On August 22, 2014 Rion Holcombe was featured on CBS nightly news. CBS takes a look at Rion's journey from acceptance into the ClemsonLIFE program all the way to move in on August 17, 2014. Rion is part of an incoming class of 9 students. See the CBS Evening News story and the WSPA story leading up to the Evening News broadcast.
Former Clemson tight end Dwayne Allen and David Saville were speakers at the National Down Syndrome Congress that took place July 10-14 in Indianapolis, IN. See more.
Nick Whitrow of Clemson Rugby welcomes Michael Decosimo to the program.
Clemson Coach Justin Hickey welcomes Nick Davis to the program.
The Clemson rugby team added two new members last week, as Michael Decosimo and Tyler Davis accepted positions as team managers for the program. Read the article.
In early December, Susan Holcombe took a video of her son, Rion, as he learned he had been accepted to the ClemsonLIFE program. His reaction is priceless and has become a viral sensation, receiving more than 1.75 million views and climbing! In addition to Headline News, the story has also been featured on CNN, People magazine, the Today Show, USA Today, the Greenville News, The State, the Huffington Post, CBS Miami and countless other media outlets in the U.S. and around the world.
On Front Rowe, Holly Rowe gets an inside look at Clemson football managers David Saville and Brad Hammond, who have Down syndrome, and the inspiration they bring to the team.