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Meet Student Transitions and Family Programs (STFP)

Division of Student Affairs
Clemson University
902 University Union
Clemson, SC 29634-4005

Telephone:  864-656-0515

University office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (except holidays and breaks)

Orientation email:  orientation@clemson.edu
Parent/family email: cufamilies@clemson.edu

Professional Staff

Clemson University DeOnte

DeOnte T. Brown


Interim Associate Dean of Students and Director - Retention Programs. Coordinates new student retention programs, including CONNECTIONS, SOAR Institute and RENAISSANCE Man. Active participant in university initiatives related to the success of minority and underrepresented students.



Associate Dean of Students and Director - STFP. Directs and guides STFP through all programs and areas of interest. Serves as support, resource and advocate for students through the Dean of Students office.


Glenn Spurlin


Director - Orientation Programs. Manages the coordination and planning of major programs such as undergraduate and graduate student orientations and university convocation.


Associate Director - Parent and Family Programs. Coordinates communication and events to engage families into the Clemson experience and create a partnership for a smooth transition for students and their families.

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Erin Fogle


Associate Director - Student Leadership. Provides the teaching, training, supervision and holistic development of student leaders, including Orientation Ambassadors and Welcome Leaders.

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Sarah Dumas


Coordinator – Peer Engagement. Supports the holistic development and retention of underrepresented students through the coordination of engagement opportunities for and with CONNECTIONS team leaders and mentors. Serves as the primary advisor for Sister-2-Sister.



Coordinator – Orientation Programs. Provides support to orientation programs and manages program logistics. Oversees the coordination, editing and publishing of office publications.

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Karen Erickson


Administrative Coordinator. Provides behind-the-scenes support to the STFP staff so we can most effectively assist our students.

Graduate Staff

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Sean Callinan


Focuses on student leader initiatives and development

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Jennifer Loh


Supports the implementation of programs and initiatives that encourage the retention and success of underrepresented students

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Shequonna Holden


Supports parent and family programs

Undergraduate Student Assistants



Megan Carter

Student Assistant; undergraduate major is psychology

Mallorie Gainey

Student Assistant; undergraduate major is biochemistry

Talmon Johnson

Student Assistant; undergraduate major is biological sciences

Katelyn Wilk

Student Assistant; undergraduate major is modern languages