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.
Steven Owens isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty, but he’d rather not. An August graduate of Clemson University’s MBAe program, Owens isn’t unlike the millions of do-it-yourselfers, and professionals, who drain and change motor oil in vehicles. What separates the Gaffney, S.C., entrepreneur from the masses is the specialty tool he has designed that […]
Clemson University’s Department of Management has selected a prominent information systems researcher to fill its William S. Lee Distinguished Professorship in Management. Bill Kettinger, who previously held endowed professorships at the University of Memphis and the University of South Carolina has joined the College of Business for the fall semester. “In Bill Kettinger, we are […]
Most people look forward to retirement, and for good reason, according to a pair of researchers in Clemson University’s College of Business. Research by Devon and Aspen Gorry, assistant professors of economics in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, found strong evidence that retirees experience immediate and long-lasting happiness when their working years come […]
Brooke West sees a law degree in her future, and this summer the rising junior at Clemson University has discovered the path she’s taking through the College of Business makes perfect sense. Brooke, a marketing major and political science minor, is interning in the United Kingdom as an aide to a member of Parliament. The […]
Ryan Mullins hit a trifecta in the world of academics in July. The associate professor of marketing in the Clemson University College of Business has won a research award, had another paper accepted in marketing’s flagship journal, and received a grant to further pursue research in his area of expertise – sales force management and […]
Lauren McCarter saw an innovative opportunity for her young outsourcing employee solution company and seized on it. That foresight earned the Clemson University MBAe student first place in the graduate program’s annual Innovation at Work competition. As a provider of staffing, security and janitorial services to primarily the automotive and textile industries, McCarter Services, like […]
Rising senior Kelly Roy would have been right at home commuting to her summer internship in a golf cart. That’s because the home of the PGA Tour, her summer employer, is little more than a driver and a pitching wedge from her backyard. The 20-year-old marketing major lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., headquarters for […]
Darren Linvill has earned an unusual moniker over the last eight months. He’s spent so much time studying the habits of those that would abuse Twitter to subvert political discourse, his colleagues in Clemson’s communication department now call him “the troll whisperer.” Linvill and College of Business faculty member Patrick Warren have spent months studying […]
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.