Mike Reynolds, superintendent of California’s and Nevada’s Death Valley National Park, will visit Clemson University to celebrate the National Park Service centennial in the Death Valley of the East Coast.
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.
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.
Clemson University associate professor and two graduate students are working with Tennessee State Parks to determine if there is such a thing as too many visitors in state parks. Their research aims to determine how an adjustment to management practices can keep three Tennessee state parks enjoyable while also allowing access to a growing number of park visitors each year.
This June, Clemson University will introduce the online Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Recreational Therapy Cognate Area, the first Ph.D. program of its kind to be offered online. Although the university already offers the Ph.D. program on campus, the department developed the online program in response to a growing need for educators in […]
Another year and another class of Clemson students are graduating and heading out to make their mark on the world. We will miss them, but are equally excited to see what they accomplish next.
The departments that will make up the soon-to-be-established College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences held their Spring Research Forum on April 20, showcasing a wide range of student, faculty and staff research. “Presenters prepared over 70 posters that facilitated conversations about our exciting work and outreach,” said Kathy Headley, senior […]
The College of Health, Education and Human Development (HEHD) and Eugene T. Moore School of Education (SOE) honored outstanding faculty, staff and graduate students at the annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony, held April 20 at the Hendrix Student Center. The ceremony was held as part of the 2016 Spring Research Forum. The winners were: College […]
Denise Anderson, professor and graduate coordinator in the Clemson University Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, will participate in the Academy for Innovative Higher Education Leadership program. Anderson is also the incoming associate dean for undergraduate studies for the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, and Georgetown University and Arizona State University designed […]
The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM) at Clemson University appointed Tom O’Rourke, the executive director of the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission, as a professor of practice. Under O’Rourke’s leadership, the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission has been nationally recognized for operating an ever-expanding park system without solely relying on […]
People often struggle to find ways to preserve health and happiness amidst sometimes harsh, stress-inducing urban environments. However, it appears that one path to long-term happiness may lead straight through the closest park, a Clemson University researcher says.
Clemson University’s College of Health, Education and Human Development honored students for their achievements during the 2015-2016 academic year at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony, held April 9 in Clemson’s Strom Thurmond Auditorium. The award recipients were as follows: University Awards Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Katelyn Joy Beardsley, School of Nursing […]
Jeffrey C. Hallo has published a children’s book written to inspire and educate children on the topic of national parks during the parks’ centennial. Hallo, an associate professor in the Clemson University's parks, recreation and tourism management department, released the book “Rosy Ralph Visits His National Parks” in mid-March through Amazon’s online bookseller CreateSpace.