Melanie Kitchings Pniewski of Aiken named to Clemson Alumni Association board


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Melanie Kitchings Pniewski

CLEMSON — The Clemson Alumni Association has named Melanie Kitchings Pniewski of Aiken to its board of directors. Her term will begin July 1.

Pniewski graduated from Clemson with a Bachelor of Science in nursing in 2003 and went on to earn a Master’s of Science in nursing from Michigan State University in 2008. She later received a post-master’s certificate from the Medical College of Georgia in 2013.

Pniewski is a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society for Nursing and the National Association for Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. Currently, she is a pediatric nurse practitioner with Tiffany Pediatrics in Aiken.

As a student at Clemson, Pniewski was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and the IPTAY Collegiate Club. Additionally, she was her sorority’s Rho Chi for the Panhellenic Council.

Pniewski has held numerous positions in the Clemson Women’s Alumni Council, including treasurer and president. She also serves as the Women’s Alumni Council representative for the Aiken County Clemson Club.

Pniewski and her husband, Joshua, reside in Aiken with their children, Caden (9), Cooper and Emma Claire (4), and Sullivan (2).

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

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