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.
The American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration has recognized a Clemson University assistant professor with its 2016 Best Paper Award. Mariela Fernandez, assistant professor in Clemson’s parks, recreation and tourism management department, received the award for her dissertation on culture as it relates to access to parks and recreation in an urban setting. Fernandez […]
Clemson University has enjoyed many connections to the U.S. National Park Service over the last five decades thanks to its faculty in the parks, recreation and tourism management department. The department celebrated its 50th anniversary in April, and its faculty, scholars and alumni will observe another important date when the park service celebrates its centennial on Aug. 25.
The Clemson University sociology and anthropology department has established a new justice studies undergraduate degree program.
The health risk assessment provider whose product is the basis for the Joseph F. Sullivan Center’s CU Well program has recently earned certification from the National Committee for Quality Assurance. The committee recognized Wellsource, Inc. with its wellness and health promotion certification, which honors organizations that expertly implement programs like CU Well that concentrate on […]
Clemson University associate professor and two graduate students are working with Tennessee State Parks to determine if there is such a thing as too many visitors in state parks. Their research aims to determine how an adjustment to management practices can keep three Tennessee state parks enjoyable while also allowing access to a growing number of park visitors each year.
Clemson University’s 10-year capital campaign, “The Will to Lead,” has surpassed its billion-dollar goal with a total of $1,062,528,346 as of June 30. Clemson President James P. Clements declared it the most successful capital campaign in the university’s history and the largest goal ever achieved by a public university with an alumni base less than 150,000.
A Clemson psychology professor has published research revealing a positive link between mood, motivation and physical activity during work and study.
Clemson University psychology professor James McCubbin was installed as president of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research Saturday at its annual meeting in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.
Sarah Winslow, associate professor of sociology and anthropology, has been appointed director of Clemson’s premier undergraduate scholarship program, the National Scholars Program.
Dan Olweus, known as the “founding father” of bullying research, recently appeared in Clemson to explore the subject of bullying and related research with Clemson faculty, staff and students. Olweus delivered the talk, “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” on June 16 in Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. Olweus offered a one-of-a-kind perspective on […]
At age 21, Clemson University student Samuel J. Cadden of Richmond, Viriginia, already had a goal to one day have a building on campus named for him. His parents, Ken and Mary Cadden, are making that wish a reality with a $1.5 million gift to establish a chapel on campus in honor of their son, who tragically lost his life in an automobile accident last summer.
Dan Olweus, known worldwide as the “father” of bullying research, will speak on the subject during an address to Clemson University faculty, staff and students on Thursday, June 16. He will address the topic “School Bullying: Basic Facts, Intervention and Long-Term Effects,” from 2-3:30 p.m. in room 106 of Clemson’s Watt Innovation Center. His talk is sponsored by the university’s Institute […]
David Eitle has been named chair of the Clemson University department of sociology and anthropology in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
Two longtime leaders have been named to term appointments in Clemson’s new College of Business and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences. Bobby McCormick has been named dean of the new College of Business and Brett Wright has been appointed dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, which begins operation July 1.
This June, Clemson University will introduce the online Ph.D. in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, Recreational Therapy Cognate Area, the first Ph.D. program of its kind to be offered online. Although the university already offers the Ph.D. program on campus, the department developed the online program in response to a growing need for educators in […]