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APRIL 14, 2010




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Young Alumnus of Merit Award Winner

The Clemson Alumni Association's Young Alumni Council presented the 2010 Young Alumnus of Merit Award to Bernell King Ingram during this weekend's Young Alumni 'Come Back to Clemson Weekend' Reunion. This award is presented to a young alumnus who has graduated in the past ten years, recognizing their exceptional achievement and significant contribution to their profession, community, and to the university. Congratulations, Bernell! read more >


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iTour Clemson

An "app" developed by Creative Inquiry students will guide prospective students and their parents across Clemson's beautiful campus without ever having to leave their living room. read more >

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New Women's Basketball Coach

Clemson Athletic Director Terry Don Phillips announced the hiring of Itoro Umoh Coleman on Monday as Head Coach of the Women's Basketball program. Coleman, a 2000 graduate of Clemson who was named to the ACC's 50-Year Anniversary Team in 2002, returns to Clemson after three years as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator at Penn State. read more >

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Spring Courses at Clemson at the Falls

Clemson University's epicenter for business education in downtown Greenville is offering continuing education courses for the spring. Learn more about the new campus and sign up today. read more >

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CBBS Receives High Marks In Business Education

The business and accounting programs at Clemson University have received reaccreditation by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International). The reaccreditation recognizes the excellence of the CBBS programs as well as the high caliber of Clemson faculty, staff, and students. read more >

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Kennedy Center Applauds Theater Professor

Professor Mark Charney is the 2010 recipient of the David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award given by the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for his play, performed in November with the help of a Creative Inquiry team. read more >

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Peach Trees Under the Microscope

Scientists at Clemson University pioneered major research leading to the successful sequencing of Lovell peach trees. As their findings are published worldwide, Clemson plays a large role in a new era of fruit-tree research that could have far-reaching implications for the future of peaches, as well as many other valuable plants. read more >

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Diversity Beyond the Classroom

Professor Peter Cohen is one of those professors you will never forget. He continues to bring new perspectives and understanding to his students as he educates them on the religious, political, and ethnic diversity of the modern world. read more >

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A New Kind of Pepsi Challenge

Builders of Tomorrow is an outreach program in South Carolina that focuses on lowering dropout rates through after school enrichment programs. This initiative of Clemson University's Institute for Economic and Community Development is currently in the running to receive a $250,000 grant in the Pepsi Refresh Project. The dedicated people behind the project now need your support to win the grant. vote now >

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Brownell Named Men's Basketball Coach >

Brad Brownell, who led Wright State to four consecutive 20-win seasons and has averaged nearly 21 wins per year in his eight years as a Division I head coach, has been named Head Basketball Coach at Clemson University. read more >

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2010 Alumni Reunion Dates Set

Find out information on this summer's Alumni Reunion event scheduled for June 10-12 in Clemson. read more >

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Clemson Entrepreneurs Stimulate Economy

Three Clemson alumni stand out in South Carolina as entrepreneurs who aren't just in it for the money; they're providing a place for the community to go, a reason for the community to gather. And they're giving back in a big way as well. read more >

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Charlotte CBBS Alumni Talk Money

At the first ever Lunch & Learn, Dr. C. Bradley Thompson, the executive director of The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism, talks alumni about the moral foundations of a capitalist system. watch video >

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Tom Chapman - 2010 Distinguished Service Award Spotlight

Thomas F. Chapman of Atlanta, Ga., Class of 1965, is a business leader whose generous support will shape future generations of leaders graduating from Clemson. Mr. Chapman was one of the five alumni who received the Distinguished Service Award in 2010. The Alumni Association annually recognizes alumni who demonstrate a dedication to the University and serve as a model for present and future Clemson students. watch video >

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Clemson Clubs Serve Locally

Clemson University graduates around the country participated in Clemson Alumni Association's second Alumni National Service Weekend recently. See photos from their projects and learn more about individual club activities during this important weekend of service. read more >

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Scroll of Honor Dedication - 4.22.10

Construction on the Scroll of Honor Memorial, located across from the East entrance of Memorial Stadium, is nearing completion. A dedication ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, April 22 at 4 p.m. The dedication will honor the 470 people who made the ultimate sacrifice in service to their country. The ceremony will feature speakers, music and a T-34 flyover. read more >

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Ring Ceremony - 4.22.10

Any student who has earned 90 credit hours at Clemson is eligible to participate in the Ring Ceremony. The Spring Ring Ceremony has been scheduled for Thursday, April 22, 2010 at the Owen Pavilion. For more information, contact the Alumni Association. see photos >

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SC Botanical Garden Plant Sale Expands - 4.23-24.10

Every year the South Carolina Botanical Garden hosts both a Spring and a Fall Plant Sale. This year the Spring sale will occur on April 23 and 24 with a subsequent sale featuring more annuals and bedding plants to be held on May 1.
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'Bring Your Daughter' turns 12 - 5.15-16.10

The Women's Alumni Council is hosting its 12th annual Bring Your Daughter to Clemson Weekend May 15-16. Girls, ages 6 to 18, are invited to campus for an authentic college experience by staying overnight in the Stadium Suites residence hall, meeting professors and chatting with current students. They also have opportunities to interact with admissions staff, student athletes and coaches and to explore nontraditional career opportunities. register today >

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