Savannah Valley District

Congratulations to Michelle Altman

On March 1st, Rural Health and Nutrition Agent Michelle Altman started her New Extension Area Health Coordinator position at Savannah Valley.  As an Extension Associate, she will no longer be at the Hampton County Extension office.  Michelle’s office is now at the Clemson Extension Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville. The Clemson Extension Service Rural […]

Meet Our New Rural Health Agent- Tiffine Forester

Tiffine Forester was born in Hampton, SC, with a degree in Social Work.  She currently serves as a Town Council City member in her community.  Tiffine previously worked as Social Service Director at Pruitt Health Care. She enjoys spending time with family & friends, networking, shopping, and traveling.  Currently, Tiffine is the new Rural Health […]

2023 National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences

Jevencia Hill, Rural Health and Nutrition Agent Colleton and Hampton Counties Rural Health and Nutrition Agent will serve as the 2023 National Extension Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (NEAFCS) Affiliate Vice President Member Resources representative for the South Carolina Cooperative Extension members. The NEAFCS dedicates to educating and identifying Extension professionals who impact the […]

Congratulations to the New Rural Health Agent

Jevencia Hill, Rural Health Agent – Colleton and Hampton Jevencia Hill completed a Bachelor of Human Services degree at the University of South Carolina. She has over ten years of public services and human services experience. Since completing her degree, Jevencia has worked in the long-term care, mental health, and human services professions. She is […]

Know Diabetes by Heart

Michelle Altman, Rural Health Agent-Hampton County Obesity is defined by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as an adult who has a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or above. A BMI of 25-29 is considered medically overweight. To determine your BMI use the CDC’s Body Mass Index calculator: Obesity can lead to heart […]

What is Rural Health at Clemson Extension?

Source: Clemson Extension Rural Health

Michelle Altman Rural Health Agent – Hampton County At Clemson Cooperative Extension the Vision is: Clemson Extension will be the trusted source of unbiased, research-based information relating to agriculture, community, environment, food, health, and youth in South Carolina. The Rural Health Extension Program Team of Clemson Cooperative Extension offers scientifically supported initiatives and programs to […]

FoodShare SC

Picture of food share signage

Michelle Altman, Rural Health Extension Agent – Hampton County FoodShare SC is an organization based out of Columbia, South Carolina. FoodShare SC’s vision is to ensure access to fresh produce for all in our communities. FoodShare SC’s goal is to enhance the quality of life by creating access to fresh, affordable food. FoodShare SC partners […]

Homemaker’s Column: Earl, For Sandwiches, Even If You Never Ate One

HOMEMAKER’S COLUMN BY: CHRISTINE PATRICK COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT EARL, FOR SANDWICHES, EVEN IF YOU NEVER ATE ONE   Everyone knows that one of America’s most popular meals, the sandwich, was invented by John Montague. Who? Well, you might know him as the Earl of Sandwich. The story goes that Montague was so addicted to playing […]

Michelle Altman – Rural Health and Nutrition Agent – Hampton County

Michelle Altman is a Rural Health and Nutrition agent with Hampton County Clemson Cooperative Extension. She has been with Clemson Extension for almost two years. Michelle’s educational background and work history have prepared her well as a Rural Health and Nutrition agent. She has degrees from the Technical College of the Lowcountry, Columbia College, and […]