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.
Tiger Ties, one of the most successful mentoring programs at Clemson University, will become part of TigerLink, a new, campus-wide technology platform that will corral mentoring programs on campus. Leah Hughes, the business school’s assistant director for career and professional development, said a group of campus entities have been meeting for 18 months to create […]
Clemson University’s MBA program has never taken a one-size-fits-all approach to delivering an advanced business degree. So, in addition to the numerous options it has for obtaining an MBA, the program is adding a unique and holistic online alternative. Students soon can receive an MBA their way: entirely online, either in a real-time, interactive setting or through specially designed coursework they can access as their schedules permit.
Alex Spence is the first to admit he hasn’t had many brushes with adversity in his 22 years. The senior College of Business finance major has had straight A’s in his 16 years of school, except for one hiccup, the B he received in English as a college freshman. Alex has excelled in virtually everything […]
Research by School of Accountancy professors Sally Widener and Frances Kennedy has been recognized for its impact and contributions toward promoting operational excellence. Their work, “Lean Manufacturing and Firm Performance: The Incremental Contribution of Lean Management Accounting Practices” published in the Journal of Operations Management, has been cited by the Shingo Institute for its role […]
Having a sound marketing plan and being good on your feet presenting it are valuable attributes of any successful marketing professional. Those skills were put to the test in a competition among teams of Clemson University senior marketing students for their final project in Marketing 4500. “The course challenges students to find marketing solutions to […]
Challenging conventional wisdom is often met with resistance, but it can open minds to a different way of viewing long-held beliefs. Andy Poehlman, assistant professor of marketing at Clemson University, has done just that in recently published research on consciousness and its role in consumer behavior. In fact, interest in his research prompted the highly […]
A key tenet of Clemson University’s MBA program is empowering students to experience and solve real-world business problems while earning their advanced degrees. The concept of ‘fixing the plane while it’s in flight’ is put into practice throughout the MBA curriculum. Working professionals in the program are applying their classroom knowledge to solve business problems […]
Sally Widener has added the role of administrator to her scholarly duties in the College of Business, having been named director of the School of Accountancy. Bobby McCormick, business school dean, said Widener’s advancement from acting director to the full-time position was well deserved and boded well for the direction and continued collegiality of the […]
The nearly 100 incoming freshmen in the Community for Undergraduate Business Students (CUBS) will be breaking new ground this fall. Not only will they be embarking on a new phase in their lives, they’ll be doing it in style by being the first residents in the business school’s living-learning community to occupy a newly built […]
A convergence of entrepreneurial minds will occur March 8 at the Watt Family Innovation Center for more than two hours of relationship building, idea sharing and collaboration. “Clemson Convergence: Entrepreneurship, Innovation, Science and Technology” is open to students, faculty, staff and students who are researching, teaching or living entrepreneurship at the university. The free event […]
Susan Moorhead Zimmerman got hooked on a feeling about the lifestyle of South Carolina’s island beaches at an early age. Today, the entrepreneur and mother of two is taking those fond memories to market as a brand that will appeal to beach lovers like herself. Zimmerman is the CEO of Bohicket Road, an emerging company […]
Economist and long-time advocate for privatizing the nation’s air traffic control system, Dorothy Robyn, will speak at Clemson University on Feb. 27. Robyn is a senior fellow at Boston University, a contributor to the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institutions, and held top policy positions in the Clinton and Obama administrations. She will deliver her […]
When hundreds of business students gathered in late January for the spring semester’s Business Healthcare & Communications career fair, some familiar faces greeted them. Though many of those faces weren’t familiar to the students, some of the recruiters representing the more than 110 companies in attendance were very familiar with Clemson University and the potential […]
A higher minimum wage and earned income tax credits (EITCs) can mean the difference between a return to prison for recently released convicts or making a living outside of crime, according to research by a Clemson University economics professor.