Entries by Dana Morgan

Scroll of Honor – John LeHecka

Final Flight John LeHecka graduated from high school in Rock Hill in 1960 and enrolled that fall at Clemson College.  An agronomy major, John remained in school through his sophomore year before joining the Peace Corps. He spent two years serving in East Pakistan, what is now Bangladesh.  That experience, recalled his friend John Fuller, […]

Clemson Legends Party at the National Championship

Join us for the ONE Clemson Legends Party 2019 before the National Championship! Doors will open at 9:00pm. Guests will be greeted with a red carpet reception on which Clemson fans and alumni will have the opportunity to have their picture taken with Clemson Legends! Where: The Glasshouse 2 South Market Street San Jose, CA […]

Scroll of Honor – J.B. Lawson, Jr.

The Last Christmas It is fair to say that the Clemson experience of the Class of 1944 was unique.  These boys had arrived on campus in the late summer of 1940, when the United States was at peace.  They would leave Clemson College before graduation, their services required by a country engaged in a worldwide […]

Scroll of Honor – Rufus Randolph McLeod, Jr.

Rufus Randolph McLeod, Jr. How the world changed in those four years.  When Rufus Randolph McLeod, Jr. arrived on the Clemson campus in the late summer of 1938, no one could have imagined what lay in wait for the boys of the Class of 1941. “Black Dog” McLeod was a general science major from Hartsville, […]

Scroll of Honor – James Goldsmith

Germ Warfare The biggest killer in 1918 wasn’t the Great War, as the First World War was known at the time. In fact, the war, with all of its attending miseries, was a distant second—a very distant second. James Goldsmith was a Greenville boy who enrolled at Clemson College as a member of the Class […]

Scroll of Honor – Francis Stafford Barnes, Jr.

Son of Two Institutions    In the spring of 1944, as Europe was holding its breath in anticipation of the long-awaited Allied Invasion, an invasion of smaller scale was taking shape in the southwest Pacific.  General Douglas MacArthur, seeking to make good on his pledge to return to the Philippines, had his eyes on Biak […]

Scroll of Honor – Forrest Hugh Coleman, Jr.

Too Young to be Old To most of us, 33 doesn’t seem very old.  But, when you’re surrounded by young men in their late teens and early 20s, your perspective might change a bit.  Forrest Hugh Coleman, Jr. of Laurens found himself in just this situation when he was called to active duty in November […]

Scroll of Honor – Robert Vines Bruce

A Victory of Sorts Robert Vines Bruce attended Clemson College during the 1941-42 academic year, having already graduated from Boys’ High School and Anderson College in his hometown of Anderson.  He was pursuing a pre-medicine course of study, intending to follow in the footsteps of his father, older brother and sister, each of whom was […]

Silvia Carroll Named Honorary Alumna

Administrative director of the Charles E. Daniel Center for Building Research and Urban Studies Named Honorary Clemson Alumna Clemson, SC – Silvia Siboldi Carroll has been named an honorary alumna of Clemson University. Carroll holds a degree from Universita di Pisa – Facolta di Lingue e Letterature Straniere (Faculty of Foreign Languages and Literatures). She […]

Claire Reddeck Bowman, ’03, M‘08

The Clemson University Young Alumni Council (YAC) has recognized Claire Reddeck Bowman of Charleston, SC as one of the 2018 “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 […]