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, […]
Amber Watkins, a recent graduate of the College of Education majoring in special education, recently received the inaugural outstanding student veteran award. Brennan Beck, assistant director for military and veteran engagement, presented Amber with the award during Clemson’s Student Veteran Hail and Farewell Ceremony. The award recognizes the commitment, engagement and leadership of one student […]
Clemson University business school researchers have developed a measurement tool that gauges a technology user’s level of mindfulness, which can aid them in achieving a technology’s potential, and avoiding its pitfalls. The research, “Technology Use: Conceptual and Operational Definitions,” was conducted over a 13-year period and involved approximately 900 university students and more than 300 […]
Hands-on learning is encouraged – and in some cases required – in the College of Business at Clemson University. And the Department of Marketing is one of the college’s disciplines that puts a high value on real-world experience to prepare students for careers in marketing, sales and advertising. The vehicle James Gaubert’s class tapped for […]
When Whitney Sewell thinks back on her time as an undergraduate student in Clemson’s School of Nursing, she remembers faculty stressing that its students should lead by example. During a 2010 bone marrow drive on campus, Sewell thought a great way to do this was to encourage other students to get a cheek swab alongside […]
Rayshad Dorsey and Brayton Gregory made the most of their time at Clemson by getting involved and excelling in the classroom. This fall, the two will pursue their master’s degrees from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design, and both will be attending on full-ride scholarships.