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 […]
Clemson University psychologist Robin Kowalski’s recent research reveals that people think about the advice they would give their younger selves more often than many people might think, and for many this mental exercise is anything but futile. Her latest research in the Journal of Social Psychology analyzed the results of two studies on more than 400 individuals 30 years of age or older. Kowalski said the findings have been truly revealing about the nature of regret, how people can use it to self-actualize and what areas people tend to fixate on in their later years.
Eric Muth, associate dean for research and graduate studies in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, has been named a fellow of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research. Muth was selected based on his high level of research productivity, excellence and broad recognition for his accomplishments. Members include influential science, governmental and philanthropic […]
A Clemson faculty member was recently awarded an honorary doctorate for extensive international community development by the University of South Bohemia in the Czech Republic. Mark Small, professor of psychology and director of the Clemson University Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, received the doctorate honoris causa in early June. The university awards honorary doctorates […]
Joseph Mazer, professor and chair of Clemson’s communication department, has been named to a three-year term as editor of Communication Education, a flagship journal published by the National Communication Association and the nation’s premier publication for research in the field.
The Clemson University Institute for Parks has developed a new Directors’ Leadership Academy to address pressing management needs in U.S. parks. Clemson faculty in the institute designed the academy to train current and future park leaders to meet challenges at the local, state and national park system levels.
The South Carolina Association of School Administrators recently announced that Joanne Avery, superintendent of Anderson School District 4 and a Clemson University graduate, was selected as the state superintendent of the year. The district is among one of the highest achieving districts in the state, and Avery has played a key role in defining and […]
Longtime Clemson faculty and staff member Wanda Johnson has been named director of student media under Clemson’s communication department. Beginning July 1, Johnson will provide leadership and mentoring for students across all of Clemson’s student media organizations. Johnson brings 30-plus years of combined experience in broadcast news, radio, web productions, promotions, public relations and marketing. […]
Last month, a group of students led by Clemson faculty took part in the University’s first study abroad program in Cuba. The program studied the intersections of tourism and society from the historic to the modern. It also applied a critical lens to how the travel and tourism industry interfaced with social structures and norms […]
Amanda Bluhm knew she wanted to be a part of an innovative program that would immerse her in the classroom from pre-planning to the final day of class. Her experience with Clemson's teacher residency program has confirmed that teaching is the right profession for her.
A collaborative partnership involving Clemson University, Greenville Technical College and Greenville County Schools has earned national recognition from the League for Innovation in the Community College. “Expressway to Tiger Town” identifies, supports and prepares students for a career as an educator, and the accelerated higher education pathway program earned the league’s 2019 Innovation of the […]
Clemson has become one of nine new higher education institutions to join the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate. The project works to redesign professional practice preparation in education for the improvement of PK-20 education and the organizations that support it. As a member of the project, Clemson will be part of a 113-institution network […]
As a student, there’s never been anything “traditional” about Christy Rogers. When she walked across the stage at her Clemson graduation, she did so to the cheers of her two-year-old daughter, and she was already carrying her second child. Rogers then worked as a paralegal while her husband was in school, and by the time […]
Jonda C. McNair, professor in Clemson’s College of Education, had just come off of a rewarding—and educational—stint on the 2019 Randolph Caldecott Award Selection Committee, and as the semester wound down she found out she had been appointed to another, similarly prestigious position. McNair will serve as chair of the 2021 John Newbery Medal Award […]