1st Meeting – November 9th
Please mark your calendars for our first meeting of the year on Thursday, November 9th starting at 6:00 PM and lasting until about 8:30 PM at The Cooper River Room (Memorial Waterfront Park, 99 Harry Hallman, Jr. Blvd. , Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.
Clemson: Evolving Through the Years
We will be welcoming the University’s Historian, Dr. Jerry Reel, Jr. Clemson’s historian since 2002, Jerry Reel has quite a history with the university himself. His career at Clemson went from potentially short-lived to one as honored professor and academic leader for 50 years. The New Orleans native began putting down his roots in Clemson when, shortly after earning his bachelor’s degree in art history and literature and master’s in history from Mississippi Southern College (now the University of Southern Mississippi). He accepted a faculty position with Clemson in 1963. He was an instructor, then quickly advanced to assistant and associate professor, before being named professor of history in 1971. By then, he had become hooked on Clemson life. He is active in Fort Hill Presbyterian Church and served as adviser to Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity for more than 25 years. Students nominated him as a Clemson University Alumni Master Teacher in 1975.
Whether you’ve been a member for 20 years or are not familiar with Clemson in the Lowcountry at all, we encourage you to join us this year as either a:
- Member – $100 for all 4 meetings (including dinner)
- Guest for $30 per event (including dinner)
If you would prefer a different payment method, please contact Bubba Britton at the Clemson Alumni Association at 864-325-3051 or email@example.com. Your membership fee helps cover the cost of the meeting venues, meals for each meeting, and student scholarships sponsored by the club.