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Meg Newton

Academic Advisor & Freshman Orientation CoordinatorMeg Newton

Email: newton8@clemson.edu

Education

  • M.Ed., Educational Counseling/Student Affairs
    Clemson University
  • B.S., Computer Science
    Clemson University

Professional Activities

  • Member, NACADA
  • CECAS Representative, Orientation Advisory Board
  • Checkpoint Advisor
  • CU 1970 Freshman Seminar Advisor
  • ASC workshop co-leader, "Welcom to Engineering"
  • Senator, CU Staff Senate; Co-Chariman, Membership Committee

Mrs. Newton advises general engineering Calhoun Honors students and other
freshmen. She is also the Freshmen Orientation Coordinator for the
department.
Mrs. Newton has a wide variety of work experiences. She was a software
engineer for NCR Corporation, a stay at home mom, and an interior designer
for Southern Homes of the Upstate before starting work as an advisor in
2011. She believes that academic advising in the General Engineering is the
perfect fit for her varied interests and abilities.
She is married to Robby Newton and has three children. Her daughter,
Lauren, works in Washington, DC for NAFSA: Association of International
Educators. They are the professional organization for university study abroad
and international student services administrators. Her son, Brandon
graduated with a BS from Clemson and is a project manager for a residential
construction firm in Charleston and her son, Trevor, is a senior in Civil
Engineering at Clemson and will graduate in December.