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 students, staff, faculty, alumni, community members and friends are invited to participate in the 2016 Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge to build upon last year’s top-25 finish and prove that Clemson is the nation’s top outdoor school! Through the Outdoor Nation Campus Challenge, campus communities join together in an attempt to get the most […]
The Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering employees the opportunity to take a break from their work and shake off the Monday blues with line dancing. These line dance sessions are part of the center’s CU Well program and double as workouts for faculty and staff. Audrey Rivers, a certified therapeutic specialist and […]
Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to Recess,” a ClemsonTV webcast highlighting the importance of recess and providing recommendations on recess-related school policies. The video is […]
Dr. Richard Pak, associate professor in Clemson’s psychology department, has been named director of the Clemson University Human Factors Institute. Pak has served as an associate in the institute since it began operations in January 2009 in addition to his role as associate professor. According to Pak, the institute has been defined by its reliance […]
As the 2016 presidential election heats up, Clemson University’s Social Media Listening Center (SMLC) and WYFF 4, the top-rated television station in South Carolina’s largest media market, are teaming up to analyze social media conversations playing out online in the months leading up to Election Day.
The Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences will celebrate its 25th anniversary on Oct. 14 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Madren Conference Center Pavilion. Department representatives invite current and former faculty members as well as students and alumni from the department to celebrate a quarter century of preparing students for public health […]
The Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center is now offering fitness assessments for Clemson faculty and staff enrolled in the CU Well program. Sullivan Center staff can evaluate members’ current fitness level and provide personalized assessments with the completion of a CU4Health profile. The fitness assessments are free for those enrolled in CU Well; for […]
The Clemson University College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences begins its first fall semester after reorganization with 17 new faculty members across many of the departments that make up the college. College leadership is excited to welcome these faculty members, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. […]
A former Yugoslavian diplomat, this political science professor helps students to broaden their perspective and their world. Meet Vladimir Matic. Years at Clemson: I have been teaching for 20 years – started in fall 1996. Years I’ve been leading a study abroad: I took the first group of National Scholars to Serbia in 2006. This […]
Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
Clemson University and the National Park Service have released the Open Parks Network, a digital gallery of rare and unique material from the archives of the country’s national parks, historic sites and battlefields.
The perception of bullying has shifted from being a normal part of growing up to a pressing social and public health issue. This is a welcome paradigm shift for many school administrators and higher education faculty involved in the field, but the reality of how to deal with bullying behavior can still perplex even the most devoted parent, teacher or principal.
Clemson University President James P. Clements has chosen faculty and one staff member from the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences to participate in the inaugural Clemson University President’s Leadership Institute. The institute is designed to provide education and training to hone and develop skills needed for leadership success and advancing Clemson University. College […]
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration has recognized a Clemson University assistant professor with its 2016 Best Paper Award. Mariela Fernandez, assistant professor in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, received the award for her dissertation on culture as it relates to access to parks and recreation in an urban setting. Fernandez […]
Clemson University has enjoyed many connections to the U.S. National Park Service over the last five decades thanks to its faculty in the parks, recreation and tourism management department. The department celebrated its 50th anniversary in April, and its faculty, scholars and alumni will observe another important date when the park service celebrates its centennial on Aug. 25.