A creative script well performed sometimes ends up in a curtain call … even when the cast is comprised of accounting students. Six College of Business accounting students did just that by turning their good ideas into equally effective theater and in the process took center stage in a regional accounting competition. Their first-place finish […]
In an effort toward growing the stature of its rapidly expanding master’s programs, Clemson University’s College of Business is establishing a Professional Graduate Business Faculty designation for faculty interested in helping build tomorrow’s business leaders. “As our professional graduate programs have grown in Greenville, the demand for faculty is also increasing,” said Greg Pickett, director […]
Clemson University’s Air Force ROTC program is strong and growing. Though the program’s 47 percent enrollment increase over the past two years can in large part be attributed to increased federal budget allocations aimed at growing the Air Force in general, including a shortage of Air Force pilots, tradition and brand are variables that may […]
To say the Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars’ Christmas for Kids party was heartwarming, is an understatement. The annual event led by senior Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars in the College of Business focuses on the service component of the leadership program, but it also filled the hearts of more than 100 disadvantaged area schoolchildren […]
What better way for students to learn the ropes of business than to immerse them in its real-world issues. That’s the thinking behind a pilot class being taught this fall by Clemson University’s MBA program, which has students researching company issues and making recommendations on how to solve problems and enhance outcomes. “The early returns […]
Money may not buy happiness but knowing how to manage it can keep you from being evicted, having your car repossessed, or shut out by credit card companies. Just ask Steven M. Hughes. The 2017 College of Business management graduate experienced all of the above after enrolling at Clemson in 2005. Today, the Columbia native […]
The fledgling U.S. Air Force careers of brothers Cameron and Evan Dunker are off to a flying start. The “socially identical” but biologically fraternal twin brothers from Aiken, S.C., were recently awarded slots in undergraduate pilot training when they graduate next May from Clemson University’s Air Force ROTC program as second lieutenants. The 23-year-olds were […]
Though more than a generation apart, Chuck Paterno and Jake Pickett see eye to eye on the potential for Probitas AAC to generate some green, beyond the start-up’s eco-friendly construction material. The Bennettsville, S.C., company, which Paterno, 60, launched on the eve of the economic downturn, is in the business of making and distributing a […]
Business has no boundaries, so it makes sense for future practitioners to venture beyond their comfort zones and learn the customs, cultures and behaviors that exist beyond our borders.
Reed Watson, an environmental economics expert, has been hired by the College of Business as a professor of the practice in the John E. Walker Department of Economics. Prior to joining Clemson University, Watson served as executive director of the Property and Environment Research Center (PERC) in Bozeman, Mont., since 2014, and as applied program […]
A class assignment brought results beyond what was anticipated by students in Clemson University’s latest Marketing 3020 class. Students in the latest iteration of the consumer behavior course engaged in a service learning project that not only earned them class credit, but opened their eyes to the impact telling one’s story can have on a person.
By many accounts, political divisiveness today has reached an all-time high, which tends to affect fundamental attitudes about health care, immigration and national security, but also hiring decisions, according to researchers in Clemson University’s College of Business.
Communicating the old-fashioned way has become passé. Whether it be emails, texting, or a post on our social media channels, word-of-mouth communication seems to have taken a back seat to the immediacy and ease of a keyboard and screen. Clemson University’s MBA program has recognized this shift in how we interact and is helping students […]
A 30-year wait and more than 2½ years of planning will culminate with a groundbreaking Friday for the new home to Clemson University’s College of Business. The event that will change the face of business education and launch a new academic precinct on the Clemson campus will commence at 1 p.m., Friday in front of the Alumni Center, north of Walter T. Cox Boulevard.
The Clemson Packaging Graphics Association, formed in 2016, is hosting an alumni event this Thursday through Saturday for all Clemson University alumni in the package printing industry. The event, P3 Forum (People + Printing + Packaging), will kick off in the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics building on Thursday, with a facility tour […]