Benefits of serving
Opportunity to network with real estate industry leaders, not only with board members themselves but also their professional networks
Opportunity to interface with the Dean of the College of Business and Behavioral Science and the Dean of the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities
Priority access to MRED students for internship and permanent employee opportunities
Access to the Clemson Real Estate Alumni Association network that includes Clemson alumni who are real estate professionals
Opportunity to mentor MRED students through classroom speaking and informal engagements
Invitations to the MRED events such as lecture series, networking events, etc.
Recognition in MRED publications and websites
Opportunity to give back and support Clemson University and the real estate profession as we work to enhance its reputation and professionalism
Responsibilities of each Board Member
Attend board meetings and important related meetings (two board meetings a year)
Volunteer for committee assignments and make a serious commitment to participate actively in assigned committee work
Willingly and promptly respond to personal inquiries by MRED Faculty
Provide access to your professional network to students, faculty, and alumni by opening doors and creating opportunities to interface with other industry professionals
Assist in the fundraising efforts of the Clemson Advancement Foundation (CAF) and the Clemson University Foundation for the benefit of the MRED program. CAF and CUF funds may be used for research and outreach, educational programming and student support as well as facilities for MRED.
If asked by Program Directors or the Dean, provide feedback on curriculum, programs and a research agenda that will help build our reputation as one of the top MRED programs in the country
Participate as guest lecturers, field trip contacts or mentors for on-campus as well as off-campus experiences
Volunteer or provide leads for the speaker series, bull sessions and guest lecturers in our classrooms, practicum and ideas for other sponsored events promoting research and public service efforts
Provide leads for research ideas and grant opportunities for the program to expand its outreach to the real estate professional community
In addition to Board members contributing valuable time, experience, services and skills, members support CAF, MRED, and the Advancement Board for Real Estate Development (ABRED) financially as they are motivated and able.