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United Way 2012 campaign exceeds goal

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Contributions to the university’s 2012 United Way campaign drive totaled $95,390.12. That exceeded the goal of $85,000 and is the highest total since 2006. Thank you to everyone who helped make this a successful campaign!

James L. Edwards, retiree – Dec. 16, 2012

Friday, December 21st, 2012

Clemson mourns the death of retiree James L. Edwards James Leon Edwards, 92, retired mechanical engineering professor and assistant dean of engineering, died Dec. 16, 2012, at McCall Hospice House in Simpsonville. He graduated from Clemson University in 1941 and served in the Navy during World War II. He received a graduate degree from Pennsylvania [...]

Inside NOW wrap-up: HR – Increase in FICA tax rate impacts your Jan. 4, 2013, paycheck; other 2013 tax changes; United Way tops goal; S.C. 93 safety work to start; obituaries

Friday, December 21st, 2012

In this issue:
1. Increase in FICA tax rate impacts your Jan. 4, 2013, paycheck
2. Other 2013 tax changes
3. S.C. Highway 93 pedestrian safety improvement construction to start
4. South Palmetto Boulevard closed Dec. 26-29
5. United Way campaign exceeds goal
6. Clemson mourns the death of retiree James L. Edwards
7. Clemson mourns the death of retiree Juanita S. Rothell

Increase in FICA tax rate impacts your Jan. 4, 2013, paycheck

Friday, December 21st, 2012

The two percent FICA (Social Security) tax cut implemented for 2011 and extended for 2012 is scheduled to expire Dec. 31. As a result, the FICA tax rate will be restored to 7.65 percent, effective Jan. 1, 2013. Because of the holiday schedule, the university’s Jan. 4, 2013, payroll must be finalized this week. Therefore [...]

SC Highway 93 Pedestrian Safety Improvements construction to start Jan. 2, 2013

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Construction to correct the narrow sidewalk along Highway 93 adjacent to Riggs soccer field is scheduled to begin Jan. 2, 2013. The project is scheduled for completion in August. Motorists and pedestrians should stay clear of barricades and temporary fencing; observe construction signage and avoid this area if possible while work is in progress. While [...]

Juanita S. Rothell, retiree – Dec. 3, 2012

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Clemson mourns the death of retiree Juanita S. Rothell Juanita S. Rothell, 81, died Dec. 3, 2012. She worked as a clerical specialist with the housing department and retired in 1992 after 18 years of service. Rothell is survived by three sons, family and friends. Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 8th at Seneca Baptist [...]

Inside NOW Special: Howell appointed interim dean of students as Smith goes to Presbyterian College

Thursday, December 20th, 2012

Student Affairs Vice President Gail DiSabatino has appointed Verna Howell interim dean of students, in addition to her duties as an associate vice president for student affairs at Clemson, effective Jan. 18. Howell will assume the position as current Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Joy Smith leaves Jan. 17 to become vice president [...]

William Lawrence “Bill” Willis, retiree – Dec. 17, 2012

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Clemson mourns the death of retiree William Lawrence Willis William Lawrence “Bill” Willis, 65, died Dec. 17, 2012. He worked as an engineering associate with the engineering and electronics service department and retired in 2010 after 31 years of service. Willis is survived by his wife, Dolores Bonnevier Willis, two children, family and friends. Memorial [...]

Marion Hayes, retiree – Nov. 30, 2012

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

Clemson mourns the death of retiree Marion Hayes Marion Hayes, 87, died Nov. 30, 2012. She worked as an administrative assistant for the Extension home economics department and retired in 1990 after 12 years of service. Hayes is survived by her husband, Christopher Brent Hayes, three children, family and friends. A Celebration of Life service [...]

Inside NOW: CCIT: growing the next generation of leaders; Seasons New Year’s Eve menu; TigerOne

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

In this issue:
1. CCIT: Growing the next generation of leaders
2. Seasons by the Lake offers New Years Eve menu Dec. 31
3. Reminder: Pick up your TigerOne card
4. Clemson holiday schedule