Nominations for 2020 Abernathy/Cox One Clemson Awards open



The Clemson Joint City/University Advisory Board is seeking nominations for the 2020 Abernathy/Cox One Clemson Awards, which are given annually to an organization and/or individual whose accomplishments have served both Clemson University and the city of Clemson and have made a significant impact on both entities.

Any member of the city or university community may submit a written nomination for an individual, organization or both for awards, which will be presented on Feb. 19, 2020, at the annual State of Clemson banquet sponsored by the Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce.

Nominations should include a brief description of the nominee’s accomplishments, community and university service, and evidence of ongoing impact for both the city and university. Nominations must be received by Wednesday, Feb. 5. Mail nominations to: JCUAB Awards Committee, c/o Lindsey Newton, 1250 Tiger Boulevard, Suite 1, Clemson, SC  29631. Nominations may also be submitted electronically via email to or faxed to 864-653-2081.

The award is named after the late Mayor Larry Abernathy and the late Walter T. Cox, former president of Clemson University, who together founded the Joint City/University Advisory Board more than 30 years ago.

The Joint City/University Advisory Board is a committee of representatives from Clemson University and the city of Clemson tasked with enhancing and developing the relationship between the two entities.

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