Marian Robinson, Clemson University

Marian Robinson

Clemson University
Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management

Marian Robinson is a faculty associate at Clemson University Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Department, where she is also a program manager for youth development programs. At Clemson, she educates vulnerable populations on cardiovascular health initiatives, assists others in navigating healthcare systems and accessing mental health resources, provides non-profits, academia, and community members with networks, linkages, and referrals to civic and community resources, and collects community-level public health data, lends such data to academia, and creates forums, townhall meetings and fieldwork opportunities for students.

The Anderson, South Carolina native has been active in community health coalitions in the Upstate for many years. In 2021, she assisted Generation 4, a non-profit in Belton, SC, with applying for and receiving a HEAL Mini-Grant from Wholespire. They created an open play space for community use in a safe and secure environment. She also serves on a number of boards and committees, including the State 4-H Advisory Board.

Robinson received her bachelor of art degree in business and human development from Anderson University and furthered her education at Clemson University. She has received the Clemson University President’s Commission on the Status of Women-Outstanding Woman Award, Clemson University Martin Luther King Excellence in Community Service Award, and has been featured in three national magazines for “Powerful Women Making a Difference.”

Her interests include community organizing, volunteer recruitment, reading, traveling, cooking, and baking.