A faculty member in Clemson’s College of Education has earned an early career award and accompanying funding to research and design a sentence writing intervention for students with learning disabilities. Abby Allen, assistant professor of special education, will use the Institute of Education Sciences’ Early Career Award over the course of four years to design […]
Many parents are wondering how to keep their families healthy, entertained and positive this summer now that vacations, camps and sport activities have either been canceled or moved to an online format. A Clemson University family leisure researcher has tips to help keep families playful, while also limiting the stress and anxiety that comes with living through a global pandemic.
Nineteen faculty, staff and students were honored with 2020 University awards at the end of Spring semester. While the pandemic prevented the awards from being presented as usual at the end-of-semester Clemson University awards ceremony, it doesn’t diminish their importance as the honorees are nominated and selected by their peers, students and University leaders. “The […]
For the third consecutive year, Clemson University is sending a female student veteran to the prestigious Focus Forward Fellowship. The nationally-competitive program only takes in about 20 to 25 members each year and is charged with instilling skills, leadership and a sense of community among women. Victoria Graham, originally from Mississippi, will be part of […]
In both urban and rural settings, successful school leaders are able to lead in ways that are responsive to the context in which their school is situated. By definition, rural schools are situated in communities that have small populations and are located some distance from urban centers. In such a setting, the school is often […]
CLEMSON – Amit Bein has been appointed interim chair of the department of history and geography at Clemson University, effective June 1. Bein, a professor of Middle Eastern studies, has served as acting chair of the department since March 1. “Amit Bein has excellent skills as a scholar and manager, and I am confident that […]
Clemson’s College of Education will partner with Florence School District 1 to provide a full cohort of the school district’s teachers its certificate of online teaching. The certificate program addresses concepts such as instructional design, strategies to enhance engagement and the evaluation of student learning in online formats and will allow the teachers to apply to the South Carolina State Department of Education for an add-on endorsement in online teaching. According to College of Education faculty, the sudden need for educators to transition to online formats during the COVID-19 pandemic has made continuing education programs focused on online and hybrid delivery especially attractive to school districts.
Clemson University students and faculty have always known “there’s something in these hills,” and now the rest of the world is starting to understand, too. Clemson was cited alongside some of the nation’s most elite universities in “10 Innovative Engineering Institutes,” an article in Mechanical Engineering, the flagship magazine of The American Society of Mechanical […]
“Caring” is a word a colleague used to describe Alison Starr-Moss in her nomination to receive the 2020 Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award. The Ted Westmoreland Faculty Excellence Award was established in 2013 through an endowment generously created and funded by the late Dr. Ted G. Westmoreland and is presented annually to honor a distinguished […]
Eager to generate more interest in fish and help mentor students, graduate research assistant John Cannaday helped lead a Creative Inquiry group researching how climate change is affecting yellow perch in South Carolina. “I had great mentors during my time as an undergraduate who encouraged me to become involved in fisheries research, and I wanted […]
Academia can create a cold and competitive culture, but those who know Greg Yarrow say he is proof positive that it isn’t a requirement. Excellence in university faculty might be measured in many ways — by knowledge imparted, by research conducted, by initiatives pushed forward — and those points all come up when students and […]
There may never have been a time when it was more important to be an innovative teacher than this spring semester. The COVID-19 pandemic forced classes online and John R. Cummings, a senior lecturer in biological sciences in the College of Science, is one of the teachers who embraced the challenge. “Because my role with […]
Jenai Brown, the recipient of the 2020 Class of 1956 Staff Excellence award, is described by her nominator as “a shining example of what the Class of 1956 envisioned when they chose the Academic Success Center for their 50-year anniversary project.” As coordinator of tutoring at the Class of 1956 Academic Success Center (ASC) in […]
Dylan Erikson was in his room playing the drums when his phone lit up. He saw the email subject line: Notice of Selection, and thought, “Oh, this must be for a job interview.” It was anything but. He opened the email and read it over and over again. Erikson is the recipient of the Norris […]
A Ph.D. candidate in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has been awarded the Frankie O. Felder Graduate Student Award of Excellence for persistence and academic excellence. The award recognizes Ingrid Nyonza Nyakabwa, a Ph.D. candidate in the Clemson’s Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management Department, as a trailblazing graduate student who faces challenges […]