A Clemson program that provides group mentoring and youth development via bicycle has teamed with a nonprofit bike shop to continue delivering an earn-a-bike program during COVID-19. Momentum Bike Clubs (MBC), a community initiative of the Clemson University Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, has teamed with Village Wrench, a bike shop and nonprofit based out of Greenville, to deliver the mentoring program for the last several months.
Cycling is more than just a pastime to David Taylor. For him, it is a chance to make a difference in the lives of underserved youth in the Upstate community.
Just two years ago, cycling was far from a priority for Daniel Cubides. In his native Bogota, Columbia, he certainly could have used a bicycle, but not as a means of recreation. He likely would have seen it as a quicker way to get from point “A” to point “B” safely, a means of avoiding […]
Clemson faculty and the Olweus program recently concluded a major study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools. Evaluating nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years, the study revealed significant, sustained positive impacts.
Momentum Bike Clubs (MBC), a community mentoring initiative of the Clemson University Institute on Family and Neighborhood Life, is proud to announce that Tony Elliott, co-offensive coordinator for Clemson Football, will deliver the keynote address at their first annual Resilience Awards Dinner. The event will take place from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at […]
The largest study of bullying prevention efforts in U.S. schools has revealed significant, sustained positive impacts from the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program. Researchers at Clemson University and the University of Bergen in Norway evaluated nearly 70,000 students across 210 elementary, middle and high schools in Pennsylvania over two years. A companion analysis assessed year-to-year changes in a subset of 95 schools over three years. The research documented clear reductions in student reports of being bullied and bullying others. Overall, the results were stronger the longer the program was in place.
Mark Small has been named chair of the Clemson University youth, family and community studies department in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
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 […]
The early, muted dusk of the cold December evening shrouded a Tiger’s head bowed by a relentless and rootless fatigue. She waited for the bus to take her back to her empty apartment where she planned to end everything. She felt like she had been dying for so long that she was already dead. As […]
Clemson professor Natasha Sianko has been elected co-chair of the Service to the Human Rights Community, a working group of the Science and Human Rights Coalition for the American Association for the Advancement of Science.
Clemson University has been awarded a three-year grant for more than $304,000 from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to enhance university programs to address suicidal behavior.
Clemson University professor Mark Small has won a prestigious Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant to examine the democratic orientations of Albanian youth — research that could have implications for peace and democracy across the globe.