When 10 seniors gather later this month for an early graduation celebration, they’ll be acknowledging more than four years of their classroom achievements in the College of Business. The graduating charter members of the Minority Business Student Association (MBSA) will also be toasting to a legacy they are leaving at their alma mater which will […]
Clemson University is opening its MBA entrepreneurial students’ eyes to what has traditionally been a blind spot in graduate business programs nationwide. Resilience, often ignored but a vital life skill business professionals need to overcome the stressful ups and downs of their career journeys, is taking center stage in an MBA class at Greenville ONE, […]
Giving back to the community is a good business practice and Clemson University MBA students are doing so in a way that benefits a worthy cause, challenges their skills and connects them with the community. The MBA Student Association (MBASA) is hosting its second annual fundraiser, “One Main Roar,” on Friday, April 12 to raise […]
One of the most basic concepts of economics involves supply and demand. But there’s far more to the social science than the availability of a commodity, product or service and what consumers are willing to pay for them. Just ask Ashleigh Gwarjanski, a senior economics major who says understanding the principles of economics have been […]
Craig Wallace of the University of Denver will become the new Department of Management chair in Clemson University’s College of Business.
Supply and demand is well-recognized as the driving force behind the ups and downs of stock market prices. Further, prices seems to be sensitive to the overall mood of the market. What isn’t as well established is the investor profile most responsible for artificially inflating or deflating the values of stocks. Research conducted by a […]
Being exposed to confidence and accomplishment can go a long way toward young people envisioning those qualities in themselves. Instilling that seeing-is-believing mindset through role models is what inspired Bri Spalaris to launch one of the newest student organizations on campus – Women in Business. “I’ve always been role-model oriented,” the junior marketing major said. […]
Atrocities committed against black Americans generations ago are having an impact today on their descendants’ decision to cast ballots in elections, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economic historian.
University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth says it is perseverance and persistence that determine a person’s success, not one’s intellect. In fact, Duckworth delivered a Ted Talk and wrote the book on that belief, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” In it she calls grit, not talent or intellect, as the most dominant trait […]
Business students wanting to walk into the Business Career Fair later this month feeling confident, might consider attending a prelude to the event on Thursday, Jan. 17. Held at the Watt Family Innovation Center from 4-8 p.m., Thursday, the Career Fair Symposium is a primer that prepares students on several levels for the Jan. 24 […]
A stated goal of the Student Advisory Board this academic year is to engage their fellow College of Business students in all the development opportunities the university and business school make available to them. Mission accomplished, thanks in part to Abigayle Berendsen and Grace Hickman, the Student Advisory Board chairs for marketing and management, respectively. […]
A good place to start finding solutions to a burgeoning world food shortage is Africa. The Dark Continent is home to 60 percent of the world’s uncultivated arable land, yet Africa produces only 10 percent of the global food supply. And, according to the United Nations, food production will need to double by 2050 to […]
It’s easy to be sold on Chris Norman. Whether you gauge the 24-year-old senior marketing major by his sincerity, scholarly achievements, or the infectious and ever-present smile on his face, it’s a good bet a bright future awaits him following graduation this month. Chris is a first-generation college graduate who is pondering either a career […]
Past and present MBA students walked off with many of the top prizes in Clemson University’s 5th Annual Pitch Smackdown competition, sponsored by the College of Business’ Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Business ideas pitched by the entrepreneurs with Clemson MBA connections ranged from a hardware and software start-up that tracks agricultural operations […]
When the end of the semester rolls around, Business 1010 students have received the bulk of the introduction to the business course’s content. From community service, ethics and the basic principles of each discipline within the College of Business, students should have the information they need to make informed decisions as they pursue their Clemson […]