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AUGUST 4, 2010




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Promote your Business on The Roar Board

Designed to connect Clemson alums via common geographic and/or industry criteria, the Roar Board is a Web-based business directory that allows alums to locate other Clemson graduates when searching for a new service vendor or, perhaps, when entering a new geographic market. For an annual membership fee of $500, you and your company receive a prominent listing complete with company logo, and the listing will be linked to the Clemson Alumni Association's official website, which receives up to 20,000 unique user sessions per month.
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Clemson Athletics Offers Exciting Fan Promotions

Clemson football fans check out two great promotions from Bi-Lo to offer Tailgate with the Top Tigers Fan Experience. read more > and with Farm Bureau Insurance for the Fan on the Field promotion.
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Life's a Peach for Dr. Desmond Layne

Whether you are a professional or backyard grower or simply a peach lover, the new "Everything About Peaches" website provides both technical and popular information to quench your peach appetite. Dr. Desmond Layne is Associate Professor, Environmental Horticulture and is passionate about his peaches. The new site features videos, educational articles, fact sheets, and links to additional information. read more >

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Burgers with the Barkers

President and Mrs. Barker hosted students for Burgers with the Barkers on July 14, 2010. Over 450 students attended and a great time was had by everyone involved. President and Mrs. Barker will tell you that this is one of their favorite events of the year. Approximately 600 burgers were consumed by 450 students. view photos >

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Clemson "Favorites" Photo Gallery

Ever reminisce about your time in Tiger Town? Or, wish you had a great photo to remind you of your favorite campus landmarks? Check out the new "favorites" folder on our FLICKR site where we've posted our favorite Clemson photos from other FLICKR members.
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Professors Help Students Benefit from Study Abroad

Mr. Nakuma sponsored a pilot program, Cultural Literacies Across Media, to encourage study-abroad students to be more thoughtful about their time in other countries after seeing troubling video on YouTube of student's traveling abroad. The course, which is now officially part of the Clemson curriculum, teaches students how to understand their international experience and present it to the world using multimedia. read more >

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Computing Chief Elected to National Board

Jim Bottum, vice provost and chief information officer at Clemson University, has been elected to the board of trustees for Internet2, the nation's leader in the deployment and use of Internet technologies for the research and education community. read more >

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Clemson To Award 700 Degrees

Nearly 700 degrees will be conferred at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 7, during summer graduation exercises in Littlejohn Coliseum at Clemson University. All five colleges will participate in the single ceremony, which also will feature an honorary degree presentation to James Oliver Sweeny. read more >

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Women's Alumni Council Calls for Reps

Interested in getting more involved with your alma mater? Consider becoming a Woman's Alumni Council Local Representative. Alumnae reps will be asked to attend 2 meetings a year, assist with planning, volunteering and attend Bring Your Daughter to Clemson Weekend, help identify possible successors to Women's Alumni Council, plan and implement local events in your area, serve on the board of the local Clemson Club, attend Clemson sponsored functions in your area, make an annual give to the Clemson Fund, and generally support Clemson! Express your interest by completing a simple online form now.
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CUTBA Calls for First Friday Parade Band

Don't miss the opportunity to sign up for our fourth First Friday Parade band. The theme this year is The Next 10 Years: Decade of Domination. CUTBA has a great T-shirt planned for all participants. First Friday is a free event to CUTBA members. Beverages and a cooling off station at the end of the parade will be provided. register now >

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Alumni Travel Packages for 2011

The Clemson Alumni Association is proud to present travel opportunities for our Alumni and Friends for the coming year. From the Caribbean to an Alaskan getaway, there is something for everyone. view the schedule >

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DC/Baltimore Club Sends-Off Students in Style

The DC/Baltimore Clemson Clubs sent off their local entering Clemson freshmen in style at July receptions in Maryland and Virginia.
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Students Say Thank-You

Thank you from the thousands of students and faculty who benefited from your 2010 annual gift to the Clemson Fund! Your gift provides student scholarships and supports teaching and research. To thank you for helping us exceed a 27% participation rate, twice the national average, look for a coupon in the mail to enjoy a free scoop of Clemson ice cream. Look for your name on the 2010 Honor Roll. view now >

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Clemson vs. Auburn Tailgate Party

Register now for the official Clemson pre-game party from 3:30p - 6:30p prior to the Clemson vs. Auburn away football game in a tent adjacent to the Jordan-Hare Stadium. For only $25, attendees receive a full menu of BBQ, sides, beer, wine, and tea. The price can't be beat but Auburn can! Make plans now to join Athletic and Alumni staff as we cheer on our Tigers as they take on the Auburn Tigers on September 18th. read more >

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Black Alumni Homecoming Reunion Weekend

Make plans now to attend this CBAC-sponsored 4-day celebration, September 30th - October 3rd! Call your friends and book your rooms today. Discounted hotel rates are available until August 15th and group tickets are available now for the Clemson vs. Miami Homecoming game. read more >

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MBA Kick-Off the Semester Social

Join us Friday, August 13th from 4:00pm to 6:00pm as we welcome new and continuing MBA students for the fall semester. Meet MBA alumni, community business leaders and university officials. Light hors d'oeuvres, complimentary beer and wine will be served. Location: Clemson At the Falls, 55 Camperdown Way, Greenville, SC 29601. RSVP by August 11th. RSVP now >

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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. register now >

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Fan Appreciation Day

Clemson will hold its annual Fan Appreciation Day on Sunday, August 22 at Clemson Memorial Stadium. All Clemson players and Coach Swinney will be available for autographs beginning at 3:00 PM. The session will last for two hours. No one will be allowed inside the stadium prior to 3:00 PM. Fans will be allowed to enter through Gates 1, 5 and 9. T-shirts will be available for the first 1,000 fans 12 years of age or younger who enter through Gate 5. Media guides and football game tickets will be on sale at the athletic ticket office from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. Season posters will also be available at Gate 5. The IPTAY Office will be open for those having questions concerning their donation or parking from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM. read more >

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Tiger Legacy Drop-In

If you are the son or daughter of a Clemson alumnus, The Alumni Association invites you and your family to drop by the Alumni Center Lobby, Saturday, August 14th from 3:00pm to 6:00pm. Have an opportunity to meet other Tiger Legacies and enjoy some food and fun. Dress is casual. RSVP to Elizabeth Milhous by phone: 864-656-2345 or email >

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