Three named Truman Scholar Finalists, most ever
Three Clemson juniors, including economics major Veronica "Ronnie" Clevenstine, have been selected as finalists for the prestigious Truman Scholarship, marking the second year in a row Clemson has had multiple finalists.
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Business students briefed on boosting their swagger, ‘humble confidence’
Students in the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business recently got a taste of how to effectively communicate their brands in a job interview or other professional setting by a panel of recent graduates.
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Surviving tax season: tips for taxpayers
Filing taxes may be even more challenging this year with changing laws and a shortened filing period. With mid-May fast approaching, Lynn Martin, a certified public accountant, chief financial officer of MST Concrete Products and Clemson University lecturer in the School of Accountancy, answers 10 of this year’s most popular questions to help taxpayers survive tax season.
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Younts family creates significant impact for business students with $2.5M Academic Cornerstone gift
The Melvin and Dollie Younts Trading Room is a new state-of-the-art learning laboratory for Clemson students to immerse themselves in financial markets around the globe. With a hands-on environment of terminals that provide real data feeds, students receive a real-world experience that positions them to improve and enhance their investment skills. The Melvin and Dollie Younts Trading Room is located in the new Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business and was established with a generous investment of $2.5 million.
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TransDigm creates 150 Doug Peacock Scholarships for underrepresented students
TransDigm Group Incorporated has created scholarships at Clemson University to address the financial need of promising undergraduates from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented on college campuses. The Doug Peacock Scholarship will provide 150 awards over the next five years. These scholarships will support students in business at the Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business and students in engineering at the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences who participate in Peer and WISE.
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Kim Wilkerson: A dynamic leader who keeps family first
When Kim Wilkerson graduated from Clemson University in 1980 with a degree in financial management, the Clemson Board of Trustees member and banking executive of more than 40 years embarked on a career in a male-dominated industry. In the spirit of recognizing Women’s History Month, Ms. Wilkerson shared her thoughts on leadership, love of family – including those connected to business and her alma mater – taking risks and post-pandemic positives.
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Carving it up
Bear Walker, graphic communications '11, is the owner and operator of Bear Walker Board Shop, where he makes custom skateboards. His unique grip and detailed designs have boosted his skateboards into national prominence, not only as a way to get from here to there, but also as pieces of pop-culture art, featuring the likes of Pikachu, Pennywise and Spider-Man.
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Game on
Four Clemson alumni give advice on leadership and failure in the workplace as well as some pointers on how to hack meetings, position changes and more.
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From these hills to Hollywood Hills
From the Clemson hills to the Hollywood Hills, Ashley Holt, management ’12, has worked in and touched many parts of television production from producing, casting and interviewing to researching and writing.
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Doors of opportunity
The Wilbur O. and Ann Powers College of Business is a strategically planned learning environment that brings students, faculty and industry together in a collaborative space that is forward-thinking in its design and daily application. Learn more about our new building and the generous benefactors who made it possible.
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Angeline Close Scheinbaum, Dan Duncan Professorship in Sports Marketing at Clemson University, explains the powerful impact Cameo videos can have for retired sports stars in The Guardian.
Bruce Yandle, professor emeritus of economics at Clemson University, is quoted in a Greenville Journal story on COVID-19’s impact on the upstate economy.
Scott Baier, chairman of the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, explains the silver lining of rising gas prices to Wilmington Biz.
Clemson University researchers Patrick Warren and Darren Linvill share their work identifying a network of hundreds of inauthentic Russian-language Twitter accounts that work in a manner similar to those run by the IRA with Foreign Affairs.
Learn about Chandler L. Burns and the generous gift made in his name. Be sure to follow us on Instagram @ClemsonBusiness to learn more about our new building and the Clemson Family who made it possible.
Congratulations to the Sales Innovation Program February Innovator Award Winners, Mike Giebelhausen and Kristy Lockhart! These individuals have shown resiliency, optimism and innovation during this transitional and unprecedented time. Find out more, and be sure to follow @ClemsonBusiness on Facebook.
Virtual Clemson MBA Info Session
Join us live online via Zoom Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. Meet our admissions team to ask questions and learn more about each program. Enjoy a short presentation followed by a Q&A session. We'll cover course requirements, the application process and help you choose the program that's right for you!
Innovation Leadership Series: Josh Fraser, Origin Protocol
Join the Clemson MBA Program on Friday, April 9, 2021 from noon – 1:30 p.m. to hear Josh Fraser, co-founder of Origin Protocol, speak about bringing peer-to-peer commerce and decentralized finance to the masses.
Sales Innovation Program Elevate Sales Conference
Join the Sales Innovation Program for the Elevate Sales Conference on Friday, April 16, 2021. This event offers a unique opportunity for sales students, professionals and alumni to engage in a discussion of ideas and trends occurring across the sales profession. Conference attendees can expect to network and learn from a variety of distinguished industry leaders and academic experts.
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