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SEPTEMBER 1, 2010

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Clemson Announces Capital Campaign

Over 2500 students, faculty, alumni, and friends were in attendance at a picnic on Bowman Field as Clemson kicked off the public phase of a capital campaign to raise $600 million in private gifts by June 30, 2012. The Will to Lead: A Campaign for Clemson will support students and faculty by providing scholarships, fellowships, professorships and enhanced learning and research opportunities with top facilities and technology. We hope we can count on all Tigers to Lead! read more >, view video >, give now >, view photos >

 

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New Year Focuses on Student Success and Philanthropy

Students continue to be the top priority at Clemson University, and this year there will be a more focused effort to support students and faculty through private giving, President James F. Barker said last Tuesday at the Victor Hurst Convocation. The convocation marked the start of Clemson's 118th academic year. read more >


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Graduate School Reports Record Interest

The Clemson University Graduate School received a record-breaking 6,082 applications for the 2010-11 academic year, a 20 percent increase over last year. The university reports 3,752 graduated students were enrolled, up from 3,600 last year. read more >


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Graduates Find Jobs at Twice the National Average

Clemson graduates are finding jobs at nearly twice the national average of college graduates, and nearly half of them are staying in South Carolina, according to a survey. Thirty-four percent, or 1,382, of 4,119 graduates responded to a survey between December 2009 and June 2010. Twenty-five percent of respondents said they had accepted full-time jobs, nearly double the 13 percent national average reported by the National Association of Colleges and Employers. read more >


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Tiger Radio Network Growing in 2010-11

With a remarkable seven new affiliates and 27 total radio stations covering Clemson football statewide this season, the Clemson Tiger Sports Network is bigger and will better serve the Clemson faithful in 2010-11. read more >


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Nursing Students Share Spirit of Service

Clemson nursing students are actively involved in assessing, planning and implementing, and evaluating service learning projects each semester. In the process of serving others, they discover what it means to provide a community service for hundreds of people, teaching them skills that will equip them to live happier, healthier lives. read more >


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PRTM Offers New Immersion Program

For 132 parks, recreation and tourism management students, spring semester 2010 began with an impending disaster and fear of utter forthcoming destruction. Or at least thats what they imagined. In actuality, the semester began a new era of curriculum in their department, and they were the pilot group. read more >


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A Tiger Takes Shape

See how designer, Dale Cochran, created this year's Annual Giving T-shirt. Clemson loves to win. We're asking Clemson people everywhere to show your winning spirit as we face our newest challenge The Will to Lead: A Campaign for Clemson. Make your annual gift to the Clemson Fund by Nov. 10, and you can purchase your T-shirt and be entered in a drawing to WIN two tickets to the Clemson vs. South Carolina game on Nov. 27. view video >


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DC/Baltimore 9th Annual Crab Feast

The DC/Baltimore Clemson Club held its annual Crab Feast on Saturday, August 21, 2010 in Shady Side, MD. It was hosting by Cindy '91 and Mark '90 Derrick (Clemson Club of Baltimore and Washington, DC Co-President for Maryland). Fifty-five alumni were in attendance. view photos >


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Pittsburgh Clemson Club Picnic

The Pittsburgh Clemson Club had a great picnic last week. Twenty- three Clemson alumni enjoyed hours of fun, games, food and Clemson Trivia at the home of Stuart Olson. view photos >


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Call for Former Tiger Twirlers

The Clemson majorettes are having a reunion on Saturday, October 2, 2010 and will be joining the Alumni Band for homecoming activities, which will be in the Brooks Center Lobby. Join in the pre-game march to the stadium, and across the field at half-time. Both marches are optional. To sign up for Alumni Band, just go to the CUTBA website at www.cutba.org, and follow the links to Alumni Band. You must be a member of CUTBA in good standing to participate in Alumni Band. Contact Stephenie McCoy Hewett (HewettS@Citadel.edu)(843-708-2765) if you plan to attend.


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Tiger Band Wants Your Recipes

CUTBA, the Clemson University Tiger Band Association, is in the midst of creating a Tiger Band Tailgater's Cookbook, and would love to have your favorite tailgate recipe for their book. The cookbook will be available for purchase by Thanksgiving. submit recipe >


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Student Blogger Talks Football

The ACC selected one student from each ACC school to write about their football teams. Check out this link to the Tigers blog offered by Melissa Constante, official campus correspondent for the Clemson Tigers. read blog >


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Tigerama 2010

Tigerama will be held on Friday, October 1 at 7:00 PM in Littlejohn Coliseum, with Tailgate Tigerama pre-event taking place beforehand at 5:30PM also in Littlejohn. Tickets are $10 at the door the night of the show, $8 for adults in advance and $6 for students in advance with their school ID. Tickets can be purchased at various vendors in downtown Clemson or from the website. Come out and join us for one of Clemsons longest-standing traditions culminating Homecoming week in Tigertown as we celebrate Roaring Horizons. read more >


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Be a Cheerleader/Rally Cat for a Day

Join us Saturday, September 11, 2010 for this clinic to be held prior to the Clemson vs. Presbyterian College football game. Registration starts at 10:30 a.m. at the Clemson Indoor Track & Field Facility. The fee, payable by check only, is $60.00 and includes cheer and dance instruction, t-shirt, and lunch. There is no minimum or maximum age limit, but the clinic is recommended for ages 4-13. read more >


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Clemson Offers Fall Professional Engineering Reviews

Clemson University invites you to participate in our next round of PE Reviews to be offered at the University Center, Greenville, SC by Clemson's engineering faculty. Courses will be held Thursdays, 3:30pm 9:00pm or Saturdays, 9:30am 3:00pm beginning August, 2010 and ending October 14, 2010. The PE Certification Test is October 29, 2010. read more >


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Panel Discusses Entrepreneurship

The Spiro Institute of Entrepreneurial Leadership and the Clemson MBA program will co-sponsor an October 15th panel discussion at the Brooks Center from 6:00pm 7:30pm. Special guests, Steve Edwards, Nikki Haley, and Greg Smith, will speak on the future of entrepreneurship and why it is so critical to your own future plans for success. The panel will be moderated by Claude Lilly, Dean of the College of Business and Behavior Science. Faculty, students and community participants are encouraged to attend. register now >


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Join Us for Family Weekend

If you are a Clemson Parent please join us for Family Weekend September 10 - 12. Family Weekend is a great time to come visit your student and experience what a spirited Clemson football Saturday is really like. register now >


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Ceramics Exhibition in Lee Gallery

Clemsons Center for Visual Arts announces the opening of Touch, Texts and Topographies: The Work of Janet Williams in the Lee Gallery. On display through Thursday, September 23, the exhibition brings together several bodies of work by Williams, a contemporary ceramics artist based at UNC-Charlotte. Exhibitions, lectures and receptions are free and open to the public. To contact the gallery, call 864-656-3883 or email 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 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. Hotels 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

Dont 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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