Inside Clemson

Employee Shout-outs – March 5, 2024

Lisa Ruggiero Wagner, Lecturer, Biological Sciences “Lisa invests a lot of time and effort into creating fun and engaging activities for her students. She is an amazing instructor and great colleague!” Kelly Willemssens, Lecturer, Biological Sciences Vonda Marcengill, Administrative Coordinator, Agricultural Sciences “Vonda is the calm during the storm. She is the hand always willing […]

David Tonkyn, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences – January 2, 2022

David Tonkyn

David Tonkyn, 67, of Edisto Beach, Professor Emeritus of Biological Sciences, died January 2, 2022. Tonkyn retired from Clemson in 2017 after 31 years of service. He earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in biology with a concentration in ecology at Princeton University and pursued post-doctoral studies in field and community ecology at the University […]