere – […]
CLEMSON — Like many teenagers starting out, Bryce Seifert (B.S. 2007, genetics) landed a job washing dishes — just not at the local diner. As a Clemson freshman, Seifert launched his research career by washing glassware in the lab of genetics professor Julia Frugoli. “It was competitive to be an undergraduate researcher, but she graciously […]
CLEMSON – “I don’t even know how to put into words what a tremendous impact Clemson had on my life,” said Clarice Seifert Clemmens (B.S. 2005-Biochemistry), a successful pediatric otolaryngologist and faculty member at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston. As a student, Clemmens played cello in the campus orchestra; participated in […]
CLEMSON — As a doctoral candidate at Clemson a decade ago, Matthew Troutman (M.S. 2007 + Ph.D. 2010 physics) taught an undergraduate astronomy lab course. He enjoyed the experience so much that he changed his career path from astrophysics research to pre-college education and leadership. Today, Troutman is a faculty member and director of teaching […]
Five years ago, Clemson University launched the nation’s only undergraduate major in Women’s Leadership. The program marked its milestone with guest speakers and gatherings during October. Barbara Humpton, the CEO of Siemens USA, addressed a full auditorium during a public talk on Oct. 11 at the Watt Family Innovation Center. On Oct. 25, Georgia Callahan, […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
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 […]
Clemson’s College of Education began a series of professional development seminars, Perfecting Your Roar, aimed at new teachers late last year. The sessions’ primary goals are to address knowledge gaps often experienced by teachers new to the classroom and provide a venue for new teachers to meet and help one another by sharing knowledge and […]
During Clemson University’s 24-hour Give Day, 4,125 donors raised $2,087,947 to create life-altering experiences for students, faculty and staff. The total includes a $500,000 gift made by the Schwehr family of The Woodlands, Texas. Michael ’81, Linda and their daughters, Laurel and Victoria ’16, made this gift in support of global service learning.
Nikki Saylors may only be a few years removed from Clemson University, but this alumna is already making big waves in the upstate area as marketing director of Lake Hartwell Country and site manager for the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum of South Carolina. Saylors recently managed to find a few free minutes in her busy […]