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Mentoring in the College

Mentoring in the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health SciencesThe College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences is committed to providing and supporting high-quality mentoring opportunities for faculty at all ranks. Both departmental and college level mentoring programs are available and faculty are encouraged to become involved as a mentor and/or mentee. From mentoring circles to between and across departmental mentor pairings, the college hopes to help you find the perfect opportunity for you. To complement the experience, the college will support numerous education opportunities as well as recognition opportunities for exceptional mentoring.

October 18th
Training to be an Effective Mentor – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
285 Lehotsky Hall

October 18th
Becoming a Better Instructor – 3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
201 Edwards Hall

November 16th
Research Workshop – 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
285 Lehotsky Hall

November 29th
Networking Event, Clemson Wine Bar
149 Thomas Green Blvd, Clemson, 4:30 – 6:30 p.m.

This award is designed to recognize excellence in mentoring of a faculty member in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences by another faculty member.

Up to 8 plaques with accompanying $250 in professional development funds will be awarded each April during the annual awards ceremony.


  • Letter of nomination from mentee not to exceed 2 pages in length
  • Letter of nomination should address:
    • Name, rank, and department of mentor
    • Mentor’s contributions to your professional development, specific examples encouraged
    • List of events that you and mentor attended together
    • If appropriate/relevant, list of projects that you and mentor have worked on or are working on together currently
    • If appropriate/relevant, list of projects that have developed incorporating interdisciplinary team members as a result of the mentoring relationship

Nominations deadline will be announced in the spring.

All mentees who attend education sessions will be entered into a drawing for $150 in professional development funds each time they attend an event. Come for the awesome content, stay for the chance to win!

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