Nancy Spitler

Nancy Spitler is the managing editor of Clemson World magazine. Her goal is to interest, intrigue and engage readers with the stories of Clemson. In her spare time, she enjoys pottery, gardening and wandering through antique stores.

Articles by Nancy Spitler

No man (or animal) is an island

As you walk into Brackett Hall, you find yourself in a multistory atrium, with an open staircase. There are student computer workstations against the east wall, which is punctuated with windows. Swirling around the windows is a series of sculptures of animals and plant material. There’s an acorn that’s close in size to the nearby […]

Coming Home to Clemson

The weather was clear the week of Homecoming 2016 as students spent the week constructing floats for the theme of “Coming Home to Clemson.” While floats were going up, another group of students, faculty and volunteers were on the other end of Bowman Field, building Clemson’s 23rd Habitat for Humanity house built since 1997 and […]

Color Brave

Color Brave: In our polarized world of incendiary tweets and combative Facebook posts, honest and civil conversations about issues of race are not a common occurrence. This fall, a group of students and faculty took on those conversations.

Clemson at its Core

This past fall, the project known as Core Campus opened for business, with residence halls for 700 students, a large dining facility, and a new home for the Honors College and the Calhoun Honors Residential College.

Former astronaut Mae Jemison speaks on campus

Former NASA astronaut Mae C. Jemison gave the keynote address in Clemson’s opening convocation in August. Jemison, the first African-American woman to travel to space, flew aboard the space shuttle Endeavour in September 1992. Jemison described her life growing up in Chicago in the 1960s, saying that as a girl she could see unlimited possibilities for herself through […]

Mexico: Larry Dyches, Joel Atkinson and Lawson Jowers

Clemson Class of 1977 alumni Larry Dyches, Joel Atkinson and Lawson Jowers spent a week in Xcaret Mexico. 39 years after graduating together, they remain close friends. Atkinson and Jowers have known each other since 4th grade. They roomed together in Johnstone, 2nd floor for freshman and junior years. They met Dyches junior year. About […]

Tracking Tigers

It seems that no matter where you go in the world, from Timbuktu to Turbeville, you meet someone with a Clemson connection. Tigers are spread far and wide, and if you wear something with a Tiger Paw, they’re sure to comment on it.

New Orleans Club members attend Manning Award Ceremony

More than 30 members of the New Orleans Clemson Club attended the Manning Award Ceremony ­on May 17th in support of this year’s recipient, Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson. Watson’s mother and aunt also attended the ceremony that is hosted by the Allstate Sugar Bowl. Brandon Streeter represented the football staff, and Stewart Summers represented the Alumni […]