This Tiger recently received a grant from the Centers of Disease Control (CDC) to work toward minimizing adult obesity in South Carolina. She works with extension agents of the Rural Health and Nutrition Extension program, which seeks to teach individuals in rural counties about healthy lifestyle choices. Meet Michelle Parisi.
Creating a community. That's how this Tiger describes his work in the Design and Entrepreneurship Network — or DEN. In the DEN, he works with students to make their ideas a reality. Meet John DesJardins.
Graduation rates. Retention data. Historical trends. The data isn't only about numbers — it tells the story of Clemson. Meet Ronnie Chrestman.
Half the world’s population live in urban areas, according to this Tiger. By 2050, she says, that figure will rise to two thirds. She prepares her students to be leaders in addressing the complexities of growing metropolitan regions. Meet B.D. Wortham-Galvin. Title: Director and associate professor, Resilient Urban Design Years at Clemson: One What I […]
This Tiger began her career at Clemson in University Housing where she worked with students and also had the chance to work with university police, fire and emergency management. She says that her move to emergency management seemed like a natural progression of the work she was already doing. Today, she strives to make Clemson […]
Clemson University joins the nation in celebrating Hispanic and Latinx Heritage Month through Oct. 15. A highlight will be a visit from civil rights activist Christine Chavez, granddaughter of Cesar Chavez, the co-founder of the National Farm Workers Association, which later became the United Farm Workers.
As soon as she arrived, she felt a connection right away. This Tiger says that Clemson is truly a place that facilitates collaborative activities and learning across the board. Meet Lori Dickes. Title: Associate chair, Parks Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) and program coordinator, Master of Public Administration (MPA) program Years at Clemson: 13 What I […]
This Tiger conducts research in schools and trains pre-service teachers. One of the best things at Clemson, she says, is the opportunity to work with students who are passionate and driven to make a difference. Meet Shanna Hirsch.
This Tiger is excited to teach students, conduct research and make new discoveries that make positive contributions to society. He says he’s proud to be part of a place where science and discovery are valued. Meet Ramakrishna Podila. Title: Assistant professor, Physics and Astronomy Years at Clemson: 4 What I do at Clemson: My lab focuses […]
In 1974, his Philadelphia-area native arrived on a bus with a backpack and a pony tail. More than 40 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 […]
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 […]