Honduras: Sam ’60 and Roxanne Wood ’80 Turnipseed

Sam ’60 Turnipseed, professor emeritus of entomology, and his wife Roxanne Wood ’80 Turnipseed are missionaries in Quimistan, Honduras. On Jan. 1, 2018, at the Tranquilidad Foundation (the children’s home that the Turnipseeds founded in the Quimistan Valley), the couple shared their love of Clemson with their “children”–they’re ALL IN!  For more info, visit

Haiti: Christopher Pfeiffer ’01

Clemson graduate Chris Pfeiffer ’01 is Vice President of the Espwa Foundation, an all-volunteer medical non profit he helped found. They do mission work in Cap Haitien, Haiti. Chris first traveled to Haiti in 2007 and has visited Haiti more than 20 times since serving the people of Haiti. Chris lived in Haiti at an orphanage for 50 days in 2009.

Currently the Espwa Foundation has three active projects. These projects focus on supporting 23 children through education and medical care, a medical clinic and a farm in Haiti. Find out more at

Chris works full-time for the National MS Society as a Development Coordinator raising money through charity bike rides (Bike MS).