Honorary Alumni

The Honorary Alumnus Award

The distinction of Honorary Alum is a special recognition intended for steadfast Tiger supporters whose “blood runs orange” but who never attended Clemson.

Any alumnus of Clemson University may nominate a person to be an Honorary Alumnus. Applicants will be judged based on an individual’s outstanding service to Clemson and/or the Alumni Association, lifelong devotion to Clemson University and demonstrated loyalty to Clemson and the Alumni Association. To nominate someone please reference the forms below.

The nomination period for 2020 has closed however nominations are accepted year-round. Those nominated between January 1 and December 31, 2020 will be considered for the designation in 2021.

Click here to Honorary Alumnus Guidelines

Click here to submit the Honorary Alumnus Nomination Form (nominators strongly encouraged to submit additional letters of recommendation)

Nominate a Tiger today!

Jim Warren Named Honorary Alumnus by Clemson Alumni Association

The Clemson Alumni Association recently honored founder and president of College Connections, LLC, Jim Warren, with the designation of Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University. The distinction of Honorary Alumnus is a special recognition intended for steadfast Tiger supporters whose “blood runs orange” but who never attended Clemson. “The Clemson family is real.  It’s not just […]

Don Munson Named Honorary Alumnus

The Clemson Alumni Association surprised Athletics Director of Broadcasting Don Munson by naming him an Honorary Alumnus of Clemson University. The distinction of Honorary Alum is a special recognition intended for steadfast Tiger supporters whose “blood runs orange” but who never attended Clemson. “I’m very humbled by the honor,” said Munson. “It means everything to […]

Candice Wilson Glenn Named Honorary Alumna

Candice “Candi” Wilson Glenn received her Juris Doctorate from Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas in 1991. She is the wife of Gerald M. Glenn (Class of 1964) and mother of Mike (Class of 2016) and Charlie (Class of 2018). She has been an avid supporter of Clemson academics and athletics since she met and married […]

Terry Don Phillips Named Honorary Alumnus

Excellence in academics has been a lifelong pursuit for Terry Don Phillips. He has an undergraduate degree from Arkansas (1970), a master’s degree from Virginia Tech (1974), a doctorate degree from Virginia Tech (1978), and a law degree from the University of Arkansas School of Law (1996). He is a member of the Arkansas Bar, […]

Jacqueline Morrow Reynolds Named Honorary Alumna

Jacqueline “Jackie” Morrow Reynolds graduated from Texas A & M University with a BBA degree in marketing. Jackie Reynolds’ distinctive and lifelong devotion to Clemson University is an outgrowth of her husband Dale Reynolds’ support of his alma mater. Jackie’s love for the opera drew her to the performing arts community here in Clemson and […]

Jan Childress McCrary accepting the Honorary Alumni award

Jan Childress McCrary Named Honorary Alumna

Janice (“Jan”) Childress McCrary, long-time volunteer and friend of Clemson, has been named an honorary alumna of Clemson University. Jan, now living in Greenville, SC, has a diverse background in healthcare businesses. She is an owner and Director of HMR Veterans Services, Inc., a national long-term care company focused on serving our country’s Veterans. Jan […]

Karen Chapman accepting honorary alumni award

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 […]

Karen Chapman accepting honorary alumni award

Karen Chapman Named Honorary Alumna

Karen Chapman of Atlanta, whose philanthropy has touched many lives through her support of education and health care, was named an honorary Clemson University alumna. She was honored at the University Convocation, where her husband, Tom, was guest speaker as Clemson opened its 125th academic year. “She is incredibly passionate about education and about making a […]

Jack Leggett Named Honorary Alumnus

Jack Leggett Named Honorary Alumnus

Jackson “Jack” S. Leggett, Clemson University’s former head baseball coach, has been named an honorary alumnus of Clemson. Leggett coached the Tiger’s baseball team for 22 years. A University of Maine graduate, Leggett took over as head coach of the Clemson team in 1994 and led the team to 955 wins and six appearances in […]

The Swinney family being named honorary alumni

Swinneys Named Honorary Alumni

William Christopher “Dabo” Swinney and Kathleen Bennett Swinney have been named honorary alumni of Clemson University. Both were recognized with this designation at the 2017 All In Ball, an event presented by Dabo’s ALL IN TEAM FOUNDATION. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Dabo began his career on the Clemson University Football Coaching Staff […]

