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JULY 7, 2010




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Register Now for 1st Annual Alumni Golf Tournament

The Clemson Alumni Association invites you to participate in the 1st annual Alumni Challenge Tournament to be held Friday, September 10th at The Walker Course in Clemson. Compete for bragging rights to be the best Alumni golf foursome and the chance to represent your alma mater on the national stage. The winning team of the Clemson Challenge will enjoy 3 days/2 nights at Pinehurst Resort and join 120 other 4-person college alumni teams (one from each Conference University) for a 36-hole best ball competition at Pinehurst Courses Nos. 2 & 4. Spaces are limited. Register your team or inquire about sponsorship opportunities by July 16th. read more >


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Athletic Departments Take Top Honors

The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) has selected its 2009-10 award winners and the Athletic Marketing and Video Departments have won gold in two categories; Best Promotional T-shirt Design and Best Video Board Segment. read more >

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State Appropriation Slashed by $75 million since 2008

The cost to attend Clemson University this fall will increase an average of 6 percent for South Carolina undergraduate students, based on new tuition fees. Non-state residents will see the average cost of attendance increase by about 7 percent. Clemson's permanent base state appropriation for both academics and public service activities has been slashed by approximately $75 million since June 2008. State support now accounts for about 12 percent of total revenues. read more >

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International Expert Joins Economic Development Team

International trade and economic development leader, Peter D. Beattie, 57, Australian premier of the state of Queensland from 1998 to 2007, will join Clemson University in August as an adviser and guest lecturer on global economic development strategies. Beattie is credited with transforming Queensland into the "Smart State" by restructuring the education system and developing new industries based on research in biotechnology, information technology and alternative energy.
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Goodstein Appointed Interim Dean of AAH

Richard E. (Rick) Goodstein, professor of music and chairman of the performing arts department, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities at Clemson University. read more >

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Last Call for DSA Nominations

Don't miss the opportunity to nominate an alumnus for the Alumni Association's highest honor, The Distinguished Services Award. The Alumni Association recognizes up to five alumni annually for outstanding service to Clemson University, success in their professions or personal callings, and commitment to the communities to which they belong. Deadline for nominations is July 16th. submit your nomination >

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Przirembel Named Honorary Alumnus

Chris Przirembel, the retiring vice president for research and economic development, was honored by the University and the Alumni Association at a surprise reception on June 29. An endowment was created in his name to support graduate students pursuing master's and Ph.D. degrees from Clemson and Przirembel was also named an honorary alumnus. read more >

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Baltimore / DC Area Alumni Celebrate Common Bonds

Clemson Alumni, students and parents in the Baltimore / DC area gathered at the 6th Annual Pig Pickin' on June 5 in Fairfax Station, VA. See photos from this and many other Clemson Club of Baltimore and Washington, DC events and don't forget to send us your local photos! view photos >

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Local Brewer Benefits from Horticulture Degree

Early last year, alumnus, Robby Hayes with RJ Rockers Brewing Co. in Spartanburg, came up with the idea to craft a beer made with the official state fruit of South Carolina. The result? Just peachy. read more >

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Distinguished Alumnus, Lawhon, Celebrates 85th Birthday

Retirement seems to be the furthest thing from the mind of the oldest and longest-serving veterinarian and citizen-statesman in Darlington County, Dr. Glenn J. Lawhon Jr., as he turns 85. Many have been touched by Dr. Lawhon's service to his family, his community, and Clemson.
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Humble Hero Honored

Sixty-five years later, France said thank you to Lowcountry resident Mason "Mickey" Dorsey. The former GI, now 85 but still spry and fit enough to wear his woolen uniform, was awarded the Legion of Honor in a small ceremony last week marking the contribution he made freeing France during World War II. read more >

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Volunteer for Baton Rouge School Rebuild July 12-18

Clemson graduate Joe Semsar, '09, serves as a Teach for America corps member at Lanier Elementary School, an under-privileged, under-resourced school in the heart of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. On July 12-18, NBC's "School Pride," a spin-off of ABC's "Extreme Home Makeover," will lend a hand to rebuild and repair this elementary school. Joe needs to recruit 1200 volunteers to be a part of this experience and we're counting on fellow Tigers to lend a paw. read more >

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PACE Leadership Summit to be Held in August

This 5 day Leadership Summit for high potential employees has been designed by a diverse consortium of industry leaders to enhance, reinforce, and advance emerging leaders' thinking. The August 2-6 forum will provide rigorous, reality-based and thought-provoking leadership modules facilitated by senior industry leaders and renowned Clemson University executive education experts. read more >

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