The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences equips students and engages research and outreach to address health and wellness challenges, tackle human impacts on the environment, and build stronger communities by better understanding human, political and social behavior and the impact of an ever-connected world.
Clemson University has received a funding commitment from the Universal Service Administration Company Rural Health Care Program to bring high speed broadband technology to 102 health care sites across South Carolina to improve the efficiency of rural health outreach efforts. The three-year funding commitment amounts to $5.24 million with the possibility of renewal at the end of the term. The funding is set to streamline the way mobile clinics can operate in rural areas; provide an economic boost to South Carolina companies tasked with hardwiring sites and mobile clinics; and improve health outcomes for people in underserved communities.
Having graduated from Clemson’s nationally recognized nursing program, this Tiger is back at Clemson, teaching good nurses how to be great nurses. Meet Janice Garrison Lanham.
This fall, Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences begins the fall semester with several new faculty members. College leadership is excited to welcome these faculty members, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. The new faculty members by department are as follows: Communication Ashley Pikel – […]
For the second time, the Clemson University School of Nursing has been recognized by the National League for Nursing as a Center of Excellence in Nursing Education. “Clemson School of Nursing faculty and staff are proud to have our School designated as a Center of Excellence for student learning and professionalism,” said School of Nursing […]
Technology-induced sicknesses fall under the umbrella of what Travers Scott calls “technopathologies,” which are conditions in which technologies are perceived to have caused or worsened mental and physical illnesses. Scott, a Clemson communication faculty member, has just published a new book, “Pathology and Technology: Killer Apps & Sick Users,” which explores these ideas.
Darren Linvill has earned an unusual moniker over the last eight months. He’s spent so much time studying the habits of those that would abuse Twitter to subvert political discourse, his colleagues in Clemson’s communication department now call him “the troll whisperer.” Linvill and College of Business faculty member Patrick Warren have spent months studying […]
From a young age, Meghnaa Tallapragada’s parents pushed her to be multi-dimensional. They knew it would be important to encourage this quality in a child so focused on academics. Even now, Meghnaa admits she probably would have been content spending her time solely in the pursuit of an education in electrical engineering in Hyderabad, India. […]
Students representing nine colleges and universities in both Carolinas are learning about the impact of effective communication during the first Clemson University Erwin Center Summer Scholars (ECSS) program.
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.
John Cooper is the new Director of Planning, Accreditation, and Analytics for the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. He will report to Denise Anderson, Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies, and Eric Muth, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, as he supports the college in managing its commitment to various campus assessment and […]
A Clemson University researcher has found that health conditions hinder children and their families from attending church and that the likelihood of attendance changes depending on the type of health condition. The research finds that children whose disability affects social interaction are the most likely to be deterred from worship.
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.
The Office of the Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) recently announced the winning proposals for its second annual IMPACT seed grants program. The winning proposals cover a range of research topics including religious identification, improved health care outcomes in intensive care units and the effects of foot massage on […]
Megan Shropshire of Greenville is the newest member of the US Play Coalition steering committee. Shropshire is the manager of School Health, a performance team of the Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy led by Greenville Health System Children’s Hospital.
The largest study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools has revealed significant, sustained positive impacts from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Researchers at Clemson University and the University of Bergen in Norway evaluated nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years. A companion analysis assessed year-to-year changes in a subset of 95 schools over three years. The research documented clear reductions in student reports of being bullied and bullying others. Overall, the results were stronger the longer the program was in place.