Lori M. Pindar ’09, PhD ’14 Receives 2022 Roaring10 Award
Lori Pindar of Simpsonville graduated from Clemson in 2009 with a bachelor’s degree in communication studies. After completing a master’s degree in journalism and mass communication at the University of Georgia, she returned to Clemson, where she earned a certificate in health communication in 2013 and a doctorate in educational leadership in 2014.
A Clemson staff member since 2014, she currently has a joint appointment between two colleges. She is undergraduate program coordinator and director of internships for the Department of Communication in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, and she is assistant director of the Erwin Center for Brand Communications in the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business.
Lori also is a Faculty-in-Residence for Clemson’s Fraternity and Sorority Life program. She lives on campus and shares the residence hall living experience with students. A Faculty-in-Residence helps plan and implement educational, recreational, social and cultural programs while serving as a role model, mentor, adviser, teacher and leader in a specific residential community.
Additionally, as a Faculty Fellow for the Student-Athlete Development program, she helps student-athletes understand their own brands and how to communicate their goals effectively.
Lori is an active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. She advises the student chapter at Clemson and is vice president of the local alumnae chapter, which serves Anderson, Oconee and Pickens counties. Through the sorority, she volunteers at soup kitchens and a children’s home. She also volunteers for organizations such as the Association of Women in Sports Media and the Lambda Pi Eta National Communication Honor Society.