Clemson’s College of Education will begin a series of professional development seminars for new teachers on October 13 at Pickens County Career and Technology Center. The series, Perfecting Your Roar, will consist of four sessions over the 2018-2019 school year and be geared toward first-year and early-career teachers. The sessions’ primary goals are to address […]
Faculty in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department are currently seeking well-qualified applicants for Ph.D. and M.S. assistantships starting in Fall 2019. These assistantships provide a competitive stipend to on-campus students and include a full tuition wavier. Most assistantships are for a nine-month academic year and 10-20 hours of work per week. Assistantships are […]
Clemson University, in partnership with SC State University, has received a five-year, $1.28 million grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programming to at-risk youth in South Carolina.
Brett Wright, dean emeritus of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, now leads both a collaborative higher education effort to save wild tigers and a Clemson institute devoted to the academic study of sports sciences. With the arrival of Leslie Hossfeld as dean of the college on July 1, Wright immediately transitioned to […]
Michael Mikota’s motor scooter got plenty of use during his time as a graduate student at Clemson. It meant a great deal to him, and not only because it was his primary source of transportation during the four years it took to earn his Ph.D. The motor scooter was a daily reminder of what he […]
June Pilcher, a Clemson behavioral scientist, is the first faculty member from the university to be selected as a Jefferson Science Fellow, a prestigious, government-sponsored fellowship administered by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Pilcher is one of only five fellows from across the nation to be selected in 2018. She will perform her work as a fellow in the U.S. Global Development Lab, which is part of the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Clemson’s department of parks, recreation and tourism management has gained a veteran of South Carolina’s state parks system as faculty this fall. Phil Gaines, a Clemson alum, began his tenure as director of South Carolina State Parks in 2005 and has enjoyed a 37-year career with the parks system. This fall, Gaines will teach a […]
Clemson University has received a funding commitment from the Universal Service Administration Company Rural Health Care Program to bring high speed broadband technology to 102 health care sites across South Carolina to improve the efficiency of rural health outreach efforts. The three-year funding commitment amounts to $5.24 million with the possibility of renewal at the end of the term. The funding is set to streamline the way mobile clinics can operate in rural areas; provide an economic boost to South Carolina companies tasked with hardwiring sites and mobile clinics; and improve health outcomes for people in underserved communities.
Even though Roy Jones says he’s “averse” to snakes, his tone implies a stronger dislike than he lets on. However, Jones is willing to face the possibility of poisonous reptiles and other beasts of the field if the reward is worth the effort, and on this overgrown, country road, Jones is close to standing on […]
Students aren’t the only ones benefitting from Clemson’s teacher residency program. The college designed the program so that master teachers come away from the experience with long-lasting benefits in addition to the immediate helping hand that comes from a second teacher in the classroom. Over the summer, master teachers and residents convened in the upstate […]
This fall, 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: Teaching and Learning Shanita Anderson began her career in […]
Technology-induced sicknesses fall under the umbrella of what Travers Scott calls “technopathologies,” which are conditions in which technologies are perceived to have caused or worsened mental and physical illnesses. Scott, a Clemson communication faculty member, has just published a new book, “Pathology and Technology: Killer Apps & Sick Users,” which explores these ideas.
Darren Linvill has earned an unusual moniker over the last eight months. He’s spent so much time studying the habits of those that would abuse Twitter to subvert political discourse, his colleagues in Clemson’s communication department now call him “the troll whisperer.” Linvill and College of Business faculty member Patrick Warren have spent months studying […]
Natalie Odom Pough, Ed.D., lecturer in Clemson’s teaching and learning department, has been recognized as an emerging leader by the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD). Pough is among 27 educators from across the country to be included in the association’s 2018 class of emerging leaders, which recognizes and prepares young, promising educators to […]
From a young age, Meghnaa Tallapragada’s parents pushed her to be multi-dimensional. They knew it would be important to encourage this quality in a child so focused on academics. Even now, Meghnaa admits she probably would have been content spending her time solely in the pursuit of an education in electrical engineering in Hyderabad, India. […]