John Gautsch boarded a plane to Thailand, but it was “Big Boy” who returned to Clemson. Gautsch, a senior recreational therapy major at Clemson, is a large man even in his home country, but he suspects the nickname may have also referred to his personality. He hopes, anyway. Physical strength and a warm personality are […]
The Clemson University School of Health Research has 10 newly appointed faculty scholars from across four colleges in the University. The new faculty scholars are: Kaileigh Byrne, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Zhou Job Chen, assistant professor in the Department of Psychology Brandi Crowe, assistant professor of recreational therapy in the Department of […]
Faculty and students from Clemson University will partner with the Institute for Physical Education in Chiang Mai, Thailand, to implement the Adaptive Sports for Social Change project. This project will provide content knowledge on adaptive sports to more than 40 physical education students in Thailand, as well as firsthand experience implementing these sports with individuals with disabilities.
Skye Arthur-Banning can trace a watershed moment in his career as faculty member and soccer referee to a set of shoe laces. They were on a pair of cleats that belonged to a player with cerebral palsy competing in the 2014 America’s Cup Tournament. It was Arthur-Banning’s first time officiating a seven-a-side soccer game, a […]
Clemson University’s recreational therapy program has received the Excellence in Education award from the American Therapeutic Recreation Association, one of the highest honors in the field.