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Speakers’ Bureau

Emeritus College Speakers’ Bureau

The Clemson University Emeritus College charged the Community Outreach Committee to develop a means by which the intellectual resources and commitment of our retired faculty could focus on the betterment of communities around our State.  The Committee quickly assigned high priority to the establishment of a speakers’ bureau.  Many organizations devote a position to identifying and organizing programs for their membership.  Professional, interesting presentations are invaluable to organizations in increasing the engagement of their members.

We envision the speakers’ bureau’s roles to include 1) facilitation of opportunities for emeriti to connect with a wide clientele, including community organizations, non-profit organizations, educators and agencies to share the wide knowledge base and expertise of our over 800 emeriti; and 2) to enhance the awareness by clientele groups around the State of the opportunity to enhance their programs with a variety of presentation topics that they can access from the Emeritus College.

All EC speakers’ bureau presenters will adhere to the Clemson University Faculty Manual policies for Academic Freedom and Expression. Please click HERE to view the Academic Freedom and Responsibility Information from the Clemson University Faculty Manual.

The Bureau’s topics represent four major areas of interest: 

Arts and Humanities: This topic area represents everything from performing arts to literature to history and political science.  Click HERE for list of presenters and contact information.

Business: In this area you will find all topics related to business and organizations. Click HERE for list of presenters and contact information.

Science and Technology: Includes engineering, health and wellness, computer related topics, agricultural, and many more science and technology related topics. Click HERE for list of presenters and contact information.

Special Interests: Includes areas that do not fit into the above categories such as travel, curriculum development, hobbies and a host of other topics. Click HERE for list of presenters and contact information.