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Going the distance to represent Clemson

Monday, March 11th, 2013
Matt Sheen, right, works with a student in his 3-D printing class.

Student Matt Sheen’s ability to “do it all” reflects his drive and dedication in everything he does. He claims that his passion for both mechanical engineering and Clemson is what pushes him to be so involved.

The small car that is driving a dream.

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Jessica Byrd, right, and the winning Chevy Sonic Marketing Challenge team.

When Clemson marketing professor James Gaubert asked Jessica Byrd to be a part of his Creative Inquiry class in the fall, she had no idea it would lead to Detroit and, even more importantly, her discovery of what she hopes to do for the rest of her life.

From the boards to the books. Clemson and “Bobo” have been a good fit.

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Catalin Baciu

At 7’2”, Catalin Baciu will always stand out. In the paint, Catalin is formidable. However, standing up to the rigors of both a Division I sports program and a tough academic atmosphere called for a little help from Clemson’s academic enrichment center for athletes — Vickery Hall.

Inspired by a mother. Enabled by donors.

Friday, June 1st, 2012
Freddy Paige

Freddy Paige has a winning smile, a quick mind and an open heart. Even with so much going for him, it took a heart-to-heart with his mother during his high school years to make him see reality.

A drive to learn turns into a passion for teaching

Wednesday, September 21st, 2011
Rhondda Thomas

Rhondda Thomas was a student long before she was an educator, and the memories of those school days have made her a top-notch professor.

A leader, a role model and a friend

Friday, August 19th, 2011
Cohen Simpson

With a determined attitude and dedicated work ethic, Cohen Simpson strives for only the best. The young scholar is blowing academics away with his research, while inspiring all with his positive attitude and warm heart.

Donors give unrestricted funds with immeasurable impact

Thursday, April 28th, 2011
Seth Huffman

Just weeks before his final semester, Seth Huffman’s graduation from Clemson University was in peril. Not only had he suffered from the sudden death of his father that summer, he had learned that the student loan his father had co-signed would now be denied.

Reaching beyond the classroom and into the lives of orphaned children

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011
Josiah Hester

For Josiah Hester, passion lies outside the classroom and in a world of orphans and poverty. He came to Clemson after receiving scholarships of academic merit and prestige, but where he found his calling was far away from the college he calls home. After working to help tsunami victims in a small Indian village, he learned that what he wants out of life reaches beyond his computer science major.

Enthusiasm, passion come from helping others

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010
Coco Ellis

Coco Ellis’ commitment to serving others has only grown stronger since age 7 when she set up her lemonade stand to raise money to save the animals.

Dean Esin Gulari

Thursday, August 26th, 2010

Keeping faculty and students engaged in world-class education and research is one of the most important goals of Esin Gulari, dean of the College of Engineering and Science.