Taimi (pronounced “Time-ee”) Olsen loves nothing more than immersing herself in the written word. Reading became her happy place early on in life. “I was kind of introverted as a kid,” she recalled. “I didn’t know what I wanted to do with my life.” So, she looked for her purpose in books. “I went to […]
Clemson is in the midst of its grandest development initiative in at least half a century and arguably ever. Just as one shiny new building or modern intersection is completed, another project sprouts up in a different corner of campus. It’s all part of a facilities plan called Building Futures designed to position Clemson as […]
As the director of strategy and operations for Clemson’s finance and operations division, Knox is tasked with running the process improvement Lean program, which is dedicated to building a culture of continuous improvement on Clemson’s campus.
Konstantin Povod is Clemson University’s resident radiation safety officer, overseeing all aspects of the usage of radioactive material, X-rays and lasers in research settings on campus. His job duties as part of the Clemson Radiation Safety Committee include reviewing applications for such usage, in addition to monitoring radiation doses and managing radioactive waste. He and […]
In her 50+ years on the job, a lot of things have changed. Telephone switchboards morphed into cellphones, computers transitioned from large mainframes to handheld devices and typewriters deferred to desktops.
Michael Childress equips the next generation of marine biologists with the research tools they will need to make an impact on the planet, as he does every day through his own research as associate professor of biological sciences.
Cycling is more than just a pastime to David Taylor. For him, it is a chance to make a difference in the lives of underserved youth in the Upstate community.
“A Ph.D. is a degree that says you’re a problem-solver, and my job is to create Ph.D.s,” says Ken Marcus, professor of analytical chemistry in the College of Science. Having guided close to 40 Clemson graduate students through the rigorous process of obtaining their doctorate degrees, and obtaining 15 patents, one could say he has […]
She dedicated her life to guiding others to happiness through her understanding of the depths of sadness. An associate professor in Clemson’s Department of Psychology, Zinzow’s work in the areas of gender equality, sexual assault, and PTSD has garnered a slew of accolades, grants and national attention, but the awards she truly cherishes are the […]
This Tiger is all about serving others. She spent decades giving service to Clemson as a student and an employee. During her term as Staff Senate president, she hopes to continue that tradition of service to her colleagues and bring recognition to the incredible things they do on behalf of Clemson. Meet Janeen Putman.
As the 2019-20 Faculty Senate president, this Tiger hopes to implement changes and policies that benefit faculty and make a positive impact on the university that he loves.
Ryan Mullins wants to change the way the world sees sales. Specifically, he wants to change his students’ views of sales as a career.
This Tiger sees Give Day as a chance for the university to create professorships and scholarships, to attract the best educators and students and to offer cutting-edge facilities for an innovative learning environment. Together, she says, the Clemson family can make a difference in just 24 hours.
This Tiger is able to engage students from the beginning to the end of their time at Clemson. At each stage of their personal and academic development, she challenges her students to soar. Meet Sarah Winslow.
This Tiger describes her role at Clemson as a "connector.” As the university evolves and students' needs change, she listens and makes connections so Clemson can be more impactful and intentional in supporting their success.