Leslie Hossfeld began her role as dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences July 1, and she has wasted no time to hear from faculty and staff of the college as it prepares to enter a new academic year. She transitions to this role from Mississippi State University, where she served as […]
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 – […]
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. […]
Terrence Oglesby was taking summer courses at Cleveland State Community College when he made a phone call that would change his life. His professional basketball career almost assuredly in the rearview mirror, Oglesby reconnected with his academic advisor during his days as an undergraduate student at Clemson University. “It was the summer of 2017 and […]
He arrived at Clemson as a student and never left. Having spent 13 years as Clemson's Men's Basketball communications director, this Tiger recently transitioned to the university's Student Affairs division and his hit the ground running as he tells the stories of students' successes, in and out of the classroom. He's finding that his experiences in Athletics help him tell those stories.
Word is that the University of South Carolina is getting a “Carolina Command Center” up and running, which sounds a great deal like something in our own Daniel Hall. They’ve even made plans and crafted a video message to potential supporters to surpass Clemson’s own social media listening center. Joseph Mazer, associate professor of communication and […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently honored staff and faculty for innovative teaching, student engagement, achievements in research and service and dedication to the college and students. They were recognized at the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony April 25. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Bianca Schuster, Department of […]
New research exploring media coverage of a Russian doping scandal reveals how extensive reporting might have motivated cyberattacks aimed at affecting the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The research, published in Communication and Sport, examines journalistic and political fallout resulting from coverage of a scandal that tarnished Russia’s reputation in international sport.
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the second annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Students who received College Awards during the ceremony included: Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Chante Bowens, Public Health Sciences Phi Kappa Phi […]
Clemson senior Horace Priester is laying the foundation for his career with the production of "The Letters That Guided Us." Priester entered the 30-minute film in the College Television Awards, Student Academy Awards and other film festivals. He hopes the film inspires new course offerings in the department of communication studies.
Perseverance isn’t a character trait that’s necessarily taught in college courses, but something that all college graduates will need to achieve success, says a Clemson supporter who built his company from scratch more than 30 years ago. With hard work, determination and some risks, Tom Johnston built Allegro Industries into a booming business, now located […]
Since his parents met in a communications class, this Tiger says he owes his life to the field of communications. Today, he uses his knowledge to offer the best experience he to his students.
Joseph Mazer has been appointed chair of Clemson University’s communication department. Mazer is an associate professor and has served as associate chair of the department since 2011. His appointment is effective July 1, 2018.