In the wake of George Floyd’s death, Dean Wendy York and the Minority Business Student Association leadership team provided students, faculty and staff their positions on racial injustice and the need for change so that all in the College of Business feel safe, welcomed and supported.
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Crisis leadership class leverages pandemic to challenge students
When the College of Business marketing students’ spring pilgrimage to New York City was canceled, a crisis leadership class was borne out of the disruptions and cancellations brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. ‘Leadership Lessons: Leading in a Time of Crisis,’ a three-week, three-credit-hour, virtual class was created and launched in May to have students focus on the responsibilities of leadership and examine if and how these responsibilities change in a time of crisis.
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Business student banks on future in finance after his struggles with it
Josh Lother is the first to admit he doesn’t fit the mold of a traditional College of Business student, and he might also be considered a strange bedfellow to the financial management program in the business school at Clemson University. But the 32-year-old Seneca native is comfortable with where he’s at, majoring in a field that has been a thorn in his side for most of his adult life, while he plots a career course for a better life and one that will exorcise the financial demons of his past.
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Aircraft safety app is winner of MBA program’s EnterPrize competition
Technology aimed at creating safer travel for small aircraft and their occupants was the innovative idea that captured first place in the recent 2020 Clemson University MBAe EnterPrize competition. An app created by Clemson native Corey Benson, MBAe ’20, was awarded the $15,000 first-place prize in the MBA program’s 8th annual “Shark Tank-like” competition. It included events in Charleston, Columbia and the finale in Greenville. More than $26,000 in prize money was awarded at the three competitions.
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Workshop elevates academic reputation of Hayek Center, College of Business
Through a combination of scholarly research, lectures and workshops, The Hayek Center for the Business of Prosperity is establishing itself as a resource for public policymakers. Showcasing the college’s growing reputation for cutting-edge scholarship and, in particular, the John E. Walker Department of Economics, the Hayek Center hosted a two-day workshop featuring eight rising academic stars from around the country and here at Clemson.
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Economic Policy Uncertainty
College of Business researchers Minxing Sun and Weike Xu had their study on economic policy uncertainty published by Financial Management Association International.
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New Online Degree Designed to Meet Big Data Demands
To meet the growing demand for data scientist positions, Clemson is launching a new Master of Science in Data Science and Analytics online degree this summer for working professionals. Faculty from the College of Business and College of Science consulted with industry experts to design a curriculum consisting of five courses in mathematical and statistical sciences and five courses in business analytics and management.
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Where I Should Be
Cullen Harper, a 2008 management and 2013 MBA graduate, had to face an early end to his football career, but reinventing himself came next. Find out how this alumni changed his career path unexpectedly.
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When in Dallas
Cooper Shannon, 2009 graphic communications graduate, is a professional graphic designer and marketer and knows all about the best places in Dallas where you may run into a fellow Tiger.
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Money Moves for Recent Grads: Josh Harris and Scott Baier
Josh Harris, lecturer in the Department of Financial Management, and Scott Baier, professor and chair of the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, each spoke with InvestorPlace via email about financial advice for recent graduates. This advice is part of a series has compiled, inviting academics from across the U.S. to share their thoughts on aspects of finance that new graduates should know.
Police Unions and Structural Reform
Mike Makowsky, an associate professor in the John E. Walker Department of Economics at Clemson University, has studied the economics of law enforcement and is a source in a USA TODAY story about police unions.
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Creating brand loyalty in a global crisis
In its continuing effort toward providing real-life experiential learning opportunities, The Erwin Center for Brand Communications was co-host of a virtual meeting with marketing professionals who shared their perspectives to inspire attendees in their own work.
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Our Alumni Spotlight features Dottie Davis (management and psychology ’18), who is an HR Manager II at SC DHEC in Columbia, S.C. She shared how the College of Business has played a role in her career. Be sure to follow our Alumni Spotlight series on Instagram @ClemsonBusiness.
Freshman Reflection Friday
Joe Lady is a finance major from Greenville, S.C., and reflected on his freshman year at Clemson. See what he had to say and be sure to follow us on Facebook @ClemsonBusiness for more!
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