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Stories by Rick Uhlmann

  • Lyceum Scholars classroom

    Lyceum Scholars Program welcomes its sixth class of students

    October 21, 2020

    Ten Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business freshmen have become the sixth class to join the Lyceum Scholars Program and choose an educational path that probes the history of liberty, capitalism and the principles of moral character. “Students in the Lyceum Scholars Class of 2024 come from a variety of educational  backgrounds — […]

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    Management students learn through lending a hand to small businesses

    October 13, 2020

    Students in lecturer Bill Dinardo’s ELE4060 class are benefiting from what appears to be the perfect storm for learning – and in the process they are helping small businesses ply their way through difficult economic times. The Department of Management’s entrepreneurial Venture Consulting class of mostly juniors and seniors is getting hands-on experience helping the […]

  • Ashley Gilbert, Girls Who Invest

    Pandemic doesn’t detract from her pursuit of a career advantage

    October 7, 2020

    Ashley Gilbert isn’t one to let obstacles like COVID-19 get in the way of her career aspirations. The finance-accounting double major was studying finance in Italy in February when the pandemic cut her semester short and forced her return home to Point Pleasant, N.J. Then, the summer internship she lined up in the U.S. was […]

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    Know an innovator? Nominate them for new College award

    October 2, 2020

    To the dismay of marketing students – and golfers – the 2020 Tiger Paw Classic charity golf outing was cancelled this spring due to the pandemic. But the void created by the Department of Marketing’s annual experiential student-learning event being called off has resulted in a “lemons to lemonade” opportunity for innovative faculty and staff […]

  • Sales Innovation Program liaison managers

    Sales Innovation adapts, grows roles to meet program’s objectives

    September 28, 2020

    With a growing list of industry partnerships, a commitment to providing students experiential leadership opportunities and a new cutting-edge Sales Lab opening, the Sales Innovation Program is moving forward, unimpeded by the pandemic. The Sales Innovation Program was founded in 2019 as a Signature Program within the College of Business through an Academic Cornerstone gift […]

  • Matthew Jones-Vetted

    Finance student’s designs for career as clothier gets an early start

    September 22, 2020

    Having inherited his artistic abilities and being trained in sewing by a close friend, Matthew Jones is a College of Business finance major who is tailoring a career to suit his interests. Vetted, the 20-year-old’s clothing line that launched in March, has fueled Matthew’s creative spirit and captured the interest of early adopters of his […]

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    Clemson Intersect creates opportunities for business, engineering, technology students

    September 17, 2020

    Business, engineering and computing are on a collision course at Clemson University. That collision is being facilitated by Clemson Intersect, a new initiative that will engage students from those academic disciplines. The goal: To enhance appreciation for their different skill sets and help them become ready for the global market at graduation. Clemson Intersect is a collaborative project between the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences (CECAS) and the College of Business. It is […]

  • Talent Acquisition team members

    HR’s talents bring $5,000 to College of Business scholarship fund

    September 15, 2020

    The College of Business’ general scholarship fund has received a boost from Clemson University’s Office of Human Resources as a result of an innovative recruiting campaign it created. HR’s Talent Acquisition team recently won the College and University Professional Association’s (CUPA) HR Innovation Award. The award, attributed to HR’s “Picture Yourself Here” campaign, includes a […]

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    MBAe innovation winner gives business shot in arm during pandemic

    September 9, 2020

    When businesses are thrown curve balls, the successful ones adapt and often prosper. Those that don’t flirt with having their existences threatened. Darian Bordon, a recent Clemson University MBAe graduate and Glazed, a business she works at with owner Brittany Perez, chose the former. As a result, their paint-your-own-pottery business has withstood COVID-19’s impact on […]

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    14 new faculty join College of Business for 2020-21 academic year

    September 4, 2020

    Fourteen new faculty have been welcomed into the College of Business fold for the 2020-21 academic year. “Our new faculty join the College at an exciting time in the history of business education at Clemson,” said Dean Wendy York. “Attracting and retaining cutting-edge faculty will be crucial to the College becoming a national destination for […]

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    Erwin Center’s fall CMO Summit is virtually adapting to the times

    August 31, 2020

    The Erwin Center for Brand Communications announces its second annual CMO Summit will take place virtually with a kick-off event on Sept. 25. The event will engage brand and agency leaders virtually to discuss topics related to this year’s theme, “Crisis, Culture, & Community: Adapting in a World of Change.”

  • Career and Global Engagement employee consulting with student

    Career & Global Engagement: New name, but mission is unchanged

    August 27, 2020

    What’s in a name? Plenty. Just ask Helen Diamond Steele, director of The Office of Career & Global Engagement, who recently introduced the new name for the College of Business resource she leads that prepares students for the professional workforce. “The Office of Career & Global Engagement is the new name of what was formerly […]

  • Angeline Scheinbaum, associate professor, marketing

    Marketing’s Angeline Close Scheinbaum honored by advertising journal

    August 25, 2020

    Clemson University’s Angeline Close Scheinbaum has been recognized by the Advertising Research Foundation as the recipient of one of its 2020 Great Minds Awards. Close Scheinbaum is an associate professor of marketing in the College of Business and The Dan Duncan Professor of Sports Marketing. She specializes in consumer psychology, integrated brand promotion and sponsorship […]

  • Gaby Peschiera

    Early student recall viewed positively by international education non-profit

    August 20, 2020

    The decision by Clemson University and the College of Business to pull students from study abroad locations in early March was viewed as proactive by the international education community, according to a podcast by an Ireland-based non-profit that promotes cross-cultural learning. Gaby Peschiera, assistant director for Global Engagement in the College of Business’ Office of […]

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    Human Resources society again cites Clemson chapter’s excellence

    August 11, 2020

    The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) has awarded the Clemson University Chapter its Superior Merit Award, the highest achievable bestowed by the worldwide human resources professional society. This marks the third straight year the Clemson Chapter, based in the College of Business’ Department of Management, has achieved SHRM’S top award, which recognizes outstanding activities […]