Degrees Within the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Science
Agricultural Mechanization and Business
Animal and Veterinary Sciences
Environmental and Natural Resources
Food Science and Human Nutrition
Forest Resource Management
Wildlife and Fisheries Biology
Meet the Mentors
Name: Dina Graves
Major: Food Science
Hometown: Glenview, IL
Campus Involvement: Food Science Club
Bio: Hey guys! Congrats on your acceptance into the Clemson University Honors College! I’m a food science major from the Chicagoland area and a rising sophomore. I look forward to getting to know y’all and helping you transition into Clemson and find your place here! In my spare time I love to run, bake, and spend time with my friends exploring Clemson. I can’t wait to be your peer mentor! Go Tigers!!
Name: Jessica Hardiman
Hometown: Summerfield, NC
Major: Food Science and Technology
Grad Year: 2023
Campus Involvement: Involved in Running Club, Food Science Club, Nutrition club, and FCA.
Bio: Hi everyone! Welcome to Clemson, and congrats on your acceptance into the Clemson University Honors College! I am a Food Science major from Summerfield, North Carolina. My emphasis area within Food Science is Culinology and I am minoring in Chemistry. I love all things dealing with food, so if anyone likes to experiment with new recipes, I am totally down! I am a rising junior, and I would love to share my Clemson experiences thus far with you and help make your transition as smooth and enjoyable as possible. In my spare time, I love to run, go on walks, hike, try new restaurants, and hang out with my friends. I also work at the ’55 Exchange ice cream shop on campus, so I eat a lot of ice cream as well :) I would love to give you guys tips on how to get involved on campus, as I am a part of many different types of clubs. I’m so excited to get to know all of you and help you pick out classes, show you around campus, and take you out for free food! I can’t wait to be your peer mentor! GO TIGERS!!
Name: Bryson Parler
Hometown: North Augusta, SC
Major: Food Science & Human Nutrition
Minors: Psychology & Biological Science
Graduation Year: 2023
Campus Involvement: Paws for PA (Social Media Chair), Clemson Wesley Student Ministries, Clemson Hiking Club, Creative Inquiry
Bio: Hey everyone, my name is Bryson, and I am a fourth-generation Clemson student. I am so excited you choose to join the Clemson Family! I am a rising junior majoring in Food Science and Human Nutrition with an emphasis in Basic Behavioral Science. I am planning to attend Physician Assistant school after graduation. I enjoy running, trying new recipes, and being outdoors. I would love to show you some of my favorite spots to run, hike, and hang out as well as help you learn how to manage the workload and stresses of college. I look forward to getting to know you all and helping you transition to college.
Name: Elizabeth Peacock
Hometown: Spartanburg, SC
Major: Health Science
Bio: Hey, Tiger! Congrats on your acceptance into the Clemson University Honors College! My name is Lizzie, and I’m a rising sophomore health science major with a concentration in preprofessional health studies (pre-med track). My career goal is to become a physician, but I’m not sure what specialty yet. I know there’s a lot to figure out in your first year of college, and I’m super excited to help guide you along the way! I look forward to meet-ups downtown or on-campus and will definitely introduce you to the best ice cream/coffee spots! Besides coffee, I’m passionate about medicine, playing and listening to music, tennis, cooking, and all kinds of books! Another life goal is to compete on Survivor, so if you ever want to have a marathon, I’m your girl. I want to help make your transition to Clemson as easy and as fun as possible, and I will always be around for advice if you need to talk or are freaking out about school/the future. One of my nerdy qualities is that I love planning, so I can advise you with class schedules and career development as well. I’m super stoked to be your biggest cheerleader and can’t wait to meet you!
Name: Michele Scaglione
Hometown: Sparta, NJ
Major: Health Science
Graduation Year: 2024
Campus Involvement: Foundation of International Medical Relief of Children, Phi Delta Epsilon Medical Fraternity, Camp Kesem at Clemson, Creative Inquiry in food science, Nutrition Club, Kappa Delta Sorority
Bio: Hey everyone! Welcome to Clemson and the Honors College! My name is Michele and I am a rising sophomore majoring in Health Science on a pre-med track. After college, I plan on attending medical school and hope to become a physician. I love running, going to the gym, spending time outside, listening to music/podcasts, and grabbing coffee at All In or ice cream at Spill the Beans! I am a huge foodie and know all of the best places to get something good to eat. Being from New Jersey, I was definitely nervous about being so far from home and not knowing anyone else here. But, I have come to absolutely love this school and am so glad to call it my home! I am here to help guide you through your transition to Clemson, whether that be with academics, research, getting involved on campus, or just to answer any questions that you have. I am super excited to meet you all! Congrats on your decision to go to Clemson and as always, GO TIGERS!!
Name: Faith Shupard
Hometown: Bluffton, SC
College: College of Agriculture, Forestry, and Life Sciences
Major: Animal and Veterinary Science
Minor: Wildlife Biology
Graduation Year: 2023
Campus Involvement: Honors College Ambassador, Secretary and Recruitment Chair for the Block and Bridle Club, Historian for the Pre-Vet Club, AVS Creative Inquiry
Bio: Hey y’all, welcome to Clemson and the Honors College! My name is Faith and I am a rising junior from Bluffton, SC. I am an Animal and Veterinary Science major concentrating in pre-veterinary medicine. In my spare time, I enjoy going to all of Clemson’s sporting events (football games especially!), spending time outdoors, trying new restaurants, and hanging out with friends. As a peer mentor, I am here to help you navigate your transition to college whether that be with classes, clubs, research opportunities, or anything else that may arise. I am always down to grab Starbucks or ice cream from the ‘55 Exchange and I cannot wait to get to know you all! I hope you have a great summer and, as always, Go Tigers!
Name: Bry Thobe
Hometown: Easley, SC
Major: Packaging Science
Minor: Business Administration
Grad Year: 2023
Campus Involvement: Kappa Delta Sorority Executive Board Member, Creative Inquiry in Sustainable Packaging, Packaging Science Club, Intramural Sports & an Employee for Campus Activities and Events.
Bio: Hey everyone! First of all, welcome to Clemson and congratulations on being accepted into the Honors College! My name is Bry (like the cheese), and I’m a rising junior from Easley, South Carolina. I am majoring in Packaging Science with a minor in Business Administration, and my goal is to pursue a career in the packaging design industry. One of my favorite parts about college is the endless opportunities that it provides for you to meet new people, so, needless to say, I am so excited to meet you all! During my freshman year at Clemson, I tried out numerous clubs and organizations and even changed my major, so I am more than ready to help you navigate anything that freshman year throws your way. Not only am I looking forward to serving you all as a mentor, but also to be there as a friend that you can just grab coffee with- so always feel free to reach out! Once again, I am so excited to meet you and Go Tigers!