Department of English

MAPC Alumni: Where are they now?

MAPC alumni thrive in many careers, including PR, communications, and marketing, teaching, web design and information design, and writing and editing.  Following are some of our alumni who are active in interactions with current students and faculty.  For more details about the careers of MAPC alumni, see our alumni profiles.

Public Relations, Communications, and Marketing

Jodi Baker, '08 Account Manager

Dovedalesales Heatherwood Communities

Sayville, NY
Jacob Barker, '02 Public Information Director Clemson University, Marketing Services Clemson, SC
Stephanie Beard, '14 Communications Specialist National Christian Foundation Atlanta, GA
Katie (Goergen) Benjamin, '09 Communications Officer Sandvik Sandviken, Sweden
Amanda Brock, '02 Marketing Communications Specialist Sealevel Systems, Inc. Seneca, SC
Natalie Brown, '07 Assistant Director for Communications, Marketing, Website, & Publications VCOM - Carolinas Campus Spartanburg, SC
Sylvia Carlson, '07 Grant Writer Courage Kenny Foundation Plymouth, MN
Melissa Ann Caudill, '07 Sales and Service Representative Taylor Publishing Greer, SC
Jared Christensen, '06 Director of Graduate Admissions Trinity International  University Deerfield, IL
Joinne Ruff Chandler '14 Marketing Project Manager Mercy Health Cincinnati, OH
Beach Von Oesen Codevilla, '95 Senior Vice President Spitfire Strategies Longmont, CO
Dan Richards, '09 Media Relations Strategist The Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights Washington, DC
Kimball Godfrey, '93 Grants Coordinator Clemson University Clemson, SC
Jennifer Hall, '07 Marketing Specialist Fluor Corporation Greenville, SC
Shawn Haney, '05 Public Affairs Officer U.S. Marine Corps Woodbridge, VA
Rita Howard, '10 Director, Marketing and Communications Georgia Transplant Foundation Norcross, GA
Adam Huddleston, '01 Director of Training and Development California Pizza Kitchen Raleigh, NC
Courtney Jordan, '08 Program Assistant, Communications Association of Zoos & Aquariums Millersville, MD
Eric Krantz, '04 Communications Manager Fluor Corporation Houston, TX
Meredith Chandler LeCroy, '01 Director of Communications, Manager of Marketing University of Tennessee Knoxville, TN
Julia Ledbetter, '11 Marketing Coordinator KeyMark Inc. Liberty, SC
Ashley Lusk, '08 Public Relations Specialist Girl Scout Council of the Nation's Capital Washington, DC
Brittany Lauren Minors, '07 Business Development Coordinator O'Brien & Gere Engineers Charleston, SC
Dana Morgan, '04 Account Manager of Advertising Debbie Nelson & Associates, LLC Lyman, SC
Natalia Muska, '04 Marketing Communications Specialist KeyMark Inc. Greenville, SC
Cynthia Ofori-Dwumfuo, '12 Public Affairs Intern Vox Global Dallas, TX
Sam Parsons, '04 Senior Sales Executive Keyence Corporation of America Fort Mill, SC
Melissa Tidwell Powell, '01 Assistant Director Women's Daytime Drop-in Center Berkeley, CA
Caroline (Garmon) Reppert, '11 Communications Specialist Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC Aiken, SC
Michael Eric Rodgers, '06 Interim Director, Broadcast Productions Clemson University  Clemson, SC
Ashley Sherry, '03 Senior Account Executive/Public Relations Luquire George Andrews Charlotte, NC
Angela Nixon, '01 Public Information Coordinator Clemson University, Media Relations Office Seneca, SC
Kimberly Stephens, 96 Program Design & Development, IBM Diversity & Inclusion IBM Knoxville, TN
Diana Thrasher, '09 Grants Administrator Clemson University Clemson, SC
Samantha Tucker, '05 Grants & Public Relations Specialist Safe Harbor, Inc. Easley, SC
Jessica Turner, '05 Communications Coordinator Kiawah Development Partners (Kiawah Island) Charleston, SC
Keri Ann Holder Unsworth, '04 Marketing Manager Itron, Inc. Seneca, SC
Stacy (Murray) Weathers, '97 Technical Delivery Manager Bank of America Charlotte, NC
Myra Whittemore, '04 Director of Institutional Assessment College of Charleston Charleston, SC
J. Adam Wickliffe, '03 Director of IT & Communication Allcare Medical Greer, SC
Rachel Wiles, '03 Sales The Cliffs Communities Greenville, SC
Dustin Wilson, '10 Public Information Director, College of Business & Behavioral Science  Clemson University 

