Clemson University’s College of Education recently convened its senior advisory board to discuss strategies and future initiatives to positively affect student achievement and teacher preparedness across South Carolina. The college welcomed four new board members hailing from governmental entities, school districts, corporations and nonprofit organizations.
A volunteer’s background has a bearing on their experience, whether they are working to better a community or rushing to the scene of a natural disaster. Matthew Flege, a Ph.D. student in Clemson’s youth, family and community studies department, will use a grant award of over $25,000 from the Corporation for National and Community Service […]
Back in the early 2000s, Lisa Bennett was a secondary education major at Clemson who had no way of knowing that one of her coworkers at a video rental store would go on to found one of the most successful educator development organizations in Zambia. Lusungu Sibande was just another employee in the trenches with […]
Clemson University employees may now reserve an appointment time for a comprehensive physical exam at the Joseph F. Sullivan Center from now until Dec. 1. The physical is $50, and 50 slots are available. The physical includes a comprehensive health history, a physical exam including vision and hearing testing, blood pressure, urinalysis and hemoglobin, and an […]
DeAvin Rencher is a fixture at Uptown Barbers in Central. But he's not a customer or barber. He's a special education major at Clemson University and Call Me MISTER student who works with kids through the Razor Readers program.
When disadvantaged youth engage in social activism, they tend to have high-status occupations in adulthood, according to Clemson University and University of Michigan researchers. The findings also suggest there’s a place for more discussion of social issues in our educational systems.
Undergraduate public health sciences student Kristy Ricca was recently awarded the 2017 Alan D. Waggoner Sonographer Student Scholarship Award. She is the second Clemson student to be awarded this national scholarship out of 23 eligible students that have come through the Cardiovascular Imaging Leadership (CVT) program since its establishment only four years ago. Eric Walker, […]
Hear from recently-graduated student Joey Wilson and sophomore Callahan Moore about their experience in Model UN.
Fans from two schools with tiger mascots will fill Death Valley this Saturday as Clemson faces off against Auburn in football, but a group of international leaders in tiger conservation will convene in Clemson before the game to discuss their approach to saving real tigers.
Clemson alum Anthony Poole stays busy. Poole currently serves as director of quality assurance at Fetter Health Care Network in Charleston where, in addition to seeing patients as a physician’s assistant, he also oversees health outreach programs that bring aid to vulnerable populations. Poole has been in the role for almost a year, but it […]
Two Ph.D. students in Clemson’s College of Education recently traveled to Tanzania to help secondary teachers develop greater knowledge of how to teach English as a third language. The trip represented the first step in a collaborative research project that will collect data over the course of two years on the impact of these development efforts on Tanzanian teachers.
Clemson’s communication department is adding two lecturers this fall, one from the ranks of local TV news and the other from inside the university’s own executive leadership team. Nigel Robertson, an anchor and reporter for WYFF News 4, will teach a course on social media platforms and their impact, while Mark Land, Clemson’s vice president […]
Mining nearly two centuries of data, a Clemson University political scientist hopes to help policymakers and scholars better understand and predict causes of international conflict.
Most participants at the Global City Teams Challenge in Washington, D.C., will present new smart technology concepts in binders or on digital displays, but very few will bring their concepts on four wheels. The Clemson University Sullivan Center mobile health clinic will roll into the event Monday to act as a centerpiece among many organizations exhibiting smart city projects and solutions from around the world.
Jumah Taweh, lecturer in Clemson’s communication department, was recently recognized by Clemson University Housing and Dining for contributions through its faculty-in-residence program. Taweh received the office’s 2016-2017 James E. Bostic Housing Partner of the Year Award, which recognizes a university faculty or staff member that enhances the residential experience of a specific community or communities. […]