Business & Economy

Katie Black, Director of Student Recruitment

By S. Flynn

 Katie Black, Director of Student Recruitment in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences

Amanda McNulty interviews Katie Black, Director of Student Recruitment in Clemson’s College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences, during the fifth annual S.C. Agribiz and Farm Expo at the Florence Civic Center on Jan. 11, 2017.

Whispering Pines

By S. Flynn

Amanda at Whispering Pines

Team Making It Grow traveled to Whispering Pines in Mauldin, SC where Debbie Webster and her team provide not only products from their Sheep and Goat milk, but also extensive horseback riding lessons for children and adults. When we arrived, our host Clemson Extension Agent Amanda McNulty along with some local 4H’ers lent a helping hand as a mother sheep had just given birth to five little ones minutes earlier!

Are We Ready for the Future?

By P.A. Bennett

Produce

In a lot of ways, the world is moving way too fast for me. It’s the little things that make me take notice of this changing world. For example, on a recent trip to a big box store (you know, the biggie of the big box stores) I actually found myself voluntarily checking myself out and bagging my own items.

How Should You Negotiate Your Salary?

By K. Park

Jennet Robinson Alterman

As a woman building her career in the south in the 1970s, and a women's rights advocate, Jennet Robinson Alterman has learned the value of proper negotiation. Her advice? Whether you are male or female: research, state what you want, then "stop talking."

She also discusses why her experiences in third world countries made it paramount for her to tackle women's issues in South Carolina when she returned, and the value of strong female presences and leadership in the workplace.

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