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.
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 […]
With the undergraduate student body elections on February 28, it’s time to get to know this year’s student leader candidates and what they stand for. Meet the other candidate groups here. VOTE: On Wednesday, March 7. Voting opens at midnight on Tuesday. Presidential Candidate: Name: Mason Foley Major: Management Hometown: Nashville, Tennessee Class year: Junior, Class of 2019 […]
Clemson senior Horace Priester is laying the foundation for his career with the production of "The Letters That Guided Us." Priester entered the 30-minute film in the College Television Awards, Student Academy Awards and other film festivals. He hopes the film inspires new course offerings in the department of communication studies.
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 […]
Clemson University trustees Friday approved the final step in building a childcare facility to serve faculty, staff and student families among other business in their quarterly meetings on campus Feb. 8-9.
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.
Banner Brock had extra incentive to do well in a recent case competition aimed at selling footwear that has the potential to eradicate foot-borne diseases globally. The sophomore economics major has witnessed first-hand the devastating effects that foot diseases have on shoeless children in Africa during mission trips he made to the continent. So, when […]