Fifteen staff members from a wide range of divisions join 10 faculty members in the 2020 cohort of the President’s Leadership Institute. The PLI is a nine-month leadership development program that invests, supports and develops professional and personal leadership in a diverse community of faculty and staff. The institute enables participants to build individual effectiveness, understand […]
There are nine faculty among the 21 members of the 2020 cohort of the President’s Leadership Institute. The PLI is a nine-month leadership development program that invests, supports and develops professional and personal leadership in a diverse community of faculty and staff. The institute enables participants to build individual effectiveness, understand the power of critical thinking […]
As the President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) enters its fifth year with a new cohort, Clemson University is in the midst of the most disruptive time in its history. “Leadership development and investing in faculty and staff are needed now, more than ever,” said Kyra Lobbins, the deputy chief of staff who is making plans for […]
Deon Stevenson Legette supervises 42 Extension agents and staff members in a 10-county area, but her impact on the Clemson Cooperative Extension Service is statewide. The winner of the 2020 Alumni Award for Cooperative Extension Distinguished Public Service, Legette is the Midlands District Extension director who, according to her award citation, “has mentored countless adults […]
Eric Lapin sees his participation in this year’s President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) as a natural extension of the work he was doing to earn his Clemson Ph.D. He is using his PLI experience to find ways to incorporate the arts into the larger mission of Clemson University.
The President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) is an exciting opportunity for emerging, high-potential and high-performing members of the faculty and staff of Clemson University. Each PLI cohort is comprised of 25 faculty and staff members from across the University. These individuals have demonstrated exceptional performance in their respective areas. If you would like to nominate a […]
Phebe Davis-Culler is a member of the President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) – a program in its fourth year. Davis-Culler is leveraging PLI’s intense study of leadership skill development to enrich her students’ Clemson experience. Explore the video to learn how Davis-Culler is taking her student engagement to new heights. Phebe Davis-Culler is an assistant clinical professor of […]
Jim Grieger, CIH, CSP, CHMM, has been named Clemson University’s executive director, enterprise environmental health and safety, effective Jan. 1, 2020. Grieger will report to Tony Wagner, executive vice president of finance and operations, and he will develop, lead and execute strategic plans to ensure Clemson has a comprehensive environmental health and safety program with […]
Rick Petillo has been named chief financial officer, effective Jan. 2, 2020. Clemson’s Office of Human Resources and a search committee provided an exhaustive review of the significant number of applicants the national search prompted. Chaired by Lisa Knox, director of strategy and operations for the Division of Finance and Operations, the search committee was comprised […]
An initiative aimed at grooming future Clemson Cooperative Extension Service leaders began the second phase of the development program, Extension Emerging Leadership Initiative, which aims to actively engage the class members in problem solving, team building and other activities that allow them to grow as leaders.
Hugo Sanabria looks into the smallest places to find answers to life’s biggest questions. An associate professor doing research in biophysics, Sanabria joined Clemson’s physics and astronomy department in 2014 and went about designing and building a microscope that could zoom in to a single molecule and measure its movement in time and space.
The fourth cohort of the President’s Leadership Institute began this month, with 25 faculty and staff members participating in the prestigious nine-month leadership development program. Introduced by President Jim Clements in 2016, each year’s PLI exposes Clemson’s faculty and staff to all aspects of the University’s operations, presents opportunities to interact with senior leaders and […]
There are people who navigate the hustle, bustle and social media tussles of life today with grace. People who exist on a calm plane that can provide respite and safe harbor for others. Latoya Daniels is one of those people, and she was able to hone this skill while adding to it an array of […]
As assistant vice president for University Housing & Dining, Kathy Bush Hobgood was worried she wouldn’t be able to fully participate. Worried time just wouldn’t allow her to fully take advantage of all that was being offered. Such is life when you’re in charge of managing one of Clemson’s largest departments — one charged with housing […]