Clemson University Feature Stories

Archive for July, 2011

Meet your 2011-12 undergraduate student body representatives

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
From left: Carlisle Kennedy and Ryan Gillespie

[TITLE][SHARE] As you prepare to come back to campus, it’s good to know who is looking out for your interests. Undergraduate Student Body President Carlisle Kennedy and Vice President Ryan Gillespie were elected this past spring to do just that. We sat down with them to find out a little more about them and their [...]

Harnessing wind for power: A green internship that matters

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011
Restoration Institute interns (from left) Philip Meyer, Nick Willis and Leigh Allison have worked alongside Restoration Institute project team and partners statewide during the detailed design and initial construction of what will be the world’s most advanced wind turbine drivetrain testing facility.

For 10 weeks during the summer, students have worked alongside the Clemson University Restoration Institute project team and partners statewide during the detailed design and initial construction of what will be the world’s most advanced wind turbine drivetrain testing facility.

Alumnus is on your side

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011
Fletcher Anderson

For Nationwide Insurance® agent and Clemson alumnus Fletcher Anderson, being On Your Side® is not just a company motto, but also a means of providing superior customer service.

Four-time Boston Marathoner, Yuji Kishimoto, teaches students more than architecture.

Tuesday, July 19th, 2011
Marathoner and retired architecture professor Yuji Kishimoto, third from left, can be found running around campus on Thursday afternoons, always flanked by several students.

Jogging alongside students every week calls for a lesson quite different from the traditional lecture. And the now retired Kishimoto still gets to share his love for the outdoors while passing on words of immeasurable wisdom.

The healing power of nature

Thursday, July 14th, 2011
Working closely with her students and those in the health care field, Ellen Vincent is helping others to become more aware of their surroundings — and the immense benefits that come along with doing so.

Working closely with her students and those in the health care field, Ellen Vincent is helping others to become more aware of their surroundings — and the immense benefits that come along with doing so.

Riding in style

Monday, July 11th, 2011

Follow the process as two students turn their Chevy Cavalier into a tiger.

Chasing dreams, tackling challenges and leaving a mark

Friday, July 8th, 2011
Overcoming obstacles is no problem for the inspiring and determined Cohen Simpson. Not the least of these was his mother’s death shortly before his Clemson graduation in May.

Headed for the University of Oxford, Cohen Simpson leaves Clemson with a remarkable story of hard work, dedication and passion.