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.
Three Clemson University School of Nursing faculty have won a Palmetto Gold Award and one student has won the Palmetto Gold Scholarship. Lecturer and Doctor of Nursing Practice student Melinda Jenkins, Assistant Professor Nicole Davis and Senior Lecturer Lindsey Garrard were three of 100 recipients of the Palmetto Gold Award in South Carolina. This award […]
To the Clemson Community: These are challenging times unlike anything I have seen in more than 30 years of working in higher education. I know many of you are concerned about your health, and the health of your loved ones – we are, too. In fact, every decision we have made over the past few […]
Growing up, Riley Dunnam’s grandparents were in and out of hospitals frequently with health issues. She would sit in the hospital rooms with her grandparents and parents while they talked to doctors or watched the TV in the room. She would watch the nurses, nurses’ aides, and doctors come in and out of the room, […]
Two students from the sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department and psychology department are finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Michaela Knox and Ashni Bhojwani were two of 190 candidates from 136 colleges and universities selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are the only finalists from South Carolina. The Truman Scholarship, named in […]
Joseph C. Semsar, acting Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade at the International Trade Administration (ITA) and a Clemson alumnus, recently paid a visit to his alma mater as part of an official two-day trip to the Upstate.
Rachel Mayo has been named interim associate dean of research and graduate studies in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Mayo brings more than two decades of experience to the position, both as a faculty leader and prolific researcher. “I am excited to serve in this role to support faculty from diverse disciplines […]
Clemson has introduced wheelchair tennis as its first adaptive sports team, making it one of only a few across the U.S. Faculty working in recreational therapy and a student formed the team, which has already competed in collegiate tennis matches. Those same faculty members are actively recruiting in an effort to grow the team and eventually begin more adaptive sports programs at Clemson.
Clemson faculty member Andrew Whitehead has co-authored a new book on Christian nationalism in the U.S. The book, “Taking America Back for God: Christian Nationalism in the United States,” draws on national survey data and 50 in-depth interviews with Americans from across the political spectrum. Whitehead will discuss the book, its findings and his extensive research in this area Monday, March 9 at 7 p.m. in the Watt Family Innovation Center, Room 109.
The estate of Thomas Green Clemson first came into his possession through his wife, Anna Calhoun, well before it was eventually bequeathed to South Carolina to found a college. It’s just one of the earliest ways that women played a vital role in making Clemson University what it is today. The newest women to join leadership ranks at Clemson include Dean Leslie Hossfeld (CBSHS), Dean Wendy York (Business) and Dean Cynthia Young (Science). They are each championing innovation and enhanced student experiences for their respective colleges. These women bring passion, vision, experience and dedication to lasting outcomes to Clemson. From prioritizing community outreach initiatives in support of the land-grant mission to connecting with students, faculty, alumni and business leaders to strengthen the prominence of our research, their work is leading Clemson forward.
Employees who are feeling sick, need a flu shot or routine medical care can turn to the Joseph F. Sullivan Center in Edwards Hall, which often can get them in to see a nurse practitioner on the same day.
WalkSC is a 12-week program beginning next week encouraging you to walk the equivalent of the length of South Carolina without actually making the trip. Based on a step challenge, and developed by Clemson Extension, participants who sign up gain access to a private Facebook group and receive a two-to three-minute video each week about a diet or exercise topic and flier with nutrition, exercise and health tips
Meet Danny McGuire, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated in 2018 with a Master’s in Public Administration. While working in law enforcement, he returned to school, and he’s now the department chair of the Public Safety Programs, both Undergraduate and Graduate as well as Director of the Public Safety Institute […]
Jeffrey Hallo, Ph.D., has been appointed interim chair for the Clemson parks, recreation and tourism management department effective March 1. Hallo will assume the role previously held by Wayne Freimund, who is leaving the position at the end of March. Leslie Hossfeld, dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences that houses the […]
The FoodFORWARD Research Symposium, an event that brings experts in food research to Clemson, is now less than two months away. Researchers from across the university will convene at the event for poster sessions and talks, and they’ll hear from Leslie Hossfeld, dean of Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) and Keith […]
Clemson University will revive and modernize its Palmetto Poll by combining social media analytics with traditional polling methods in the statewide public opinion survey. Clemson faculty involved in the Palmetto Poll are already gathering data from political conversation using the university’s Social Media Listening Center in order to inform polling activities around the 2020 Democratic primary and the 2020 presidential election.