Jon Driggers
  • Jon Driggers
  • Vice President of Student Development and Dean of Students

  • Email:
  • Phone: 828.898.8797
  • Office: Cannon Student Center, Student Development Office
  • Department: Student Development


MA, Appalachian State University
BS, Lander University

Courses Taught

Life and Career Planning
Residence Life Leadership

Professional Achievements

Lees-McRae Staff member of the Year – 2018

Lees-McRae Edgar Tufts Humanitarian Service Award – 2018
Leadership Avery County – Class of 2016
BB&T Emerging Leaders Certification
Young Alumnus of the Year – Lander University
Coker College Staff Member of the Year
The Placement Exchange (NASPA) Co-chair for Candidate Services – 2012-14
President of South Carolina College Personnel Association – 2012-13
Omicron Delta Kappa – Coker College & Lees-McRae College
Clemson Board of Trustees Staff Excellence Award
Clemson Residence Hall Association Lifetime Achievement Award
Student Affairs Team Award – Clemson University
S.C.O.R.E. South Carolina Advisor of the Year
Chi Sigma Alpha, Student Affairs Honor Society – Clemson University
Tierza Watts Award for Outstanding Service as RSA Advisor – Appalachian State University
National Residence Hall Honorary – Appalachian State University
Lander University Housing Resident Assistant Hall of Fame Inductee

Institutional Service and Responsibilities

Oversee the Student Development Office personnel and functions, including Campus Life, Recreation, Outdoor Programming, Counseling Services, Career Services, Health Services, Student Housing, and the Student Recreation Center. I work with others on campus to create and maintain a safe, healthy, and supportive environment and culture that synthesizes the intellectual, physical, social, emotional, and spiritual development of all Lees-McRae College students.

Personal Interests

I enjoy spending time outdoors and with my family. I look forward to learning new skills and meeting people with different backgrounds.

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