The purpose of this press page is to inform the public on Professor Clovia Hamilton’s media appearances. This page includes what she discusses and is involved in; the background to what is being discussed and her activities; and to promote conversation and debate around issues and initiatives that she is passionate about. Press builds credibility for academics’ personal brands. Press builds trust with current and potential research collaborators and students.

This Press page serves to generates excitement and interest within Clovia’s industries and niches:

  • Technology transfer
  • Technology and society
  • Industrial product production, supply chain operations management
  • Ethical issues involving diversity, equity, inclusion
  • Academic inventors, academic entrepreneurs
  • Small business development, tech based economic development

To this end, this page features press including events, services, career changes, research study results, news and Clovia’s personal branding launches.

According to the public relations strategist Travis Claytor, “public relations isn’t just media relations or social media. It’s not writing blog posts or sending out press releases” (Claytor, 2021). The public relations firm 5WPR advocates that public-relations is an effective way to create a solid online brand reputation, increase trust and brand credibility (5WPR, 2021).


Technology Transfer Forum podcast with attorney Lisa Mueller Interviewed to discuss my technology transfer research; i.e. my PhD dissertation and 2 most recent articles Mar 30, 2021
Tennessee Engineer magazine Clovia Hamilton obtained a position at Winthrop University in South Carolina. Hamilton will be teaching operations management in their business school Spring 2018 issue
University of Illinois College of Law Class Notes


Dr. Clovia Hamilton has accepted a tenure-track position at Winthrop University in their College of Business Administration Nov 29, 2017
Book authored by Virgil Burton Small Business Source Book 2015
PhD Project Tassel News Welcome New Students – Clovia Hamilton, Univ of TN 2014, Fall
Montgomery Advertiser

Teri Greene

Women get help to succeed in business Jul 29, 2013

By Tinu Abayom-Paul

50 Women in Business Buzz Articles, Events and Resources for April Apr 11, 2013 Webinar E-procurement Tues 9/4 6-830pm Sep 2012 press release Ventureneer Webinar shows

Minority-and Women-owned businesses How to Grow

Jan 11, 2012

By Megan Naughton

The Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center offers Assistance to Small Businesses Jan 18, 2011

By James Kennedy

The City of Albany lends helping hand to local businesses Nov 10, 2010
Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center news The City of Albany recently partnered with Georgia Tech Oct 25, 2010
WXFL Unique boost for southwest Georgia business Oct 18, 2010
Albany Herald

By J.D. Summer

Ga. Tech to partner with city in program Aug 16, 2010
Georgia Tech Procurement Assistance Center news Albany Marine Corps hosting vendor event Aug 12th Jun 10, 2010
Henry Daily Herald

by Valerie Baldowski

Henry businesswoman graduates from mentoring class Sep 16, 2009
The Atlanta Tribune,

Vol. 22, Iss. 9, p. 14

Clovia Hamilton, President of Lemongrass Consulting, received the 2008 Sam Walton Emerging Entrepreneurs Award. Hamilton was awarded one year of free business coaching with the Coach Connection and a Sam’s Club Business Membership. Lemongrass Consulting, founded in 2005, offers a broad range of service in the areas of land development, civil engineering, business, and legal support. Hamilton has more than 25 years of experience as a certified urban planner, civil engineer, and attorney Jan 2009
Georgia Engineer Magazine, Government Affairs Issue,

Vol. 15(6), p. 33

Lemongrass Consulting’s Clovia Hamilton received a 2008 Sam Walton Emerging Entrepreneurs Award on October 7, 2008 at the Count Me In Make Mine a Million program for women owned businesses in Charlotte, North Carolina. Clovia won one year of free business coaching with the Coach Connection and a Sam’s Club Business Membership. The company was also accepted into the 2008-2009 class of the Governor’s Mentor Protégé Program as a protégé. Their mentor firm is Heery International. Lastly, Lemongrass Consulting participated in and completed the 2008 class of the City of Atlanta’s Clean Water Small Business Development Program. Dec/Jan 2009
Georgia IP Law Section Newsletter

The State Bar of Georgia

Clovia Hamilton and Stacy Harris enjoy the Section Holiday party 2008-2009


Institute of Transportation Engineers ITE Journal, Vol. 78(12), Member Updates


Clovia Hamilton received the 2008 Sam Walton Emerging Entrepreneurs award at the Count Me In Make Mine a Million Program Dec 2008
Set-aside Alert, Vol.16 (13), p.7 Clovia Hamilton’s firm Lemongrass Consulting earned 8a certification June 27, 2008
Equal Construction Record, pg. 2B

By Clovia Hamilton

Hiring a Permit Expeditor Can Save Builders Time and Money March 2008
ECU Pieces of Eight newsletter Presentation by Clovia Hamilton (Planning) at the Association of University Technology Managers (AUTM) Annual Conference in San Antonio, Texas,

“Tech-Based Economic Development – The Importance of Strategic Planning for Participation in TBED.” Hamilton presented a poster entitled “The Dialectics of Regional Strategic Planning in Tech Based Economic Development involving Research Universities,” and moderated a panel discussion entitled, “How to Operate a Small or Developing Technology Transfer Office.”


Mar 24, 2004
ECU Pieces of Eight newsletter Article by Clovia Hamilton (Planning), “University Technology Transfer and Economic Development: Proposed Cooperative Economic Development Agreements under the Bayh-Dole Act,” in the John Marshall Law Review


Oct 3, 2003
Greenville Daily Reflector   Aug 18, 2003
The East Carolinian ECU accelerates professional school studies Aug 1, 2003
The News & Observer Raleigh NC   Jun 30, 2003
East Carolina University news ECU, Tulane law school to offer accelerated degree programs Jun 16, 2003
Virginia-Pilot newspaper,

Business & Technology Section, pg. 25

Region tries to build on strengths Sep 2003
Knight Ridder/Tribune Business News Norfolk, Va.-Area Leaders Take Small Steps forward with Technology Sep 16, 2002
Old Dominion University news Sonenshine, Schoenbach Honored for Patents Mar 2002
Old Dominion University news Friends of the Library Forum look at “The Impact of the Computer Revolution” Nov 2001
Atlanta Constitution, p. 88, B4 Stop plan for I-75 exit, Mount Paran

Clovia Hamilton, speaking for the City of Atlanta Bureau of Planning, said the project is not carved in stone yet

Mar 7, 1997
Works Cited

5WPR. (2021, Mar 1). What Is Public Relations and Why Is PR Important? Retrieved from 5WPR :

Claytor, T. (2021, Oct 21). The purpose of public relations. Retrieved from TC Strategic: