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  • Clemson entities encourage outdoor play through video

    April 24, 2018

    Four Clemson entities have joined together to create a video emphasizing the importance of outdoor play. The College of Education and College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences, along with the U.S. Play Coalition and South Carolina Botanical Garden, both housed at Clemson, produced “Come Outdoors with Us,” which explores the extraordinary benefits of nature on all […]

  • Bettye-Cecil

    Bettye Cecil: health care pioneer, friend of Clemson Nursing

    September 15, 2017

    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 […]

  • Henry and Polly Hoffmeyer sit together on a chair.

    Leading the way in nursing

    August 24, 2017

    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.

  • George Petersen-Augustus Mays

    Federal education landscape focus of College of Education advisory board meeting

    April 17, 2017

    The Clemson University College of Education Senior Advisory Board received an overview of the federal educational policy landscape during its April 14 meeting at Clemson’s Madren Center. Augustus Mays, director of governmental relations at WestEd – an education-focused, nonpartisan, research, development and service agency – spoke to the group about recent changes in the U.S. […]

  • Joe Frost

    Father of play advocacy honored with U.S. Play Coalition’s inaugural distinguished research award

    April 12, 2017

    CLEMSON — The U.S. Play Coalition presented the inaugural Joe L. Frost Award for Distinguished Research to its namesake – Joe L. Frost, the contemporary father of play advocacy – during the coalition’s 2017 Conference on the Value of Play April 4 at Clemson University. The award recognizes a body of exceptional research that has […]

  • Roy Professors

    New professorships support research to help newborns and patients with implants, Parkinson’s

    March 28, 2017

    Patients at risk of infections from surgical devices, newborns experiencing opioid withdrawal and people with Parkinson’s Disease stand to benefit from research stemming from Clemson University’s newest named professorships.

  • Architect's rendering of the building.

    Clemson to expand nursing education with GHS

    January 30, 2017

    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.

  • Breast cancer support group planning meeting slated for October 17

    September 29, 2016

    When 1 in 8 U.S. women are projected to develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, it is rare that any community is untouched by the disease. Clemson University is no exception. Understanding this reality and the importance of support for breast cancer patients, two Clemson employees and breast cancer survivors are […]

  • Say ‘Yes’ to Recess: Clemson colleges argue the benefit of recess and play

    September 8, 2016

    Recess. We all loved it. But did we know how much of a role it played in our overall education? An interdisciplinary team of educators from Clemson University are addressing that topic in “Say ‘Yes’ to Recess,” a ClemsonTV webcast highlighting the importance of recess and providing recommendations on recess-related school policies. The video is […]

  • Dan Olweus

    Bullying research pioneer to speak at Clemson June 16

    June 6, 2016

    Dan Olweus, known worldwide as the “father” of bullying research, will speak on the subject during an address to Clemson University faculty, staff and students on Thursday, June 16. He will address the topic “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” from 2-3:30 p.m. in room 106 of Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. His talk is sponsored by the university’s Institute […]

  • Kathleen Valentine

    Valentine named Clemson nursing school director, GHS chief nursing academic officer

    May 6, 2016

    Kathleen Valentine, dean of nursing at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, has been named director of Clemson University’s School of Nursing and chief nursing academic officer of Greenville Health System.

  • Clemson department to host faith-based youth leaders’ summit in May

    March 23, 2016

    The Clemson University Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management (PRTM) will host its inaugural Faith-Based Youth Leaders’ Summit May 2-3 in Clemson. The summit will feature workshop presentations and encourage discourse between attendees and the event’s keynote speakers. The event is a logical extension of the department’s continual mission to promote positive development in […]

  • Clemson to create college focused on behavioral, social and health sciences

    February 15, 2016

    Beginning July 1, 2016, Clemson University will house a new College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences focused on becoming a national and international leader in solving the problems faced by individuals, families, communities and societies. The new college will be comprised of the following departments and schools: Department of Communication Studies Department of Parks, […]

  • Scholar to speak on link between hip-hop and classroom success

    February 1, 2016

    Renowned scholar Gloria Ladson-Billings will appear at Clemson University’s Tillman Auditorium at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8, to deliver a talk on the importance of using teaching practices that incorporate students’ cultures and backgrounds. The title of her talk is “Hip Hop/Hip Hope: Reinventing Culturally Relevant Pedagogy.”

  • Photo of Bobbi Curry

    Curry completes national grants management certificate program

    January 29, 2016

    Bobbi Curry, grants administrator and manager of the Center for Research and Collaborative Activities at Clemson University, recently completed the Grants Management Certificate Program from Management Concepts. The program provides comprehensive professional education in the grants field and is designed for employees of organizations that receive federal funds and use those funds to perform programmatic […]