A partnership for life-changing opportunities

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

Patrick Jansen helps mechanical engineering students help each other

Mechanical engineering can be one of the most challenging majors in higher education, but Clemson University alumnus Patrick Jansen wants students to know they don’t have to go through the program alone. Instead, they can help each other. Jansen’s donation […]

President’s Leadership 2020 cohort includes 15 staff members

President’s Leadership 2020 cohort includes 15 staff members

Fifteen staff members from a wide range of divisions join 10 faculty members in the 2020 cohort of the President’s Leadership Institute. The PLI is a nine-month leadership development program that invests, supports and develops professional and personal leadership in a […]

Two distinguished alumni will receive Clemson’s highest honor

Clemson University will award its highest honor, the Clemson Medallion, to two distinguished alumni — Professor Emeritus Beverly “Ben” Skardon and Trustee Emeritus Allen Price Wood. Skardon and Wood will be honored at a presentation ceremony in February 2020. The Clemson Medallion is presented to individuals who have rendered notable and significant service and support to Clemson University and who exemplify the dedication and foresight of university founder Thomas Green Clemson.

Sold-out Men of Color National Summit at Clemson University creates a clear pathway to college

On April 25-26, young men once again will convene at the Men of Color National Summit along with other high school and college students, business professionals, educators, government officials and community leaders from around the country. The sold-out crowd of more than 2,000 attendees will gather at the Greenville Convention Center to identify and promote strategies that foster success from cradle to career.

Registration is open for the Men of Color Pre-Summit Institute. Clemson’s Call Me MISTER program will host the day-long event April 24.

Clemson receives 2nd Excellence in Diversity award, named a Diversity Champion

INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine named Clemson University a recipient of its Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for the second year in a row. The magazine, which is the oldest and largest publication and website of its kind in higher education, also recognized Clemson as a Diversity Champion and recipient of its first Inspiring Programs in STEM Award.

Clemson’s Karanfil elected to prestigious scientific academy

Clemson University Vice President for Research Tanju Karanfil was elected to the Turkish Academy of Sciences (TUBA), a society of the top academicians of his native country Turkey. Nominated by his TUBA peers, Karanfil joins 150 scientists elected as principal members of TUBA.

A driving force of industry-shifting innovations

Srikanth Pilla, Jenkins Endowed Professor of Automotive Engineering and founding director of the new Clemson Composites Center, has brought forward his industry-shifting innovations to improve the everyday lives of students, researchers and global industry.

Workshop elevates academic reputation of Hayek Center, College of Business

Through a combination of scholarly research, lectures and workshops, The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity is establishing itself as resource for public policy makers. Showcasing the college’s growing reputation for cutting-edge scholarship and, in particular, the John E. […]

Jacob Sorber receives Fulbright award for international research

Jacob Sorber of Clemson University is teaching and conducting research in Botswana this academic year, an opportunity made possible by an award from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program. Sorber is an associate professor of computer science and a Dean’s Professor […]

Clemson-SCRA collaboration to connect innovation centers statewide

Clemson University and SCRA have announced a new collaboration that will virtually connect innovation centers across the state, with SCRA becoming the first South Carolina Founding Innovation Partner for the university’s Watt Family Innovation Center.