Stories tagged with "Parks Recreation And Tourism Management"

  • Clemson professor joins international leaders in sustainability discussion, activities with National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine

    February 10, 2020

    Gary Machlis, former science adviser to the director of the U.S. National Park Service and University Professor of Environmental Sustainability at Clemson, will join international industry, government and academic leaders to discuss and develop sustainability policy as part of a special group assembled by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine (NAS). Machlis began serving on the NAS Roundtable on Science and Technology for Sustainability on Feb. 1 and his term will continue through Jan. 31, 2022. Machlis will meet with NAS members and members of the roundtable Feb. 27-28 in Washington, D.C.

  • New leader of the nation’s park service to deliver Hartzog lecture at Clemson University

    October 21, 2019

    David Vela, newly named deputy director exercising the authority of the director of the National Park Service, will discuss how he plans to lead the park service into its second century at the 2019 George B. Hartzog Jr. Lecture this week in Clemson. The lecture will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts at Clemson University.

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    Clemson Young Alumni Council presents Samantha Lynn Bauer of Greenville with the 2019 Roaring10 young alumni award

    October 17, 2019

    The Clemson Young Alumni Council has recognized Samantha Lynn Bauer of Greenville with the Roaring10 award. Each year, the Clemson Young Alumni Council names 10 alumni to its “Roaring10,” recognizing outstanding young alumni for their influence in business, leadership, community, education and philanthropic endeavors.

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    Researchers to use $1.94 million grant to improve environmental education field trips

    October 14, 2019

    A team of researchers recently received a $1.94 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to investigate what environmental education program characteristics matter and how they’re best delivered to maximize learning outcomes for youth participants. Researchers from Clemson University, Virginia Tech and the University of North Carolina Wilmington will visit more than 500 programs based out of numerous organizations to isolate what works in what context and for whom.

  • PRTM major withdraws from college, transfers to Clemson 50 years later

    October 14, 2019

    When Doyle Carr and his family were touring colleges with the oldest of their three daughters, they had a list of over 20 stops to make. Clemson wasn’t on it. At the suggestion of a family friend, the Carrs decided to visit Clemson with no appointment on their tour of higher education institutions in the […]

  • This year, CBSHS leadership recognized seven faculty members for outstanding publications.

    CBSHS recognizes outstanding research publications

    October 8, 2019

    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 […]

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    Clemson professor’s expertise in youth development outcomes outside of school informs national research report

    September 26, 2019

    Barry Garst, associate professor in Clemson’s youth development leadership program, has played an integral role in a major national report being released today by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. The report, “Shaping Summertime Experiences: Opportunities to Promote Healthy Development and Well-being for Children and Youth,” examines the effects of summertime experiences on […]

  • CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty to the college.

    CBSHS welcomes 17 new faculty members

    September 6, 2019

    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, […]

  • Joel and Sarah Agate both graduated with their Ph.D.s in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management from Clemson in 2010.

    CBSHS Alumni Spotlight: Joel and Sarah Agate, professors and mentors

    July 10, 2019

    Meet husband and wife, Joel and Sarah Agate. They’re both 2010 Ph.D. graduates from Clemson’s Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, and both teach in higher education. Joel is an associate professor at The College of Brockport and Sarah is a new assistant professor at her Alma Mater, Brigham Young University. In between their […]

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    Children at summer camp: Researchers delve into parent anxiety and what to do about it

    July 9, 2019

    When Bridget Trogden and her husband sent their son, Jacob, to camp last month, she was understandably nervous about sending her 12-year old to an overnight program. The week-long residential Adventure Camp, hosted by the Clemson University Youth Learning Institute (YLI), focused on outdoor activities and offered participants opportunities to build life skills including independence, […]

  • New Clemson programs to build critical leadership capacity in U.S. parks

    July 8, 2019

    The Clemson University Institute for Parks has developed a new Directors’ Leadership Academy to address pressing management needs in U.S. parks. Clemson faculty in the institute designed the academy to train current and future park leaders to meet challenges at the local, state and national park system levels.

  • Melinda Chappell stands outside Madren Center, overlooking the Walker Golf Course

    The Power to Transform

    June 13, 2019

    Melinda E. Chappell’s passion for recreational therapy and helping others has played out through every aspect of her life. Now she is exemplifying this passion with a planned gift to support the Clemson University Recreational Therapy (CURT) Program.

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    Clemson’s first study abroad trip to Cuba demonstrates importance of tourism to economy, culture

    June 13, 2019

    Last month, a group of students led by Clemson faculty took part in the University’s first study abroad program in Cuba. The program studied the intersections of tourism and society from the historic to the modern. It also applied a critical lens to how the travel and tourism industry interfaced with social structures and norms […]

  • Two people in wheelchairs sit on either side of a racing wheelchair, with a cloudy sky behind them.

    Clemson hosts Southeastern Regional Wheelchair Games

    May 20, 2019

    CLEMSON – Clemson University proudly welcomed athletes from across the country as it hosted the 25th annual Southeastern Regional Wheelchair Games, May 18 and 19. Aside from offering adaptive sport athletes the opportunity to compete, the event aims to stimulate awareness of wheelchair sports, promote the rights of wheelchair competitors in sports and recreation, educate […]

  • Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies and Faculty Affairs, Denise Anderson, addresses CBSHS faculty and staff at the annual awards ceremony.

    CBSHS recognizes faculty, staff for leadership and achievement

    May 20, 2019

    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 […]