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  • Delta Sigma Pi 2019 spring leadership team

    Clemson chapter of Delta Sigma Pi wins two regional honors

    November 21, 2019

    Clemson University’s chapter of the Delta Sigma Pi business fraternity has received the most improved chapter and outstanding service awards from the organization’s Southeastern Region. The Kappa Tau chapter of Delta Sigma Pi is composed of about 100 freshman-to-senior members considered to be high-achieving students inside and outside the classroom. One of two business fraternities […]

  • Sports marketers address students

    Seminar exposes sports marketing students to industry’s many opportunities

    November 20, 2019

    Sports marketing professionals recently shared their career journeys, employment advice, some do’s and don’ts of job searches and a myriad of other career-guidance nuggets with students attending a seminar organized and moderated by Delancy Bennett, assistant professor of marketing. The six-member panel of Clemson University alumni who pursued careers in sports marketing delved into their […]

  • Participants attending CMO Summit at Watt Family Center

    CMO Summit: Mission accomplished, sights set on future event

    November 14, 2019

    This fall’s CMO Summit connected a who’s who of global consumer brand leaders with students, regional professionals and academia, and in the process raised awareness of the scope of The Erwin Center for Brand Communications. Among other benefits, Joe Erwin, co-founder of the Erwin Center, said the mid-September event held at the Watt Family Innovation […]

  • Chris Breemen, Emma Lee with first-place check from Cisco competition

    Finance/Accounting majors’ analytical efforts net Clemson national title

    November 12, 2019

    A team of College of Business finance and accounting double majors flexed their collective analytical muscles and brought home a national title to Clemson University in late October. Emma Lee and Chris Breemen beat out 40 other collegiate teams from across the nation to place first in a technology conglomerate’s case competition in San Jose, […]

  • Girl being fitted with a Samaritan's Feet shoe

    Sole purpose of Puerto Rico CI is lesson in servant leadership

    November 4, 2019

    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

    Zeki Simsek named Journal of Management senior associate editor

    October 31, 2019

    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 […]

  • Students present projects in marketing promotional strategies class

    Marketing students’ campaign pitches peanuts to peers

    October 28, 2019

    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 […]

  • Finance researchers Daniel Greene and Vince Intintoli

    Study: California falling short of nation’s first board gender quota

    October 23, 2019

    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.

  • Business school building under construction

    Elliott Davis bolsters support of Clemson by contributing to new business school building

    October 17, 2019

    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 […]

  • Joe Turner of Rutland Institute speaks to Bus-1010 students

    Business 1010 adopts innovative approach to teaching ethics

    October 16, 2019

    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, […]

  • Kevin Chase works with sales students

    Sales Innovation Program research enriches classroom learning

    October 7, 2019

    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 […]

  • 2019 Lyceum Scholars freshmen

    Nine freshmen join college’s Lyceum Scholars Program family

    September 30, 2019

    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 […]

  • Jack Petersen, right, entrepreneurial business student

    Young entrepreneur serves his neighbors profitably

    September 25, 2019

    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 […]

  • The Lee family of Greenwood

    Lee siblings of Greenwood are all-in on finance and family

    September 23, 2019

    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 […]

  • Business Analytics Club logo

    New club adds to college’s Business Analytics learning opportunities

    September 18, 2019

    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 […]