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  • Clemson faculty member joins ranks of national COVID-19 strategic science initiative

    November 30, 2020

    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.

  • Since she started Smart Fit Girls (SFG) in 2014, more than 1,000 girls have gone through the program at Riverside Middle School in Pendleton, where the flagship program still operates.

    Alumni Spotlight: Kellie Walters, professor and founder of health focused organizations for girls and women

    November 2, 2020

    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 […]

  • ACE Basin

    Clemson doctoral student receives prestigious national fellowship to explore in-state coastal challenges

    November 2, 2020

    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 […]

  • Wheelchair Tennis

    New athletic scholarships introduced to attract wheelchair tennis athletes to Clemson

    October 5, 2020

    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.

  • Biological Sciences senior lecturer Donna Weinbrenner

    College of Science lecturer teams up with Clemson’s first-ever Fall Scholars program

    September 22, 2020

    CLEMSON – For the first time, Clemson University’s long-running Summer Scholars program is offering two Fall Scholars programs to be held Oct. 3 and 10 and Nov. 7 and 14. Three courses will be taught in Fall 2020: one in the October session and two in November. The courses will meet on two consecutive Saturdays […]

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    All roads lead to Clemson for doctoral fellowship award recipient

    September 17, 2020

    Maira Patino’s life was changed by her first experience with outdoor recreation – a hiking trip to Colorado when she was 14 years old. “I went as part of a youth outreach program in a small suburb by Chicago right before my freshman year of high school and honestly didn’t know what hiking was until […]

  • Eight faculty were recognized for their recent research.

    CBSHS leadership recognizes faculty scholarship

    September 3, 2020

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) is celebrating faculty research through recognition of selected outstanding journal publications. College leaders will recognize each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, to be displayed outside of the dean’s office in Edwards Hall. This is the third group of faculty members who have […]

  • CBSHS welcomed 18 new faculty this year.

    CBSHS welcomes 18 new faculty members

    August 21, 2020

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences welcomed 18 new faculty members across six departments this year, who will help the college continue to achieve its mission of building people and communities. Some of these faculty were previously part-time in the college, and the college is excited to have expanded their roles to a […]

  • Meet Luis Santiago, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated with his master’s degree in 2017

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Luis Santiago, a Maryland recreation specialist

    June 23, 2020

    Meet Luis Santiago, a Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management alumnus who graduated with his master’s degree in 2017. He’s always had a passion for helping people and as a therapeutic recreation specialist with the Maryland National Capital Parks and Planning Commission, he’s getting to do just that. Q: What is your typical day/week […]

  • Tips for parenting during a pandemic from a family leisure researcher

    June 8, 2020

    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.

  • Clemson researchers help lead national discussion on race and play

    May 26, 2020

    An article written by Clemson University faculty argues that black youth face challenges that shape where they play, who they play with and how they engage in recreational activities. The article, “Playing While Black,” has gained attention from scholars across the U.S. since it was first published in Leisure Sciences, an interdisciplinary journal. The article emphasizes the significant role that racial profiling has on creating a sense of danger associated with participating in recreational activities in public spaces.

  • Ingrid Nyonza Nyakabwa has extensive experience in conservation and tourism management in Uganda.

    Clemson graduate student wins academic excellence award, blazes new trail in wildlife conservation

    May 26, 2020

    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 […]

  • Leslie Hossfeld, dean of Clemson's College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.

    To the CBSHS Class of 2020

    May 7, 2020

    While I wish we could celebrate with you in person, I hope this note will convey how happy and excited we are for you. Please know that we will be thinking of you and your families and wishing you all the best as you mark this special time.

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    College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recognizes students for academic achievement

    April 28, 2020

    The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences has recognized its outstanding students with college and departmental awards. “We could not be prouder of all of our students and their accomplishments and cannot wait to see what the future brings each of them,” said CBSHS Associate Dean Denise Anderson. “While we would have loved to […]

  • CUSHR appointed 14 new clinical faculty and faculty scholars.

    Clemson School of Health Research appoints new faculty scholars, clinical faculty

    April 28, 2020

    The Clemson University School of Health Research has appointed ten new faculty scholars from three colleges and four new clinical faculty from Prisma Health. Each year, Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) appoints new faculty scholars and clinical faculty. Faculty Scholars are faculty members who demonstrate a strong record of health research, teaching and […]