Jonathan Veit

Jonathan Veit is the Public Information Coordinator for the School of Agriculture, Forestry and Environmental Sciences.

Articles by Jonathan Veit

Scott Family Gift Will Help Recruit, Retain Top Students

Micky ’75 and Amy Scott know the vital role the forestry industry plays in South Carolina’s economic vitality and environmental health.  The Scotts, with Micky’s brothers Bill and Hank, are fourth-generation owners of wholesale lumber and pole manufacturer Collum’s Lumber Products in Allendale, S.C. Collum’s was founded in the 1930s and has grown into one […]

McCall endows Clemson agriculture college scholarship

Continuing in the footsteps of Clemson founder Thomas Green Clemson, who established the University with a legacy of land, Peter LeRoy “Roy” McCall Jr. ’53 has established a new scholarship endowment through a gift of land valued at more than $1 million. The Peter LeRoy “Roy” McCall Jr. ’53 Scholarship Endowment will fund scholarships for […]

Walter L. Dantzler ’67

Family and farm By any measure, Santee farmer Walter Dantzler is a blessed man. After graduating from Clemson’s advanced ROTC program in June 1967, he helped his father bring in the harvest before heading off to Vietnam. Then he served a 13-month tour of duty before returning to the family farm. “I got home from […]

Hope grows here: Video feature

Clemson Extension agent and host of “Making It Grow!’ Amanda McNulty visited The Clemson University Outdoor Lab and talked with Director Leslie Conrad about Hope Grown, the garden developed by Joe Williams and featured in our Spring 2014 issue. Click here to read the story about “Hope Grown.”

Hope grows here

You might not ever know it was there if you weren’t looking for it. A garden of five laser-straight rows nestled behind the pool at Clemson University’s Outdoor Lab, home to camps Hope and Sertoma. The garden is called “Hope Grown,” and it’s the brainchild of Joseph Williams, a soils and sustainable crop systems major. It’s an […]

James D. “Jim” Martin ’86

A relationship with the land “Choose a job you love, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” For Jim Martin, Charleston Parks Conservancy program director and James Island farmer, no saying could be more apropos. “I’ve always known I wanted to garden. Even as a tiny child, my parents always let me have […]