Nicole Grumbos is a senior English major who transferred from Greenville Tech into the Clemson English program. Typically, when you think about transfer students, including the Bridge program, one could imagine them moving into a more “common or practical” major such as business, health science or even engineering considering Clemson’s program notoriety. Instead, Nicole has bravely identified the values and practicality in an English major that is often seen as otherwise. Therefore, Nicole’s journey can give a unique and valuable perspective to the Clemson English experience. … Continue readingFresh Insight into the Clemson English Experience: Perspective from a Technical College Transfer Student
Dr. Megan Eatman goes by a lot of titles: Mother of a 7-month-old daughter, author of a recently-finished book about the rhetorics of violence in the United States, and as of August 2019, the new Director of Clemson’s First-Year Composition program.After 13 years in her role as director of the program, Dr. Cynthia Haynes stepped down in Spring 2019. She will now serve as the director of the Rhetorics, Communication, and Information Design Ph.D. program. Dr. Haynes leaves behind her legacy of instilling humanity, compassion, and ethics in the classroom. Dr. Eatman plans to continue the success of the program through an emphasis on inquiry and a critical understanding of rhetoric. … Continue readingFaculty Spotlight: Dr. Megan Eatman
Lynn Geyer is a junior from Coventry, Rhode Island. On campus, she is involved in Gamma Sigma Sigma service sorority and TOPSoccer adaptive sports. This week, Geyer shared insight into her experience as an English and Secondary Education double major at Clemson. … Continue readingStudent Spotlight: English and Secondary Education Student, Lynn Geyer
On a sunny Friday afternoon, a few members of The Constellation gathered around a conference table and introduced themselves to each other for the first time since Dr. Andy Lemons and his senior students Hannah Pearson and Katie Solomon organized the group in late spring of 2019. It was Pearson and Solomon who pushed for The Constellation to become a science-fiction publication on campus. For Solomon, she had enjoyed publishing the 2nd edition in Dr. Lemons’ Theories of (Other) World Literature class project so much, that she saw the project manifesting into something bigger. With hopes of working in the publishing industry after graduation, she wanted to get publishing experience while also working in the realms of sci-fi, and with the fun people they attracted. … Continue readingReality is Weird: Exploring The Constellation, Clemson’s New Science-Fiction Publication
Meet Sarah Watkins: Sarah is studying to get her Master of Arts in English. She is the President of the Clemson Longsword Guild — a club where she studies historical european martial arts and connects with the history of 14th-century sword fighting.
Her dad was in the United States Navy so she moved constantly, sometimes claiming the Golden State as her home. … Continue readingGraduate Student Profile: Sarah Watkins