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Micah Sims entered Clemson University’s new online MBA program with not one, but two challenging jobs that required him to be away from home most of the year. While taking classes for his MBA degree, Sims was serving as a lieutenant commander in the United States Naval Reserves and sailing as a civilian for an […]
Steve Layton is perhaps one of the best examples of what the Clemson MBA program can help someone accomplish, on a couple of different levels. Layton was recently named the new president of Polartec, a provider of premium functional fabrics used across a multitude of markets. “The company is over 100 years old,” Layton says. […]
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. […]
Companies are not only encouraging, but expecting innovation at every level of the workplace. It is widely believed that instilling an innovative mindset across all discipline and staffing levels is key to achieving a forward-thinking organization. The Clemson University MBA program is doing just that through its entrepreneurship and innovation (MBAe) advanced degree program. Examples […]
Having grown up on a four-generation family farm in Calhoun (S.C.) County, Hunter Carson ’18 learned the ins and outs of agriculture at an early age. When the 22-year-old entered Clemson University’s MBAe program, his entrepreneurial energies were focused on finding efficiencies that would benefit his family’s row-crop farming operation. His idea and the resulting […]
As a major driver of Clemson University’s entrepreneurial ecosystem, the College of Business is putting in place building blocks that will bring national recognition to the school’s development of tomorrow’s entrepreneurs and business innovators. A significant block in Clemson’s entrepreneurial foundation was laid recently with the establishment of the Phyfer Innovation Hub in the business […]
Kyle Hackel had already been running The Big E in Gaffney for about eight months when he saw a billboard advertising Clemson’s MBA in Entrepreneurship & Innovation program. He had already found some success with Big E, a one-stop entertainment complex that houses an eight-screen movie theater, a 16-lane bowling alley, laser tag, a mini […]
A new portal will open the door for working professionals to enhance their career potential this fall through Clemson University’s MBA program. About 100 online students are expected to begin their MBA journey in the first year of the MBA Online program, which begins this fall when the College of Business launches its completely remote […]
Clemson University is opening its MBA entrepreneurial students’ eyes to what has traditionally been a blind spot in graduate business programs nationwide. Resilience, often ignored but a vital life skill business professionals need to overcome the stressful ups and downs of their career journeys, is taking center stage in an MBA class at Greenville ONE, […]
Giving back to the community is a good business practice and Clemson University MBA students are doing so in a way that benefits a worthy cause, challenges their skills and connects them with the community. The MBA Student Association (MBASA) is hosting its second annual fundraiser, “One Main Roar,” on Friday, April 12 to raise […]
Past and present MBA students walked off with many of the top prizes in Clemson University’s 5th Annual Pitch Smackdown competition, sponsored by the College of Business’ Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership. Business ideas pitched by the entrepreneurs with Clemson MBA connections ranged from a hardware and software start-up that tracks agricultural operations […]
A team of Clemson University students finished second in an eight-team field of MBA students who were challenged with solving a cybersecurity issue for a pharmaceutical company. The recently held competition at North Carolina State University was part of NCSU’s Grand Business Challenge and included an international field of MBA students. Clemson University MBA corporate […]
Having closed an estimated 12,000 business and real estate transactions in his career, Judson Jahn knows a thing, or two, about negotiations. So, when the transaction attorney and senior lecturer in the College of Business proposed an international negotiations workshop for Clemson University MBA students, it quickly became a done deal. “By utilizing technology, this […]
Business leaders Ben and Cheri Phyfer are forever impacting Clemson University students with a $2.5 million gift to support the College of Business and student scholarships. With this transformational gift, the Phyfers become the third – and youngest – Cornerstone Partner for Academics at Clemson University.