Clemson’s business school completed its inaugural year as a standalone college by christening the careers of more than 600 graduates this spring, and with ambitious plans to expand its campus footprint and impact on the university. “The most recent graduating class is a testament to the business school’s ability to prepare students for 21st century […]
“Best is the Standard” is the mantra most associate with Clemson’s national championship football program, but it rings true in the College of Business also. Being held accountable and to a higher standard have been hallmarks of the business school’s Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars Program, established in 2009 by Thomas F. Chapman ’65, retired […]
Heshan Sun’s expertise in information systems hardly qualifies him as an architect or builder, but there are some in Clemson University’s MBA program who consider him just that. Sun, an associate professor in management information systems, and an accomplished information systems researcher, has been named the MBA Professor of the Year for his roles in […]
The relatively high failure rate of entrepreneurial start-ups may be more related to personality traits than the worthiness of the product or service, according to a College of Business researcher at Clemson University. Hubris – excessive pride or self-confidence – is a personality trait that can lead to an entrepreneur’s success or downfall, according to […]
For the eighth-straight year, Clemson University’s department of marketing has been recognized by a national organization as having one of the top sales education programs in the U.S. For its competency in preparing and placing students in professional selling roles, Clemson has been named to the Sales Education Foundation’s “Top Universities for Professional Sales Education” […]
Michael Brooks has options available to him and he’s exercising several of them after having graduated this month. The Myrtle Beach, S.C., accounting major graduated from the College of Business with a 4.0 GPA and is enrolling in Clemson’s master’s program in accounting. But before graduate school, he’s taking advantage of a second internship in accounting in […]
As a former chief economist for the Federal Communications Commission, Thomas Hazlett witnessed the good, bad and ugly of the agency that regulates our nation’s airwaves.
Lindsey Hoeg ’13 isn’t shy about spreading the Clemson Spirit. She did it as a marketing undergraduate at Clemson University and is doing it today in her career as a digital advertising manager at Sports Illustrated’s headquarters in New York City. Known as “the Clemson girl” by her SI colleagues, the 25-year-old native of Doylestown, […]
Clemson University business school researchers have developed a measurement tool that gauges a technology user’s level of mindfulness, which can aid them in achieving a technology’s potential, and avoiding its pitfalls. The research, “Technology Use: Conceptual and Operational Definitions,” was conducted over a 13-year period and involved approximately 900 university students and more than 300 […]
Hands-on learning is encouraged – and in some cases required – in the College of Business at Clemson University. And the Department of Marketing is one of the college’s disciplines that puts a high value on real-world experience to prepare students for careers in marketing, sales and advertising. The vehicle James Gaubert’s class tapped for […]
To no one’s surprise, the MBA Student Association has been very businesslike in its approach to growing participation in the organization, and it’s been noticed. Recently, Student Affairs named the MBASA the most improved graduate student association on campus. That accomplishment was a result of a group of students executing on a strategic plan that […]
Jessica Cokins ’06 sees light at the end of the tunnel, and it isn’t a train. The wife, mother of two, full-time employee and part-time student is nearing the end of a 2 ½ year journey of multi-tasking, candle-light studies, late dinners and an occasional date night with her husband. The Charleston native’s reward is […]
Steven Carroll, a senior financial management major from Aiken, S.C., has been named the recipient of a $1,348 scholarship that covers the cost of preparing for an exam to become a certified financial planner. The scholarship is being offered by Kaplan, Inc., an organization that provides exam preps for a variety or professional licensing and […]
Final approval has been given for construction of a new home for Clemson University’s College of Business.
Larry Blackwell has left an indelible mark on the upstate as a business leader and mentor to entrepreneurs who have fueled the regional economy as leaders of their own ventures. For his many accomplishments, Blackwell ’71 has been named the recipient of Clemson University’s 2017 Innovative Spirit Award. The recognition is bestowed by the Arthur […]