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APRIL 29, 2010

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Clemson - A Decade in Review

The inside story of Clemson University's transformation from a respected state institution to one of the nation's best public universities. read more and watch the video >

 

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Tap Clemson Experts for Advice

Whether you're seeking gardening tips or you're interested in the benefits of buying locally grown produce, Clemson experts are available to answer all of your horticulture questions. read more >


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TAPS: A hundred years; thousands of memories.

The victories. The celebrations. The headlines. The smiling faces. The challenges. The progress. For more than 100 years, Clemson's TAPS yearbook has captured the University's history, documenting the Clemson experience year by year. read more >


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Trustees Take Action on Academic & Facility Issues

Clemson Trustees are entrusted with the responsibility to uphold Thomas Green Clemson's will while staying up-to-date in a changing academic and economic climate. In a recent meeting, the Board of Trustees discussed and decided on many university issues. read more >


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Three Steps to Cleaner, Greener Energy

Creating and attracting "green" jobs, preparing people to fill them and generating innovations to propel the state and nation into energy leadership positions are the goals of Clemson University's clean-energy strategic plan.
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Shooting for First

The Clemson air rifle club team won the Intercollegiate Rifle Club Championship at Purdue University at the first-ever national championship tournament for collegiate teams held April 9-11. Their victory was made even sweeter as three team members were named to the NRA's All-American Air Rifle Team. read more >


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A Building That Teaches

Clemson University broke ground Friday on a $31 million project to expand and renovate Rudolph E. Lee Hall, home of the university's design, build and visual arts disciplines. The bulk of the project money will go to new construction, with the balance to renovate older parts of Lee Hall, including the original section constructed in 1958.
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Flying Tiger

Active member of the band and the elite Pershing Rifles group, president of the Clemson Aero Club, and World War II hero, Mickey Dorsey's dedication to Clemson and to serving others has reached far beyond his 1942 enrollment to Clemson College. read more >


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Clemson Club Gives C.J. Spiller a Warm Welcome

The NYC & Tri-State Clemson Club planned to meet C.J. at the airport when he arrived for the NFL Draft. While many were there to greet him, his flight was 30 minutes early, prompting one alum to comment, "He's so fast, even his flights come in early!" Congrats to Spiller who went to the Buffalo Bills in the 1st round of the NFL Draft. read more >


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Clemson Alums Bring Technology to Family Farm

Since his days playing football for Coach Frank Howard, Brad O'Neal has developed a unique sensor-based irrigation system at Coosaw Farms. After his son and daughter graduated from Clemson and brought new ideas back to the business, they have been busy building a farming enterprise. read more >


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Tradition Still Rings True at Clemson

On Thursday, April 22, a new class of Clemson students had the opportunity to attend the unique Ring Ceremony to hear the history, tradition, and personal stories of the ring that binds us all together. read more >


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They Didn't Forget How to Play the Tiger Rag!

Former Tiger Band members were invited back to play in the Alumni Band at the annual Spring Orange & White Game on April 10. Spirits were high and the music was loud. check out the pictures >


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Jerry Handegan - 2010 Distinguished Service Award Spotlight

Jerry D. Handegan of Central, Class of 1965, is a fraternity alumnus who leads fundraising efforts to allow others access to a quality Clemson education. Mr. Handegan was one of the five alumni who received the Distinguished Service Award in 2010. watch the video >


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Nominate an Alumnus for Distinguished Service

Nominate a deserving alumnus for the Alumni Association's highest honor, The Distinguished Service Award. Forms are due by July 16, 2010. read more >


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Unveiling the Scroll of Honor Memorial

On Thursday, April 22nd, members of the Clemson family gathered at the Scroll of Honor memorial for the dedication ceremony. The tiger statues that guard the entrance to the Memorial Plaza were also unveiled. read more >


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SAA Plans Senior Week for Graduating Class

During the last week of classes, the Student Alumni Association planned many exciting events for the Class of 2010. A unique opportunity to Rub the Rock kicked off the festivities. Other highlights included a picnic on the lawn at Littlejohn with live music and a chance to pick up the senior class gift in the Carillon Gardens. check out the pictures >


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Prowl & Growl Events a Roaring Success

Fun and informative Prowl & Growl events have been held in cities from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta and all over South Carolina. Look at pictures from the events and make sure not to miss the event in your area! read more >


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Looking for a Great Summer Activity for your 7th-12th Grader?

Clemson's Summer Science and Academic Enrichment Program for talented middle and high school students will engage its participants in challenging academic courses coupled with fun, friendships and an unforgettable Clemson experience. This year's program offers exciting new classes for students. read more >


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Natural Bling and Pretty Things at the SC Botanical Garden

If you've only seen gemstones in a jewelry store, you'll be amazed by the natural bling at Clemson's Bob Campbell Geology Museum in the South Carolina Botanical Garden. The museum and the Botanical Gardens also offer a wide variety of events including jewelry workshops and an upcoming plant sale. for more information >

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