MAY 2016

Congratulations to the Class of 2016!

Meet six graduates from the Class of 2016 — we're proud to have student leader and marketing graduate Shelly Kaur representing the college! Plus, check out photos and video from graduation and the ROTC Joint Commissioning Ceremony

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Developing leaders by nurturing intellect, courage and service

Hear from some of the exceptional Thomas F. Chapman Leadership Scholars who graduated this year. The program is designed to enrich students’ academic preparation beyond the classroom and curriculum, and support the college’s mission to develop leadership abilities in its students. 

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CommunityCode taps technology to power up youth, communities

Social entrepreneurs Darryl McCune MBAe '14, and Hugh G. Martin, and their budding not-for-profit, are enablers. Founded in 2013, CommunityCode’s mission is two-fold – to introduce students to the world of information technology, enabling them to excel personally and professionally, while addressing an identified shortage of minorities and females in computer science-related careers. 

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MBAe grad shares insights from venture capitalists

From Death Valley to Silicon Valley and back again — learn what valuable lessons Bandwagon founder Harold Hughes B.A. ’08, MBA ’14, took away from national venture capital conference FounderX, in this Upstate Business Journal article.

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Scott Baier to lead Clemson business school economics department

Clemson University has tapped a highly regarded economics faculty member as interim chair of the John E. Walker Department of Economics. Scott Baier, director of the BB&T Center for Education and Policy Studies at Clemson, will begin his new role July 1.

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Students choose Clemson finance instructor Kerri McMillan Alumni Master Teacher

Clemson University students have chosen Kerri D. McMillan as the Alumni Master Teacher for 2016. McMillan is a senior lecturer in the finance department of the College of Business and Behavioral Science.

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Finance’s John Alexander honored for university foundation investing

John Alexander, professor of finance and chief investment officer for the Clemson University Foundation, is a recipient of the prestigious 2016 Institutional Investor Award presented by Institutional Investor magazine.

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Public policy institute honors Clemson’s Bruce Yandle with top award

Dean emeritus Bruce Yandle, acclaimed economist in academic and political arenas, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Julian L. Simon Memorial Award by the Competitive Enterprise Institute.

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Faculty and Staff honored at awards ceremony

Faculty and staff who excelled in teaching, research and service during the 2015-16 academic year were honored at a special awards ceremony this month. View photos from the event.

List of Honorees

Appetite for new cultures spawned student's global journey

Kristin Buhrow acquired a taste for her career direction growing up in the Midlands of South Carolina. But little did the daughter of two accountants realize her interest in different cultures would lead her to a fellowship at Oxford University.

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Business management students prove they’ve got game

Assistant professor Amy Ingram has a game plan for teaching business strategy, and it appears to be working with students in her Management 4150 class. She has had students in her upper-level strategy class competing on an international cyber stage. 

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Buyer beware: The materialistic should avoid purchases during major life transitions

Consumers with materialistic tendencies struggle with major life transitions and should refrain from online shopping and steer clear of the mall as a means of coping with those life-altering events, according to Clemson marketing researchers Anastasia Thyroff and Jennifer Siemens.

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Interested in earning an MBA?

Join us from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Greenville ONE to learn about the various options, application requirements and schedules available through Clemson's MBA program, including full or part time, the MBA in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the NEW Business Analytics concentration. Enjoy a short presentation followed by a Q&A. Meet faculty and staff. Please register as space is limited.