Phebe Davis probably put it best by saying “when you diversify in the front of the classroom, you will in turn have more diversity in the classroom seats.” Davis, a clinical assistant professor in the School of Accountancy, was referring to the College of Business’ commitment to recruiting diverse doctoral candidates and future faculty by […]
The 2018-19 edition of the College of Business Student Advisory Board is serious about their cohorts getting the most out of the Clemson University experience. Toward that end, the board is stepping up its game in getting business students more involved in all that’s available to them. “We are better students, make the college experience […]
A worldwide organization that promotes international education has named Gaby Peschiera of Clemson University’s College of Business to a consular affairs liaison position. NAFSA: Association of International Educators is a non-profit that assists its members in the administration, admissions and outreach of students furthering their education abroad. The organization represents nearly 3,000 higher education institutions. […]
Clemson University’s College of Business is known to be fertile recruiting ground for many businesses in search of talent. But few of the employee-seeking suitors have the symbiotic relationship with the business school that technology giant ScanSource does. Headquartered in Greenville, ScanSource has a long-standing connection to the university and business school. Beyond its financial […]
Tiger Ties, one of the most successful mentoring programs at Clemson University, will become part of TigerLink, a new, campus-wide technology platform that will corral mentoring programs on campus. Leah Hughes, the business school’s assistant director for career and professional development, said a group of campus entities have been meeting for 18 months to create […]
When hundreds of business students gathered in late January for the spring semester’s Business Healthcare & Communications career fair, some familiar faces greeted them. Though many of those faces weren’t familiar to the students, some of the recruiters representing the more than 110 companies in attendance were very familiar with Clemson University and the potential […]
Banner Brock had extra incentive to do well in a recent case competition aimed at selling footwear that has the potential to eradicate foot-borne diseases globally. The sophomore economics major has witnessed first-hand the devastating effects that foot diseases have on shoeless children in Africa during mission trips he made to the continent. So, when […]
The largest family-controlled bank in the U.S. is partnering with the Clemson University family through a three-year, $60,000 contribution to the College of Business that will fund professional development opportunities for students. First Citizens Bank, with more than 135 locations in South Carolina, is funding CU Business EDGE (Engage Students in Development and Global Experiences). The new business program will complement students’ educational experience with a variety of engaging activities that will sharpen their soft skills and help differentiate them in the job market.
Conor Dye has set a goal of living in three foreign countries by the time he’s 30 years old. One of those goals is being met this semester in Singapore, where Conor is taking advantage of an exchange study abroad program at Nanyang Technological University. “It’s nice to have the opportunity for a trial period […]
Having a strong support system makes for a more comfortable existence and can play a role in success or failure. That’s especially true for minority students in the College of Business, according to Antonio Harrison, co-founder of the newly formed Minority Business Student Association (MBSA). Harrison, an operations management junior, along with Ebony Aiken, recent […]
Emily Kuhn embarked on a summer experience she thought might be outside her comfort zone, but discovered otherwise during a recently completed eight-week internship in Barcelona, Spain. The senior management major from Robbinsville, N.J., was one of six College of Business students who interned abroad, but the only Clemson student who lived and worked in […]
The College of Business is wasting little time in presenting career events to students upon their arrival for the fall semester. Leah Hughes, College of Business assistant director for career and professional development, said business students of all majors will have a number of career-related opportunities available to them throughout September, including several preparatory workshops. […]
Gaby Peschiera may be new to Clemson University’s College of Business, but she’s no stranger to understanding the benefits global opportunities offer to students. The Michigan native, whose family’s roots are in Peru, joined the college in April as the assistant director for global engagement. Gaby came to Clemson by way of the College of […]
Whether you call it experiential learning or an exercise in social engagement, the etiquette primer hosted by the College of Business this week sought to help students fine tune their soft skills. Forty business majors dined on chicken picatta at the Madren Center, but the four-course meal was secondary to students learning proper etiquette in […]
While many college students are sunning themselves on beaches in late March, 23 Clemson University scholars will be exposed to the Land of the Rising Sun during spring break, thanks to the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.