During a trip to Copenhagen, Denmark, Bettye Cecil visited a health care center that housed older adults. She noticed that the hallways had mirrors in them, and that the residents were dressed nicely – a marked contrast to similar facilities in America in the 1970s, where people walked down the halls in their house robes […]
The Greenville Health Authority board (GHA) has awarded Clemson University a total of $2.66 million for diabetes prevention efforts and scholarships to increase diversity in the nurse practitioner workforce.
Henry Hoffmeyer’s father died when he was 11, leaving his mother to care for five children under age 14 while operating a small dairy in Darlington, S.C. All of them attended college. Henry and his wife, Polly are now intent on helping other single-parent families afford college.
The Office of the Dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) recently announced the winning proposals for its first annual IMPACT seed grants program. The winning proposals cover a wide range of research topics including cross cultural cognitive interviewing, web-based telehealth programs and interventions on maternal stress and depression. The CBSHS […]
Heide Temples, a Clemson University School of Nursing faculty member, has earned national recognition for her work showing that breastfeeding may be a key to preventing childhood obesity.
When Whitney Sewell thinks back on her time as an undergraduate student in Clemson’s School of Nursing, she remembers faculty stressing that its students should lead by example. During a 2010 bone marrow drive on campus, Sewell thought a great way to do this was to encourage other students to get a cheek swab alongside […]
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the first annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Graduate students awarded during the ceremony included: Master’s Degree Candidate Teaching Assistant Award – Heidi Walsh, School of Nursing Master’s Degree Candidate Research Assistant […]
Clemson will make one of its most successful nursing programs even more convenient for registered nurses hoping to take their education to the next level. The School of Nursing’s RN/BS Completion Program will transition to a fully online format beginning Fall 2017. The benefits remain the same, as do the expert faculty who are set […]
The CVS Health Foundation has gifted the Clemson University School of Nursing a $5,000 scholarship to assist students as they complete their studies to become family nurse practitioners.
In the latest example of its growing collaboration with Greenville Health System (GHS), Clemson University will expand its nursing program in Greenville – an effort that will more than double enrollment in Clemson’s traditional Bachelor of Science in Nursing program, help meet the growing need for nurses and bolster health innovation and research efforts in the Upstate.
John Whitcomb, undergraduate coordinator and associate professor in Clemson’s School of Nursing, will be honored by the Society of Critical Care Medicine in late January. Whitcomb will receive the Presidential Citation from the society for “extraordinary contributions of time, energy and resources.” This is the third consecutive year he has received this award. Whitcomb will […]
Clemson will hold its graduation ceremonies in the refurbished Littlejohn Coliseum Thursday.
Dr. Nicole J. Davis, assistant professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, was recently selected from an interdisciplinary pool of applicants to attend the 9th Annual Bedside-to-Bench Conference, “Urinary Incontinence in the Elderly: A Translational Research Agenda for a Complex Geriatric Syndrome,” in Bethesda, Maryland. According to Davis, the conference allowed her to grow, […]
Kaitlyn Styles, a senior in Clemson’s School of Nursing and Clemson cheerleader, has enjoyed the benefits of the Peggy Gardner Deane Endowed Nursing Scholarship since earning it before the beginning of her junior year. The scholarship is awarded to undergraduate junior and senior nursing majors from Anderson County with at least a 3.0 GPA. Styles, […]
The Clemson University School of Nursing held its third annual white coat ceremony for 119 incoming freshmen on Sept. 16 in Tillman Auditorium. The students received their first official white coats and stood together to recite a nursing oath, pledging to practice their profession faithfully and devote themselves to the welfare of those committed to […]