When Deborah Koon applied for a job at Clemson University, her father jokingly advised her “Make sure you act like you have some sense.” She apparently heeded her dad’s advice, because Koon secured the job. That was 50 years ago in 1969, when Richard Nixon was president of the United States, Neil Armstrong took his […]
by Emily Watrous, Chief Human Resources Officer A leader and friend of mine once said to me, “celebrate the victories, but don’t forget to enjoy the journey!” It’s true, and it’s a message that has stuck with me throughout my career. As a chief human resource officer, I offer the following three principles in building […]
While main campus employees were enjoying Thursday’s Employee Appreciation luncheon at the Fresh Food Company, faculty and staff working outside of Clemson were also being appreciated at luncheons held around the state. One of those locations was North Charleston. About 50 faculty and staff members who work in the lowcountry gathered at the Zucker Graduate […]
This week, the Clemson Family welcomes Fanny Coutelot, Ph.D, and Kevin Ozment. While the paths they followed to Tigertown are quite different, Coutelot and Ozment share a sense of gratitude and excitement for their new positions at Clemson. Fanny Coutelot is a research associate in the Department of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences who studies […]
CLEMSON — It was standing room only as students, faculty and staff gathered at the Watt Family Innovation Center Tuesday, May 7 to celebrate the 2018-19 award winners during the annual spring awards ceremony. President James Clements and Provost Robert H. Jones were among those presenting awards. Kelly Smith, associate professor of philosophy and biological […]
Danielle Arrington’s Clemson story began in high school when she and her mom took a tour of the main campus. “From the time I stepped foot here, I realized this place was different, she explained. “The people were different. This place was special.” Arrington immediately knew that she wanted to be a Tiger. She graduated […]
This May, more than 3,000 students will walk across the stage to shake President Clements’ hand and receive their diploma. Among those graduating are several faculty and staff members who have received a tuition-free education, a benefit afforded the University’s faculty and staff through its Employee Tuition Assistance Program or ETAP. A recent graduate who […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment in our series of “Student Affairs Talk” podcasts. In it, Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Michael Collins, a lieutenant with the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD). — Michael Collins once sat […]
The American Council on Education (ACE) named Sharon Nagy, associate provost for Global Engagement at Clemson University, an ACE Fellow for the 2019-20 academic year. Following a nomination by the senior administration of their institutions and a rigorous application process, 39 Fellows were selected this year.
Greg Mullen isn’t shy about setting a high standard of excellence within the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD). The way Clemson’s associate vice president for public safety and chief of police sees it, part of his job is ensuring professional development is at the core of his staff’s continuing education. And that is why he […]
Created in the 1960s to promote health among the nation's most vulnerable — low-resource families with children — the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) teaches participants how to budget their food dollars to increase food security and diet quality. By addressing barriers to health and healthy eating, the program helps people gain the knowledge and, most importantly, the desire to adopt a nutritious diet and healthy lifestyle.
One year is not enough. That’s one of the lessons that Dan Hofmann learned as president of the Staff Senate. Hofmann, who handed over his gavel to 2019-2020 Staff Senate President Janeen Putman at a ceremony last week, said that the Senate embarked on a number of important initiatives during his term, many of which […]
Perhaps because of their years of service as faculty and staff senators, Danny Weathers and Janeen Putman, the newly elected presidents of the Faculty Senate and Staff Senate, provide the best examples of Gandhi’s view that the “best to way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.” An associate professor […]
In 2012, Lt. Chris Harrington of the Clemson University Police Department (CUPD) was selected from a group of law enforcement officials throughout the state of South Carolina who were charged with developing a training program for dealing with an active shooter. Just over a year later, following the Boston Marathon bombing, Lynn Fisher — emergency […]
The Student Affairs Business Office (SABO) wants to begin recognizing division staff who complete optional training through Tiger Training. These professional development opportunities may be online or in-person trainings. Thank you to the staff and supervisors supporting their staff to enhance their knowledge and skills. Interested in exploring the training opportunities in Tiger Training? Here […]