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CBSHS recognizes outstanding leadership in conservation during annual awards, lecture series

Each year, the Clemson University Institute for Parks honors outstanding figures in the field of environmental conservation during the George B. Hartzog Jr. Awards and Lecture Series.

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Building People and Communities

The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences joins together a unique combination of schools and departments: Communication; Nursing; Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health Sciences; and Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

While each area is distinctive, we work together as a 21st-century land-grant college  addressing health and wellness challenges, tackling human impacts on the environment, and better understanding human, political and social behavior and the impact of an ever-connected world. These efforts in teaching, research and service further our mission of "building people and communities" in South Carolina and beyond.

Leslie Hossfeld, Dean, College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

“The influential work that our researchers do across the country and the globe is vitally important. We also focus on what is going on in our own backyard. There are underserved communities across the state and we use our research, learning and service opportunities to address critical needs throughout South Carolina, fulfill Clemson's land-grant mission, and position ourselves as a 21st-century land-grant college.”

Leslie Hossfeld
College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences

Our Schools and Departments

Communication | Nursing | Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management | Political Science | Psychology | Public Health Sciences | Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice

Building Healthy Communities

Building Healthy Communities is a College-wide initiative to improve community health and well-being in South Carolina, in partnership with academic and health entities across the state.

Inclusive Excellence

Our College is committed to a culture of inclusive excellence. This commitment, investment and action informs our teaching, research and outreach within the state of South Carolina and beyond - and helps us enhance opportunities for all as we work to build people and communities.

Land-Grant Impact

See the many projects our faculty, staff and students engage in across South Carolina in our efforts to be a 21st-century, land-grant college.

FoodFORWARD Research Symposium

If you are doing or are interested in research revolving around food systems, food safety, food packaging, food production, food anthropology, food insecurity, food communication, or anything else related to food, you are invited to come to the FoodFORWARD Research Symposium to meet other food researchers at Clemson University. Take this opportunity to network with like-minded researchers from across campus. Share your ideas. Generate new ideas. And come together for great research around the subject of food!

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Upstate Food Access Map

Food Access Map

The College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences created a Food Access Map as part of its efforts to aid Upstate residents facing food insecurity during the COVID-19 pandemic. The map includes nearly 400 providers across 10 counties complete with information on the type of assistance they provide as well as operating hours and availability. The college’s Land-Grant Local initiative worked with the United Way of Pickens County, the nonprofit organization Ten at the Top, and Clemson’s Joseph F. Sullivan Center interdisciplinary health center on the project, which provides information on different food resources across the Upstate. Currently, the map is being updated to include partners and agencies across the 46 counties in South Carolina through a grant with SCDHEC.

Explore the Map


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