What is 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.

Meet the CU Grow 2023 Cohort

CU Grow News

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Program Duration

12 Months

Application Window

Autumn 2023

Cost to Enroll

0 Dollars

Testimonials from graduates

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If you are looking for a challenge and an opportunity for development in your current job, I strongly suggest signing up for CU Grow!
- Deveraux Williams
Info Tech/Training Manager
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It broadened my knowledge of everything Clemson has to offer. I know I am a better person and employee after going through CU Grow, and I really enjoyed my time in the program!
- Lindsey Ricketts
Associate Director - Athletic Academic Services
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I am truly blessed to have had the opportunity to experience the wonderful leadership and guidance this program offers. It added value to everything I do. I highly recommend taking advantage of this opportunity!
- Gary Mathis
Research Associate
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The experience was life-changing! The program gave me a greater outlook on my life, personally and professionally. I learned about the significance of authenticity and professionalism in the workplace. I am truly blessed to have been a part of the CU Grow family!
- Kesha Smith
Administrative Coordinator

Who Should Apply?

Eligibility criteria:

  Full-time employees, from any discipline, pay band or educational level, who have been at Clemson for at least three years

  Performance evaluation ratings of Successful or higher 

  Interest in professional development, career progression and personal growth

  Supervisor approval and support

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Program Overview

Brand YOU!

Participate in reflective training and activities to enhance unique skills.

Competencies Development

Focus on job-specific development to build upon strengths and put them into practice.

University Framework Extension

Experience operational and governance-related sessions.

Give Back!

Work collaboratively on an approved community-service project.

CU Grow Phases

Apply in Autumn 2023!

  • The acceptance process is competitive, so thoughtfully answer questions regarding growth, development and plans.

  • Participants will need supervisor approval to complete the application process. It is due before the application deadline.

Check back here in Autumn 2023 for more application details.

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CU Grow

Jaz Hamilton-Allen
Program Founder and Lead