A team of researchers recently received a $1.94 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate what environmental education program characteristics matter and how they’re best delivered to maximize learning outcomes for youth participants. Researchers from Clemson University, Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina Wilmington will visit more than 500 programs based out of numerous organizations to isolate what works in what context and for whom.
When Doyle Carr and his family were touring colleges with the oldest of their three daughters, they had a list of over 20 stops to make. Clemson wasn’t on it. At the suggestion of a family friend, the Carrs decided to visit Clemson with no appointment on their tour of higher education institutions in the […]
When June Pilcher was selected as Clemson’s first Jefferson Science Fellow, she was put in an unusual position. Pilcher, alumni distinguished professor in Clemson’s psychology department, was flattered by the honor, excited about the upcoming experience and a little puzzled by the fact that she had no idea what exactly she’d be doing. Sure, she […]
A faculty member in Clemson’s sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department has been awarded a three-year grant to study urbanization in China and its effects on rural communities. Yi Wu, assistant professor in the department, will use the $286,000 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Cultural Anthropology Program to examine how villages and rural […]
A career in health care doesn’t mean that a person has to be confined to a hospital or clinic. Joshua Scott, a 1997 Clemson alum who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in health sciences, is a prime example. Dr. Scott is a primary care sports medicine physician for the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute in Los Angeles, […]
Barry Garst, associate professor in Clemson’s youth development leadership program, has played an integral role in a major national report being released today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The report, “Shaping Summertime Experiences: Opportunities to Promote Healthy Development and Well-being for Children and Youth,” examines the effects of summertime experiences on […]
The Clemson University College of Education celebrated South Carolina’s Teachers of the Year–and all teachers–during the Clemson Tiger’s recent football match up with the Charlotte 49ers. Our college hosted teachers and their families inside the stadium around Howard’s Rock before the game, and we held a tailgate in the hours before kickoff outside Littlejohn Coliseum. […]
On Sept. 20, the College of Education held its first annual awards celebration at the Owen Pavilion at the Madren Conference Center and Inn in Clemson. College leadership recognized faculty in a variety of categories and celebrated faculty milestones related to journal citations and grant achievement. George J. Petersen, founding dean of the college, welcomed […]
This fall, Clemson’s College of Education has become the first on campus to adopt a college-wide, four-year advising model for its undergraduates. College leadership and student advisors worked collaboratively to develop this approach, which they say aligns the college more closely with the ClemsonForward strategic plan. This model positions academic advisors to manage all tasks […]
Jeff Marshall clearly remembers a student in his AP Physics class whose abilities were far beyond the material he was teaching. By the third day of the class, Marshall knew the student—who would later skip his first year at MIT—would quickly grow disinterested in the material. Marshall had to do something, so he started a […]
After the accident, people told Kelsey Simms many things. The police told her she drove her car 60 miles per hour into the back of a stopped—and thankfully childless—school bus. They told her that when her Honda Civic hit, the interior crumpled underneath the back of the bus, wedging her inside. Her grandparents happened to […]
The Communication Center housed in Clemson’s communication department will now enjoy more space and improved technological capabilities in its new home at the Watt Family Innovation Center. The center initially opened in Daniel Hall in 1997 and primarily supports the oral communication needs of students in communication general education courses. In this capacity, the center […]
This fall, faculty and students in Clemson’s communication department will use the University’s Social Media Listening Center to monitor social media before, during and after all 2019 home football games. The Clemson University Police Department is employing the help of the center to add an extra layer of security during home football games.
Clemson’s College of Education begins the fall semester with several new faculty members. College leadership is excited to welcome these faculty members, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. The new faculty members by department are as follows: Education and Human Development Liz Boyd will serve as a visiting clinical […]
Brad Kirby still remembers attending his first Clemson football game at eight years old. His older brother, Travis, was a freshman at Clemson, and Brad says seeing Travis’ experience and the excitement of game day was all it took to hook him. Ten years separate the Kirby brothers, but both of them ended up in […]