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New Alumni Career Services Portal

Alumni, we heard you! In last falls alumni survey, you told us of your need for more enhanced career services. Take a moment to check out the new Alumni Career Services portal featured on the Clemson Alumni homepage. Alumni one year beyond graduation may register to use the robust resources this site offers including a resume building tool, a job posting board, ability to create your own professional website and share it across social networking sites, and unlimited storage for your career documents. In addition, employers may register to post jobs searchable by Clemson Alumni. register now >

 

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Annual Rankings Released

Clemson University continues to be ranked among the top national public institutions, according to the annual rankings by U.S.News & World Report, and earned national recognition for its commitment to teaching and student success. Click here for more information. read more >


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Architecture Students Win National Competition

Architecture students, Will Allport of Mount Pleasant, Nick Barrett of Irmo and Jason Butz of Charleston, earned first-place honors in a national competition to create a space that would connect people to themselves, others and nature. Administered by the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture and sponsored by the American Institute of Steel Construction, the program challenged students to explore a variety of design issues related to the use of steel in design and construction. read more >


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Clemson to Host Nanotechnology Conference

The next huge advance in technology will be really, really small. Nanotechnology the manipulation of materials and processes at the atomic level is a key part of the next industrial revolution. Clemson University is hosting Nano2010, an international conference of scientists whose research will help us understand how nanotechnology will affect our world. Nano 2010 will be from Aug. 22 to 26 at the Madren Conference Center at Clemson University. read more >


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Oscar Winner to Direct Digital Production Arts

Jerry Tessendorf, winner of the Academy Award for Technical Achievement in 2008, has been named director of the Digital Production Arts program at Clemson University, a graduate program for professionals in the film, video and gaming industries. read more >


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Grant Supports Efforts to Address Childhood Obesity

Clemsons Food and Nutrition Education Program has teamed with the S.C. Department of Education and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control to administer a Team Nutrition project called Healthy Habits for a Lifetime. The program received a $101,000 grant to provide nutrition education throughout the state, targeting approximately 12,000 children in child-care centers, 800 child-care operators and staff members, and 1,000 community and family members. read more >


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Clemson Awards 700 degrees in Summer Ceremony

The heat of summer didnt keep graduates and their families away from Littlejohn Coliseum on August 7th as 700 students became Clemson University alumni. Of the degrees conferred, 330 were bachelors, 315 masters and 55 were Ph.Ds. read more >


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$2 million Gift Pledge Comes With a Challenge

Clemson University has received a $2 million pledge from a private foundation to help fund an endowed chair in human genetics. But it comes with a challenge: University officials and state leaders will have to work together to address the needed state match requirement to receive the gift. read more >


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Alumni Get LinkedIn

One of the most effective ways Clemson Alumni can advance their careers is through networking with fellow Tigers. The Alumni Association has enhanced its social network presence on LinkedIn to help alumni build even stronger professional relationships. Dont delay. Join the Clemson Alumni LinkedIn group to network with 6000+ fellow Clemson graduates from around the globe. read more >


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Post-Practice Video Reports Available Online

Throughout the 2010 football preseason, ClemsonTigers.com and the Clemson Video Services staff will provide Tiger fans with post-practice video reports at the end of each day of football practice. These reports will include interviews with Clemson players and coaches, as well as highlights from the days' practice. read more >


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Desktop Wallpaper Download

Get your Tiger Football Schedule wallpaper for your desktop now. download >


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Join the Alumni Band

On-line sign-ups are being taken for the Alumni Band. Dont miss the chance to play at the Homecoming game on October 2 against Miami. The participation fee will be $15 and includes a T-shirt and refreshments. Remember, you need to be a CUTBA member in good standing to participate in Alumni Band. sign up now >


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Like Father, Like Son

Miller S. Ingram, Jr., 1975, and Mark Kirkley Ingram, 2007, hiked St. Cuthberts Way, 60 miles from Melrose Abbey in Scotland to Lindisfarne Abbey on the coast of Northumberland, during Marks Spring Break from law studies. They are pictured here at the end of the trail.


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Mark Your Calendar

Check out the Alumni Calendar to stay informed of all of the alumni events on campus or in your neck of the woods. Find a local Clemson Club or a Young Alumni event to attend where you can reconnect with fellow Tigers! view calendar >


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Welcome Back, Students!

Thousands of students celebrated being back on campus by participating in events on Bowman Field and the Student Alumni-sponsored "Welcome Back Festival" in downtown. Though a sudden thunderstorm put a damper on the festivities, the students, faculty, community members, and 85 vendors made the most of occasion! view photos >


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Discounted Tickets Available for First Football Game

The Clemson Athletic Ticket Office will be offering discounted tickets for the Tigers' season opening football game against North Texas on Saturday, September 4. Adult tickets will be $16 each and youth tickets (18 and under) will be $10 each for the 3:30 PM contest against the Mean Green. read more >


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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 cant 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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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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Two Spaces Remain 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 for a 36-hole best ball competition at Pinehurst Courses Nos. 2 & 4. Spaces are limited. Register your team today. read more >

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