Members of the Wall Street South Investment Club may be investing “house money,” but it’s a sure bet they’re getting a return on their investments. And that’s the bottom line for the Department of Finance student club, which had a record of more than 200 members in the recently completed academic year. It was the […]
Alex Spence is the first to admit he hasn’t had many brushes with adversity in his 22 years. The senior College of Business finance major has had straight A’s in his 16 years of school, except for one hiccup, the B he received in English as a college freshman. Alex has excelled in virtually everything […]
With an IRS agent and an FBI financial analyst as parents, this Tiger learned the fine points of corporate finance at a young age. Today, he shares those lessons — as well as those he learned along the way — with his undergraduate and graduate students. Meet Brandon Lockhart.
Steven Carroll, a senior financial management major from Aiken, S.C., has been named the recipient of a $1,348 scholarship that covers the cost of preparing for an exam to become a certified financial planner. The scholarship is being offered by Kaplan, Inc., an organization that provides exam preps for a variety or professional licensing and […]
The early returns are good for Clemson business students volunteering as tax preparers for Pickens County residents. Sixteen freshman and sophomore College of Business students are giving their time and knowledge to an Internal Revenue Service volunteer tax program through the United Way of Pickens County. “Our volunteer students make up more than half of […]
Financial management students in Kerri McMillan’s Finance 3050 class are getting a jump-start on their counterparts at many other college campuses in learning how to use Bloomberg Financial Markets technology, considered the industry’s gold standard in market analytics. More than 100 finance students, including Wall Street South Investment Club members, passed through the College of […]
Clemson University has been recognized by Financial Planning magazine as having one of the top 75 programs in the nation for students pursuing financial planning careers.
Charles Tegen, Clemson University’s associate vice president for finance, was awarded the 2016 Professional Development Award for his notable and extensive contributions to the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO).
John Alexander, professor of finance and chief investment officer for the Clemson University Foundation, is a recipient of the prestigious 2016 Institutional Investor Award presented by Institutional Investor magazine.
It’s difficult to fault millennials for being skittish about investing in their futures. After all, retirement isn’t top of mind for most college students, and many of them came of age during one of the most horrifying financial crises in U.S. history. Add to that the average 18- to 34-year-olds’ lack of investment know-how and […]
Clemson University students have chosen Dr. Jack G. Wolf the Alumni Master Teacher for 2015. Wolf is an associate professor of finance in the College of Business and Behavioral Science (CBBS).
With March Madness just around the corner, college hoops fans across the country are gearing up for NCAA basketball — a tournament that comes to life in the stands, among the buzz of the cheering crowd. Whether the passion is basketball, football, baseball, hockey or all of the above, watching a beloved team in person […]
Kerri McMillian’s passion for teaching is seen in her investment in her students and concern for their long-term success. “You never know what student you will reach,” said McMillian. “I really enjoy counseling students and guiding them on potential careers. It is rewarding to help them find their niche in the marketplace.” McMillian came to […]
Clemson University finance professor John C. Alexander Jr., Ph.D. questions just who benefits from public displays of activism in the business community, specifically addressing Pershing Square Capital Management's fraud charge against the Herbalife Corporation.
“The first thing I want to get across to my students at the beginning of a semester is that Finance is not just about numbers and calculations,” states Fei Xie, Wells Fargo Professorship and associate professor of finance. “At its core, Finance is a social science that studies how people think, behave and make decisions.” Xie […]