A diverse group of researchers assembled at the Clemson University College of Education’s inaugural research forum on April 12 at the Hendrix Student Center. College leadership designed the forum to highlight important and nationally recognized research conducted in the college that aligns with the vision of the College of Education and the research priorities of […]
Discussions focused on reducing stigmas associated with mental illness and ways to improve access to mental health services will be part of the second annual Southeastern Symposium on Mental Health, which will include nationally recognized speakers Pete Earley and Tipper Gore. The event is sponsored by the GHS Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Medicine and […]
Faculty and students in Clemson’s public health sciences department will host a symposium on deadly drugs in South Carolina April 19 at 5:30 p.m. in the Hendrix Center’s McKissick Theater. The symposium, “Deadly Drugs in the Palmetto State: Opiates—an Epidemic?,” will explore opiate drugs, their effects on a variety of audiences and what campuses and […]
Members of the newly formed American Heart Association Upstate board of directors are working to shape the board’s strategy to lower rates of hypertension in Upstate South Carolina.
The Clemson University Charles H. Houston Center will host the Clemson Career Workshop this summer for rising high school seniors. The summer residential workshop combines learning opportunities with sessions on college preparation and life skills that will increase the likelihood of success for a diverse population of eventual underclassmen. Students will attend the workshop from […]
Katherine Weisensee, associate professor of anthropology, has been named interim chair of Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department. Weisensee has been a faculty member at Clemson since 2008, and her appointment as interim chair began in mid-March. Weisensee said she is excited to take on the role of interim chair in light of recent […]
The Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences is offering a new graduate program in applied health research and evaluation in the Greenville area that combines quality and convenience for a variety of audiences. The department began offering the M.S. program in January through the University Center of Greenville, and it is the first of […]
Adaptive sport, and Clemson’s growing reputation for developing successful para-athletic programs, has drawn international interest to the University, the latest of which includes being selected by the U.S. Department of State as a mentor sight for an Egyptian sports company. Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career championing blind soccer and sports for various marginalized groups […]
Clemson’s College of Education recently partnered with the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences to host STEM faculty from across the country in a National Science Foundation-funded workshop focusing on developing a research agenda for holistic STEM faculty development. Over 50 participants gathered in Clemson on Feb. 17 and 18 for the workshop. The […]
The US Play Coalition’s 2017 Conference on the Value of Play: Where Design Meets Play will take place April 2-5 at Clemson University’s Madren Center. This year’s conference will focus on the many facets of play just as it has in recent years, but there will be a special emphasis on the design of areas that facilitate it.
Ali Abou El Nasr has spent his career thus far championing blind soccer and sports for other marginalized groups in Egypt through his own sports management company, Cardinal Sports. When the U.S. Department of State recently tapped Ali to participate in its Global Sports Mentoring Program, he jumped at the chance to study the successful launch of adaptive sports programs at Clemson University.
Amy Milsom, a professor of counselor education in Clemson’s College of Education and coordinator of the college’s school counseling program, was recently named a fellow in the American Counseling Association. Milsom was recognized along with other new ACA fellows by the association during its recent conference in San Francisco. According to the association, ACA fellows […]
Clemson’s College of Education will introduce a new combined degree option that allows undergraduate students to more quickly earn a master’s degree and enjoy the benefits of extended teacher residency. The program replaces student teaching in a student’s final undergraduate semester with graduate education classes, and the following year is comprised of a year-round teacher […]
A video collaboration on the value of recess featuring faculty, leadership and researchers from the Clemson’s College of Education and College Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences was named a Bronze winner at the 37th Annual Telly Awards. Only a quarter of the 13,000 entries each year receive this honor. The video was part of the […]
The Southeastern Association of Housing Officers recently selected a College of Education faculty member to serve as its scholar in residence. Tony Cawthon, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Student Affairs and Higher Education in Clemson’s College of Education, was selected based on his work in the academic realm and his history of working at various levels […]