A College of Business senior is one of more than 230 students nationwide who has been awarded a $10,000 scholarship from a non-profit accounting organization to further her education. The Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) has announced that Skyler Little, a Clemson University accounting major from Greenback, Tenn., is one of 234 students from […]
Your ability to adapt to the extraordinary events of the past several months has been a test of your resiliency, and is something you will draw upon again and again professionally and personally. Learn from it, knowing you can overcome adversity and achieve your goals.
The world’s largest business education alliance, AACSB recently announced Clemson’s business and accounting degree programs have met the rigorous standards of quality in teaching, research, curriculum development and student learning.
The Clemson University Master of Public Accountancy (MPAcc) program is walking the talk of its vision statement of becoming nationally recognized in preparing students for the accounting profession. The School of Accountancy’s MPAcc program was recently named among the 50 best in the country, according to TFE Times, a leading online news media and academia […]
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, […]
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 added to its strong complement of educators for the 2019-20 academic year by welcoming 22 new faculty poised to enrich the minds of Clemson University’s next generation of business leaders. Among the faculty additions are two new department chairs. Craig Wallace most recently led the University of Denver’s management department. […]
Accountancy students at Clemson University have a knack for recommending, and presenting, innovative ways for an accounting giant to expand its financial services reach. For the second straight year, a six-member team of accounting students advanced to the finals of the Deloitte Audit Innovation Campus Challenge. Advancing from an eight-team field in the Southeast Region, […]
Bringing together interdisciplinary minds to solve real-world issues is one of the focuses of the College of Business as it prepares students to be business-ready upon graduation. A perfect example of that collaboration was on display last month in Florida when Sydney Puffer, a marketing and accounting major, and Sal Tinnerello, a finance major, teamed […]
University of Pennsylvania psychologist Angela Duckworth says it is perseverance and persistence that determine a person’s success, not one’s intellect. In fact, Duckworth delivered a Ted Talk and wrote the book on that belief, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” In it she calls grit, not talent or intellect, as the most dominant trait […]
Climbing in the national rankings has been a common occurrence for all things Clemson in recent years. But the School of Accountancy’s rapid ascent in a worldwide evaluation of academic research makes their achievement one to behold. A recently released study by Brigham Young University ranks the Clemson University College of Business accounting program’s research […]
Ali MacKay, who received undergraduate ’16 and graduate ’17 degrees in accounting from Clemson University’s College of Business, has won an award from the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) for being among the nation’s top CPA test scorers. MacKay, who is employed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Charlotte, N.C., was one of 58 Certified Public Accountant candidates […]
Research by School of Accountancy professors Sally Widener and Frances Kennedy has been recognized for its impact and contributions toward promoting operational excellence. Their work, “Lean Manufacturing and Firm Performance: The Incremental Contribution of Lean Management Accounting Practices” published in the Journal of Operations Management, has been cited by the Shingo Institute for its role […]
Sally Widener has added the role of administrator to her scholarly duties in the College of Business, having been named director of the School of Accountancy. Bobby McCormick, business school dean, said Widener’s advancement from acting director to the full-time position was well deserved and boded well for the direction and continued collegiality of the […]
A creative script well performed sometimes ends up in a curtain call … even when the cast is comprised of accounting students. Six College of Business accounting students did just that by turning their good ideas into equally effective theater and in the process took center stage in a regional accounting competition. Their first-place finish […]