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SEPTEMBER 15, 2010




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Homecoming 2010

Are you all in...all ORANGE? Will you be joining your fellow fans and alums for Tigerama's "Roaring Horizons" celebration, for the Clemson vs. Miami football game in Death Valley, or for other fabulous weekend events? Show your stripes and let us know your coming "home" this year on our Facebook page, view the video invitation, and download a one page summary of weekend events. Go Tigers! Read more>


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Greenville and Atlanta-area Tigers Celebrate Campaign Kickoff

Clemson alumni and friends attended recent regional events at the Greenville, SC Peace Center and at the Atlanta History Center to celebrate the kick-off of 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. Thanks to all Tigers who were able to attend. How will you choose to lead?
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ACM Chemistries Inc. Makes $100,000 gift

Led by a pair of Clemson University civil engineering alumni, a Georgia company has pledged $100,000 to support the expansion and modernization of Lowry Hall, home of Clemson University's civil engineering program. Norcross, Ga.-based ACM Chemistries, Inc. is engaged in research, development and application of chemical admixtures for machine-made concrete products, such as pavers, roof tile and precast products. Read more>

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Tracking the Tiger Paw's History

"Paw prints, stretching all the way from the stadium to the library, serve as constant reminders that Clemson's Tiger is alive and kicking. Not only are those unique prints on concrete and turf; they've blossomed on notebooks, book covers, bumper stickers, blazers, sweatshirts. And the list goes on," according to a 1970 brochure from the advertising agency that created the Tiger Paw as we know it today. Forty years ago, Paw Power and the Tiger Paw came to be. Read more>

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View National Television Spot

Take a look at Clemson's new national television spot that will air this football season. Do you feel that determined spirit? View video>

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Mason Named Fluor Endowed Chair of Supply Chain and Logistics

Scott J. Mason has been appointed the inaugural Fluor Endowed Chair in Supply Chain and Logistics in Clemson University's industrial engineering department. An expert in modeling large-scale systems who has extensive industrial experience, Mason comes to Clemson from the industrial engineering department at the University of Arkansas, where he also was chairman of graduate studies and associate department head. Read more>

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Haque Named Founding Chairman of Automotive Engineering

Imtiaz Haque has been named founding chairman of Clemson University's new automotive engineering department, located at the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) campus in Greenville, S.C. Read more>

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Alumni Honor Fallen

On Saturday, August 28, a group of three alumni presented a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. Capt. (Ret.) Brad Howard '77, P'08, P'10, his daughter Robyn Adams '08, Mark Derrick '91, and his daughter Jordan Derrick participated. The ribbon on the wreath says Clemson Alumni Association. View photos>

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Fashionistas Create T-shirts With A Cause

Those with a passion for fashion are 'fashionistas.' Masters of frugal living are 'recessionistas.' Taking the suffix '-ista' as inspiration, Clemson grads Marlee Calloway and Amy Knapp have created What's Your Ista, a custom T-shirt company that offers wearers the opportunity to announce their passions to the world. Read more>

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Beaufort Native Finds Joy In Jungle

Clemson alumna, Trayle Kulshan's job often takes her into the jungle, and not the concrete kind. Sometimes her "office" is a desert. She's been rewarded for her work with the gift of a goat, and she's taken a live chicken for a bike ride home for supper. Read more>

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Alumna Named SC Banking Chairman

Teresa W. Knight, Executive Vice President of Bank Administration, Human Resources and Marketing, The Palmetto Bank, has been installed as the 110th Chairman of the South Carolina Bankers Association for the 2010-2011 fiscal year. Read more>

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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 Tiger's blog offered by Melissa Constante, official campus correspondent for the Clemson Tigers.
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Match Your Gift

Depending on your employer, you may be able to double or even triple the amount of your gift to Clemson, and it won't cost you another dime. Many companies offer a matching gift program that will significantly amplify what you have given, and matching gifts from employers are credited to your individual giving record. View gift matching companies>

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Inaugural Alumni Golf Challenge Highlights

