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Clinton College Welcomes New Director of Records and Registration

May 06, 2024

Meet Tameka Porterfield, a dynamic figure in the realm of higher education, with a journey that intertwines academic achievement, professional excellence, and a deep-rooted commitment to her community. Born and raised in the heart of South Carolina, Tameka's passion for education was evident from an early age. After completing her secondary education, Tameka embarked on her academic journey at Denmark Technical College, where she earned her Associate degree in Human Services in 2013. Undeterred by challenges, she continued to pursue her educational aspirations, enrolling at Claflin University.

In 2016, she proudly graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Sociology/Criminal Justice, laying the foundation for her future endeavors. Driven by a desire for continuous growth and development, Tameka furthered her education, earning a Master of Business Administration in 2020, demonstrating her versatility and adaptability within the academic landscape. Not one to rest on her laurels, she pursued her doctoral studies at Liberty University, focusing on Educational Leadership, with a vision to effect positive change within higher education institutions.

Tameka's professional journey is as illustrious as her academic pursuits. With a keen eye for detail and a passion for organization, she found her niche within the Registrar's office at Claflin University, where she honed her skills and gained invaluable experience. Her dedication and expertise led her to assume the role of Registrar at Denmark Technical College, where she continued to make a lasting impact on the lives of students and colleagues alike.

Beyond her professional accomplishments, Tameka proudest role is that of a mother to three wonderful children. She finds joy and fulfillment in watching them grow and succeed, instilling in them the same values of hard work, perseverance, and a thirst for knowledge that have guided her own journey. Her unwavering commitment to education, combined with her compassionate spirit and unwavering determination, serves as an inspiration to all who have the privilege of knowing her. Tameka truly embodies the epitome of excellence in academia and beyond.