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.
Clemson University and the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are proud to announce that Clemson’s front-line workers classified as phase 1A are receiving COVID-19 vaccines Friday through the longstanding partnership between the two institutions. Among those receiving vaccines are Clemson Rural Health clinicians and team members; Healthy Me-Healthy SC Rural COVID Screening Teams; Redfern Health Center medical personnel and staff; School of Nursing faculty, staff and students involved in direct clinical care; and first responders on campus like Fire and EMS.
The Commission of Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) has awarded the Clemson University School of Nursing‘s Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Master of Science in Nursing, and Doctor of Nursing Practice programs a full 10-year accreditation, the longest term offered by the accrediting body. The CCNE is a part of the American Association for Colleges of Nursing (AACN), and its […]
The Clemson University Department of Psychology recently honored outstanding alumni for 2020. A ceremony originally slated for Spring 2020 to honor the recipients was postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic, but the award recipients have been recognized online and via the department’s newsletter. Ruth P. Saunders, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Psychology Department Distinguished Lifetime […]
A Clemson faculty member is lending his expertise to a new strategic science initiative developed by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine (NASEM) related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative provides rapid, scenario-based analyses aimed at protecting critical societal functions, mitigating worst outcomes, and building upon potential opportunities. Gary Machlis, University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson University, was appointed to serve on the Response and Resilient Recovery Strategic Science Initiative as a member of its executive council.
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 […]