During a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark, Bettye Cecil visited a health care center that housed older adults. She noticed that the hallways had mirrors in them, and that the residents were dressed nicely – a marked contrast to similar facilities in America in the 1970s, where people walked down the halls in their house robes […]
Henry Hoffmeyer’s father died when he was 11, leaving his mother to care for five children under age 14 while operating a small dairy in Darlington, S.C. All of them attended college. Henry and his wife, Polly are now intent on helping other single-parent families afford college.
The Clemson University College of Education Senior Advisory Board received an overview of the federal educational policy landscape during its April 14 meeting at Clemson’s Madren Center. Augustus Mays, director of governmental relations at WestEd – an education-focused, nonpartisan, research, development and service agency – spoke to the group about recent changes in the U.S. […]
CLEMSON — The U.S. Play Coalition presented the inaugural Joe L. Frost Award for Distinguished Research to its namesake – Joe L. Frost, the contemporary father of play advocacy – during the coalition’s 2017 Conference on the Value of Play April 4 at Clemson University. The award recognizes a body of exceptional research that has […]
Patients at risk of infections from surgical devices, newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal and people with Parkinson’s Disease stand to benefit from research stemming from Clemson University’s newest named professorships.
In the latest example of its growing collaboration with Greenville Health System (GHS), Clemson University will expand its nursing program in Greenville – an effort that will more than double enrollment in Clemson’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, help meet the growing need for nurses and bolster health innovation and research efforts in the Upstate.
When 1 in 8 U.S. women are projected to develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, it is rare that any community is untouched by the disease. Clemson University is no exception. Understanding this reality and the importance of support for breast cancer patients, two Clemson employees and breast cancer survivors are […]
Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to Recess,” a ClemsonTV webcast highlighting the importance of recess and providing recommendations on recess-related school policies. The video is […]
Dan Olweus, known worldwide as the “father” of bullying research, will speak on the subject during an address to Clemson University faculty, staff and students on Thursday, June 16. He will address the topic “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” from 2-3:30 p.m. in room 106 of Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. His talk is sponsored by the university’s Institute […]
Kathleen Valentine, dean of nursing at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, has been named director and associate dean of Clemson University’s School of Nursing and chief nursing academic officer of Greenville Health System.
The Clemson University Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) will host its inaugural Faith-Based Youth Leaders’ Summit May 2-3 in Clemson. The summit will feature workshop presentations and encourage discourse between attendees and the event’s keynote speakers. The event is a logical extension of the department’s continual mission to promote positive development in […]
Beginning July 1, 2016, Clemson University will house a new College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. The new college will be comprised of the following departments and schools: Department of Communication Studies Department of Parks, […]
Renowned scholar Gloria Ladson-Billings will appear at Clemson University’s Tillman Auditorium at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, to deliver a talk on the importance of using teaching practices that incorporate students’ cultures and backgrounds. The title of her talk is “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.”
Bobbi Curry, grants administrator and manager of the Center for Research and Collaborative Activities at Clemson University, recently completed the Grants Management Certificate Program from Management Concepts. The program provides comprehensive professional education in the grants field and is designed for employees of organizations that receive federal funds and use those funds to perform programmatic […]
In anticipation of the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences’ official start on July 1, the college has tapped two veteran Clemson professors to lead its research and academic efforts. Psychology professor Eric Muth has been named associate dean for research and graduate studies; and parks, recreation and tourism management professor Denise Anderson will serve as associate dean for undergraduate studies.