Congratulations to the Inaugural Cohort of CU Grow!

Phillip Addington

Sam Biemann

Frederick Blanding

Bubba Britton

Lori Bryant

Stefanie Cram

Carolyn Crist

Chloe Dixon

William Everroad

Darlene Fink

Debra Galinsky

Keshana Ham

Matt Howle


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Faith Isreal

Lili Klar

Katy Lentz

Yolonda Lowe

Gary Mathis

Chad McMahan

Suzie Medders

Leslie Moreland-Bishop

Bindu Rangaraju

Jennifer Ray

Lindsey Ricketts

Deveraux Williams

Introducing CU Grow!

CU Grow provides a framework to support the personal and professional growth of Clemson University staff in full-time positions. Through workshops and training, skills development, experiential learning, and volunteer service, CU Grow makes transformational change possible.


Program Duration

12 Months

Application Window

Apply in Spring 2021

Cost to Enroll

0 Dollars

Who should apply?

Eligibility criteria:

  Full-time employees (both FTEs and TLPs) with at least 3 years of service at Clemson University*

  Performance evaluation ratings of successful or higher 

  Strong desire for development and intrinsic growth

  Ability to articulate how this program will help achieve long-term career aspirations

*Entry to mid-level staff members representing all disciplines, pay bands and educational levels. Past Staff Development Program graduates are welcome to apply.

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Program Overview

Phase 1: Brand YOU!

Self-reflective training, behavioral assessments and more

Phase 2: Core Competencies

Personalized skill development through hands-on projects within your department

Phase 3: University Framework

Experiential overview of University operations and governance

Service Component: Give Back

Comprehensive activity geared towards teambuilding and community service

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Application process:

  • Participants may apply online during the application window. Contact for a paper application. Please consider applying for our 2020/2021 cohort in the near future.
    • Before applying, please discuss your interest in the program with your supervisor, as supervisor approval is required.
  • All applications will be reviewed by a cross-functional selection committee.

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