Leah Vansyckel ’16

Articles by Leah Vansyckel ’16

Pottery perfection: Brent Pafford M’14

Growing up exposed to heirlooms on his family farm in Rock Hill gave Brent Pafford an appreciation for creative work that holds multi-generational significance. “The objects I create are made to be used, enjoyed and imbued with memories of shared experiences,” Pafford said. Pafford produces under the studio name Brent Pafford Ceramics and recently qualified […]

Headed off to New Challenges and Opportunities

In May, almost 3,000 Clemson students received bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at Littlejohn Coliseum and joined the ranks of 137,000 alumni. President Clements voiced his hope that the graduates’ time at Clemson helped make them better all-around people. “I hope that your Clemson experience has been everything that you hoped it would be and […]

Chris Bandy ’92

Spreading the Small Town Gospel The American South and cotton have a troubled relationship. But thanks to Chris Bandy and his homegrown apparel brand, Southern Fried Cotton, things are changing. When Bandy first entered Clemson as a textiles major, he hoped to have the same job that his dad had in the pulp and paper […]