board of trustees has already approved initial plans to build a new
$100 million to $120 million home for the College of Business, which
would occupy land overlooking Bowman Field, next to the soon-to-be
demolished Clemson House. In addition, the college looks to grow the
number of endowed faculty positions, student internships and research
opportunities. Read more in the Independent Mail or The State.
through the College of Business’s Office of Student Enrichment, this is
the second summer Clemson students have benefited from a work
experience on the Irish isle. The students, majoring or minoring in
a business discipline, are working in the marketing, finance,
industrial engineering, management and accounting sectors.
classroom knowledge to work is an every-semester occurrence for
candidates in Clemson University’s MBAe program. Rick Seidman, CEO
of Quoizel lighting, is a believer. “There is no question, the Clemson
MBAe program has had a significant net-profit effect on my company,”
said Seidman, president and CEO of Quoizel, one of the nation’s leading
manufacturers and distributors of home lighting.
Demey made quick work of her time as an undergraduate, finishing in
three years with two degrees in economics. And, she was taught in two
languages across two hemispheres. Mathilde earned a bachelor’s degree in
economics from Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium this summer,
and she’ll collect a similar degree from Clemson’s College of Business
in early August as part of a dual-degree program between the schools.
professor Russ Purvis is taking a two-pronged approach to
teaching his students some important lessons in business. He's teaching
the nuances of project management in a way that benefits a non-profit,
while providing graduates and undergraduates with a lesson in community
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’s Arthur M. Spiro Institute for
Diamond Steele is new director of the Office of Student Enrichment
(OSE). She is returning to Clemson, where she earned a Ph.D. in
Educational Leadership in 2012. OSE prepares students for life
after graduation by assisting them with career preparation, employment
opportunities, mentoring, international study and internships.
Tegen, current associate vice president for finance, was awarded the
2016 Professional Development Award for his notable and extensive
contributions to the National Association of College and University
Business Officers. Tegen received his master’s degree in professional
accountancy from Clemson in 1999 and has served in various roles at
Clemson since joining the university staff in 1979.
to the generosity of our Clemson family, the 10-year capital campaign,
“The Will to Lead,” surpassed its billion-dollar goal. President James
P. Clements declared it the most successful capital campaign in the
university’s history and the largest goal ever achieved by a public
university with an alumni base less than 150,000.
of Business students we want to hear from you! Tell us about your
summer internship and receive a FREE College of Business T-shirt. Post
your internship photo on Instagram, tag @clemsonbusiness, use hashtag #ClemsonMeansBusiness, and we'll send your FREE T-shirt.
students and alumni are invited to bring a guest and join us for
Clemson MBA VIP Night at Downtown Alive on Thursday, August 4 from 5:30 -
8:30 p.m. in NOMA Square, 220 North Main Street. Free food,
drinks and music under the Clemson tent. Musical performance by
Retro Vertigo (80s pop/rock). This event is open to alumni and current
students on a first come, first served basis.