Jeff Fulton’s road to Clemson University was unlike that of any other College of Business graduate who will receive a diploma 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 […]
The John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University has an endowed chair, thanks to the generosity of friends of the late Hugh Macaulay, an esteemed professor in economics at Clemson from 1949 to 1983. The endowed chair in the College of Business is named after Dr. Hugh Macaulay, whose career at Clemson spanned […]
Clemson — Clemson University junior forest resource management major Hannah Bailey of Simpsonville is the inaugural winner of the South Carolina Forestry Foundation Mary-Julia C. Royall Scholarship. Bailey earned the $4,000 scholarship for her academic and leadership achievements. “It means a lot that people want to invest in my education,” Bailey said. “I have a […]
Engineers shouldn’t be expected to be proficient at marketing, nor should marketers be assigned the task of building prototype automobiles. That’s why students in Clemson University’s automotive engineering master’s and marketing undergraduate programs are collaborating on a year-long project that will produce a cutting-edge motorsports car that includes a design component aimed at driving younger […]
Leadership is in this Tiger’s blood. As early as high school, she refined her leadership and teamwork skills as captain of her high school track team. She made sure players were focused, had the right mindset and exhibited a superior level of effort. As a professional, she used what she learned in high school and college to develop those skills in Clemson athletes and now, as head of the President’s Leadership Institute, she seeks to identify, refine and nurture leadership skills in faculty and staff.
Whether it’s turning around a distressed retail property or innovating a manufacturing process, working professionals continue to reap rewards from Clemson University’s part-time MBAe program. Graduating students in the Masters of Business Administration in entrepreneurship and innovation program showcased their business accomplishments in recent “Innovation at Work” presentations at Greenville ONE. “Innovation at Work is […]
Clemson’s PGA golf management program will promote academic and sports diversity through a golf camp designed for African-American women. The camp runs June 26-30 and will host nine high school students from across the country who are interested in higher education academics and sports.
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 […]
Cynthia Haynes, professor of English and director of first-year composition at Clemson, has won the Rhetoric Society of America’s (RSA) annual book prize for the best new work in rhetorical study.
Driven is how this Tiger describes herself. She leads the annual orientation program for more than 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students and believes that change is good and reinvention is better. She constantly thinks of way to improve orientation and transition programs – and isn’t afraid to transition herself. In fact, this Tiger is training for a marathon next year.
“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 […]
An unseasonably warm winter coupled with a late freeze in March has dramatically impacted peach production in South Carolina, resulting in reduced yields across the state.
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 […]
Burke Royster, superintendent of Greenville County Schools, was recently named the 2018 South Carolina Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators. Education Week also recognized Royster as a “Leader to Learn From,” which has basically cemented his reputation as a superlative administrator in South Carolina and beyond. Royster credits a […]