Up to 15 students will have the opportunity to practice servant leadership first-hand in the spring semester as part of an experiential learning opportunity that will take them to Puerto Rico. Open to all business majors, Servant Leadership Abroad is a Creative Inquiry project that will include classroom research and a week-long trip to Puerto […]
Professor Zeki Simsek, Gressette Chair of Business Strategy and Planning in the College of Business, has been appointed incoming senior associate editor at the Journal of Management. Simsek will begin his four-year term on July 1, 2020, while balancing research and teaching duties in the Department of Management. “This is a tremendous honor for the […]
Enlisting alums for experiential education opportunities is a hallmark of the College of Business’ beyond-the-classroom approach to learning. One of the recent best practices involving students’ exposure to real-world learning is happening this semester in Michele Cauley’s 4230-Promotional Strategy class in the Department of Marketing. The professor of practice has her students immersed in a […]
A study by two Clemson University researchers, along with a professor at the University of Arizona, has found there’s work to be done by California public companies that are required by law to have at least one female director on their boards by the end of the year.
Elliott Davis, a leading business solutions firm with nine offices across the Southeast and a longtime employer of College of Business interns and graduates, is further investing in Clemson University’s future by contributing $250,000 toward construction of the business school’s new building. The contribution toward the 176,000-square-foot building currently under construction in the heart of […]
Business 1010 introduces students new to the College of Business about all the resources available to them as they embark on careers in business. The introductory course required of all business majors addresses topics vital to success regardless of a student’s study discipline, including leadership, volunteerism and ethics, to name a few. Beginning this semester, […]
When looking for relevant topics to share with his students, Kevin Chase hearkens back to his professional sales career. The research resulting from those experiences that he brings to the classroom sheds light on issues College of Business marketing students will likely encounter in their sales careers. The assistant professor in the Department of Marketing […]
Nine freshmen have been welcomed into the fifth class of the Lyceum Scholars Program by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism. The Lyceum Scholars Program, created in 2014 and open to all majors, had 650 applications for entry into this year’s class. Under the umbrella of Clemson University’s College of Business, the Clemson […]
Having lived and breathed a particular marketplace can make an entrepreneur’s task of identifying its unmet needs less daunting. That may be why Jack Petersen’s A Southern Hand LLC was quick out of the starting blocks when it was launched four summers ago and became a successful class project in the 2019 spring semester. The […]
Finance runs in the Lee family, which calls Greenwood home and Clemson near and dear to their hearts. The four children of Kerry and Kathy Lee, both medical professionals, have all attended Clemson University’s business school and majored in financial management. Three of the four are successful finance professionals. The youngest, Emma, is a 19-year-old […]
The College of Business has another resource for students to take advantage of while preparing for their business careers. Thanks to two seniors and a Department of Management faculty member a proposed Business Analytics Club will debut Sept. 23 for an organizing meeting and speaker at 5:30 p.m. in 110 Sirrine. The college’s newest club […]
The John E. Walker Department of Economics is making available a world-class collection of first and early editions of manuscripts and books dealing with topics of individual dignity and liberty in their original form. These books and manuscripts date from the 1400s through the 1800s. Attendees will be able to see and hold these antiquarian […]
A few good young men and women are being sought for College of Business ambassadorships. To qualify for the College of Business Recruitment Ambassadors (COBRA), candidates will need good communication skills, a positive attitude and must be passionate about Clemson University and college. Also, as Wil Niesen, senior marketing major, put it, “a burning desire […]
Clemson University’s Hayek Center for Business Prosperity has received a four-year grant from the Charles Koch Foundation that could provide as much as $5 million to the center. The Hayek Center, founded in 2018, will use funds received from the grant to hire faculty, support research, enhance academic programming and provide financial support to students.
Students wanting to put their best foot forward at the Business Career Fair later this month are encouraged to attend a warm-up session on Sept. 18 at the Watt Family Innovation Center from 2-6 p.m. Career Connections is a career fair prep session for pre-business and business majors that put them in a position to […]