Clemson, SC



Shawn Paul Apostel, '04 Assistant Professor of Communication/Instructional Technical Specialist Bellarmine University

Louisville, KY

Vinson Burdette, '97 Dean of Student Development, Athletics Director Tri-County Technical College Pendleton, SC
Allison Cantrell, '03 Journalism Instructor USC Upstate Spartanburg, SC
Ashley Cowden, '03 Lecturer in English Clemson University Clemson, SC
April Davis, '09 English Instructor Virginia Union University Richmond, VA
Carrie Priddy DuPre, '04 Lecturer in Communication Studies & PhD Student, Education Leadership Clemson University Clemson, SC
Carly Finseth, '11 PhD Student & Technical Writing Instructor  Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX
Teresa Fishman Director, Center for Academic Integrity Clemson University Clemson, SC
Steve Flagg, '01 Science Teacher School District of Oconee County Seneca, SC
Marianne Herr Glaser, '02 Senior Lecturer in Communication Studies Clemson University Braselton, GA
Kathryn Goforth, '01 Lead Eng. Instructor & Coordinator of Instructional Activities Tri-County Technical College Central, SC
Jessica Hankinson Harwood, '04 Professor of Biology Spartanburg Methodist College Piedmont, SC
Michael Hedges, '07 Associate Professor of English Horry-Georgetown Technical College Conway, SC
Jonathan Lashley, '11 English Composition Instructor and Writing Lab Tutor Central Oregon Community College Bend, OR
Daniel Liddle, '12 Doctoral Student Purdue University Lafayette, IN
Claiborne Linvill, '11 Public Relations Instructor Clemson University Clemson, SC
Christy Mroczek, '05 Professor Armstrong Atlantic State University Bluffton, SC
Elizabeth Dennis Parham, '05 Assistant Professor, English and Modern Language; Director, First-Year Seminar Program Barton College Rocky Mount, NC
Peter Praetorius, '96 Assistant Professor of Communication University of Alaska--Matanuska-Susitna College Palmer, AK
Angela Marie Rogers, '02 Coordinator of the Moore Scholars Program Clemson University Salem, SC
Rebecca Pope Ruark, '00 Assistant Professor of English, Professional Writing and Rhetoric Concentration Elon University Elon, NC
Wendy Michele Simmons, '95 Associate Professor and Affiliate for the Institute of Environment and Sustainability  Miami University of Ohio at Hamilton Oxford, OH
Blake Spence, '95 Professor Bob Jones University Greenville, SC
Drew Stowe, '12 PhD Student, Graduate Assistant Clemson University Central, SC
Michael Utley '12 PhD Student Clemson University Clemson, SC
John Williams, '99 Faculty Development Director, Telepresence Program Manager USC Darla Moore School of Business Columbia, SC
Jingwen Zhang, '11 PhD student & Research Assistant University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA
Yuanyuan Zhang, '05 PhD student, Learning Sciences and Technology Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA


