From U.S. News & World Report via Menachem Wecker:
According to Clemson's readabout.me page, it has issued 655 graduation badges, as well as 2,914 badges for enrollment and 89 for achievements. Readabout.me helps Clemson raise its national reputation, Gouch says, which trickles down to students by impacting the value of their degrees.
And then there's the digital filter benefit, too. "Down the road, the value of having some online news that's not just pictures from Cancún on their Facebook pages, that shows some accomplishments—I think those are good things for students," he says.