February 27

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February 27 in Clemson History

Events on February 27 in Clemson's History

  • 1905: Cadet J. T. Weston, from Richland, South Carolina, Clemson Class of 1908, dies this date. (TAPS 1908, page 55.)
  • 1931: Mid-winter Dance held.
  • 1971: The Clemson Little Theatre, the Clemson Music Club and the Clemson Players co-sponsor Guys And Dolls in Daniel Auditorium.
  • 1987: Huey Lewis and the News perform in Littlejohn Coliseum, 8 p.m. Tickets are $16.75, on sale at the Union Box Office and the usual outlets. (The Tiger, "Regional notes", Friday 30 January 1987, Volume 80, Number 16, page 13.)
  • 1993: Sigma Alpha Tau Chapter is established at Clemson University. Sigma Alpha is a sorority promoting women in all fields or agriculture.
  • 2007: The Clemson University Jazz Ensemble performs big band and small group arrangements of music by prominent American composers in the Brooks Center at 8 p.m. Guest artists. Free admission.
  • February 26, 2009-March 1, 2009: Clemson University's performing arts department and the Clemson Players--1478).
  • 2009: Tri-County Technical College and Clemson University officials plan to break ground Friday for the new Academic Support Center for the Bridge to Clemson program. The 8,664-square-foot building on Old Cherry Road will house classrooms for tutoring, student meeting rooms and offices for staff members. The first-of-its-kind in South Carolina Bridge to Clemson program is a collaboration between Clemson University and Tri-County Tech that allows students to transition from Tri-----
  • 2010: Jeremy Garrett Deyton, 26, an MBA student, died Feb. 27 at McCall Hospice House.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, March 2, at First Presbyterian Church, Greenville. There will be a gathering to celebrate Deyton's life immediately following the service at Zen, 924 S. Main St., Greenville, SC 29601.
Born in New Orleans, La., he was the son of Joni Adams of Kershaw.
Deyton was a comptroller for Globalvendor Link. He earned his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from the University of South Carolina and was pursuing his MBA at Clemson University.
Surviving in addition to his mother are brother, Jordan Deyton of Charlotte, N.C.; maternal grandmother, Bunny Pressley of Kershaw; aunt and uncle, Kim and Mike Wilson of Charlotte, N.C.; cousin, Ryan Wilson of Wilmington, N.C.; his girlfriend, Holly Douglas of Greenville; and their dog, Emma Lou.
Memorials may be made to Project Host, PO Box 345, Greenville, SC 29602.
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