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Archive for November, 2012

Mamie Helen Scott, retiree – Nov. 24, 2012

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Mamie Helen Scott, 75, died Nov. 24, 2012. She worked as a building/grounds specialist with University Housing and retired in 2002 after seven years of service. Scott is survived by her sons, Rickey A. Gambrell of Pendleton; James “Troy” Scott of the home; Arthur “Jerome” Scott of Easley; her daughters, Jacqueline S. Stephens of Seneca [...]

Georgia T. Roberson, retiree – Nov. 15, 2012

Friday, November 30th, 2012

Georgia T. Roberson, 88, died Nov. 15, 2012. She worked as an extension 4-H specialist with the Cooperative Extension Service and retired in 1979 after 34 years of service. Roberson is survived by one sister, Myrtice Taylor Boazman of Chappells, S.C.; long-time caregiver Ruby W. Walker; and a host of friends. Services were held Sunday, [...]

Inside NOW: Parking/Transit information; GCA moves to Brackett; request for nominations; Witt Salley: advocating online education

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

In this issue:
1. PARKING/TRANSIT: Closures around Littlejohn, Tillman and C1 Parking Lot
2. GCA Moves to Brackett
3. Request for nominations – South Carolina Commission on Higher Education Service-Learning Award for 2012
4. Witt Salley: advocating online education
5. Reminder: TigerOne card distribution Dec. 3-14; employees hired after Sept. 21 should pick up cards beginning Dec. 19
6. Clemson Honored by AFCA For Graduation Success Rate
7. Last call: library data management survey
8. CCIT Leadership Summit presentation Nov. 30
9. Retirement reception for Suzanne Atkinson Dec. 5
10. General Faculty Meeting Dec. 19

Inside NOW (Early Thanksgiving issue): Protect your belongings and yourself this holiday; CAT bus holiday schedule information; upcoming tree removal

Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

In this issue:
1. CUPD: Protect your belongings and yourself this holiday
2. CAT bus schedule information
3. Upcoming tree removal
4. Volunteers needed for weight-loss study

5. Creative Inquiry introduces Decipher magazine

6. Healthy cooking on a college budget

7. TRAFFIC/PARKING- Brooks Center Nov. 26

8. TigerOne cards: FAQs available

9. Mark your calendar: Retirement reception Nov. 29

Insurance deduction changes beginning January 2013

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Employees enrolled in state insurance will see more money in their Dec. 21 paycheck. That’s because Clemson University is changing the way that it deducts insurance premiums. Currently state insurance premiums are deducted one month in advance from the second paycheck each month. In January, all insurance premiums will be equally split between the first [...]

Wallace Furman “Dink” Blackwell, retiree – Nov. 10. 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Wallace Furman “Dink” Blackwell, 68, died Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012. Blackwell was retired from Clemson University, where he worked for 18 years as a trade specialist IV with the Poultry Farm. He was a veteran of the United States Army during the Vietnam Era. He is survived by his wife, Marilyn Faust Blackwell, two daughters [...]

Walter Calvin Stroud, retiree – Nov. 14, 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Walter Calvin Stroud, 66, died Nov. 14, 2012. Stroud was a South Carolina state meat inspector with Clemson University and retired in 2006 with 37 years of service. He returned as a part-time inspector until just before his death. He is survived by his wife, Judy Smith Stroud, two sons, three daughters, nine grandchildren and [...]

John Thomas “Tommy” Walker, III, retiree – Nov. 7, 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

John Thomas “Tommy” Walker, III, 62, died Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 at his home in Ridgeland, S.C. Walker worked as a Clemson University Extension agent and retired in 2008 after 32 years of service. Walker is survived by his parents, J. T. “Tom” Walker, Jr. and Sarah A. Bush Walker of Columbia, S.C.; his wife, [...]

Alma Bennett, professor – Oct. 18, 2012

Friday, November 16th, 2012

Alma Bennett, 71, professor of English and Humanities, died Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 from complications associated with kidney cancer. A graveside service will be held Nov. 10 at 2 p.m. in the Mizpah Cemetery in Durant, Miss. A memorial service will be held at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at 2 p.m., Sunday, [...]

Inside NOW: Heroes in our midst; HR moves back to ASB; discount with TigerOne card

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

In this edition:
1. Heroes in our midst
2. HR moves back to ASB
3. Barnes & Noble to offer discount with TigerOne ID card
4. CBS news anchor to speak on campus Nov. 18
5. Tillman Carillon repair update
6. Special holiday rate at the Conference Center & Inn
7. Safe Tiger mug winner
8. What’s happening at Clemson? Check the calendar!
9. Clemson/USC Blood Bowl Nov. 12-16
10. Angel Tree Window Nov. 13-30
11. The Scientist Pope: Faith and Science in the Dark Ages Nov. 14
12. Honey and shirt sale continues
13. 13 Indigenous Grandmothers’ film screening Nov. 15
14. Drop-in reception for Jane and Blair Pelley Nov. 16
15. Legacy Day Nov. 16