College of Business, School of Accountancy accreditations reaffirmed
The College of Business and the School of Accountancy at Clemson University have had their accreditations extended by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation has been earned by only 5 percent of the more than 16,000 schools worldwide offering business degrees at the bachelor’s level or higher. Clemson was one of 12 schools nationwide that recently had its business and Accounting programs’ accreditation extended.
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For business students and professors, distance no hindrance to learning
Keep Calm and Carry On, the popular internet meme and World War II British battle cry, seems to be the approach College of Business students are taking in finishing their spring semesters through online learning platforms. Hunkered down in their homes and apartments due to the COVID-19 health crisis, most Clemson University business students contacted conveyed an upbeat response to finishing the semester in virtual classroom settings.
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Business student extends community service hand to Seneca
Emory Doppelheuer got a pass from his instructors in the College of Business last week for some community service work. But it wasn’t related to any community service project tied to the business school. The pre-business sophomore was busy all week long, chainsaw in hand and friends at his side, helping Seneca residents get back inside what remained of their homes after an EF-3 tornado devastated parts of the city.
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Top students are one certainty in otherwise uncertain times
The 2019-20 academic year may be ending in a less-than-desirable fashion, but it doesn’t diminish the academic excellence achieved by College of Business students. Some of the best and brightest students across all disciplines of business have been duly recognized for their accomplishments inside and outside the classroom.
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Marketing students turn pandemic into epic learning experience
Michele Cauley’s marketing students aren’t letting the COVID-19 health crisis get in the way of their learning. In fact, they’re leveraging it. Cauley’s two marketing classes were thrown a curveball when they resumed classes online following spring break. Not only did they not return to normal classroom learning, they had to rethink the directions of their curriculum and projects because of the pandemic’s impact on them, from overhauling marketing campaigns for 16 area non-profits to leveraging the health crisis to learn how companies, locally and nationally, responded to the pandemic.
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Rubber meets the road as Erwin Center students collaborate with Uniroyal
Teams of students from the Erwin Center for Brand Communications have been collaborating virtually with Uniroyal tires this semester in developing strategic insights and campaign concepts to target new consumers for the Michelin-brand manufacturer. Two classes recently presented their research and recommendations to Uniroyal’s leadership as part of their final exam.
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Econ’s Scott Baier talks about virus’ economic impact
Scott Baier, professor and chair of Clemson University John E. Walker Department of Economics, led a webinar discussion in partnership with the National Economic Education Delegation on the potential impact of coronavirus on the economy. Baier discussed the potential of a "psychological hangover" when things return to normal and also talked about the skyrocketing number of unemployment cases.
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Leading in a Virtual World: Inject a Human Element
Craig Wallace, professor and chair in the Department of Management, answers the question "How do I lead in a virtual setting?" along with other questions relevant right now given the seismic shift to virtual work amidst the unfortunate realities of COVID-19. He talks to the aspect of leadership in a virtual environment and how getting back to humanity is a common thread.
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Yes, Russia spreads coronavirus lies. But they were made in America.
Patrick Warren, associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, and Darren Linvill, associate professor in the Department of Communication, discuss the abundance of online disinformation in social media and how this disinformation, unlike misinformation, during a health crisis has literal life-or-death consequences for people in the real world.
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New York City exposes the stark disparity in how COVID-19 affects low-income communities
Mike Makowsky, associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics, shares his knowledge about the effects of COVID-19 on different socioeconomic demographics.
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Business student’s website supports small businesses, gets national attention
A couple of Clemson University students have come up with a way to help support small businesses facing financial hardships because of the coronavirus pandemic. Clemson sophomore and management major, Sudarshan Sridharan, says after seeing a much slower pace in downtown Clemson, he was concerned about whether many local, small businesses would survive.
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Economic projections following COVID-19 - A discussion with chair of economics department
With one month of quarantine behind the United States, people across the country are fearful about the economic future. Scott Baier, professor and chair with the John E. Walker Department of Economics, said the first thing to understand about economic projections is how they are made.
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Wil Niesen took over our Instagram @ClemsonBusiness story to share his day of online learning and meetings. Wil is a senior marketing major and currently serves as the Chair of the College of Business Student Advisory Board.
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No classroom, no problem! Although COVID-19 temporarily slowed down the housing market, students in Professor Lily Shen’s Real Estate classes turned this pandemic crisis into a valuable opportunity to conduct market condition reports and appraisal analysis for houses in 35+ US cities from Berkeley, California to Toms River, New Jersey. Get the links to view the presentations and be sure to follow us on Facebook @ClemsonBusiness for more stories like this!
Every year, a contingent of graphic communications students compete in an annual competition hosted by TAGA, the Technical Association for the Graphic Arts. Teresa Clancy, student team president of the Clemson TAGA chapter, shares insight into this year’s competition. To see this story and more, follow us on Twitter @ClemsonBusiness.
Michele Cauley, professor-in-practice of marketing and a Clemson alumna (’93, ’04), took over our Instagram @ClemsonBusiness story while visiting with some amazing students and sharing some words of encouragement from a few notable alumni. She also surprised her Social Media Marketing class with special guest CJ Spiller who also shared some words of encouragement with our students.
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