Editor’s note: This is the next installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. 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 Director of Emergency Management Sarah Custer. — The thought was planted in Sarah Custer’s head when […]
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 integrated approach to major event communications at Clemson University received another significant boost this fall. Avtec Inc., which contributed more than $500,000 in 2017 to the Watt Family Innovation Center to aid Clemson’s emergency management operations, recently donated $30,000 in the form of two Scout dispatch software positions.
Students, faculty and staff are increasingly challenged to learn more, produce more and accomplish more. It is easy to get overwhelmed with what is expected of us and forget to attend to some basic, yet effective, personal safety practices. By doing these few small tasks, you create a safer environment for yourself and the Clemson Community.
Six or seven Saturdays a year, more than 100,000 people migrate to the Clemson University campus to experience the kind of good time only found in American football towns. Behind the scenes, a world-class team has been assembled to direct and watch over the proceedings.
This Tiger began her career at Clemson in University Housing where she worked with students and also had the chance to work with university police, fire and emergency management. She says that her move to emergency management seemed like a natural progression of the work she was already doing. Today, she strives to make Clemson […]
Author’s note: Be sure to follow our divisional social media accounts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter for daily Student Affairs content. — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” I know, I know. You typically hear that phrase during a completely different season, but at Clemson University, it really doesn’t get much better than […]
Sarah Custer has been named emergency management director for Clemson University, filling the void left by Lynn Fisher, who retired in February. In her new role, Custer administers all activities related to emergency management for the university’s main campus.