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 […]
In late May, nearly 1,200 students in districts across South Carolina received orange drawstring backpacks containing books such as “Clifford’s Spring Clean Up,” “The Little Red Hen” and other reading material that will help prevent the decline in reading skills many students experience during summer months. The backpacks contained 10 books each and were made […]
Michael Brooks has options available to him and he’s exercising several of them after having graduated this month. The Myrtle Beach, S.C., accounting major graduated from the College of Business with a 4.0 GPA and is enrolling in Clemson’s master’s program in accounting. But before graduate school, he’s taking advantage of a second internship in accounting in […]
Preparing future Tigers. It's perhaps this Tiger's busiest time of year as more than 600 middle and high school students come to Clemson's main campus this summer as part of the university's Summer Scholars program.
As a former chief economist for the Federal Communications Commission, Thomas Hazlett witnessed the good, bad and ugly of the agency that regulates our nation’s airwaves.
A lecturer and team of students have taken a communication theory class to a maximum-security prison in the Upstate over the last year and a half. Pauline Matthey, a lecturer in the communication department, has held “Talk Back” on a weekly basis at Perry Correctional Institution, a maximum-security men’s prison in Pelzer.
Clemson University selected eight students for the 2017 National Scholars Program, the university's most selective academic merit program.
Lindsey Hoeg ’13 isn’t shy about spreading the Clemson Spirit. She did it as a marketing undergraduate at Clemson University and is doing it today in her career as a digital advertising manager at Sports Illustrated’s headquarters in New York City. Known as “the Clemson girl” by her SI colleagues, the 25-year-old native of Doylestown, […]