Emeritus College

Haque, Mary

Mary Taylor Haque, Alumni Distinguished Professor Emerita of Horticulture, retired in 2010. She has been very busy since her retirement and remains an example of staying engaged after retirement! Book Details: 2021:  Currently working on editing a textbook and writing the Foreword for The Placemakers Academy by Mary Palmer Dargan, ASLA. Published Writing: 2021:  Haque, Mary […]

Felder, Frankie O.

Professor Emerita and Senior Associate Dean, Graduate School, Dr. Felder retired in 2017 after many years of service to Clemson. Frankie had begun her reconnection with the University since retirement and returning to the area after living nearly two years in Hout Bay, South Africa. This year (2021)she is pleased to announce that she has completed […]

Jacks, Almeda

Dr. Almeda Jacks, VPSA retired, Member of the Clemson University Emeritus College Book Details: Working on a book from my personal experiences having reported directly to 7 presidents. “Higher Education: The Good, Bad and the Truth” (Working with Presidents and Governing Boards) Other Details:  Currently in a pool for Interim Vice Presidents but not looking […]

Reiss, Donna

Donna Reiss, Associate Professor Emerita of English After retiring from teaching, writing, and editing, Donna has been learning watercolor painting, bookmaking, and mixed media collages and assemblages. Her collages have been been exhibited at the Anderson Arts Center, Artists Collective in Spartanburg, Metropolitan Arts Center, and Greenville Center for Creative Arts. Examples are on her […]

Stringer, William

William Stringer, Associate Professor Emeritus of Agronomy and Soils, continues to be very involved since his retirement in 2011.   Published Writing Details: Writing articles for, and editing the Journal of the South Carolina Native Plant Society. Teaching/Advising Details: Working with a Graduate Research Assistant and his committee on a project on Rocky Shoals Spider Lilies […]

Owens, Walt

Post Retirement Activities of Walton H. Owens, Jr, Professor Emeritus of Political Science Service to Clemson University:  (1)  Dr. Walton H. Owens, Jr. retired in 1995 and began service to Clemson University almost immediately.  As immediate past president of the Faculty Senate, he had two responsibilities: (a) to serve as chair of a committee to […]

Bednar, John

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Dr. John Bednar, Professor Emeritus of Languages and International Trade Book Details: A sequel to THE PEOPLE’S PRESIDENT (IN THE NATION’S SERVICE) should be completed by mid-2019. Any emeritus faculty member wanting a complimentary copy of the completed novel should contact me. I will be glad to give you one. Published Writings: I’m writing an […]

Castle, Jim

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Jim Castle, Professor Emeritus of Environmental Engineering and Earth Sciences Teaching Details: Teaching yoga in Asheville, NC, at a studio, with the city’s Parks and Recreation Department, and at a hospital Volunteer Details: Volunteer at the VA Hospital

Hendrix, William

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Dr. William Hendrix, Professor Emeritus of Management and Department Chair retired in 1998. After retiring from Clemson, Dr. Hendrix served on the faculty at the USAF Academy for approximately nine years before returning to South Carolina. Published Writing: Dr. Hendrix is currently (August 2018) working on a manuscript with a colleague from Harvard University which includes […]

Hains, John

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Dr. John Hains, Associate Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences retired from Clemson University in 2018. Published Writing: Regular contributor to the ‘Sentinel’, the newsletter for Friends of Lake Keowee Society. My regular column is entitled, ‘Practical Limnology’ with various subtitles. Awards: Completed  work for a Duke Energy Foundation grant, contributing to professional development courses for […]