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Lord Michael Hastings talk highlights inaugural Smeal Corporate Citizenship Conference

March 25, 2015


More than 1,800 Penn State Smeal College of Business students flooded the atrium and classrooms of the Business Building on Tuesday night as part of the inaugural Smeal Corporate Citizenship Conference.

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Penn State Smeal, World Campus offer new Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics

March 25, 2015


Business professionals interested in enhancing their data analysis skills can now apply for fall 2015 enrollment in a new nine-credit online graduate certificate program offered by the Penn State Smeal College of Business in partnership with Penn State World Campus.

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Executive Insights: Dick’s Executive VP, COO/CFO André J. Hawaux to speak in April

March 19, 2015


André J. Hawaux , executive vice president, chief operating officer/chief financial officer of Dick’s Sporting Goods, will share his perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, April 10. His visit is the second in a series of three Executive Insights sessions this semester.

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Women of Smeal coordinate series of events to mark International Women's Day

March 9, 2015


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has coordinated a series of events over two weeks to help celebrate International Women’s Day, recognized by Penn State this year on March 25. International Women’s Day celebrates economic, political, and social achievements of women past, present, and future.

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Lavin named executive director of Institute for the Study of Business Markets.

March 4, 2015


The Institute for the Study of Business Markets (ISBM), which connects academic research with business-to-business marketing practitioners around the globe, has announced the appointment of Suzanne Lavin as its executive director. She replaces Ralph Oliva, who will step down on April 6 after nearly 20 years as executive director.

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Smeal MBA students about to embark on global immersion trips

February 27, 2015


Awareness of international business practices and diverse cultures is an integral part of life as a Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA student. The annual Smeal MBA Global Immersion experience, planned for March 2-6, provides a weeklong opportunity for first-year students in the program to strengthen and deepen their international perspectives.

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Military personnel transition easily to Smeal MBA program

February 24, 2015


Military personnel have traditionally found a welcoming home in the Penn State Smeal MBA Program.

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Smeal junior named IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month

February 24, 2015


A Penn State Smeal College of Business finance major’s fondness for and dedication to studying abroad has been rewarded. Junior Sondra Goldschmidt, who is minoring in Italian and theater, has been named the IES Abroad Ambassador of the Month for January.

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Smeal Executive MBA Program to host Women’s Leadership Forum

February 19, 2015


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive MBA Program in Philadelphia will host its third Women’s Leadership Forum from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, March 18, at the ACE Conference Center in Lafayette Hill, Pa.

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PwC vice chairman discusses new book during visit to Smeal

February 19, 2015


Mitch Cohen ’81 ACCTG, vice chairman of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC (PwC), said during a one-on-one interview that research for his recently released book changed his outlook on individuals and opportunities.

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