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Smeal using assessment to influence student leadership training
With ample evidence that employers seek students with effective leadership skills, the Office of Career and Corporate Connections at the Penn State Smeal College of Business is steadily expanding the use of the Korn/Ferry ProSpective Leadership Assessment to influence programming and increase undergraduate student marketability.
Located in News Archive / 2015
Seniors: Complete Your Businessweek Survey Today
The deadline is this week for Smeal College of Business seniors to complete their Bloomberg Businessweek magazine business school survey.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Smeal's Leadership Speaker Series to Host THON Chair
For the first time since its inception in 2007, the executive speaker series at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, Leadership in Focus: Executive Insights, will host a current Penn State student as a featured speaker. Elaine Tanella, overall chair of the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, will be the college's guest speaker on Feb 24.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Annual Business Diversity Conference Set for March 22
Business leaders from Altria, Boeing, Kohl's, KPMG, and Target will join students, faculty and administrators from the Penn State Smeal College of Business on March 22 to discuss business initiatives in diversity at the 13th annual START Conference.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Smeal Team Wins Rutgers Supply Chain Case Competition
A team of MBA students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business bested teams from seven leading business schools to take home first place in the Supply Chain Management Case Competition at Rutgers Business School, held March 30 in Piscataway, N.J.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Commencements, Receptions Set for Graduation Weekend
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has a slate of festivities scheduled to celebrate the spring 2012 commencement. The celebration begins with two events on May 5.
Located in News Archive / 2012
SCNO Engages Students with Nonprofit Organizations
A renewed interest in public service is visible across the country as several national survey results show a rise in volunteer numbers and those working in the nonprofit sector. Applications for AmeriCorps positions have nearly tripled to almost 260,000 in 2010 from about 91,000 in 2008. The number of applicants for Teach for America climbed 32 percent last year to a record of more than 46,000. A recent study conducted by the American Community Survey of the United States Census Bureau showed that in 2009, the number of college students working for nonprofit groups rose 11 percent from the previous year.
Located in News Archive / 2012
MBAs Experience Global Economy in Weeklong Immersion
In March, first-year students in the Smeal College of Business MBA Program completed their global immersion. They spent a week in one of four locations worldwide—Santiago, Chile; Shanghai, China; New Delhi, India; or San Francisco (for international students)—to get a glimpse of the global economy in action and the challenges and opportunities associated with doing business under different laws, regulations, and customs.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Scholarships for Smeal Students in the Schreyer Honors College Provide an Edge in Recruiting
Every year, highly motivated high school students find the rigorous business education and rewarding college experiences they are looking for at Penn State, where the partnership between the Smeal College of Business and the Schreyer Honors College offers a unique learning environment.
Located in News Archive / 2012
Career Fairs Kick Off Fall Recruiting Season at Smeal
With only 500 miles or so between Penn State’s University Park campus and one of the largest MBA career fairs in the nation, more than a third of the students in the Smeal MBA Program decided to pack their bags and set out for Indianapolis in late September. The MBA road-trip was just one of many activities during the month designed to connect corporate recruiters with Smeal College of Business students at all levels seeking internships, co-ops, and full-time opportunities.
Located in News Archive / 2012