Elizabeth Armstrong Boylan, ’08

The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Elizabeth Armstrong Boylan, of Houston, TX as one of the 2017 “Roaring 10” – young alumni who have made an impact in business, leadership, community, educational and/or philanthropic endeavors.

Honorees were selected based on their continued efforts to uphold the university’s core values of honesty, integrity and respect and to demonstrate an “ever-loyal” relationship with Clemson University.

A political science major with a career in government affairs, Boylan is currently the government and public affairs manager for North America at Solvay. She has volunteered with the Junior League of Houston; the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo; and the Former Texas Rangers Association. Boylan was president of the Houston Clemson Club for four years where she developed a scholarship for local students. She has supported Clemson’s Washington program in the political science department; the study abroad “Democracy Building in Post-Conflict Societies” course; and she co-founded, and is now chair of, the Clemson Balkan Foundation

The primary mission of Clemson YAC is to support the goals of the Clemson Alumni Association specifically on matters pertaining to Young Alumni. Clemson YAC exists to connect Young Alumni with the University, assist Young Alumni in the transition from active student to alumnus, facilitate fellowship, personal growth and professional development opportunities for young alumni and formally represent Young Alumni interests to the Clemson Alumni Council. The purpose of these efforts is to affect seminal influence on young alumni so they may continue to be connected and contributing alumni for a better Clemson throughout their lives.