CLEMSON — More than 1,000 students are expected to receive their degrees Aug. 8 at Clemson University’s summer graduation. The ceremony will be one of Clemson’s largest summer commencement ceremonies ever.
Alumnus Frank Hanckel, ’55, will receive an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities at the 11 a.m. ceremony in Littlejohn Coliseum.
Hanckel, a lifelong resident of Charleston, is the former president and chief executive officer of Coburg Dairy Inc. He has served the residents of the Lowcountry throughout his career, holding executive positions with the Charleston Metro Chamber board of directors, Charleston Clean City Commission, Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission, Charleston Rotary Club, Lowcountry Red Cross, March of Dimes, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and Trident United Way. He also served as an officer in the United States Army.
Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Live video will be streamed http://newsstand.clemson.edu/live/.