Web Design & Information Design

Ardyce Alspach, '06 Associate Publicist  Tor Books Astoria, NY
Michael Brad Bonham, '02 Strategy Manager, User Experience Group Benefitfocus Seneca, SC
Kate Baker, '13 Usability Analyst Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation Marshfield, WI
Stuart Bagwell '09 Manager, Information Development VCE Durham, NC
Debra Mitchell Charles, '01 Project Coordinator Clemson University Computing Townville, SC
Tim Cook, '93 Senior Instructional Designer & Managing Consultant IBM Kennesaw, GA
Katy (Ross) Costner, '11 Web Content Editor The Home Depot | Home Decorators Collection Atlanta, GA
Lou DeLuca, '96 Senior Manager, Information Development Symantec Corporation San Jose, CA
Jason Durham, '05 Data Warehouse Development Carolinas Healthcare System Charlotte, NC
Andrew Edds, '03 Senior Web Designer Royall & Company Glen Allen, VA
Joey Evans '13 User Researcher Fidelity Investments Durham, NC
Sharif Ewees, '00 Owner 28 Media Richmond, VA
Manika Gandhi, '04 Sr. Associate, Learning and Development Sapient Gurgaon, Haryana
Andrew Heck, '03 Coordinator, Graphic Designer Clemson University, Brooks Center Pendleton, SC
Stephanie Haney Hobbs, '02 Owner and Creator in Chief Pixel & Paper Designs Greer, SC
Katherine Hunter, '07 Educational Consultant Blackbaud Charleston, SC
Katherine Pringle Jeep, '05 Instructional Designer TSYS  Augusta, GA
Joseph Johansen, '02 Interaction Designer, eCommerce Bank of America Rock Hill, SC
Ryan Keith, '00 Technical Specialist (Business Development Support) DCS Corp Meridianville, AL
Lynley (Loftin) Hipps, '02 Training & Documentation/Intranet Manager TSYS (Total System Services) Columbus, GA
Christoper Lohr, '00 Content Publishing Manager, Expression Studio Microsoft Seattle, WA
Chelsie Messenger, '13 Training and Support Specialist Hawkes Learning Systems Charleston, SC
Misty Mohr, '07 Field Service Developer (Instructional Designer) Verizon Business Phoenix, AZ
Susan Moresi, '97 Networks Specialist United States Postal Service Cordova, TN
Nancy (Annett) Peters, '07 Management and IT Consultant N&D Consulting LLC Vienna, VA
Bobby Rettew, '03 Chief Storyteller Gray Digital Group  Anderson, SC
Skip Sawyer, '96 Hewlett Packard Information Developer IV Fort Collins, CO
Marvin Smith, '01 Chicago Regional Director and Manager of User Experience Design HumanCentric Technologies Arlington Heights, IL
Tracie Smith Eisenberg, '05 IT Trainer, Requirements Analyst Stanley Associates Fairfax, VA
Paula Sullivan, '11 Lead Design Engineer Image Manufacturing Group Alpharetta, GA
Irfan Tak, '97 Info Resource Consult II Clemson University Computer Center Central, SC
Bambi Thompson, '07 System Analyst LifeCycle Engineering Charleston, SC
Heather Totten, '01 Product Manager Charleston, SC
Turner Vaughn, '12 Resident - Communications & Video Production Grace Church Greenville, SC
Brian Verhoeven, '05 Managing Director of User Experience Forum One Communications Alexandria, VA
Christina Byrd Watkins, '04 Software Engineer IBM Raleigh, NC
Adam Wickliffe, '03 Director of IT & Communication, Adjunct Faculty Allcare Medical, ITT Technical Institute Greer, SC
David Williams, '08 Analyst/Web Architect ICF International
Annie Connelly Yukish, '05 Possibilities Advocate Think Up Consulting Greenville, SC


Writing & Editing

Stuart Bagwell, '09 Principal Technical Writer VCE Durham, NC
William Blalock, '13 Proposal Writer AirWatch Atlanta, GA
Kate Bryant, '94 Writer, Editor, Web Developer Freelance Piedmont, SC
Megan Black Edds, '02 Brand Strategy Manager  Capital One Glen Allen, VA
Ali Ferguson, '09 Freelance Editor Purple Ink Editing Greenville, SC
Catherine Clay Heatly Gilbert, '03 Freelance Writer Freelance  Charleston, SC
Laura Zgol Gray, '07 Writer Tutor & Preschool Teacher Smarthinking & St. Matthews UMC Preschool Greenville, SC
Amy Jessee, '09 Senior Writer/Editor UNC Asheville Asheville, NC
Gabriel Lisenby, '04 Technical Writer TTI Easley, SC
Lauren McLaughlin Longo, '06 Information Architect, Usability Specialist Booz Allen Hamilton Burke, VA
Kelly Barnes McDavid, '99 Information Resource Consultant II Clemson University Clemson, SC
Suzanne Medders, '98 Technical Writer Omnibound, LLC Clemson, SC
Sally Ann (Schwartz) Mertens, '06 Editor Freelance Arden, NC
Caroline Moore, '11 Proposal Writer Project Time & Cost Atlanta, GA
Megan Nelson, '07 Instructional Designer Grace Hill Olathe, KS
Mary (Catalanotto) Parker, '12 Editorial Writer and Public Relations Specialist Self-Employed Greer, SC
Nancy Annett Peters, '07 Managing Consultant IBM Vienna, VA
Lindsey Robbins, '05 Staff Technical Writer Blackbaud, Inc.

Charleston, SC

Kim Sulak, '12 Technical Writer/Editor L-3 Communications

Fayettville, NC

Aubrae Wagner, '99 Chief Operations Officer EnVeritas Group Greenville, SC
Paula Creech Weinbach, '01 Technical Writer, Project Manager Computer Task Group Greensboro, NC
William Wentworth, '01 Customer Support Coordinator, Messages Architect, Technical Editor IBM Austin, TX