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College of Education

Michael Staton

Marketing and Communications Director

Office: G-04B Old Main
Phone: 864-933-0334
Vita: Click Here

Educational Background

MHRD Master of Human Resource Development
Clemson University 2015

BA Communication
College of Charleston 2005


As public information director for the College of Education, Michael Staton leads the College’s efforts to showcase its excellence and engage and inspire its stakeholders. Staton works closely with administration, faculty, staff and students to promote the College of Education and its individual departments, centers, institutes, programs, labs and initiatives to a variety of audiences.

Staton has served as public information director since July 2022. He previously served as communications and media manager for the College of Education. He joined the distinguished staff of Clemson University in 2016, serving both the College of Education and the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Staton previously worked in health care marketing and as a freelance journalist and public relations professional.