Inside Clemson

Yanchen Wu, student – June 27, 2022

Yanchen Wu, 30, passed away on Monday, June 27. He was a Ph.D. student in economics and a native of Hangzhou, China. “Learning of the death of one of our students is always difficult,” said Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students L. Christopher Miller. “The Clemson Family extends our deepest condolences to […]

Sally A. Surver, Emeritus of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sally A. Surver, Emeritus of Electrical & Computer Engineering passed away last week. Surver had more than 21 years of service to Clemson University and retired on June 21, 2002. She was a member of the Emeritus College. Service details will be offered as details become available.

Melissa McCullough, Bioengineering employee – October 18, 2021

Bioengineering employee Melissa McCullough died on Monday, October 18, 2021. Clemson’s Bioengineering’s department is holding a remembrance of Melissa McCullough on December 1, from noon to 2 p.m. at the Watt Family Innovation Center. All are invited to help honor and remember McCullough’s time at Clemson. Visit this link to attend. After McCullough’s time in the military […]

Bobby Joe Lyday, Youth Learning Institute employee – November 16, 2021

Youth Learning Institute employee Bobby Joe Lyday, 62, of Pickens, died Tuesday, November 16, 2021, at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital. Lyday was a building and grounds manager and worked for the University for almost seven years. Visitation will be held on Monday, November 22, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Midway […]

James E. Byrd – Graduate Student

James E. Byrd, 49, passed away Friday, Feb. 21. Byrd was a 1994 graduate of South Carolina State University and was pursuing a master’s degree in Clemson’s real estate development program. “Today our campus community mourns the loss of James,” said Chris Miller, interim vice president for Student Affairs and dean of students. “He was […]

John A. Martin – Student

John A. Martin, 21, passed away this week. Martin was a senior majoring in forest resource management from Easley, South Carolina. He also worked for the student radio station at WSBF during his time at Clemson. “John was a valuable member of the Clemson Family, and we are deeply saddened by his passing,” said Chris […]

Charles V. Privette Jr., Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Cooperative Extension – Feb. 19, 2020

Charles V. Privette, Jr., Professor Emeritus of Agricultural and Biological Engineering and Cooperative Extension, died Feb. 19, 2020. Privette received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Agricultural Engineering from Clemson University. He was employed by the Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service for 27 years where he was instrumental in the development of irrigation for farming […]

Annual required training completed

The University’s collective effort ensured the successful delivery and completion of this year’s required Conflict of Interest (COI) and Information Security Awareness (ISA) training. Each year, all Clemson University faculty and staff complete online COI training (with disclosures, if applicable) and ISA training. These training modules are designed to inform and protect Clemson’s scholarly community. […]