Diversity in STEM fields is important because it better reflects that makeup of today's population, it keeps us relevant with our competitors and it allows us to innovate to meet the needs of a diverse society.
He arrived at Clemson as a student and never left. Having spent 13 years as Clemson's Men's Basketball communications director, this Tiger recently transitioned to the university's Student Affairs division and his hit the ground running as he tells the stories of students' successes, in and out of the classroom. He's finding that his experiences in Athletics help him tell those stories.
This award-winning Tiger says that to be a costume designer, you have to be a lover of history. She believes that students do well when educators create a connection with them and demonstrate an interest in their future. Meet Kendra Johnson.
At Clemson, faculty have a say in policies, procedures and how they are implemented. Through the Faculty Senate, this Tiger helps to coordinate collaboration between Clemson’s faculty and administration. Meet William Everroad. Title: Faculty Senate program director Years at Clemson: I have been an employee at the university for about six years, but I have […]
Born and raised in Norway, this Tiger taught at the University of Bergen and the IT University of Copenhagen before he moved to America. Today, he is not only a respected member of Clemson’s faculty — he represents them as the newly inducted president of the Faculty Senate. Meet Jan Holmevik. Title: Associate professor, English […]
Driving change Is there parking at Clemson? Yes. Are parking spots located right in front of your office or classroom? Probably not. As Clemson expands to provide learning and research opportunities on campus, parking will always be a consideration. This Tiger heads the effort to find innovative solutions to the complex issue of parking. Meet […]
With the help of the Clemson University Research Foundation, this Tiger filed for and finally obtained a patent for his research that could revolutionize the fertilization process of organic crops.
In every company, workers should know how to communicate visually. This Tiger teaches students how to do just that.
Starting a new job is hard. A new location, new benefits and new processes can be absolutely overwhelming for new university employees. This Tiger, who recently celebrated her 30th year with Clemson, makes a new beginning a whole lot easier. This Tiger understands that a positive onboarding sets the tone for a positive work experience. […]
A desire to know more: This Tiger and sixth-generation South Carolinian conducted research that changed the narrative about Clemson University’s history. Title: Associate professor of English Years at Clemson: 10.5 years What I do at Clemson: I conduct research and teach courses for English majors and the general education program in early African-American and American […]
As a student, this Tiger was on track to become a CPA. That was until her involvement in Student Affairs led her in another direction. Today, she helps students understand themselves, their identities and cultures and use that information to learn about others. Meet Kendra Stewart-Tillman. Title: Director for diversity and inclusion, Harvey and Lucinda […]
This Tiger came to Clemson as a graduate student and never left because she loves the environment, teaching and seeing "that light go on" in her students. Learn how she accomplished her goal and made history in the process.
Tigertown Bound: Each year, Clemson attracts a more competitive and impressive freshman class, and this Tiger is able to be a part of the process. By recruiting and evaluating prospective students, she has a hand in shaping the future of Clemson.
A 38-year veteran of Clemson, this Tiger helps to tell the story of Cooperative Extension and how it meets the needs of South Carolinians. Meet Della Baker Sprowl. Title: State program leader for evaluation, accountability and staff development, Cooperative Extension Service Years at Clemson: 38 What I do at Clemson: I lead the department of […]
Since his parents met in a communications class, this Tiger says he owes his life to the field of communications. Today, he uses his knowledge to offer the best experience he to his students.