The holiday season is rapidly approaching, which means final exams for the fall semester are just a few short weeks away. Several campus partners are taking it as an opportunity to come together and offer stress relief activities for students during finals week, Dec. 9-13. In partnership with Robert M. Cooper Library, Counseling and Psychological […]
A couple of years ago, leadership within the Division of Student Affairs identified core themes as part of its strategic planning process. Theme identification was part of the division’s ongoing effort to better define its scope in support of the university’s goals as an institution. The four areas that resulted were health, safety and wellness, […]
Dr. Kimberly Poole has distinct recollections of Memorial Stadium. As a high-schooler in nearby Seneca, she worked in the concession stands to raise funds for the Bobcats’ marching band. In 2002, she was a master’s graduate when an infamous thunderstorm wreaked havoc on the crowd and led to a permanent change of venue for Clemson […]
Kimberly Poole is in her third year as associate dean of students in the Office of Advocacy and Success within the Division of Student Affairs. Prior to her time in this administrative position, Poole was a clinician for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) for about a decade, serving as the coordinator of relationship and sexual […]
Editor’s Note: This is the first in a series entitled “This is Student Affairs,” in which we examine at length the functions, administrative responsibilities and personnel within the various departments that make up Clemson’s Division of Student Affairs. When an off-campus apartment caught fire earlier this semester, a group of Clemson students were surrounded by […]
Municipal court judge Debi Culler considers her position within the Division of Student Affairs unique. Being located within a college environment is considered a rarity for her position. But it is all she has known in 25 years as an employee at Clemson University. In May 2016, she went in for a routine mammogram. Or […]
Two years ago, Clemson University’s Division of Student Affairs created the Office of Advocacy and Success. At its core, the office works to inspire an individual sense of belonging, student success and retention. It collaborates with students, families, campus and community partners, faculty and staff to empower Clemson students to achieve academic and personal success. […]
A first-generation college student, this Tiger didn't let obstacles deter her from earning her bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees. In turn, she works to help students scale obstacles so that they can achieve the same success.
She loves ice cream and dance. And she's passionate about students. This assistant dean works in the newly branded Office of Advocacy and Success --its mission is to inspire an individual sense of belonging, student success and retention among Clemson's students.