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Claire Calhoun

Teaching Associate - Communication, Media, & Culture

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Claire Calhoun is a marketing and sales professional with a passion for public relations.  Calhoun has spent over 17 years in the corporate world working in a very wide variety of industries and currently serves as the National Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Colors on Parade, an automotive paint and dent company.  In addition, Calhoun owns a small consulting agency called New Life Communications. Calhoun serves as a Board Advisor to the Women in Automotive organization and the South Carolina PANS Research Initiative. Calhoun is very involved in her community of North Myrtle Beach, where she enjoys coaching youth soccer. Calhoun is married to a full-time National Guard Soldier and has three sons and a daughter. Her family lives in Cherry Grove Beach and spends most of their time enjoying the ocean or watching soccer games. They have two dogs and a really mean cat named Spit.


  • M.S., Advertising, University of Tennessee
  • B.S., Advertising, Appalachian State University

Interesting Facts

  • I bungie jumped in the Australian rainforest.