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JULY 21, 2010




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Trustees Take Action

Clemson University trustees heard some good news about the upcoming academic year during their quarterly meeting in Greenville last week. "We are expecting a freshman class of 2,950 this fall, and statistics show they could be the strongest class ever academically," said Provost Dori Helms. "We also will see an increase in transfer students." The board also approved the $797 million budget for fiscal year 2010-2011 that included both good and bad news. read more >

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Professor Confirmed as President of International Federation

Researcher Vincent S. Gallicchio became president of the International Federation of Biomedical Laboratory Science at the organization's 29th World Congress in Nairobi, Kenya. read more >

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Sports Information Office Recognized Nationally

The Clemson Sports Information Office won four national awards for its sports media guides in 2010. The awards were presented this week at the annual CoSIDA Convention in San Francisco. read more >

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Clemson University Leadership Summit to be Held in August

President Jim Barker will open this 5 day Leadership Summit for high potential employees which was 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. register now >

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iTour Launched

Clemson's new iTunes app provides a virtual tour of campus to potential students and visitors. The intention of this application is to bring a year's worth of experiences and opportunities to life for a prospective student and their family. Search for "Clemson" on the iTunes App Store or, view it here >

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Foundation Board Elects Officers

The Clemson University Foundation board added one new director and elected a new chairwoman and vice chairman. read more >

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Alumnus, Lachicotte Wins Leadership Award

"Doc" Lachicotte has been recognized by the Georgetown County Chamber of Commerce as its 2010 winner of the Lifetime of Leadership Award. read more >

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Edisto Clemson Club Raises Funds for Scholarships

Edisto Clemson Club's recent golf tournament raised almost $2000 for scholarship funds for three deserving students from their local counties; Orangeburg, Calhoun, and Bamberg. Coach Jeff Scott was in attendance and the winning team from Santee Insurance included: Will Fleming, Ken Fleming, Bill Spiers, and Tripp Crosby. view photos >

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Palmer Shares Sweet Success

Alumnus, Mark Palmer has been cooking since he was twelve-years-old. He started baking, however, once he got married in 1997. In the beginning, he made Red Velvet Cakes, Chess Bars and Chocolate Chip Cookies for his wife and children. As more people requested, he began to bake even more. "For me, baking is a stress reliever," Mark said. "It also fills my heart watching others enjoy what I bake." read more >

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Simmons Lends More Than A Hand

Clemson Alumna and Great Falls, VA native, Katie Simmons-Hickey, was named to SunTrust Mortgage's Chairman's Team for being one of the top loan officers in the nation in 2009. read more >

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Alumna Ambassador

Former United States Ambassador to the Philippines, Kristie Kenney, has gotten a new assignment from US President Barack Obama. The US Chief Executive announced his intent to nominate Kenney as Ambassador to the Kingdom of Thailand. read more >

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Spaces Available for Alumni Golf Tournament

The Clemson Alumni Association invites you to participate in the inaugural 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. read more >

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Brooks Center Announces Upcoming Season

The Brooks Center for the Performing Arts celebrates the 25th anniversary of Clemson University's award-winning Utsey Chamber Music Series during its 2010-11 season. Started in 1986 with the goal of offering quality classical music performances free of charge to the Clemson community, the series is nationally recognized for showcasing internationally renowned musicians. read more >

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Grey Greeks 2nd Annual Reunion - Sept 11

Don't miss the 2nd Annual Grey Greeks Reunion to be held September 11th. Gather under the tailgate tent on the Alumni Center lawn from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. prior to the Clemson vs. Presbyterian football game. read more >

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Individual Football Game Tickets On Sale Now

Individual football game tickets are now available for sale to the public. The Clemson Athletic Ticket Office has tickets available for purchase for every home game for the 2010 season, except for the Clemson vs. South Carolina game. read more >

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