The inaugural Clemson Alumni Golf Challenge was held Sept. 10, 2010 at The Walker Course. Teams competed for bragging rites, great prizes, and the Alumni Challenge trophy. The winning team of Ed McLauren, David Wolf, Jim Wolf, and John Roberts will enjoy an all expenses paid trip to Pinehurst Resort where they will represent Clemson in the Acura College Alumni Team Championship in November. Go Tigers!
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Hilderbrand Family Donates Ring

A special thank-you to The Hilderbrand Family who answered the call for a 2008 class ring to add to the collection in the ring case located at the Alumni Center. Dad, Van '74, Brother, Van, Jr. '02, and Mom, Diane were present Saturday as an '08 ladies ring was added to the case in honor of daughter, Lee '08. Clemson First Lady, Marcia Barker, was also on-hand to present Mom, Diane Hilderbrand, with a certificate of appreciation. The Clemson Alumni Association is still in need of '09 and '10 rings for the collection. Please email Randy Boatwright if you are interested in donating a ring in honor or memory of someone.

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Homecoming Football Tickets Available

Tickets are available for purchase for the Homecoming Clemson vs. Miami game. To purchase tickets call 1-800-CLEMSON or by visiting the link to purchase tickets online. Purchase now>

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First Friday Parade

Students, alumni and fans lined the streets of Clemson to watch the annual First Friday Parade on Friday, Sept. 3. It was followed by a pep rally on Bowman Field. To start the 2010 football season, the parade theme was a "Decade of Domination." The parade was led by grand marshal Keith Adams, a former Clemson linebacker who was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in 2001. View photos>

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Clemson vs. North Texas Photos

Andre Ellington and Jamie Harper each scored twice for Clemson in a 35-10 victory over North Texas on Saturday that showed there's life for the Tigers without ACC player of the year C.J. Spiller. View photos>

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1st Annual Gary J. Arthur Golf Tournament

The Clemson Club of Baltimore and Washington, DC supports this golf tournament to be held September 24th in the Timbers at Troy in Elkridge in memory of Gary Arthur, Clemson class of 1969. He was an avid supporter of The Arc of Howard County and served for 31 years with the Howard County Department of Recreation and Parks. All proceeds from the golf tournament will benefit The Arc of Howard County, where Gary's son, John, receives services and support. Read more>

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CAFLS Golf Tournament and Tailgate

Join us for fellowship, food and fun at the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences (CAFLS) Golf Tournament on Friday, October 1st and the CAFLS Tailgate at Fike Recreation Center on Saturday, October 16th. Tailgate festivities are scheduled to begin 3 hours before kickoff of the Clemson vs. Maryland football game and will again feature a chicken sandwich lunch. Adults are $10 and children 10 and under are $7. Register online or call or email Sennah Honea at 864.656.8998 or Golf tournament info> Tailgate info>

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SC Botanical Gardens Plant Sale

Garden staff and Master Gardeners will be onsite to help you shop the South Carolina Botanical Garden's collection of hardy and hard-to-find plants. All proceeds support the SC Botanical Garden. The annual plant sale will be held Friday, September 24th from 2:30pm - 6pm for members of the Garden only (new members may join at the gate) and Saturday, September 25th from 9am - 1pm for the public sale.
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Fall 2010 CU-ICAR Guest Lecture Series

This Series, typically held at 5 PM on Wednesdays (beginning September 22nd) in the AT&T Auditorium in the Campbell Center on the CU-ICAR Campus, represents a mix of distinguished speakers from academia, industry and governmental agencies covering a wide range of topics which are important to the automotive industry. On Wednesday, September 22nd at 5 PM, Dr.Reuben Sarkar will talk about the challenges in the electrification of masstransit vehicles. Dr. Sarkar is currently the Director of Engineering for Proterra Inc., a leader in the development and assembly of fuel cell hybrid-powered transit vehicles. This lecture is free of charge. Read more>

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Greenville Clemson Club Hosts Family Night

Join other Greenville-area Tigers Thursday, September 23rd from 5pm to 8pm at the Haywood Road Chick-Fil-A for Family Night. Enjoy tailgate games, face painting, complimentary photos with The Tiger, giveaways, prices and great food. Chick-fil-A is donating 10% of all proceeds to the Greenville Clemson Club to be used directly for Clemson University athletic and academic initiatives. Read more>

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