The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences equips students and engages research and outreach to address health and wellness challenges, tackle human impacts on the environment, and build stronger communities by better understanding human, political and social behavior and the impact of an ever-connected world.
When immunization guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention aren’t updated in a health care setting, patients could suffer the consequences. Xia Jing, an assistant professor in the Clemson University Department of Public Health Sciences, is beginning a five-year project to help make updating these guidelines a little easier for providers in smaller […]
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 […]
Duct tape is loved for its versatility, and a senior in the Clemson University Department of Psychology has added even more uses for it. Catherine Chapman along with Harvard graduate Nicholas Dimitruk have founded a company selling tape that gives users access to data via their phone.
All 2020 graduates from Clemson University’s student veteran population were honored Thursday evening in a special “Hail and Farewell” ceremony at Palmetto Ridge Events in Seneca, South Carolina. Students were presented red, white and blue cords to place over their graduation gear. Another The graduates also received a letter from President Jim Clements and a […]
Meet Zachary Garrison, a 2015 Communications alumnus. In his short time after graduation, he’s landed a dream career in the the film industry working as a post production coordinator. We caught up with him in between filming to learn more about his career and how Clemson prepared him for it. Q: What is your job? […]
When you’re passionate about your research, you enjoy an opportunity to talk about it with your colleagues. When that opportunity is only three minutes long, and you have to make your research understandable to everyone, it’s a little more challenging. For the audience, though, it’s a lot more fun. Clemson’s Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition […]
Starting this month, political science students at Clemson University will have the chance to work and learn virtually with students in Belgrade, marking the beginning of a two-year exchange program funded by the U.S. State Department. The Department of Political Science has received a $104,000 grant from the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade for faculty and […]
Meet Kellie Walters, a 2017 Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management alumna who earned her doctorate and has traveled across the country to teach– her dream job. She’s not only a teacher, but a steward to her community. She has started two organizations: a non-profit program that improves adolescent girls’ physical and emotional health called Smart […]
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 passion for nursing simulation education led Jean Ellen Zavertnik, RN, DNP, CNE, CHSE-A, to help start an alliance dedicated to this educational approach and become the first president of the South Carolina Nursing Education Simulation Alliance. Zavertnik serves as director of the Clemson University School of Nursing Clinical Learning Research Center. Simulation offers students […]
A Clemson University program that supports individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and Related Dementias (ADRD) has received national recognition for its impact in Pickens County. The Brain Health Club, developed by the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging (IEA), recently received an Aging Achievement Award from the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging (n4a), which […]
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.