Fond farewells and joyful greetings
August was a month of new beginnings for the College of Business. We proudly celebrated the achievements of our August graduates as they set out on their career paths and welcomed our new students into the Clemson Family as they started their college journeys. Check out photos from all of August's new beginnings: Graduation Ceremony, Ph.D. Hooding and College of Business Graduation Reception; and for our new students, Clemson Welcome Week and College of Business Welcome event.   
New business building on target for 2020 opening
The 176,000 square-foot structure includes a North and a South Tower, divided by a connector walkway that runs from Douthit Hills through the business building to Walter T. Cox Boulevard (Hwy. 93). The connector walkway leads to a grand set of outdoor stairs reminiscent of Rome's Spanish Steps. The building interior features a fireside lounge and 90-foot high atrium with a commanding view of Bowman Field.

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Businesses reap rewards of MBA-inspired innovation
It is widely believed that instilling an innovative mindset across all discipline and staffing levels is key to achieving a forward-thinking organization. Clemson's MBA program is doing just that through its entrepreneurship and innovation (MBAe) degree program. Examples of innovative thinking were recently on display at the program’s annual “Innovation at Work” competition where working professionals used their classroom knowledge to solve real-world business problems.
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All-In Leadership: 5 Drivers of a Great Team
All leaders aspire to lead great teams. Craig Wallace, professor and head of the Department of Management explores how highly involved leaders skillfully create the right situations for their employees: They draw out employees’ unique characteristics — anything from conscientiousness to narcissismat just the right time and place, and subdue or substitute those traits when they’re not needed.
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New faculty welcomed into College of Business fold
The College of Business has added to its strong complement of educators for the 2019-20 academic year by welcoming 22 new faculty poised to enrich the minds of Clemson’s next generation of business leaders. Among the additions are two new department chairs: Craig Wallace, Department of Management; and Lt. Col. Eric Christiansen, Army ROTC program.
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Flexographic Technical Association signs on as inaugural sponsor of Clemson’s VR print training platform
The new virtual print training platform developed by the Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics features a highly immersive and engaging print lab where users can operate a press and utilize all of the tools and measurement devices found in a traditional pressroom. 
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Milliken & Company names MBA alum president of Polartec
Steve Layton was recently named the new president of Polartec, a provider of premium functional fabrics. Beginning as a strategy analyst, he was promoted to strategy director before taking on leadership roles, including his most recent position as vice-president of sales & marketing for Milliken-owned brand, Westex. For the past six years, Layton has also been an adjunct professor in Clemson’s MBA program helping others along their career paths.
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Phil Roth earns Schmidt-Hunter Award for meta-analysis research
Phil Roth, a Trevillian Distinguished Professor of Management, is the first author of a research paper that has received the 2019 Schmidt-Hunter Award for Meta-analysis from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. The Schmidt-Hunter award is presented annually for the best advances related to industrial and organizational psychology from published meta-analysis research. Meta-analysis is a mathematical way to cumulate the results of decades of data.
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Repeat recognition for Clemson student chapter of HR society
For the second consecutive year, the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) has presented Clemson’s student chapter with its Superior Merit Award for providing growth and development to Department of Management students in the College of Business. The chapter's leadership team included, Rebecca Jenkins, vice president; Morgan Reeves, president; and Joesy Ott, communications officer/treasurer.
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From bucket lists to classes and internships, our students, faculty and staff were busy enriching their lives this summer.
Graphic Communications class teams up with Tigers United
Students in summer class GC 3400 had the chance to channel their creativity and technical skills into helping make an impact for endangered tigers in the wild by utilizing their videography skills. The class teamed up with Tigers United University Consortium director, Dr. Brett Wright, and the U.S. Tiger University Consortium project coordinator, Rachelle Beckner, to create a public awareness video for Tigers United.
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A hike through history on the Camino de Santiago
Sally Widener, Trevillian Distinguished Professor and director of the School of Accountancy, and Frances Kennedy, professor and special assistant to the provost for academic quality improvement, were anything but sedentary on their summer vacation. Widener and Kennedy walked 250 miles of the historic Camino Frances route of the Camino de Santiago on their pilgrimage across Spain. Follow their adventure as they bunked in Spanish hostels and traversed the beautiful countryside of northern Spain.
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Grace Williams: A day in the life of an intern
Senior marketing major Grace Williams worked as a fund administration intern with John Hancock Investments this summer. Check out her Instagram Story to see what a day in her life was like! 
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Anna Walker's international internship in Dublin 
Graphic communications major Anna Walker shares what it's like to work abroad with coworkers from different parts of the world and immerse yourself in a foreign culture.
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Graphic communications pros hone their skills at Clemson
Educators from throughout North America converged on the Clemson campus this summer to share ideas and sharpen their skills, all aimed at developing the next generation of graphic communications professionals. The Graphic Communications Education Association (GCEA) chose Clemson, which houses one of the country’s top graphic communications programs, to host its 96th annual conference. 
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September 4-24: MBA Info Sessions
Join us either online or in person for an evening info session in Greenville on Sept. 4 at 5:30 p.m. Other locations this month include Charleston, Sept. 10; Columbia, Sept. 11; Charlotte, Sept. 12; Atlanta, Sept. 17; Spartanburg, Sept. 23; and Anderson, Sept. 24. Learn about the application requirements and part- and full-time schedules available. We offer degree programs in Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Corporate, and Business Analytics. Now offering an online degree program as well!
September 6: Innovative Leadership Series: Dru Armstrong
Bring a brown bag lunch and join the Clemson MBA Program as we welcome Dru Armstrong, CEO of Grace Hill. Armstrong has worked as a brand and marketing consultant, vice president in the private equity field, and co-founder and CEO of a consumer technology company.
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September 25: A Presentation of The Remnant Trust
Believing that great ideas belong to everyone, The Remnant Trust makes available a world class collection of manuscripts, 1st and early edition works for use in original form. Kristophor Bex, president of The Remnant Trust, will discuss the transformative nature of holding, touching and reading original books from an earlier eraBooks from the 1400-1800s will be on hand. Make plans to attend this unique experience September 25 from 4:30-6 p.m. in 100 Lowry Hall.
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