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A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center.

Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown.

Distinguished waterfowl researcher named Kennedy Center director

A renowned researcher with more than 30 years' experience studying waterfowl habitats and populations has been named the inaugural director of Clemson University's James C. Kennedy Waterfowl and Wetlands Conservation Center. Rick Kaminski will coordinate teaching, research and outreach in waterfowl and wetlands ecology from the Kennedy Center’s location at Clemson’s Belle W. Baruch Institute for Coastal Ecology and Forest Science in Georgetown. READ THIS STORY »


Giving engineering students the ability to further their leadership skills and pursue amazing opportunities.

Developing Leaders of the Future

Giving engineering students the ability to further their leadership skills and pursue amazing opportunities. WATCH THIS VIDEO »


The PNC Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Project BEEMS (Building Environments for Early Mathematics Success), a Clemson University program that seeks to provide child care teachers and home-based caregivers with skills that support mathematics learning among young children.

PNC Foundation awards $50,000 to support early mathematics learning

The PNC Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to Project BEEMS (Building Environments for Early Mathematics Success), a Clemson University program that seeks to provide child care teachers and home-based caregivers with skills that support mathematics learning among young children. READ THIS STORY »


Generosity allows 4,000 Clemson undergraduate students to enjoy exercising their imagination through the Creative Inquiry program.

Vision for Clemson Students Becoming a Reality

Generosity allows 4,000 Clemson undergraduate students to enjoy exercising their imagination through the Creative Inquiry program. WATCH THIS VIDEO »


Fifty years after they walked the stage to receive their diplomas, nearly 100 Clemson University alumni from the class of 1965 presented the school a check for $1,227,872 to help future students do the same.

Class of ‘65 gives Clemson $1.2 million at 50th reunion

Fifty years after they walked the stage to receive their diplomas, nearly 100 Clemson University alumni from the class of 1965 presented the school a check for $1,227,872 to help future students do the same. READ THIS STORY »


Nearly 100 Clemson University alumni from the class of 1965 presented the school a check for $1,227,872 to help future students.

Golden Tiger Class of ’65 Helps Future Clemson Students

Nearly 100 Clemson University alumni from the class of 1965 presented the school a check for $1,227,872 to help future students. WATCH THIS VIDEO »


Like Thomas Green Clemson, the Fort Hill Clemson Club is investing in future generations of students. On behalf of the club, President Fletcher Anderson presented a $50,000 check to Clemson University, the second such gift the club has made to establish an endowment that will provide scholarships for students from Pickens and Oconee counties.

Clemson alumni club creates endowment for Upstate students

Like Thomas Green Clemson, the Fort Hill Clemson Club is investing in future generations of students. On behalf of the club, President Fletcher Anderson presented a $50,000 check to Clemson University, the second such gift the club has made to establish an endowment that will provide scholarships for students from Pickens and Oconee counties. READ THIS STORY »


The Class of 2015 Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars from the College of Business and Behavioral Science were recently honored.

Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars Commencement

The Class of 2015 Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars from the College of Business and Behavioral Science were recently honored. WATCH THIS VIDEO »


With the help of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship, two students are now on a career path devoted to caring for others and will graduate at the end of 2015.

Scholarship Helps Students Achieve Goals They Thought Weren’t Possible

With the help of the Lettie Pate Whitehead Foundation Scholarship, two students are now on a career path devoted to caring for others and will graduate at the end of 2015. WATCH THIS VIDEO »


Professional engineer Richard Cottingham and his wife, Nancy, of Seneca have pledged $500,000 to establish the J. Richard (’66) and Nancy W. Cottingham Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering Endowment at Clemson University.

Engineering alumnus establishes endowed professorship

Professional engineer Richard Cottingham and his wife, Nancy, of Seneca have pledged $500,000 to establish the J. Richard (’66) and Nancy W. Cottingham Distinguished Professor of Civil Engineering Endowment at Clemson University. READ THIS STORY »