Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for January, 2011

Dreams did come true for Molly Carpenter, who spent the last six months working at Disney World

Friday, January 28th, 2011
When not hanging out with the cast of Toy Story, Molly Carpenter spent her days working an attraction at Disney World.

An instructor told Carpenter to, “Bloom where you’re planted.” Taking that phrase to heart, she put everything she had into this chance-of-a-lifetime internship.

Building connections; breaking stereotypes

Monday, January 24th, 2011
Clemson students in Dale Layfield

Clemson students in Dale Layfield’s biological sciences class spend their time teaching their elders computer skills.

Linda White has always been open to possibilities as a coach, athletic administrator and mother.

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
Linda White introduces a class of students at Six Mile Elementary School to the Be a T.I.G.E.R! program.

Linda White has been a Clemson Tiger since 1986, posting a record of 138-81 in eight years as head volleyball coach, but now she is helping others learn what it really means to Be a T.I.G.E.R!title][share]

Combat with a lion sets warrior on the road to Clemson

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
Clemson student James Nampushi had to kill a lion in his home country of Kenya to earn the honored status of Maasai Warrior. He holds the spear he used to kill the lion as well a giraffe

James Nampushi has great respect for the lion that almost killed him. That lion made James an honored warrior, a hero and eventually the first college graduate among his Maasai people. And it was the lion that brought James to Clemson where soon he will earn his master’s degree and begin working on a Ph.D. in park management.