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Kenyan Visitors Experience Solid Orange

Over the course of the ten-day visit, Dean Larry Allen introduced Principal David K. Serem, Dean Misia M. M. Kadenyi, and Dean Simon K. Seno to the “Clemson Family.” Narok University, the first university in Maasailand in Kenya, sent three representatives to strengthen ties with the College of Health, Education, and Human Development of Clemson University. Over the course of the ten-day visit, Dean Larry Allen introduced Principal David K. Serem, Dean Misia M. M. Kadenyi, and Dean Simon K. Seno to the “Clemson Family.”
   
Clemson University has Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) with several institutions in East Africa that facilitate cooperation, such as student or faculty exchanges and research collaboration. The Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management of the College of Health, Education, and Human Development has relationships with the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania, and the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in addition to Narok University College in Kenya. Read More

Dept. of Public Health Sciences receives national recognition

The Department of Public Health Sciences is among 15 selected by the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and the Association of American Colleges and Universities as examples of successful undergraduate programs in public health.

Clemson University’s department of public health sciences was among 15 selected by the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research and the Association of American Colleges and Universities as examples of successful undergraduate programs in public health. The Educated Citizen and Public Health program of the Association of American Colleges and Universities initiative aims to help colleges and universities integrate public health perspectives in a comprehensive and globally engaged liberal-education framework. Read More

 


 

The TigersTeach Noyce Scholarship Initiative will provide $10,000 scholarships to 30 undergraduate or graduate students from the science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines to enroll in an undergraduate dual-degree program or enter the Master of Arts in Teaching program.TigersTeach receives $1.2 million for STEM teacher recruitment

Recognizing that South Carolina schools are in need of more qualified teachers, Clemson University educators are working to attract teachers from a previously untapped resource: Clemson students in engineering and science majors. The TigersTeach Noyce Scholarship Initiative will provide $10,000 scholarships to 30 undergraduate or graduate students from the science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) disciplines to enroll in an undergraduate dual-degree program or enter the Master of Arts in Teaching program. Read More

“The Clemson-Barnwell First Steps Partnership Project is an innovative, collaborative project that brings together the expertise of a major university with the financial resources and manpower of private donors in Barnwell County, the Office of First Steps in Barnwell County and the state of South Carolina; and grassroots agencies such as the local school systems, Head Start and child care and health providers,” said Dee Stegelin, professor of early childhood education in the Eugene T. Moore School of Education and project director.First Steps Partnership named finalist for WhatWorksSC award

Clemson University’s Clemson-Barnwell First Steps Partnership has been named a finalist for the Dick and Tunky Riley WhatWorksSC Award for Excellence by the Riley Institute at Furman University. The project is an effort between Clemson University and Barnwell County First Steps that targets preschool teachers and classrooms. Started in 2006, the project’s goal is to improve learning environments in preschools and to test a model that can be used to improve early learning in rural settings. The Clemson teacher education department spearheads the project with support from the College of Health, Education and Human Development. Read More

If you’ve been around a South Carolina elementary school in the past 20 years, you’ve probably heard of the two R’s that are sacred to all first-grade teachers — Reading Recovery. Reading Recovery is an instructional intervention for first-time first-graders who have difficulty learning to read.A-B-C Read: Reading Recovery program, a safe shore for first-graders

If you’ve been around a South Carolina elementary school in the past 20 years, you’ve probably heard of the two R’s that are sacred to all first-grade teachers — Reading Recovery. Reading Recovery is an instructional intervention for first-time first-graders who have difficulty learning to read. Read More

National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis delivers the Hartzog lecture.Six parks and recreation leaders and educators receive honors

Six people, including the director of the National Park Service, received awards at the George B. Hartzog Jr. luncheon at Clemson University. Jonathan B. Jarvis, 18th director of the park service, received the Walter T. Cox Award for “sustained achievement in public service, providing leadership in administration of public lands and for policy formation affecting our natural and cultural resources.” The award is named for the former Clemson University president and director of the Santee-Cooper Authority. Read More