June 28

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June 28 in Clemson History Wikipedia's article on June 28.

Events on June 28 in Clemson's History

  • 1855: Sigma Chi, one of the oldest and largest social fraternities in the nation, is founded at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio when members split from Delta Kappa Epsilon. Sigma Chi has seven founding members: Benjamin Piatt Runkle, Thomas Cowan Bell, William Lewis Lockwood, Isaac M. Jordan, Daniel William Cooper, Franklin Howard Scobey, and James Parks Caldwell. Sigma Chi is a part of the Miami Triad, along with Beta Theta Pi and Phi Delta Theta.. Clemson's Eta Psi chapter was founded in 1977. Since then, it has become one of the largest and most recognized fraternities on campus.
  • 2006: Dean Walter T. Cox, president emiritus, dies in hospital in Greenville from complications after he suffered a fall at his home on Folger Street in Clemson on June 14. He was 87.
  • 2007: 9 a.m. - Deadline to submit all grades for the first summer session.
  • 2008: At the CUTBA annual membership meeting, it is announced that the Tiger Band Association's two-year goal of raising two million dollars for band endowments has been met. The Clemson Wiki main page tallies hit 52,000.

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