Through a new certificate program, the Clemson University School of Nursing will educate practicing nurses about the design of health care facilities, empowering them to improve the safety and function of the spaces where they provide care. The new Leadership & Innovation in Health + Design Certificate program was created by O’Hara, Valentine, Academy of Nursing Excellence members and faculty in Clemson’s Graduate Program in Architecture + Health program for practicing nurses as well as new architects interested in the health care design field. The certificate was approved by the South Carolina Commission on Higher Education in late September and classes will begin in fall 2020.
Clemson University School of Nursing assistant professor Susan O’Hara recently was recognized by Healthcare Design Magazine as a “HCD 10” winner. She was named the top educator because of her teaching and academic contributions to the health care design field over the past year.
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently celebrated faculty research across the college by recognizing selected outstanding journal publications. College leadership recognized each faculty member responsible for the work with a plaque, which are displayed outside of the dean’s office. This is the second group of faculty recognized for their recent publications. College […]
Since her freshman year at Clemson University, all Andrea Kurt wanted to hear was her name called at graduation. But, just a few days before graduation, the desire to hear her name was replaced by something else–the ringing of a bell. Ringing a bell has become a common ritual nationwide when cancer patients reach the […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences is excited to welcome 17 new faculty members across four departments, who will enable student learning and contribute to the planned growth of the college. Meet the college’s newest faculty members by department: Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Matthew Browning is an assistant professor in the parks, […]
The Clemson University School of Nursing has received a $2.7 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to help increase the nurse practitioner workforce in six Upstate counties. For the next four years, the grant will fund education for nurse practitioners who apply for this opportunity within the School of Nursing, as part of the grant-funded program Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW). The first 13 students in the project were admitted this month.
Walking to the front of the Brooks Center for Performing Arts Auditorium, and sitting with her committee chair, was a surreal moment for then Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate Jessica Melton. Earlier this month, she and her classmates walked across the stage and were hooded by Kathleen Valentine, Director of the School of Nursing […]
This week, more than 100 nurse researchers and health care design experts will gather in Greenville as Clemson University School of Nursing presents its inaugural International Nursing Conference for Excellence in Healthcare Design. The conference will be held Aug. 14-17 at the Clemson University Nursing building in Greenville, South Carolina. Susan O’Hara, Clemson nursing professor […]
How a patient is treated, what it means to truly provide care for a patient and how interdisciplinary team members work together to care for a patient are all part of the science of caring. This week, nearly 200 researchers and patient care advocates from around the world will gather in Greenville to share and […]
The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences recently honored staff and faculty for innovative teaching, student engagement, achievements in research and service and dedication to the college and students. They were recognized at the Faculty and Staff Awards ceremony May 3. Staff who were awarded included: New Employee Award – Wendi Mattson, CBSHS Associate […]
The College of Behavioral, Social, and Health Sciences honored its outstanding graduate and undergraduate students at the third annual Awards of Excellence Ceremony in early April at the Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium. Students who received College Awards during the ceremony included: Blue Key Academic and Leadership Award – Nolan Lennon, Department of Public Health Sciences Phi […]
Eight Clemson University faculty members have received grant funding from the newly formed South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health (SC-TRIMH). Led by bioengineers at Clemson, SC-TRIMH combines orthopedics and other clinical expertise from Prisma Health–Upstate (formerly Greenville Health System) and the Medical University of South Carolina with computer scientists, computational engineers, biophysicists […]
John Whitcomb, an associate professor in Clemson’s School of Nursing, was elected in March as president-elect for Clemson University’s Faculty Senate. Whitcomb, who directs undergraduate programs for the School of Nursing, will serve as vice president/president-elect from April 2019 until April 2020, when he will become Faculty Senate president for the 2020-2021 term. During his term, […]
The Clemson University School of Nursing is 50! The school has celebrated its 50th anniversary throughout the school year, with a November event recognizing former deans, directors and longtime supporter Dr. Peggy Deane and a celebration in April that brought about 130 alumni to campus. In honor of the anniversary, the school also unveiled a […]
This school year, the Clemson University School of Nursing is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an alumni gathering on Saturday. In 50 years, the program has grown from a traditional baccalaureate program and an associate degree to several undergraduate and graduate degrees. We had the chance to talk with School of Nursing Director Kathleen Valentine […]