Many factors have led to the decline in U.S. fertility rates over the last 200 years, but education and its influence on lifestyles is among today’s leading contributors, according to Clemson University economics professors in the College of Business. In their research, “Secular Fertility Declines, Baby Booms and Economic Growth: International Evidence,” Robert Tamura and […]
To say Wendy York has had a whirlwind summer may be understating the planning, expectations and anticipation that have occupied most of her waking moments in recent weeks. The new dean of Clemson University’s College of Business has said her good-byes at Stanford University and is in the midst of a cross-country move, along with […]
Judges in the 6th Annual Clemson University MBAe EnterPrize competition rewarded Virgil Platt’s vision for a business start-up that will sell fashionable, military-approved glasses to service men and women. As winner of the shark tank-like competition, Platt of Fayetteville, N.C., won $15,000, which he will use to purchase inventory for his business, Armed Eyewear. Platt […]
Clemson University’s Erwin Center for Brand Communications has named advertising and digital marketing professional Katie Hildebrand as its new executive director.
Ali MacKay, who received undergraduate ’16 and graduate ’17 degrees in accounting from Clemson University’s College of Business, has won an award from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) for being among the nation’s top CPA test scorers. MacKay, who is employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Charlotte, N.C., was one of 58 Certified Public Accountant candidates […]
Larry Gantt ’59 has enjoyed a successful life as a family man, a military man and business leader, so the 81-year-old Hartsville resident and his wife, Virginia, decided to give credit where credit is due. The proud Army veteran served in Korea with the 7th Infantry Division, followed by a stint with the 101st Airborne […]
The world’s largest human resources professional society has awarded Clemson University’s student chapter its Superior Merit Award for providing growth and development to its management students in the College of Business. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) bestowed the organization’s highest award on the Clemson chapter, which is sponsored by the Greenville SHRM professional […]
Harold Hughes is building a community of support for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Upstate through his latest start-up, Brickyard. The Clemson University economics undergraduate ’08 and MBA ’14 wants entrepreneurs in the Greenville area to have a workspace that provides a full suite of resources, something he feels many start-ups are in need of today. […]
Robert “Bobby” Exley McCormick began his lifelong connection – and love affair – with Clemson University as a student in August of 1965. But to understand this self-proclaimed “low-country farm boy’s” career achievements, devotion to education and his alma mater, one has to look at his entire body of work. In a recent interview, Bobby […]
Mary Anne Raymond has been named the Thomas F. Chapman ’65 Distinguished Professor in Leadership in the Clemson University College of Business. The endowed professorship was created by long-time Clemson benefactors Tom and Karen Chapman as part of their inaugural Cornerstone Partner for Academics gift of $4 million presented to the university last fall.
Identifying a marketplace need and meeting it can make for a successful business venture. The three winners of Clemson University’s sixth annual MBAe EnterPrize competition believe their startups are destined for success in satisfying the needs of military personnel, landowners/hunters and a generation on the move.
The Department of Marketing in the College of Business will enter its 31st year at Clemson University with Jesse Moore as its full-time chair. In naming Moore the sixth chair of the college’s second largest major, Dean Bobby McCormick removed the interim title Moore held for about 16 months. The Virginia native is entering his […]
Physicians’ claims that defensive medicine resulting from their fear of being sued is driving up health-care spending, is unfounded, according to study conducted by a researcher in Clemson University’s College of Business. Scott Barkowski, assistant professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, examined 16 years of medical spending in the U.S. to determine […]
Trees that once stood on the hillside across from Bowman Field are finding permanent residency in the design and functionality of the new building being constructed for Clemson University’s College of Business. More than 6,500 board feet of mostly white and red oak reclaimed lumber is being put to a variety of uses in the […]
In his heart of hearts, Brad Cohen wanted to be a writer – until videography caught his eye at Clemson University and his penchant for storytelling took a different direction. “I switched to video while taking professor (Erica) Walker’s digital imaging class,” the Charleston native and recent College of Business graduate in graphic communications said. […]