Big Apple core to learning for marketing students

NYC serves as host to Clemson marketing students enrolled in the Gateway to World Markets course. Highlighting the journey are visits to 12 global companies, many of which employ Clemson graduates.

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Dean discusses support for students, faculty, new building

The 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.

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Interns get taste O’Ireland this summer

Coordinated 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.

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Business leaders build on success through Clemson MBAe program

Putting 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. 

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Dual degrees earned in 3 years across 2 hemispheres

Mathilde 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.

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Project management lesson benefits students, families

Clemson 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 service.

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Spiro advisory role is no pet project for Michelle Higdon

Michelle 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 Entrepreneurial Leadership. 

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Helen Diamond Steele heads Office of Student Enrichment

Helen 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.

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Clemson finance official, accountancy grad receives national award

Charles 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.

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Thanks a Billion!

Owing 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.

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Summer Interns: Submit your photos!

College 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.  


MBA Alumni VIP Night in Greenville

MBA 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.

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There can be some negative side effects for businesses, if the state increases the minimum wage,

said Clemson economist Scott L. Baier in a recent GSA Business Report about the national debate over raising minimum wage to $15 per hour.