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Many factors have led to the decline in U.S. fertility rates over the last 200 years, but education and its influence on lifestyles is among today’s leading contributors, according to Clemson University economics professors in the College of Business. In their research, “Secular Fertility Declines, Baby Booms and Economic Growth: International Evidence,” Robert Tamura and […]
Private gifts to Clemson University and IPTAY in the fiscal year ending June 30 set annual fundraising records for another year. This is the seventh consecutive year that annual fundraising at Clemson has exceeded $100 million and the second straight year it topped $150 million.
To say Wendy York has had a whirlwind summer may be understating the planning, expectations and anticipation that have occupied most of her waking moments in recent weeks. The new dean of Clemson University’s College of Business has said her good-byes at Stanford University and is in the midst of a cross-country move, along with […]
Judges in the 6th Annual Clemson University MBAe EnterPrize competition rewarded Virgil Platt’s vision for a business start-up that will sell fashionable, military-approved glasses to service men and women. As winner of the shark tank-like competition, Platt of Fayetteville, N.C., won $15,000, which he will use to purchase inventory for his business, Armed Eyewear. Platt […]
Students representing nine colleges and universities in both Carolinas are learning about the impact of effective communication during the first Clemson University Erwin Center Summer Scholars (ECSS) program.
Clemson University’s Erwin Center for Brand Communications has named advertising and digital marketing professional Katie Hildebrand as its new executive director.
The Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics at Clemson University is offering courses for industry professionals this fall, covering a wide range of topics in printing and packaging. Courses include an Introduction to Flexography Workshop, Proofing and Visualization Seminar, Paperboard Packaging Seminar, Corrugated Packaging Seminar, Process Color Management Seminar and Flexo Foundations Seminar.
Ali MacKay, who received undergraduate ’16 and graduate ’17 degrees in accounting from Clemson University’s College of Business, has won an award from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) for being among the nation’s top CPA test scorers. MacKay, who is employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Charlotte, N.C., was one of 58 Certified Public Accountant candidates […]
Larry Gantt ’59 has enjoyed a successful life as a family man, a military man and business leader, so the 81-year-old Hartsville resident and his wife, Virginia, decided to give credit where credit is due. The proud Army veteran served in Korea with the 7th Infantry Division, followed by a stint with the 101st Airborne […]
The world’s largest human resources professional society has awarded Clemson University’s student chapter its Superior Merit Award for providing growth and development to its management students in the College of Business. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) bestowed the organization’s highest award on the Clemson chapter, which is sponsored by the Greenville SHRM professional […]
U.S. Air Force Capt. William R. Austin II and his aircraft commander had out-maneuvered certain death hundreds of times before they got hit. A fighter pilot with the storied “Triple Nickel” 555th Tactical Fighter Squadron, Austin had flown 80 combat missions over North Vietnam in the powerful F-4 Phantom II despite the enemy’s attempts to […]
Harold Hughes is building a community of support for aspiring entrepreneurs in the Upstate through his latest start-up, Brickyard. The Clemson University economics undergraduate ’08 and MBA ’14 wants entrepreneurs in the Greenville area to have a workspace that provides a full suite of resources, something he feels many start-ups are in need of today. […]
Robert “Bobby” Exley McCormick began his lifelong connection – and love affair – with Clemson University as a student in August of 1965. But to understand this self-proclaimed “low-country farm boy’s” career achievements, devotion to education and his alma mater, one has to look at his entire body of work. In a recent interview, Bobby […]
Mary Anne Raymond has been named the Thomas F. Chapman ’65 Distinguished Professor in Leadership in the Clemson University College of Business. The endowed professorship was created by long-time Clemson benefactors Tom and Karen Chapman as part of their inaugural Cornerstone Partner for Academics gift of $4 million presented to the university last fall.
Identifying a marketplace need and meeting it can make for a successful business venture. The three winners of Clemson University’s sixth annual MBAe EnterPrize competition believe their startups are destined for success in satisfying the needs of military personnel, landowners/hunters and a generation on the move.