Congratulations to members of the inaugural cohort of the CU Grow program. A selection committee comprised of leaders from across the University has selected 25 applicants to embark on the inaugural 12-month program. The 2020-21 cohort is a cross section of Clemson staff, representing various pay bands, educational levels and work locations. CU Grow (formerly […]
For the next three years, Kristen Lawson, the School of Nursing’s project manager, will be serving as the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) staff senator. As staff senator for the college, she will represent the CBSHS staff in Staff Senate meetings and bring their questions and concerns to the senate and University […]
The Staff Senate Activities Committee’s 12 members have teamed up to facilitate six program events in an effort to recognize the hard work and value of Clemson staff. Each month, the committee meets to discuss and coordinate its upcoming events. Brennan Beck, director of military and veteran engagement and a member of the committee, said […]
As Janeen Putman reflects on her year as president of Staff Senate, she can’t help but think about how COVID-19 led to the cancelation of a planned celebration of facilities staff and of the Senate’s scholarships fundraiser, and delayed its first official participation in Give Day. “I really feel like this Senate group missed out […]
To help alleviate financial and social distancing concerns about securing non-COVID-19 medical care, Clemson University’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center will provide virtual clinic visits at no cost to University employees, alumni and families.
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 […]
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.
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 Dan Hofmann, director of Clemson’s Parking and Transportation Services. — Dan Hofmann probably didn’t envision his […]
Driving change. Is there parking at Clemson? Yes. Are parking spots located right in front of your office or classroom? Probably not. As Clemson expands to provide learning and research opportunities on campus, parking will always be a consideration. This Tiger heads the effort to find innovative solutions to the complex issue of parking. Meet […]
Behind every administrator, faculty member and student there's a staff person that helps make them successful, according to Tina White, Clemson's 2015-16 Staff Senate president. This staunch advocate of the university's staff members hands over the leadership gavel on April 19.
It’s a rare thing to find the perfect job in the perfect setting, but according to Tina White, she has done just that.
Matt Bundrick came to Clemson’s campus for summer science and engineering camps starting in middle school, and never looked back. Instead of adhering to family tradition by attending the University of South Carolina, the eager student studied computer engineering and graphic communications as a Tiger. Bundrick earned his degree from Clemson, but he never left. […]
Exciting. That’s the word Angela Nixon used to describe her term as Staff Senate president. The lifelong Tiger, who jokingly admitted that she didn’t know what she was getting herself into as senate leader, proved her stripes this year as an advocate for the University’s approximately 2,500 staff. Under Nixon’s leadership, the Staff Senate had […]
Charles describes herself as an “eternal optimist,” and though she recognizes that Clemson has some challenges ahead with budget issues, she thinks that Staff Senate can play a role in helping the administration in the coming year.