Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are proud to announce that Clemson’s front-line workers classified as phase 1A are receiving COVID-19 vaccines Friday through the longstanding partnership between the two institutions. Among those receiving vaccines are Clemson Rural Health clinicians and team members; Healthy Me-Healthy SC Rural COVID Screening Teams; Redfern Health Center medical personnel and staff; School of Nursing faculty, staff and students involved in direct clinical care; and first responders on campus like Fire and EMS.
The Clemson University College of Education has awarded four graduate students its Teaching and Learning Online M.Ed. Award to recognize exemplary educators who show evidence and potential as leaders in their field. Leadership in the college’s teaching and learning department has recognized one graduate student from each of the M.Ed. program’s specializations with the award. […]
The Clemson University Department of Psychology recently honored outstanding alumni for 2020. A ceremony originally slated for Spring 2020 to honor the recipients was postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic, but the award recipients have been recognized online and via the department’s newsletter. Ruth P. Saunders, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Psychology Department Distinguished Lifetime […]
A Clemson faculty member is lending his expertise to a new strategic science initiative developed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative provides rapid, scenario-based analyses aimed at protecting critical societal functions, mitigating worst outcomes, and building upon potential opportunities. Gary Machlis, University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University, was appointed to serve on the Response and Resilient Recovery Strategic Science Initiative as a member of its executive council.
The past year has demonstrated clearly how a pandemic can continually influence people and communities in profound and dramatic ways. With this in mind, Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) has pulled all of its departments together to present a course for students that examines how COVID-19 affects multiple aspects of everyday life from the standpoint […]
Clemson University researchers have been awarded $3 million over three years to develop a personalized professional development recommender system for teachers that resembles the way businesses such as Amazon.com recommend products or streaming entertainment. Researchers from the Clemson University College of Education and the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences will develop this recommender system to improve teacher effectiveness and retention while increasing student achievement. The grant award comes from the U.S. Department of Education Supporting Effective Educator Development Grant Program. Of 130 applications to the program, Clemson’s proposal is one of only 12 to be awarded.
Some of South Carolina’s most visited places are its beaches. The coast has also become an increasingly popular place to live, with Census data from 2017 showing about 29% of the total American population choosing to call a coastal community home. This also rings true in South Carolina’s coastal Colleton County, which has seen a […]
You’re sleepy at work for whatever reason, and you’re suffering. Whether you partied too hard, a baby kept you up half the night or it’s simply post-lunch drowsiness, you’re a zombie who’s expected to still get things done until you can punch out for the day. Sleepiness and its cognitive effects have been issues for […]
A Clemson University faculty member will use an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to examine middle school students’ data science knowledge and practices through the lens of social issues and gauge students’ sense of empowerment to positively change communities through data science.
A new tuition support program at Clemson University will bring wheelchair tennis student-athletes to campus to play and earn their degree. Out-of-state tuition waivers allow students to pay their 4-year tuition at the in-state cost, making Clemson a more affordable option for potential student-athletes from across the country.
The Clemson University Joseph F. Sullivan Center is offering drive-through flu shots every Friday in October starting Oct. 2 from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Drive-through shots will be located in Lot C-2 at the corner of Williamson Road and Perimeter Road. For Clemson employees and other individuals on the State Health Plan, flu shots are free. […]
The Joseph F. Sullivan Center has performed health outreach in rural communities on behalf of Clemson University for nearly four decades, but the growth in the work our college does in the area of rural health is no longer limited to what a single center can do. Leadership in our college now envisions the Sullivan Center among many as a spoke on a wheel. The hub of that wheel is a new, comprehensive infrastructure of programs and services dubbed Clemson Rural Health, which will act as an organizing framework for health service delivery and clinics as well as collaborative work involving health outreach and community development projects. Learn more about our expanding outreach efforts and to hear the personal stories of those involved and those who have benefitted from the work we’ve done.
A new academy at the Clemson University Outdoor Lab is providing support to Upstate parents whose children are alternating between virtual and in-person learning or are learning entirely at home this fall. Starting Oct. 5, the Outdoor Lab Academy will serve as a safe place for up to 30 school-aged children to stay on track with their school assignments and get valuable social time with their peers between 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m., while also giving parents the time they need to focus on their work.
A group of researchers from the Clemson University College of Education will use a more-than-$950,000 award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to partner with rural schools in South Carolina to make computer science fun and accessible to middle school students and those with learning disabilities and emotional/behavioral disorders. The research aims to help these students hone computer science skills that will likely be useful in many facets of their everyday lives, which researchers say can be achieved through a strong partnership with teachers.
Maira Patino’s life was changed by her first experience with outdoor recreation – a hiking trip to Colorado when she was 14 years old. “I went as part of a youth outreach program in a small suburb by Chicago right before my freshman year of high school and honestly didn’t know what hiking was until […]