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College of Business and Behavioral Science

The College of Business and Behavioral Science develops leaders through education and research focused on human behavior and business practices in organizations, economies and societies.


  • Nelwyn Landreth's hands are seen holding a photo of her father, Roy Thomas "Smiley" Pruitt. In the picture he's sitting on a motorcycle.

    Witness to war

    September 25, 2018
  • Spiro, Higdon, Board member

    Spiro advisory role is no pet project for Michelle Higdon

    July 12, 2016

    Michelle Higdon has parlayed a love of her life into a career that is helping businesses – and animals – grow. And the lessons she’s learned on her professional journey are helping budding entrepreneurs grow through her advisory board role with Clemson University’s Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. “I’m the daughter of a […]

  • MBAe, Clemson, Quoizel, Seidman, McFadden

    Business leaders build on success through Clemson MBAe program

    July 5, 2016

    Putting classroom knowledge to work is an every-semester occurrence for candidates in Clemson University’s MBAe program. Successful business executives enrolled in Clemson’s part-time entrepreneurial master’s program, like Rick Seidman, are proof that properly executed classroom learning can add to the bottom line. “There is no question, the Clemson MBAe program has had a significant net-profit […]

  • Helen Diamond Steele, Office of Student Enrichment

    Helen Diamond Steele heads Office of Student Enrichment

    July 1, 2016

    Helen Diamond Steele is new director of the Office of Student Enrichment in the College of Business. She is returning to Clemson, where she earned a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership in 2012, after serving in a leadership position at the University of West Georgia in Carrollton. Steele succeeds Renee Hebert, who left the OSE director […]

  • Clemson professor installed as president of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research

    June 29, 2016

    Clemson University psychology professor James McCubbin was installed as president of the Academy of Behavioral Medicine Research Saturday at its annual meeting in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada.

  • College of Business, McCormick

    Business education takes on new status at Clemson

    June 27, 2016

    A new era is dawning on business education at Clemson University. Beginning July 1, for the first time in its 127-year history, Clemson University’s business disciplines will stand on their own, a change leaders say will enhance the academic unit’s reputation nationally. “Clemson means business today more than ever,” said Bobby McCormick, business school dean. […]

  • Abusive bosses, research, workplace behavior

    Combative bosses repeat bad childhood treatment, research shows

    June 22, 2016

    If you know of a workplace supervisor who yells, insults or is generally abusive to employees, chances are they were treated similarly as a child, according to research by business school professors at Clemson University.

  • The gift of a second chance

    June 8, 2016

    The Barker Scholars Endowment was established in 2013 to honor Clemson’s 14th president, James F. Barker. The endowment, which provides need-based scholarships for undergraduate students, has made a difference in the life of Jarrett Miller ’17 — a student who always had his heart set on Tigertown and fortunately, has not had to put his college plans on hold.

  • Hidden income, Russians, Economist, Mityakov

    Clemson economist recognized for Russian hidden-income research

    June 8, 2016

    Like many of their American counterparts, Russian citizens also hide their earnings to avoid the tax man, according to research conducted by a Clemson University economist. That research recently received national recognition by a Russian consortium of highly regarded public policy and economics organizations.

  • Business 1010, community service, business school

    Business class lesson in giving back reaps community rewards

    June 7, 2016

    Clemson University’s Business 1010 is a win-win – for students and the community. In the 2015-16 school year, approximately 900 students in the business school introductory class were assigned to volunteer six hours of their time to a community event or organization. The assignment, which amounts to nearly 5,500 volunteer hours, teaches the importance of […]

  • Cohen, Graphic Communications, Godfrey Awards

    Video exposure gives Graphic Comms students added career track

    June 1, 2016

    Brad Cohen views the Graphic Communications course, GC3400 as a game changer in his academic journey at Clemson University. The videography course, taught by lecturer Erica Walker, opened Brad’s eyes to a career in graphic communications he never would have considered until he stepped into the Godfrey Hall studio class this past spring semester. This […]

  • Clemson appoints deans in two new colleges

    June 1, 2016

    Two longtime leaders have been named to term appointments in Clemson’s new College of Business and College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences.
    Bobby McCormick has been named dean of the new College of Business and Brett Wright has been appointed dean of the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences, which begins operation July 1.

  • Harrigan, Beyond Barrels, distilling, aging

    Entrepreneur puts finishing touches on what distillers started

    May 26, 2016

    Chris Harrigan is a free-spirited entrepreneur who aims to raise the bar on the quality of alcoholic drinks. An MBA graduate of Clemson University, Harrigan has launched “Beyond Barrels™,” a business that enables the aging of spirits to continue at home what was started in the distilling process. And through four years of trial and error, […]

  • Meredith Ellis, economics, Chapman, iLead

    Experiential learning gives econ student boundless career choices

    May 25, 2016

    Meredith Ellis has proactively positioned herself for success during her first two years at Clemson University. And in the process, the Charlotte, N.C., honors student is making certain doors remain open for whatever career path she chooses. An economics major and mathematics and French minor, Meredith not only excels in the classroom but has exposed […]

  • Marketing, Life Transitions, Materialistic

    Buyer beware: The materialistic should avoid purchases during major life transitions

    May 19, 2016

    Consumers with materialistic tendencies struggle with major life transitions and should refrain from online shopping and steer clear of the mall as a means of coping with those life-altering events, according to Clemson University marketing researchers.