A new endowed chair position in Clemson’s College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences (CBSHS) has been created to specifically research aging and its effects on a variety of issues related to brain functioning. Dr. Lesley A. Ross will serve as the SmartLIFE Endowed Chair in Aging and Cognition, the first endowed chair in the college. Ross will be a tenured faculty member in the psychology department and will work collaboratively across the college and university on research related to aging and cognition. She will serve as associate director for the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging and will have dedicated laboratory space at the Oconee County Campus of Prisma Health.
Clemson University has received seed grant funding from the Health Sciences Center at Prisma Health for several COVID-19 research projects. The Health Sciences Center (HSC) released a special call for research focusing on COVID-related priorities such as disease etiology and epidemiology; health, social and economic impacts that populations experience; and innovative diagnostic and treatment interventions. […]
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 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.
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.
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 […]
Ashni Bhojwani, a Clemson University senior pursuing a dual degree in criminal justice and psychology, has been awarded the highly coveted Truman Scholarship.
As students in the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences adapt to online instruction in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have reached out to them to see how they’re adjusting to this new mode of learning. They’re telling us what works and what doesn’t as far as learning strategies online, and what […]
Two students from the sociology, anthropology and criminal justice department and psychology department are finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship. Michaela Knox and Ashni Bhojwani were two of 190 candidates from 136 colleges and universities selected as finalists for the Truman Scholarship. They are the only finalists from South Carolina. The Truman Scholarship, named in […]
Evangeline Sanders was only in her second semester of college when she decided to take part in Clemson University’s 2019 Out of the Darkness Walk. Admittedly, she didn’t know how many people would take part in the event. After all, the conversation surrounding suicide and some of the stigmas associated with it is never an […]
Clemson psychology associate professor Marissa Shuffler, Ph.D., is the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellow. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Prisma Health–Upstate department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from regular teaching duties to a […]
Editor’s note: This is the latest installment of the “Student Affairs Talk” podcast for 2019-20. Communications Director for Student Affairs Philip Sikes visits with various leaders from the staff and student communities. This week’s featured guest is Melondy Munson, a senior psychology major from Irmo, South Carolina. — Melondy Munson felt the passion from the […]
With more companies and even the military investing in virtual reality (VR) training, simulator sickness is also a reality – one that often creates a roadblock to this kind of training. Understanding this dynamic, Clemson psychology graduate student Sarah Beadle is a on a mission to find out viable solutions to people feeling sick in […]
When June Pilcher was selected as Clemson’s first Jefferson Science Fellow, she was put in an unusual position. Pilcher, alumni distinguished professor in Clemson’s psychology department, was flattered by the honor, excited about the upcoming experience and a little puzzled by the fact that she had no idea what exactly she’d be doing. Sure, she […]
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 […]