Past Recipients

Dorothy Abbott
Sybil Albert
Willard Albert
L. Alford
John Allison
Beth Anderson
Bill Atchley
Mark Avent
Gertrude Bailey
Marcia Barker
William Barker
Robert Barkley
W. Barnett
Phillip Batson
Larry Bauer
Margaret Behrend
J. Black
Mary Black
James Blanton
Tim Bourret
Robert Bowen
Mark Bradley
Joel Brawley
Dannion Brinkley
Dewey Brock
Edgar Brown
Harmon Broyles
Marlin Bruner
James Burns
James Byrnes
Creighton Calhoun
F. Calhoun
Louise Camp
Peter Carodemos
Elwyn Clarke
F. Clinkscales
Josh Cody
Edward Coker
Gilbeart Collings
Robert Cooper
James Cowie
Mark Crammer
Katy Crouch
Sydney Crouch
Joseph Cummins
Donald Curtis
D. Daniel
Charles Daniel
David Daniel
Gene Darby
Peggy Deane
Dave Dryden
William Durham
Samuel Earle
Louise Edwards
Clifton Egan
James Ensley
Carl Epting
Tennie Farmer
Milton Farrar
Herman Felder
Frank Ferguson
Bernard Fernow
Wallace Ferrier
Harold Foster
James Freeman
Robert Galiano
Benjamin Gardner
Howard Glenn
Ewart Godbey
Maurice Goldemberg
Ben Goodale
Anne Grant
Joseph Green
James Grier
S. Hancock
Virginia Hardie
Kenney Helton
Victor Higgins
Trescott Hinton
J. Hobson
Alester Holmes
Preston Holtzendorff
Bob Hope
Charles Horn
Frank Howard
Lorenz Huff
Page Hunter
Howard Hunter
Victor Hurst
John Idol
Daniel Jansen
Ulysses Jones
Van Jones
Jeanne Kelley
Elizabeth Kinard
Francis Kinard
Adrienne Labranche
Joseph Lamaster
John Lane
Hugh Leatherman
Koloman Lehotsky
A. Lennon
Ruth Lennon
Christine Leslie
Earl Liberty
Alice Liberty
Joseph Lindsay
Mary Littlejohn
James Lynah
Hugh Macaulay
Jeanne Macdonald
John Mann
Samuel Martin
Patti McAbee
John McCormack
Alan McCutchen
Joseph McDevitt
Hugh McGarity
Herman McGee
Francis McGuire
J. McHugh
Donald McKale
Judith Melton
Buck Mickel
F. Miller
William Miller
Martha Miller
Michael Mirmak
Mildred Mixon
Alta Moore
Paul Moore
Charles Morgan
Linda Murray
Albert Musser
Stanley Nicholas
A. Norman
William Paden
Albert Pavlik
Jim Phillips
Frank Pollard
Margaret Poole
Virginia Poole
Celeste Prince
Chris Przirembel
Walter Purser
Gary Ransdell
Clyde Rauch
Charles Reed
Albert Reed
Jerome Reel
Caroline Reid
Joyce Rheney
Orestes Rhyne
Henry Rimmer
Robert Ritchie
Robert Robinson
Carolyn Robinson
Steffen Rogers
John Rush
Ray Rutledge
Walter Scott
Rachel Scott

Macfarland Shackelford
Virginia Shanklin
Dawson Sheldon
Elton Shepherd
Fay Sherman
Benjamin Sill
Robert Smith
Catherine Spurlock
Alan Stanford
Edward Stanley
Lawrence Starkey
Mary Stevenson
Charles Stuart
Douglas Sturkie
Cathy Sturkie
Lolly Tai
Rupert Taylor
Robbie Templeton
James Thurston
D. Tindal
Ilo Trively
Raymond Turner
Edwin Waite
Jerry Waldvogel
Harry Watanabe
Byron Webb
Michele Welch
Alfred Wheeler
Thomas White
Bill Wilhelm
David Wilkins
Jack Williams
Linda Williams
Donovan Willis
Melford Wilson
Milner Wilson
Kenneth Wood
J. Woodward
James Wynn
Arthur Young
Fred Zink