Forty years ago, the average cost of a new home was $49,000. A gallon of gas was 65 cents. And in 1977—just out of high school—this Tiger began her job at Clemson University. She originally wanted to be a school teacher. Instead, she has taught her University Relations colleagues lessons of tenacity, patience and grace […]
As a high school student, this tiger dreamed of being a typing and shorthand teacher. Years later, those very typing skills secured a job a Clemson where she has worked for more than three decades. In 33 years, she's had many Clemson Moments. Her philosophy is that "we're not here just doing a job." She is proud to help make our campus and Clemson a better place.
Graduating from high school is a big deal in Blackstock, SC. Graduating from college is an even bigger deal. This Tiger, a Blackstock native, achieved those distinctions and wants students to achieve the same success.
Clemson roots run deep in this Tiger.
The roots of agriculture run deep in this Tiger. A Georgetown county native, he grew up in a farming family and knew by age 10, that his future would be in the ag field. He earned his bachelors and master’s degrees at Clemson and now he’s pursuing his Ph.D. His passion is to engage, inform and enhance the lives of South Carolinians.
This Tiger knows the value of education. The first in her family to go to college, she now has three degrees and wants to help underserved students get excited about the college experience.
It’s a marriage of home and work for this longtime Tiger. He heads the Calhoun Honors College, housed in the beautiful new Core Campus. He and his wife, Sue, also live there as part of the Faculty-In-Residence program, which places faculty and students in the same residential space.
The new Faculty Senate president, educator and researcher balances the demands of each of her roles.
This Tiger has had a lot going on in the three short months that he’s been with Clemson. In addition to his everyday role working with students, faculty and staff, he is the co-chair of the inaugural Men of Color National Summit, which will be held this week. Meet Julio Hernandez. Title: Associate Director for Hispanic […]
This Tiger left his hometown of Cuidad Valles, Mexico as a teenager to study in Kingsville, Texas. What was supposed to be a semester abroad, turned into a longer stay. Now he helps smooth the path for international employees who want to call Clemson University home.
Servant leadership: This Tiger was the first in her family to graduate from high school. She has come so far since then and is about to transition into her new role as the Staff Senate president, eager and ready to represent Clemson’s staff.
This Tiger took a leap of faith in 2004 by coming to Tiger Town as a foreign exchange student from Japan. Little did she know, this decision would lead her to find her home away from home as part of the Clemson family.
This Tiger is an expert in communications, collaboration and engagement.
This Tiger is a triple threat. She’s an avid gamer, she raises money for childhood cancer, and she is the voice of the Cooper Library online tutorial modules. You can usually find her in the library, but just a heads up--she may be speaking one of the three foreign languages that she knows.
Her father was the first African-American taxi driver in the Clemson area. Her mother worked as a maid. After watching her parents work long, hard, and exhausting hours, she knew that she wanted to do something more. Between her father’s 15-hour driving shifts and her mother’s strong work ethic, this Tiger learned the importance of […]