This Philadelphia-area native arrived on a bus with a backpack and a pony tail. Nearly 30 years later, the pony tail is gone, he still roots for the Eagles (it’s a Philly-thing), but he’s also added orange and purple to his wardrobe. Today, he directs the graduate Architecture + Health program, which focuses on architectural […]
Having graduated from Clemson’s nationally recognized nursing program, this Tiger is back at Clemson, teaching good nurses how to be great nurses. Meet Janice Garrison Lanham.
This Tiger helped design and build digital media and learning labs. The spaces feature advanced technologies to educate, excite and empower students with the tools to create. Meet Matthew Boyer. Title: Assistant professor of digital media and learning Years at Clemson: Six years What I do at Clemson: I teach an undergraduate general education and teacher […]
Safety with a smile. This very popular Tiger does not love to write parking tickets. She’d rather create relationships, which enable her to educate faculty, staff and students – her “family” – about proper parking on Clemson’s main campus. Meet Guadalupe Hackett. Title: Parking enforcement officer Years at Clemson: 10 What I do at Clemson: […]
CLEMSON – The Urban League of the Upstate welcomed Clemson’s Julio Hernandez to its “man cave,” Monday to talk to young men about how their futures can look. The Urban League developed the Upstate ManCave program to help young men “foster healthy self-care, relationship-building, mindfulness and financial skills.” Hernandez, the associate director of Hispanic Outreach […]
As a child in East Asia, he loved Origami. Today, he uses it as part of his research. Folding paper into complex shapes helps researchers use the principles of geometry to envision new materials and structures. Meet Suyi Li. Title: Assistant professor Years at Clemson: 3 What I do at Clemson: Being a teacher, my role […]
This Tiger came to Clemson as a student in 2006 and returned as a staff member. Giving her students the help, support and direction that she received, she loves to watch them grow and develop, just as she did.
Hospitality and kindness. It's what this Tiger noticed about her Clemson colleagues from day one, and it's what she passes on as she teaches, mentors and advises her students.
Leaving no one behind. The road to success runs through the classroom. But many students and families from economically disadvantaged areas do not see higher education as an option. It is an option. This Tiger works to promote a path to higher education - particularly for students in South Carolina's poorly performing and underfunded K-12 school districts. Because when we inspire their success, we shape their future - and ours.
This Tiger's Clemson journey began while she was a graduate student. Today, she uses what she's learned to connect, empower and inspire Clemson MBA students. Her inspiration comes from the positive impacts her students make in their communities.
Being human. This Tiger brings his research of American regional and ethnic groups into the classroom. Knowing about the research helps garner understanding, respect and appreciation for cultural differences. Meet Mike Coggeshall. Name: John M. (“Mike”) Coggeshall Title: Professor of anthropology Years at Clemson: 30 years What I do at Clemson: As a professor, I […]
Building something special This Tiger was attracted to Clemson because of its people — her colleagues, the president and his vision and students who were “ok with thinking big.” Her goal is to create a sense of community around the prevention of sexual assault and relationship abuse. Meet Megan Fallon. Title: Interpersonal violence prevention coordinator […]
This Tiger built a fledgling equine initiative into a nationally reputable, student-centered program. As an educator, she blends the business side of agriculture with practical experience on a farm and is excited to work with students who will become tomorrow’s leaders. Meet Kristine Vernon. Title: Associate professor; director of Clemson University Equine Center; South Carolina […]
Several years ago, a middle-school student met this Tiger at a Clemson EMAGINE event, which seeks to inform, inspire and engage K-12 students in STEM careers. On the way home, the student announced to his mother, “I want to be a mechanical engineer!” This Tiger is excited to inspire students and wants to ensure that […]
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.