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One of our favorite things every year is to look back and re-read some of our favorite stories from the past year. This list certainly doesn’t cover every amazing thing that happened at Clemson in 2016, but it’s a taste.
ClemsonLIFE and Positive Exposure, a charitable organization dedicated to “redefining beauty,” recently collaborated on a photo shoot and special gala honoring ClemsonLIFE students. Positive Exposure founder and photographer Rick Guidotti contacted ClemsonLIFE Coordinator Erica Walters to gauge the program’s interest in participating in the photo shoot and gala. ClemsonLIFE students and faculty were excited to […]
Suzanne Rosenblith has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs in Clemson’s College of Education.
Dr. Lamont A. Flowers, executive director of Clemson’s Charles H. Houston Center for the Study of the Black Experience in Education, is the lead editor of a new book highlighting science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education research conducted at historically Black colleges and universities. The book, “Advancing Educational Outcomes in Science, Technology, Engineering, and […]
Cassie Quigley, associate professor in Clemson’s College of Education, has released a new textbook on science education research. The book, “Exploring Emotions, Aesthetics and Wellbeing in Science Education Research,” covers new research dimensions related to the field including emotion, aesthetics and wellbeing in science education, areas that Quigley describes as not yet well established. “With […]
Graduate students in Clemson’s College of Education recently participated in multiple projects at the 39th Annual South Carolina Science Council Conference held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The students participated as part of their Engineering Design Class lead by Dr. Michelle Cook, associate professor of science education. Cook encouraged students to submit final projects […]
A Marion City School District teacher, Susanne Elvington, and Leigh Turmel, a teacher from Spartanburg School District 7, are attending Clemson University this academic year for a graduate program focusing on how best to help first graders who are struggling with beginning reading and writing. The graduate study is part of a training program that […]
The Clemson University College of Education has appointed Jennifer Hein as its new director of assessment and accreditation. In the position, Hein will report directly to George J. Petersen, founding dean of the College of Education, and design and implement college assessments in order to measure institutional, student and alumni outcomes as well as analyze […]
Jeff C. Marshall has been named chair of the Clemson University College of Education department of teaching and learning. Marshall previously served as a professor of science education and assistant chair in the department and is the current director of Clemson’s Inquiry in Motion Institute.
Every Wednesday night, the playing fields of Nettles Park are filled with energetic, laughing kids and coaches for a night of soccer. The TOPSoccer program enables 35 to 40 children ages four to 18 years old with disabilities to participate in organized sports for an evening of fun and exercise. Clemson University students from across […]
A collaboration between Clemson University and Ohio State University faculty has been published by the Institute for Education Policy at Johns Hopkins University. A faculty member from each university examined educational practices and policies for school counselors to enhance African American male students’ educational outcomes. Lamont A. Flowers, distinguished professor of educational leadership in Clemson’s […]
The College of Education’s Master of Education in teaching and learning online degree program began accepting students in May 2016, but work on developing and optimizing the program began long before that. Faculty in the College of Education collaborated with Clemson Online to develop the program and chose to certify all courses through ENCORE. ENCORE […]
Roy Jones, executive director of Call Me MISTER at Clemson University, will serve as a panelist at the 2016 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference in Arlington, Virginia, Oct. 23-26.
In 2017, Phillip Wilder, assistant professor of literacy in Clemson’s College of Education, will serve as United States consultant for Mwangaza, an organization focused on community health and educator development in Tanzania. Wilder will travel to Arusha, Tanzania and work closely with the staff at Mwangaza during his role as consultant, but it won’t be […]
When 1 in 8 U.S. women are projected to develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, it is rare that any community is untouched by the disease. Clemson University is no exception. Understanding this reality and the importance of support for breast cancer patients, two Clemson employees and breast cancer survivors are […]