Through an immersive and collaborative educational experience, the College of Business is transforming students into innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders who succeed in the global marketplace of ideas.
Like most successful entrepreneurs, Jay Watson is very good at identifying a problem and finding a solution. The 1985 business management graduate from Clemson University did just that in 2012 and in the process endeared himself to residents of central Texas who longed for the return of a holiday tradition, and kick-started a successful business […]
Gaby Peschiera may be new to Clemson University’s College of Business, but she’s no stranger to understanding the benefits global opportunities offer to students. The Michigan native, whose family’s roots are in Peru, joined the college in April as the assistant director for global engagement. Gaby came to Clemson by way of the College of […]
Understanding what it means to be a leader is the first step to becoming one. That is the approach of a course on leadership being offered to all majors at Clemson University this fall. “Being a Leader and the Effective Exercise of Leadership” (Business 2990, Section 006) is a collaboration between the College of Business […]
Labor and finance, health care and institutional investments are research projects that will benefit from one-year grants provided by the Dean’s Excellence Fund for the 2017-18 academic year. The fourth-annual College of Business grant program supports research that addresses significant societal problems and improves the human condition. The three business school faculty who will receive […]
Walk through one of the doors embedded in the three-story wall of windows at the front of the building’s sleek white exterior, and you’ll find a Starbucks, a geospatial technology lab, and a digital studio sponsored by Adobe. Open work spaces all around you buzz with researchers collaborating on high-definition displays, computer monitors, and laptops. It might sound like a high-tech incubator in Silicon Valley, but it’s Clemson University’s main library - which had more than 1.4 million visitors in 2016 - as it joins others across the country in adapting to the digital age.
Higher education’s ability to develop students’ critical thinking skills may be under scrutiny by some, but students surveyed by a Clemson University business professor say their problem-solving abilities have been improved through team-based learning methods. Molly Espey, professor of economics in Clemson’s College of Business, surveyed more than 650 students over the course of six […]
Research on the role trust plays in consumers’ repeat online purchases has earned a Clemson University business management professor a prestigious award. Heshan Sun, associate professor in the department of management, has been recognized for a research paper published in MIS Quarterly, “Trust, satisfaction, and online repurchase intention: The moderating role of perceived effectiveness of […]
There are plenty of interns who would love to be in Alvaro Guzman’s shoes this summer. Through a relationship built with Tiger Ties mentor Scott Woods ’93, the senior marketing major has scored an internship that has him working for a social business enterprise that seeks to put shoes on the nearly 1.5 billion people […]
Five College of Business faculty members received more than $100,000 in one-year grants for research in the 2016-17 academic year that addresses significant societal problems and improve the human condition. The third annual Dean’s Excellence Fund awarded grants to research projects that are led by business school faculty, but collaboration across departments and colleges is […]
When Danay Radovic emigrated from Cuba at the age of 10, her family arrived in the U.S. with pocket change, knew little English, but had plenty of hope. Today, the soon-to-be MBAe graduate of Clemson University is turning that hope into opportunity. Radovic’s presentation on her employment recruiting software recently won a shark tank-like competition […]
Anastasia Thyroff doesn’t believe in wasting an opportunity to teach young marketing minds about consumer behavior. So, the assignment her MKT-302 Consumer Behavior class endeavored in the spring semester was to become “waste-free” consumers for a week. The experience turned out to be an eye-opening lesson in consumption, and the impact consumers have on society. […]
Finding the best way to mitigate the brain drain that occurs when a generation of experience leaves the workforce is a monumental task confronting businesses worldwide. Companies are devoting time and resources to determine how they can maintain an informed and knowledgeable employee base during this generational transition – including Siemens, one of the largest […]
If necessity is the mother of invention, then John Tarala’s start-up may be just the medicine hospitals need to remedy one of their administrative headaches. Tarala’s start-up, Simpliphy, was borne out of a need he identified while working as a financial analyst at an Upstate hospital after receiving his MBA at Clemson University in 2008. […]
The pilot class of the Lyceum Scholars Program came to Clemson University in 2013 with high expectations and it’s safe to say they met those expectations, and then some. The first four students in the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism’s (CISC) Lyceum Scholars Program all graduated in May as members of the Calhoun […]
Jeff Fulton’s road to Clemson University was unlike that of any other College of Business graduate who will receive a degree in August. In 2010, the then U.S. Army staff sergeant was centimeters away from taking a sniper’s bullet in the head while riding in a vehicle his unit used to remove landmines from roadways […]