The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism (CISC) has welcomed its third full class of Lyceum Scholars, exceptional students wanting to study the moral foundations of capitalism in a traditional liberal arts university setting. The 10-member, 2017-18 freshman class was selected from more than 500 who applied for entry into Clemson University’s unique academic […]
The pilot class of the Lyceum Scholars Program came to Clemson University in 2013 with high expectations and it’s safe to say they met those expectations, and then some. The first four students in the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism’s (CISC) Lyceum Scholars Program all graduated in May as members of the Calhoun […]
It’s no surprise that Jesse Dennis has a penchant for politics. The freshman economics and political science major grew up in the backyard of the nation’s hotbed of politics, has two politically active parents and a grandfather who served in Congress. “I guess you could say, by definition, I’m an activist, though I don’t view […]
Richard M. Ebeling, Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Free Enterprise Leadership at The Citadel, the Military College of South Carolina, will speak at Clemson University on Wednesday, March 1. Ebeling will speak at the Strom Thurmond Institute’s Self Auditorium, 4:30-6 p.m., as part of the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism’s Pope Lecture series. […]
Ten students have been selected from nearly 400 who applied for entry into Clemson University’s Lyceum Scholars program for the 2016-17 school year. By being accepted into the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism (CISC) program, students receive a $10,000 scholarship to study the moral foundations of capitalism, the only university-based program of its […]
Denial of free speech and other liberties on America’s college campuses will come under fire at a speech hosted by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism on Wednesday, March 9, at the Strom Thurmond Institute’s Self Auditorium. Alan Charles Kors, professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania, will speak as part of […]
George F. Will, one of America’s foremost political thought leaders and a Pulitzer Prize winner, will speak at Clemson University Nov. 5, on “America’s Great Debate: James Madison vs. Woodrow Wilson.”
You’d think learning about the moral foundations of capitalism would be the furthest thing from an 18-year-old’s mind. For most incoming college freshmen that may be true, but not for 11 Lyceum Scholars about to embark on their college careers at Clemson University.
The Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism has announced the Lyceum Scholars Program, through which accepted freshman will receive an annual scholarship of $2,500 toward tuition, renewable for up to four years for a total of $10,000.