When economics major Brian Trainer passed through metal detectors and bomb-sniffing dogs on his first day as an intern on the White House campus, he realized he was about to become part of something much bigger than himself. The Moorestown, N.J., rising senior recently wrapped up a spring semester internship with the president’s Council of […]
The Clemson University MBA Student Association’s inaugural fundraiser in April that benefited an ALS clinic in Greenville was a roaring success. “One Main Roar” drew more than 100 attendees and raised $14,000 for the Greenville Health System’s ALS Clinic, according to Lisa Milas, MBA student and president of the student association. “We not only exceeded […]
Gail DePriest’s contributions to working professionals who are continuing their education has earned the senior lecturer in Clemson’s MBA program university-wide recognition. DePriest, who also serves as director of Executive Leadership & Corporate Relations with the graduate business program, is the recipient of the Ralph D. Elliott Endowed Award for Outstanding Service to Off-Campus, Distance […]
Clemson University’s College of Business has added a new dimension to its research and education with the addition of The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity, according to the research center’s new leader. “Through a combination of scholarly research, graduate fellowships and undergraduate education, the center will explore when and under what conditions business advances human well-being. Understanding the ‘why’ of business will give our graduates a sense of purpose in knowing their professional lives matter,” Reed Watson said.
Finding 21st century solutions to an aging workforce is an issue confronting businesses everywhere. One Upstate company found answers at the Clemson University Center for Corporate Learning and will be sharing their story at one of the center’s “C-Suite Sessions” on June 5, 8-10:30 a.m., at Greenville ONE, 1 N. Main St., Greenville. “Like many […]
Like the steady productivity of an assembly line, Clemson University’s MBA program is feeding South Carolina’s automotive-related companies with business-ready talent to meet the $27 billion industry’s growing needs. “It’s no accident that the state’s flourishing automotive industry has found Clemson’s MBA program to be fertile ground for recruiting its next generation of business leaders,” […]
To say management major Mason Foley has taken full advantage of the educational opportunities Clemson University affords its students is an understatement. His most recent foray into experiential learning came in March when the Nashville junior successfully ventured into campus politics. Mason and running mate Logan Young of Greenville were elected president and vice president, […]
A new College of Business course being offered this fall to all students and majors will examine a simple but often overlooked question: Why do we engage in business? “ ‘Why Business?’ will take a non-traditional look at business,” said Reed Watson, a professor of practice in economics and one of the course’s instructors. “Traditionally, […]
When Madison Williams graduates from Clemson with a graphic communications degree in May, she’ll be walking the red carpet while her classmates are crossing the stage at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Newbury, Massachusetts, native will be representing Clemson at the Cannes Film Festival in France, where her five-minute documentary on a passionate Tigers football fan will be screened alongside work from the world’s most renowned filmmakers.
A Creative Inquiry class is turning into a sweet deal for budding entrepreneurs at LaFrance Elementary School in Pendleton, and their mentors at Clemson University. The two groups’ symbiotic relationship is enabling fifth-graders to learn the ins and outs of running a lemonade stand business. The Creative Inquiry, “Entrepreneurial Mentoring: Lemonade Day,” will culminate Saturday, […]
As a successful mechanical contractor, Martin Lowry ’88 engineering and ’92 MBA is comfortable working with blueprints. So, when Lowry was asked to speak to a class of aspiring entrepreneurial students in the College of Business, he mapped out his keys to success as an entrepreneur. Lowry of Laurens is the owner of Thomas Mechanical, […]
More than 80,000 cubic yards of earth are being moved to create the footprint from which the College of Business’ new home will rise at Clemson University. The twin-tower, 180,000-square-foot building will anchor a new north academic precinct along Walter T. Cox Boulevard that will one day occupy up to 600,000 to 700,000 square feet […]
College of Business economics major Zachary Pate has been named to the 2018 class of Mount Vernon Leadership Fellows. Sixteen rising college juniors are selected annually to participate in a six-week, fully funded institute that focuses on leadership at Mount Vernon, Va., home of America’s first president. “I think the experience will really help me […]
The College of Business puts a strong emphasis on service as part of its learning experience, and nowhere is it better displayed than by Business 1010 students. The introductory class required of all business majors, includes a four-hour commitment to community service from each student. In an average school year, that amounts to an infusion […]
Clemson University MBA students are making it their business to draw attention to ALS and raise funds for a local ALS health-care provider. “One Main Roar,” the MBA Student Association (MBASA) fundraising event on Friday, April 20, will raise money to support the Greenville Health System ALS Clinic and the Upstate patients and families living with ALS.