School of Education

Graduate Student Accolades

2015

Nilza Santana-Castillo, Tiffany Hughes, Danielle Barefoot

Graduate Students Win Case Study Competition - March 2015

Danielle Barefoot, Tiffany Hughes, and Nilza Santana-Castillo, current first year masters students in the Counselor Education/Student Affairs program, won the 2015 American College Personnel Association Case Study competition. This competition was held at the annual conference in Tampa Florida. In photo from left to right: Nilza Santana-Castillo, Tiffany Hughes, Danielle Barefoot.

Brittney SmithBrittney Smith Receives Advisor of the Year Award - March 2015

Brittney Smith, current student in the Counselor Education/Student Affairs master's program, received the 2015 Advisor of the Year Award from the South Carolina Organization for Residential Education (SCORE). She accepted the award at the 2015 Score Conference hosted at Clemson University, which brings together residence hall student leaders from across state of South Carolina. Read more.

Ernest MackinsGraduate Student Receives Herman G. Green Ph.D. Memorial Scholarship - February 2015

Ernest Mackins, won the Herman G. Green PhD Memorial Scholarship, which is given out by the South Carolina Professional Association for Access and Equity. Ernest is the second Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) and Call Me Mister graduate to receive this scholarship.

2014

Evan JaynesEvan Jaynes Receives National Orientation Directors Association Award - November 2014

Evan Jaynes, current student in the Counselor Education/Student Affairs program and graduate assistant in New Student and Family Programs, won the NODA-Association for Orientation, Transition and Retention in Higher Education’s Award for Best Communication in the Graduate Student Case Study Competition at the NODA Annual Conference in Orlando, FL.

 

Cristina Perez

Cristina Perez Recieves Award at South Carolina College Personnel Association - October 2014

Cristina Perez, Counselor Education/Student Affairs, anticipated May 2015, was awarded the Carol Eden-Epps Award at the Fall 2014 South Carolina College Personnel Association Conference. This award recognizes the outstanding contributions and/or potential in the field of student affairs by a graduate student. Cristina currently serves as the Graduate Assistant for Training and Development of University Housing at Clemson University. Read more.


Julie DesmanglesJulie Desmangles Admitted to SREB State Doctoral Scholars - October 2014

Julie Desmangles, current Ph.D. student in the Educational Leadership P-12 program, was just informed that she was admitted to the SREB State Doctoral Scholars Program. The SREB program strives to increase the diversity of students who earn a Ph.D. and become college and university faculty. Through the program, SREB's 16 participating states share resources, work to expand their minority applicant pools support qualified candidates with financial assistance, and assist graduates and higher education institutions in identifying employment opportunities. Since its founding in 1993, the Doctoral Scholars Program has supported more than 1,200 scholars at 94 institutions in 29 states. Read more.

Leigh Haltiwanger, faculty member and doctoral student in School of Education is an Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Susan Gay Scholarship 2015 Winner.  She is one of four graduate student recipients in the nation.  Leigh Haltiwanger Receives Susan Gay Scholarship - October 2014

Leigh Haltiwanger, faculty member and doctoral student in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education is an Association of Mathematics Teacher Educators (AMTE) Susan Gay Scholarship 2015 winner. She is one of four graduate student recipients in the nation. Read more.

 

Jennifer Bartram Awarded District Teacher of the Year - August 2014

Jennifer Bartram, a current student in the Leadership and Supervision Master's program, has received the 2014-2015 District Teacher of the Year award for Anderson County School District One. She received her Bachelor's degree in English Education at Ohio State University and currently teaches at Wren High School in Anderson County, SC.

Kristin WalkerAlumna Recognized as Clemson University Division of Student Affairs 2014 Employee of the Year - April 2014

Kristin Walker, 2012 graduate of the Student Affairs Master's program and current PhD student in the Educational Leadership in Higher Education program, was recently recognized as the Clemson University Division of Student Affairs 2014 Employee of the Year. Kristin was recognized as someone who embodies the spirit of the division, serving on committees and taking on roles outside of her job duties. Whether it be a career counselor with the most workshops offered each semester, or staff member most likely sought out by others within the division, she is always at the top of the list. An example of her impact is Kristin has increased graduate students looking for career counseling by 18 percent last year alone.

 

Eugene T. Moore School of Education doctoral students Kenyae Reese and Matthew Della Sala Educational Leadership Ph.D. Students Selected for Clark Seminar - January 2014

Eugene T. Moore School of Education doctoral students Kenyae Reese and Matthew Della Sala have been invited to attend the annual David L. Clark National Graduate Student Research Seminar in Educational Administration and Policy. “This is a high honor for our students and our doctoral program,” said Rob Knoeppel, the School of Education’s chair of the faculty for leadership, counselor education and human and organizational development. Read more.