Ryan Mullins wants to change the way the world sees sales. Specifically, he wants to change his students’ views of sales as a career.
A global leader in minimally invasive orthopedics, Arthrex already works with Clemson on a number of research projects. Now, it’s expanding its engagement with the university through a new, two-year pilot program developed with the needs of the surgical device industry in mind and a generous gift of ten $7,500 scholarships.
Creating exposure for what you believe is the next best thing can be the difference between success and failure for an entrepreneur. Clemson University College of Business management graduate Logan LaMance ’18 and his Tiger business partners are getting that coveted 15 minutes of fame they hope will lead to success. On April 7, they will pitch their business idea on “Shark Tank,” the ABC series that airs 10 p.m. Sundays.
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 […]
To truly understand Oriana Aragón’s story, you must know her roots. The grandchild of Mexican immigrants, Aragón grew up in San Diego, raised by a wheelchair-bound father and a mother battling cancer. She has been a session singer, a performer on the French Riviera, a retail floor covering store owner, a theater producer, and a first-time college student in her 30’s. She is a proud Latina, a single mother, a Yale graduate, a Ph.D. and – in her current incarnation – an assistant professor of marketing in Clemson University’s College of Business.
Dan ('72) and Nancy Garrison of Houston are making another generous commitment to Clemson University with a gift of $2.5 million, becoming the fourth Academic Cornerstone Partner. Their latest philanthropic gift will support the College of Business, including the new building and its new Sales Innovation Program. The Garrisons are Clemson University’s first donors to be Cornerstone Partners for both academics and athletics.
A stated goal of the Student Advisory Board this academic year is to engage their fellow College of Business students in all the development opportunities the university and business school make available to them. Mission accomplished, thanks in part to Abigayle Berendsen and Grace Hickman, the Student Advisory Board chairs for marketing and management, respectively. […]
It’s easy to be sold on Chris Norman. Whether you gauge the 24-year-old senior marketing major by his sincerity, scholarly achievements, or the infectious and ever-present smile on his face, it’s a good bet a bright future awaits him following graduation this month. Chris is a first-generation college graduate who is pondering either a career […]
Three students will be packing their bags this holiday season for Miami, Florida, where they will have a one-week experience of a lifetime. Seniors and native South Carolinians Amanda Compton, Jordan Dunlap and Cameron McIssac were recently selected to be junior host interns for the 2018 Capital One Orange Bowl where fourth ranked Oklahoma will […]
Department of Marketing faculty and students made the College of Business proud at a recent Society for Marketing Advances annual conference in West Palm Beach, Fla. Mary Anne Raymond, the College of Business’ Thomas F. Chapman ’65 Distinguished Professor of Leadership, received the international association’s coveted Axcess-Capon Distinguished Teaching Award. And, marketing students were given […]
Whether you donate to charities at the retail checkout counter due to guilt, or out of the goodness of your heart, chances are the “warm glow” it creates will likely result in you repurchasing from that business, according to a Clemson University business school researcher. So-called “checkout charity” is a phenomenon where customers are asked […]
The College of Business is welcoming 23 new faculty members for the 2018-19 academic year with research and teaching backgrounds highly-qualified to enrich the minds of tomorrow’s business leaders. “The start of a new academic year brings with it the excitement of new relationships and many new faces with a thirst for learning how to […]
Brooke West sees a law degree in her future, and this summer the rising junior at Clemson University has discovered the path she’s taking through the College of Business makes perfect sense. Brooke, a marketing major and political science minor, is interning in the United Kingdom as an aide to a member of Parliament. The […]
Ryan Mullins hit a trifecta in the world of academics in July. The associate professor of marketing in the Clemson University College of Business has won a research award, had another paper accepted in marketing’s flagship journal, and received a grant to further pursue research in his area of expertise – sales force management and […]
Rising senior Kelly Roy would have been right at home commuting to her summer internship in a golf cart. That’s because the home of the PGA Tour, her summer employer, is little more than a driver and a pitching wedge from her backyard. The 20-year-old marketing major lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., headquarters for […]