The South Carolina Department of Education and Commission on Higher Education have officially approved the Clemson University College of Education’s STEAM education endorsement, making it the first such endorsement in the U.S. The endorsement acts as a seal of approval for recipients of Clemson’s STEAM teaching certification, which trains teachers to use educational approaches that incorporate science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics.
A new Clemson University soccer program geared toward student athletes with disabilities including cerebral palsy, traumatic brain injury and stroke has welcomed two U.S. Soccer Paralympic National Team players, Tyler Bennett and Drew Bremer, as its first students.
Clemson University faculty have established the Park Solutions Lab to study the social aspects and human dimensions of issues related to parks and protected areas. The lab will allow faculty to benefit from a physical space that will increase the efficiency and effectiveness of capturing data related to visitor use and human-environment interactions.
Jacquelynn Malloy, assistant professor in Clemson’s College of Education, and a team of researchers have been awarded for research that examines teachers’ visions for their classrooms and how that vision changes over time. The Association for Teacher Educators has recognized the research with its Distinguished Research in Teacher Education Award. Malloy said the initial motivation […]
Before Rachel Lang-Baldé’s first trip to West Africa in 2002, she never knew anyone who had died in childbirth. However, reality outside the U.S. would hit hard during her almost four years spent in Guinea as an English teacher and consultant with community health and education organizations. Lang-Balde would come to know many mothers who wouldn’t survive to hold their own child or even hear their first cries.
The Clemson University board of trustees has approved the College of Education’s initial plans to introduce South Carolina’s first university-led teacher residency program. Teacher residencies are a research-based method to increase teacher retention and preparedness as well as student achievement.
Clemson University’s Institute for Parks honored a professor, a national park superintendent, a conservation program director and a university department head for their life’s work helping to manage and preserve local, state and national parks at the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards Luncheon on Oct. 31. Each year, the luncheon precedes the annual Hartzog Lecture, […]
The Council for Exceptional Children has recognized Antonis Katsiyannis, Alumni Distinguished Professor of Special Education at Clemson University, for significant contributions to the council. The council will award Katsiyannis with the Frederick J. Weintraub Outstanding Leadership Award in February at its 2018 convention and expo in Tampa. The council is a professional association of educators […]
Faculty from two Clemson colleges have established a business anthropology undergraduate certificate program that seeks to address business issues through the lens of social science. Faculty designed the program to better prepare students for a business world that has grown increasingly dependent on strategy informed by research that examines culture, customer experience and employee behavior. […]
Robert Sinclair, a professor in Clemson’s psychology department, has been tapped to serve as the first editor-in-chief of Occupational Health Science, a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing scholarship on behavioral, social and psychological aspects of occupational health. Sinclair and a group of scholars in the Society of Occupational Health Psychology have worked since 2012 to […]
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.