Cynthia V. Clemons, professor and director of the Center for Entrepreneurship Studies at Bennett College in Greensboro, North Carolina, died on December 29 in Pittsboro, North Carolina.
Dr. Clemons had also served as dean of the Division of Social Sciences and Education at Bennett College. Rosalind Fuse-Hall, president of Bennett College, stated that Dr. Clemons “was committed to helping small businesses flourish and was a very effective director for our entrepreneurship program.”
Dr. Clemons was a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She held a master’s degree in European history from North Carolina Central University in Durham, and a second master’s degree and a Ph.D. in community economic development from Southern New Hampshire University.