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    Nursing lecturer selected for new national mentorship program

    April 29, 2020

    Kylie Newsom has been selected to participate in a new Kaplan mentoring program for new nurses and educators. The Nightingale Mentorship Program is in response to the Nursing Now Nightingale Challenge in honor of Florence Nightingale’s 200th birthday and the Year of the Nurse. The program matches 14 of Kaplan’s experienced nurses and nurse educators […]

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    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recognizes students for academic achievement

    April 28, 2020

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has recognized its outstanding students with college and departmental awards. “We could not be prouder of all of our students and their accomplishments and cannot wait to see what the future brings each of them,” said CBSHS Associate Dean Denise Anderson. “While we would have loved to […]

  • CUSHR appointed 14 new clinical faculty and faculty scholars.

    Clemson School of Health Research appoints new faculty scholars, clinical faculty

    April 28, 2020

    The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health. Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and […]

  • Jason Muise commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army, and began his career as a surgical staff nurse.

    Alumni Spotlight: Jason Muise, Army surgical team commander and nurse

    April 7, 2020

    Meet Jason Muise, a 2011 School of Nursing alumnus. He found a way to follow in his family’s footsteps while following his passion for health care. From Afghanistan to Indonesia, his career in the U.S. Army has led him to travel and meet people across the world. As the Commander of the 102nd Forward Resuscitative and […]

  • Nicole Davis, Lindsey Garrard, Heather Hufnagel, and Melinda Jenkins were recently honored with Palmetto Gold recognition.

    Three nursing faculty, nursing student receive Palmetto Gold recognition

    April 1, 2020

    Three Clemson University School of Nursing faculty have won a Palmetto Gold Award and one student has won the Palmetto Gold Scholarship. Lecturer and Doctor of Nursing Practice student Melinda Jenkins, Assistant Professor Nicole Davis and Senior Lecturer Lindsey Garrard were three of 100 recipients of the Palmetto Gold Award in South Carolina. This award […]

  • Riley Dunnam

    Accelerated pathway to MUSC helps public health student jumpstart career

    March 18, 2020

    Growing up, Riley Dunnam’s grandparents were in and out of hospitals frequently with health issues. She would sit in the hospital rooms with her grandparents and parents while they talked to doctors or watched the TV in the room. She would watch the nurses, nurses’ aides, and doctors come in and out of the room, […]

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    Criminal justice, psychology students selected as finalists for national Truman Scholarship competition

    March 11, 2020

    Two students from the sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department and psychology department are finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Michaela Knox and Ashni Bhojwani were two of 190 candidates from 136 colleges and universities selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are the only finalists from South Carolina. The Truman Scholarship, named in […]

  • the department chair of the Public Safety Institute and public safety programs at Calumet College of Saint Joseph in Indiana

    Alumni Spotlight: from law enforcement to academics, McGuire’s focus remains on helping others

    March 3, 2020

    Meet Danny McGuire, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated in 2018 with a Master’s in Public Administration. While working in law enforcement, he returned to school, and he’s now the department chair of the Public Safety Programs, both Undergraduate and Graduate as well as Director of the Public Safety Institute […]

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    Health care advocate Michelle Taylor-Smith joins Center for Research on Health Disparities

    February 20, 2020

    Former Prisma Health Vice President Michelle Taylor-Smith, MSN, BSN, RN, FACHE, has recently joined Clemson University School of Nursing as operations officer for the Center for Research on Health Disparities. The Center for Research on Health Disparities (CRHD) works to improve health outcomes for rural and underserved communities by developing and advancing culturally sensitive and community-based research. […]

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    Clemson researchers receive seed grant funding from Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health

    February 18, 2020

    Clemson University researchers from the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS), the College of Engineering, Computing and Applies Sciences (CECAS) and College of Science (COS) have been awarded 14 seed grants from the Seed Grant Program at Health Sciences Center (HSC) at Prisma Health. The grants will fund projects on a variety of […]

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    Psychology professor named newest Clemson School of Health Research Faculty Fellow

    January 2, 2020

    Clemson psychology associate professor Marissa Shuffler, Ph.D., is the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellow. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Prisma Health–Upstate department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from regular teaching duties to a […]

  • Stacey Haynes is 1986 political science alumna, who has since pursued a career in criminal justice.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Stacey Haynes, Assistant United States Attorney

    January 2, 2020

    Meet Stacey Haynes. This 1986 political science alumna is an Assistant United States Attorney. She’s been a prosecutor for the past 27 years and has tried multitudes of cases including murder, murder-for-hire, kidnapping, rape, burglary, bank robbery, gang crimes, wiretap cases, firearm trafficking and many more. We caught up with her in between cases to […]

  • In partnership with Public Health Sciences, Prisma Health–Upstate, Clemson Cooperative Extension offers a diabetes education and support class in Greenville County.

    Tool for diabetes self-management from Clemson, Prisma Health–Upstate certified by American Diabetes Association

    November 22, 2019

    A diabetes education and support program created by Clemson University and Prisma Health-Upstate is one of the first in the nation to be recognized as a practice-tested diabetes self-management support program by the American Diabetes Association. The program, Health Extension for Diabetes, is listed on the new practice-tested support programs portion of the Diabetes Support Directory, a free online tool to help connect communities to a qualified, ADA-approved diabetes support program.

  • The new certificate program will educate practicing nurses and other design professionals about the design of health care facilities.

    Clemson professors, national nursing leaders create health care design certificate for clinical and leadership nurses

    November 7, 2019

    Through a new certificate program, the Clemson University School of Nursing will educate practicing nurses about the design of health care facilities, empowering them to improve the safety and function of the spaces where they provide care. The new Leadership & Innovation in Health + Design Certificate program was created by O’Hara, Valentine, Academy of Nursing Excellence members and faculty in Clemson’s Graduate Program in Architecture + Health program for practicing nurses as well as new architects interested in the health care design field. The certificate was approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in late September and classes will begin in fall 2020.

  • Assistant professor Susan O'Hara was recognized by HCD as the top educator of the year.

    Healthcare Design Magazine names Clemson nursing professor as top educator

    November 7, 2019

    Clemson University School of Nursing assistant professor Susan O’Hara recently was recognized by Healthcare Design Magazine as a “HCD 10” winner. She was named the top educator because of her teaching and academic contributions to the health care design field over the past year.