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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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