College of Business numbers reflect position of strength
The College of Business is showing a pattern of continuing growth as it works toward raising the national awareness of the quality of business education at Clemson and advancing the University’s brand. Business school enrollment increased 6.6 percent in the 2019-20 academic year over the previous year, and all undergraduate majors have exhibited consistent or growing enrollment with an overall increase in students of 26 percent since 2014.
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MBA Career Services streamlines recruiting for companies
The lifeblood of Clemson’s MBA program is the talent it sends out into the business world. But no matter how accomplished those students are, they need guidance to find careers that are the right fit for them. In an increasingly crowded and noisy marketplace, employers certainly need an easy way to find the right people. Led by Jamie Patterson, Director of Career Services and Student Experience, The Office of Career Services brings successful businesses and first-rate MBA candidates together to form a perfect match.
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Clemson College of Business names Carl Hollingsworth, Ph.D., associate dean
Carl Hollingsworth has been named associate dean, academic affairs, of the College of Business. Dean Wendy York said Hollingsworth will be a major contributor to business education’s role in advancing Clemson’s rise in educational excellence and relevance.
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Clemson study employs AI to decipher ‘soft’ features of a home’s value
Lily Shen, assistant professor of finance, found Artificial Intelligence, or Machine Learning, would benefit the real estate industry, investors and homeowners alike. It can help determine a home's true value by accounting for “soft information,” such as heated floors or custom closets, in property advertisements that existing real estate models do not capture.
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Economics Ph.D. candidate awarded prestigious NBER fellowship
When Ph.D. candidate Aspen Fryberger Underwood was looking for a compelling research topic early in her graduate studies, all it took was a chance conversation with a family member to find it. That fortuitous decision to focus on electric vehicle charging stations was a wise one as the fourth-year graduate student from Colorado was recently named the recipient of a fellowship presented annually by the National Bureau of Economic Research.
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Analytics Is a Modern-Day Answer for HR
Craig Wallace, professor and chair in the Department of Management, explains how analytics has been used throughout time to improve every phase of life, but analytics used in human resources is lacking. HR analytics tend to explain what has happened, rather than predict what will happen. Implementing predictive analytics can allow for better job matches and leadership development, resulting in higher employee morale and less turnover.
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Meet Cameron Blassingame
Cameron Blassingame, finance major and president of the Minority Business Student Association (MBSA), talks about the history, goals and events of the MBSA in our latest Instagram takeover.
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Student Engagement and Networking
Financial planning students Jason Westmoreland and Jenny Hagadorn attended the National LINC 2020 Conference in Orlando with finance lecturer Josh Harris. This conference, organized by TD Ameritrade Institutional, offered world-class keynote speakers, informative workshops and networking opportunities. Find out more about what our students and faculty are doing on Twitter @ClemsonBusiness.
Dinner with the Dean
Dinner with the Dean is an opportunity for students to have dinner with Dean Wendy York at a local restaurant in a small setting to discuss the college, it's future and what you, as a student, want and need. Find out more on our Instagram @ClemsonBusiness and be sure to follow us to see the great things happening at the College of Business.
Hayek Center HERO Prize Winners
The Hayek’s Excellence in Research and Outreach (HERO) Program teams presented their charitable projects to judges Reed Watson, director of the Hayek Center; Wendy York, dean of the College of Business; and Barbara Speziale, director of Creative Inquiry. Congratulations to first-place winners of $5,000, Habib Rafka, Izabella Kamieniecki and Jacob Steiniger, for their work on a Bloodless Malaria Detection Device. Amanda LeMatty and Robert Falconer were second-place winners of $2,000 for their Umbilical Cord Care Kit project. Follow us on Facebook @ClemsonBusiness to see more stories like this!
March 3 and 30: MBA Info Session
Join us for an info session at Greenville ONE on Tuesday, March 3. Additional info sessions will be held on the Clemson campus Monday, March 30. Learn about the application requirements and part- and full-time schedules available. We offer degree programs in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Corporate, and Business Analytics. Find out about our new online degree program as well!
March 4: Pope Lecture Series addresses attacks on Western Civilization
The Spring 2020 John W. Pope Lecture Series is co-hosted by the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and the Ayn Rand Institute. Yaron Brook and Andrew Sullivan will have a conversation centered around the question, "Is Western Civilization Worth Saving?" This event will be held Wednesday, March 4 from 4:30-6 p.m. in the Tillman Auditorium. This event is free and open to the public.
March 24: Data Science and Analytics Master's Degree Program Information Session
The need for data science and analytics professionals is growing rapidly in nearly every industry. Learn more about Clemson’s new interdisciplinary DSA master's program, jointly offered by the Department of Management and the School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences. This unique degree program is online, serves current working professionals, and teaches students the analytical tools they need to gain the edge in this high-demand field. Apply now and start this summer!
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