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.
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.
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.
Strong advocate. 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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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.
When this Tiger, a hard core exercise enthusiast, developed a rare medical condition that left him very close to death, he called his family — his Clemson Family. And they came through.