When it comes to becoming strong readers, children need three things: access, time and choice. A new video from Clemson University’s College of Education and its Reading Recovery and Early Literacy Center describes the ways families, schools and communities can work together to give students these tools for reading success. In the video, titled “Literacy: Making Reading Number One,” […]
Ben Grandy is the new director of development for the Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. In this role, he will provide development support to the University Development Team as well as the college and its eight departments. A graduate of Clemson with a B.S. in parks, recreation and tourism management, he previously […]
The College of Education will be joining educators across the nation in celebrating American Education Week November 12-16. Sponsored by the National Education Association, the week celebrates public education and honors individuals who are working to ensure that every child receives a quality education. The College of Education will mark the week with a social […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences is holding a Research Lunch and Learn Series throughout the fall semester. The first session on research portfolios was held on September 28. Remaining sessions will be held October 26 in Brackett Hall and November 30 in Lehotsky Hall (see graphic for details) and will cover topics related […]
Steven Miller at Clemson and Nicholas Davis at Texas A&M are informing critical national conversations and attitudes about race and politics. Their research is critical to increase understanding and tolerance. Find out more in this video:
Clemson University literacy professor and administrator Kathy Headley has been named vice president of the International Literacy Association board of directors. She started her tenure July 1 and will assume the ILA presidency after a one-year term as vice president.
While many slides are fun for children, the “summer slide” in reading is way less enjoyable – and often detrimental to budding readers. The summer slide occurs when students, especially those with less access to educational resources, lose some of the academic skills they gained during the previous school year. To combat this slide, Clemson […]
Laura R. Olson has been named the J. Strom Thurmond Professor of Political Science at Clemson University. The professorship, established in 1991 in honor of Clemson alumnus and long-time U.S. Sen. Strom Thurmond, is given to a political science scholar who is making substantial contributions to the intellectual life of the university.
Four Clemson entities have joined together to create a video emphasizing the importance of outdoor play. The College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, along with the U.S. Play Coalition and South Carolina Botanical Garden, both housed at Clemson, produced “Come Outdoors with Us,” which explores the extraordinary benefits of nature on all […]
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.