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Faculty Bio

Smith, Eddie R.

Smith, Eddie R.

Senior Lecturer & Director of Internships and Alumni Relations

Office: 411 Strode
Phone: 864-656-1567

Eddie Smith is a graduate of Bob Jones University where he received both Bachelor and Master of Arts degrees in Interpretative Speech. After three years in the banking industry, Eddie returned to academics with a teaching position at Tri-County Technical College in Pendleton, South Carolina. He began teaching at Clemson University in January of 1990. His teaching responsibilities include public speaking and the introductory class for non-majors. He is also the Internship Coordinator responsible for placing and monitoring some 30 students each semester as they gain practical experience around the nation in a variety of jobs. Other responsibilities include the two annual speaking competitions: the Tiger Cup during the Fall semester and the Trustees’ Medal.