Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for November, 2010

Judson Jahn loves the life of teacher, attorney and devoted family man

Monday, November 29th, 2010
Judson Jahn came to Clemson in 1994 for an MBA and stayed to carve out a dual career teaching in the School of Accountancy and Finance and practicing law with a Seneca firm.

Along with his extensive involvement in teaching and University life, Jahn is a practicing attorney, specializing in real estate and business transactions. Combining University lecturer with a law practice is a major juggling act, but one he has mastered.

Join us on the ice skating rink for a little CLEMSONLiVE fun

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2010

This year the winter wonderland themed CU on Ice will kick-off Thursday night immediately following the Lighting of the Gardens, a program Clemson University Student Government sponsors every year.

Phil Landreth stepped into his mentor’s role on an interim basis and carved out a new and challenging position for himself

Friday, November 19th, 2010
In his new position, Phil Landreth, far right, still works closely with his colleagues in Clemson’s “monster garage,” including from left, Charlie McDonald, electrical engineer with a master’s degree in controls and instrumention; Jeff Holliday, precision machinist and manager of the machine shop; and David Kelley, precision machinist.

Even with new responsibilities, Landreth hasn’t lost his enthusiasm for machining and technical services, a position he held for 12 years and fondly described as going to work at “Monster Garage” — a reference to the former Discovery Channel television show that focused on transforming a variety of vehicles into “monster machines.”

Professor Melissa Vogel is spreading her passion for the past across the Clemson community.

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010
Clemson professor Melissa Vogel, second from the right, and members of her team gather measurements from the archaeological dig El Purgatorio in Peru. Vogel spends every summer on site with a team of locals and Clemson students.

Vogel is helping to influence the growth of Clemson’s anthropology program through her involvement with students. Almost every summer since 2004, the assistant professor has conducted a field studies course in the Casma Valley of Peru. Every year, she takes a group of Clemson students with her.

Energetic love for all things Clemson drives senior Brittany Carson to serve her surrounding community.

Thursday, November 11th, 2010
Taking advantage of volunteer opportunities, Brittany Carson has made her mark on Clemson.

In her four years at Clemson, Carson has taken advantage of all the volunteer opportunities she could, leaving her mark on this University.

David Blakesley gladly became a Tiger when he accepted the Campbell Chair in Technical Communication

Monday, November 8th, 2010

David Blakesley showed up to his first class at Clemson in a dress shirt with an orange tie and wearing a watch with an orange tiger paw face.