Richie Parker can’t shake your hand, but that won’t stop him from endearing himself to you the minute you meet. When you get to know him, and see the things he’s accomplished in his young life, you can’t imagine him being any other way.
If necessity is the mother of invention, then John Tarala’s start-up may be just the medicine hospitals need to remedy one of their administrative headaches. Tarala’s start-up, Simpliphy, was borne out of a need he identified while working as a financial analyst at an Upstate hospital after receiving his MBA at Clemson University in 2008. […]
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 […]
To no one’s surprise, the MBA Student Association has been very businesslike in its approach to growing participation in the organization, and it’s been noticed. Recently, Student Affairs named the MBASA the most improved graduate student association on campus. That accomplishment was a result of a group of students executing on a strategic plan that […]
Tomorrow’s business leaders can zero in on their specialized career interests through Clemson University’s suite of Master of Business Administration programs. A newly enhanced corporate (MBAc) program joins those in entrepreneurship & innovation (MBAe) and business analytics (MBAba), all designed to advance learning for 21st century business professionals. “Clemson’s Corporate MBA Program is a first-class […]
Being surrounded by scores of entrepreneurial minds, Austin Sanderson ’10 caught the bug while providing IT support for the MBA program. The Clemson University economics graduate and CCIT support employee has followed some of his MBAe student customers on the innovation path. Sanderson’s bug isn’t computer-virus related, but it is of the technology genus. Like […]
Few understand the work that goes into producing your morning cup of coffee better than Nestor Adrianzen. The 31-year-old Clemson University MBA candidate grew up on the coffee-rich mountainsides of Peru where some of the finest organic coffee beans are grown. It’s his desire to someday use the knowledge and connections he’s gaining through the […]
Clemson University’s MBA Program is strengthening its focus on innovation and entrepreneurship by expanding its lunchtime Innovative Leadership Series on Fridays. The next guest speaker in the series will be entrepreneur and angel investor Tony Philipp on Friday, April 7, noon-1:30 p.m., at Greenville ONE. “The Innovative Leadership Series is one more way Clemson’s MBA […]
When Terry Green Jr. received his MBAe from Clemson in 2014, little did the Anderson native know he’d be building mosquito traps in Colombia and working to elevate that country’s global stature in producing cacao beans for chocolate. But that’s where a five-year stint in the Peace Corps has led Green. And although the aspiring […]
A leadership exchange that will help women in business identify their strengths and weaknesses and explore new strategies for success will kick off Feb. 8 in Greenville through a partnership between Duke Energy and the Clemson University MBA program.
Clemson University’s continuing education for executives is kicking off the 2017 event calendar with a new leadership development program better formatted to fit the schedules and meet the needs of today’s business leaders.
Depending on one’s definition of lines, estimates are the average person spends up to five years standing in queue during their lifetime. Three South Carolina entrepreneurs have hatched an idea that allows consumers to shorten those waits by buying time, thus reclaiming one of life’s most precious commodities. Wilson White, Kory Keefer and Jacob Wisniewski […]
Kevin Gemas was an early adopter of the entrepreneurial mindset. The 1985 Clemson graduate, and member of the ’81 national championship football team, received a business degree in administrative management. Then, after a football coaching stint, he pursued an entrepreneurial career path ahead of its time. “I owe a lot to my education at Clemson, […]
Katrina Meeks is following in her daughter’s footsteps today, a path she would have chosen had circumstances been different when she was considering college choices years ago. Daughter Courtney is in her second year of the MBA program at Clemson University, where she earned an undergraduate degree as well. “I originally wasn’t going to attend […]
Budding entrepreneurs recently presented their ideas for the next best thing in smartphone apps, medical devices and water disinfection at the third annual Pitch Smackdown sponsored by the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership in the Clemson University College of Business.