Entries by Dana Morgan

Scroll of Honor – “D. E.” Aiken

Hedgerow Hero Seventy-five years ago this week, Allied forces were struggling to expand and reinforce the Normandy beachhead bought with such sacrifice on D-Day.  During the first week on French shores, the Allies faced the daunting task not only of fighting the German defenders, but of supplying two armies with rations, ammunition, fuel, vehicles, weapons, […]

Scroll of Honor – John Leumas Childress

All Around Leader John Leumas Childress was one of those people who excelled at everything he attempted.  From the time he stepped onto the Clemson campus as a freshman member of the Class of 1951 from Augusta, Georgia, Childress was recognized as a leader. He was promoted quickly in the Corps of Cadets, serving as […]

Community Memorial Day Service Scheduled at Scroll of Honor

The Clemson Corps will host a community-wide Memorial Day service honoring America’s military dead from all wars on Sunday, May 26 at Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial.  This year’s ceremony, which will begin at 4 o’clock p. m., recognizes the seventy-fifth anniversary of World War II’s D-Day landings that led to the liberation of […]

Scroll of Honor Dedication Committee Launches Website

Clemson University’s Scroll of Honor Memorial occupies a highly visible plot of ground—directly across the street from Memorial Stadium.  The Memorial is in the form of a barrow ringed with stones upon which are engraved the names of four hundred ninety-three alumni who died on active military service.  While the Memorial stands as a steady, […]

Scroll of Honor – Francis Carlton Truesdale

The First Victory The Great Depression had blanketed the country in misery, yet some lucky, disciplined and intelligent young men still managed to pursue their educations. Francis Carlton Truesdale of Kershaw entered Clemson in the late summer of 1930.  While he was attending Clemson, unemployment peaked at more than twenty percent and economic output plummeted.  […]

Scroll of Honor – Ernest Theron Epps

Fiery Descent into the Sea The war reached out and grabbed the boys of the Class of 1944.  Having endured the hazing and harassment of their Rat seasons, the academic rigors of their sophomore years, and the increasing responsibilities that fell on their shoulders as juniors, these young men would have been looking ahead to […]

Scroll of Honor – Daniel Willard Smith

Tragedy by Train A heavy weight of responsibility fell on Clemson College’s Class of 1941. These young men embarked on their cadet journey when the distant rumblings in Europe and the Pacific could still be eclipsed by the rigor of the classroom, the comradery of the barracks and the excitement of fall football games.  As […]

Senior Week 2019

The Clemson Alumni Association and the Student Alumni Association are excited to host Senior Week 2019 Monday, April 22nd through Saturday, April 27th 2019. All students graduating in May, August and December of 2019 are invited to join us for this week-long celebration. Considered a “bucket list” of Clemson traditions, the Student Alumni Association has […]

Lori Anne Carr ’90, M‘92

Lori Anne Carr graduated from Clemson University with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education in 1990 and with a Masters of Education in administration and supervision in 1992. In 1999 Carr joined her husband, Chalmers, in launching Titan Farms, the largest peach grower on the east coast, with over 6,200 acres of peaches in […]

Titus Duren ‘71

Titus Duren was born in Sumter, South Carolina and graduated from Clemson University with a degree in Political Science in 1971. Following his time at Clemson, Duren received a master’s degree in education from the University of South Carolina (’78) and completed 30 hours above his master’s degree with an emphasis in education administration at […]