Alumni aim to jumpstart Clemson entrepreneurism

As a successful entrepreneur now in his fourth career, Clemson alumnus Greg Smith knows a thing or two about reinventing himself. Now, Smith and nine other Clemson success stories who make up the Spiro Founder Society of the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership have decided to help the next generation of enterprising students, by putting their money where their hearts are.

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Bully bosses: Creating a malignancy in the workplace

Beware, bully bosses. Employees fed up with abusive behavior in the workplace aren’t hesitant about getting even, which usually comes in the form of subtle, covert retaliation where they are more likely to avoid punishment, according to Kristin Scott and Tom Zagenczyk, associate professors of management.

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Stressed? Put it to work for you

Workplace stress can be overwhelming and harmful at times, but eliminating it may not be the answer to finding happiness with your employer, say experts in their new book, “Thriving Under Stress.” Clemson psychology professor Tom Britt and Steve Jex of Bowling Green (Ohio) State University say some workplace stress can be leveraged as a career enhancer.

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Matching 401(k) retirement plans don’t add up

The average American is under-saving for retirement and the design of today’s employee-sponsored retirement savings plans are contributing to the problem, according to three researchers, including Clemson economics professor Patrick Warren, who suggest plan sponsors’ incentives conflict with workers achieving financial security.

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High participation in small church groups has its downside

Parishioners who participate in small groups within a religious congregation are generally more likely to be civically engaged than their fellow worshipers unless a church has high overall small-group participation, according to Clemson researcher Andrew Whitehead, assistant professor of sociology, and co-author Samuel Stroope of Louisiana State University.

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Clemson app could help fight cyberbullying

A collaborative research team representing three of the university’s five colleges, including psychology professor Robin Kowalski, are building what could be the first app to search photos and videos for signs of cyberbullying as experts grow concerned that defenses are falling short in the face of changing technology.

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Jessica Collins ’14 awarded Fulbright grant to teach in Serbia

A 2014 Clemson graduate in political science and business administration, Jessica Collins, has been awarded a Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship grant to teach at the University of Niš in Serbia.

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Clemson Lyceum Scholars building students’ intellectual capital

You’d think learning about the moral foundations of capitalism would be the furthest thing from an 18-year-old’s mind. For most college freshmen that may be true, but not for a select group of 11 Lyceum Scholars, all with high academic qualifications, entering a unique intellectual community offered by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism.

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McMillan, Morgan named interim leaders in Accountancy, Finance

Two new leadership appointments have been made in the School of Accountancy and the Department of Finance. Jeffrey McMillan, professor of accounting, has been named interim director of the School of Accountancy and Angela Morgan, associate professor of finance, is the interim chair of the Department of Finance.

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Sept. 4: First Friday Leadership Series with Bob Barreto

Join Clemson MBA Programs, The Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership, and The Upstate Business Journal for First Friday Leadership series speaker Bob Barreto, President of GBS Building Supply, on Friday, September 4 at 5:15 p.m. at Greenville ONE, followed by a networking reception.


Sept. 11: Fall Family Weekend Reception

College of Business and Behavioral Science students, parents, faculty and staff are invited to the 2015 Fall Family Weekend Reception. Drop in on Friday, September 11 from 3 to 5 p.m. outside Sirrine Hall under the tent!

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Sept. 11: Spiro Institute 21st Birthday Bash Presenting The Dirty Guv'nahs

Presented by the Arthur M. Spiro Institute for Entrepreneurial Leadership and student group Clemson IDEAS in celebration of 21 years of entrepreneurial research and education at Clemson University. The Dirty Guv'nahs: Chasing Forever concert is Friday, September 11 from 9 p.m. to midnight at Clemson Amphitheatre.


SAVE THE DATE - Oct. 7: "Being a Leader" Featuring Michael Jensen

Renowned Harvard Professor of Business Michael Jensen will lead a presentation and interactive panel discussion that introduces a foundation for leadership built on authenticity, exercising integrity, taking a stand in your life and commitment to something bigger than oneself on Wednesday, October 7 at 5:15 p.m. at Greenville ONE.

SAVE THE DATE - Oct. 17: CBBS Homecoming Tailgate 2015

All College of Business and Behavioral Science alumni bring your family for great food, fellowship and pre-game excitement at our Ninth Annual Homecoming Tailgate hosted by the CBBS Alumni Loyalty Board.