Dr. Asa T. Briggs of Greenville named to Alumni Association Board

The Clemson Alumni Association has named Dr. Asa T. Briggs of Greenville to its board of directors. His term will begin July 1.

Briggs earned a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Clemson University in 2002. He received a Master’s in Human Development and Psychology from Trevecca Nazarene University in 2009; a Master’s in Nursing – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner from Vanderbilt University in 2012; and a Doctor of Nursing Practice from Yale University in 2020. He currently serves as the program director of Rural Psychiatric Services for Prisma Health – Upstate.

Briggs is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and Prisma Health – Upstate Young Professionals. He actively serves his community through the My Brother’s Keeper Initiative, Big Brother Big Sister, and the Laurens County Coalition for Healthy and Vibrant Community.

He is a dedicated supporter of Clemson University, previously as a member of the Baltimore/DC Clemson Club and the Nashville Clemson Club and currently as a member of the Greenville Clemson Club. He volunteered on the board of the Clemson Black Alumni Council (CBAC) and chaired the CBAC Homecoming Tailgate in 2018 and 2019. Briggs is also involved with the Clemson University Men of Color Summit, Black Graduate Students Association, Pan African Studies Marketing Subcommittee, Brother 2 Brother and Clemson Center for Reach on Health Disparities.

The alumni board has 22 members and is the governing body for the Clemson Alumni Association. Primary responsibilities of the board include general oversight of the programs and initiatives of the association, financial audit and review, the establishment of governing policies and strategic planning.

The Clemson Alumni Association is an open-membership, nonprofit organization. Since its inception in 1896, the program has connected members of the Clemson family, inspiring pride, celebrating achievement, providing service and strengthening relationships. Learn more at www.clemson.edu/alumni.