The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM) at Clemson University appointed Tom O’Rourke, the executive director of the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission, as a professor of practice. Under O’Rourke’s leadership, the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission has been nationally recognized for operating an ever-expanding park system without solely relying on […]
People often struggle to find ways to preserve health and happiness amidst sometimes harsh, stress-inducing urban environments. However, it appears that one path to long-term happiness may lead straight through the closest park, a Clemson University researcher says.
Scott Moore, a doctoral nursing student in the Healthcare Genetics program at Clemson University, won the Aging Research Interest Group (RIG) Distinguished Dissertation Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS). He accepted the award in February at the annual SNRS conference. The purpose of the Aging RIG Distinguished Dissertation Award is to recognize the […]
Clemson University psychology students will present research sponsored by NASA at the 20th annual Posters on the Hill session on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., April 19 and 20.
Clemson University’s College of Health, Education and Human Development honored students for their achievements during the 2015-2016 academic year at the annual Honors and Awards Ceremony, held April 9 in Clemson’s Strom Thurmond Auditorium. The award recipients were as follows: University Awards Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Katelyn Joy Beardsley, School of Nursing […]
Mary Beth Steck, assistant professor in the Clemson University School of Nursing, recently participated in the 2016 Faculty Policy Intensive (FPI) in Washington, D.C. Dr. Steck is the first nursing faculty member from South Carolina selected for the fully-funded, four-day immersion program held by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN). The fourth annual […]
Representatives from the Clemson University Graduate School have appointed Dr. Robin Phelps-Ward as a graduate school faculty fellow in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development. Phelps-Ward was one of four appointed fellows, and the fellowship is the first of its kind in the graduate school. This appointment […]
Several members of ClemsonLIFE’s (Learning is for Everyone) leadership team helped organize a “Night to Shine” dance at ALIVE Wesleyan Church in Central, South Carolina. The prom-style event had 200 guests with special needs and over 220 Clemson University student and staff volunteers. The event provides teenagers and adults with disabilities the opportunity to be […]
Rosanna Saladin-Subero, a Ph.D. graduate of the Clemson University Department of Youth, Family and Community Studies, recently received the Premio al Liderazo (Leadership Award) at the Cesar Chavez Contemplation Breakfast in Charlotte, North Carolina. Leadership in the Clouds ™ hosted the event at the Levine Museum on March 31. Saladin-Subero currently serves as assistant director […]
Jeffrey C. Hallo has published a children’s book written to inspire and educate children on the topic of national parks during the parks’ centennial. Hallo, an associate professor in the Clemson University's parks, recreation and tourism management department, released the book “Rosy Ralph Visits His National Parks” in mid-March through Amazon’s online bookseller CreateSpace.
It took years for Sarah Longshore to realize just how passionate she was about education. Her father and grandfather were both educators, but she wasn’t sure she shared their passion. Even when Longshore attended Clemson University’s Eugene T. Moore School of Education, it took until her time as a student teacher before she realized just […]
Robert Knoeppel, chair of the Clemson University Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development, and Matthew Della Sala, assistant professor at Purdue University and former Clemson doctoral student, recently won the Educational Considerations Scholarly Paper Award from the National Education Finance Conference for the third consecutive year. Knoeppel and Della Sala’s paper is entitled “Identifying […]
The American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) recently awarded more than $24,000 in grant monies to Dr. Ransome Eke, an embedded scientist in pediatrics research and academics with Clemson University and the Greenville Health System. Eke will use the grant funds to study the link between secondhand smoke and Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), a chronic allergic disease […]
Alumni and former faculty of Clemson University's parks, recreation and tourism management department will descend upon the campus in early April and join current faculty and students to celebrate its 50th anniversary.
For years, children's camp directors and counselors have championed the positive aspects of camping and attempted to reframe it as much more than an extended version of day care. Those directors and counselors no longer have to rely on anecdotal evidence to back up their claims as researchers are revealing the benefits associated with camp experiences like never before.