February 24, 2017
Geico, the second-largest private passenger auto insurance company in the U.S., is the newest Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Partner. The company joins 27 existing Corporate Partners.
February 22, 2017
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Mark Pasierb as its newest member to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board Executive Committee. Pasierb is the President of Pitcairn Properties Inc. in Newtown, Pennsylvania.
February 17, 2017
Led by Executive Director Austin Sommerer, the THON executive committee includes seven other members who are Smeal College of Business students.
February 14, 2017
Timothy F. Ryan, U.S. chairman and senior partner of PwC, will share his thoughts on leadership and business with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Tuesday, Feb. 28. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.
February 13, 2017
Edward R. Jenkins, an instructor in accounting for the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been nominated for a three-year term on the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Council, the organization’s governing body.
New Penn State Smeal masters program in management and organizational leadership attracting diverse interest
February 2, 2017
In the few short months since the Penn State Smeal College of Business began accepting applications for its new Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership (MMOL), a wide range of individuals—some from far-flung locations—has expressed interest.
January 31, 2017
Penn State Executive Programs, the executive education provider within the Smeal College of Business, has been approved by the Society for Human Resource Management to offer the SHRM Exam Prep Course in two locations this spring.
January 20, 2017
Dr. Frank Alderman, co-founder and CEO of MedExpress Urgent Care, will share his perspectives on entrepreneurship and business with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, Feb. 3. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.
January 17, 2017
Mitchell D. Cohen, retired vice chairman of PwC, will be the next speaker for the Penn State Smeal College of Business Ethics & Executives Speaker Series, from noon to 1:15 p.m. Friday in Room 217 Business Building.
January 9, 2017
Faculty, staff, and students will have five opportunities this month to reaffirm their commitment to integrity—one of the Penn State Smeal College of Business’ core values—by signing the Smeal Honor Code.
January 6, 2017
Russell Barton, Penn State Smeal College of Business senior associate dean for research and faculty, has been named Distinguished Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems.
December 16, 2016
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Holly Lamp as the student marshal for fall 2016. She will lead the college’s procession of graduates during the Baccalaureate and Associate Degree Ceremony Saturday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
Penn State Smeal BA 342 ‘Change Our World’ assignment underscores possibilities of personal & corporate social responsibility
December 12, 2016
Students in Senior Instructor of Management and Organization Ron Johnson's BA 342 course displayed creativity in fulfilling the requirements of his 'Change Our World' personal and corporate social responsibility assignment.
December 8, 2016
A team of MBA students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business finished second in the third Smeal MBA Sustainability Case Competition, which the college held Dec. 2 in its Business Building on the Penn State University Park campus.
December 5, 2016
A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA students took first place in the National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership held at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
December 1, 2016
Five teams of MBA students from programs across the United States will compete today and Friday for $17,500 in prize money in the third annual Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition.
November 30, 2016
Linda K. Treviño, distinguished professor of organizational behavior and ethics at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been honored by the Society for Business Ethics.
November 23, 2016
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has received a gift of $75,000 from Goldman Sachs Gives, a donor-advised fund, to create the Gido Family Goldman Sachs Excellence Fund. The donation was made at the recommendation of Jeffrey M. Gido, a Penn State alumnus and partner at Goldman Sachs, and will provide financial assistance to give students who might not otherwise have the financial resources necessary to take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.
November 22, 2016
Faculty, staff, students and administrators gathered in the Business Building Atrium in early November to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Honor Code, the highlight of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week activities at the college.
November 21, 2016
Members of the Smeal College community are invited to participate in the Enviva Partners, LP Sustainability Challenge on Nov. 29. The college has chosen the Smeal College of Business Sustainability Fund as the beneficiary of this year’s campaign.
November 17, 2016
Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni were among the eight people selected by the Penn State Board of Trustees to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the university’s highest honor presented to its alumni.
Macy’s, Inc. executive R.B. Harrison final fall 2016 speaker in Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series
November 15, 2016
Robert B. (R.B.) Harrison, chief omnichannel officer of Macy’s, Inc., shared his thoughts recently on leadership, the retail industry, and technology as the third and final speaker of the fall 2016 Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights series.
Penn State Smeal’s Center for Global Business Studies to co-host conference on STEM skills demands in U.S. workforce
November 10, 2016
The Center for Global Business Studies at the Penn State Smeal College of Business will co-host a conference addressing the demand for STEM skills in the United States workforce on Monday in Washington, D.C.
November 8, 2016
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Aydin Alptekinoglu the research director of its Center for Supply Chain Research (CSCR). Alptekinoglu is an associate professor of supply chain management and the Robert G. Schwartz University Endowed Fellow in Business Administration.
Research from Penn State Smeal reveals even the promise of something better (and its subsequent withdrawal) can make people less satisfied with the status quo
November 4, 2016
New research from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that when people have an expectation of receiving a highly attractive option and then it falls through, what they possess no longer seems as satisfying as it once did.
November 3, 2016
Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence, has mailed invitations to high-achieving upperclassmen in the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
October 26, 2016
“Robots,” a newly released book from Penn State Smeal College of Business Clinical Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems John Jordan, explores the many facets of robots, from prehistory, to treatment in popular media, to their place in technology and society.
October 25, 2016
The Penn State Smeal College of Business named Diane Wade as its newest member to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board. Wade is a principal and senior analyst with CBRE Clarion Securities in Radnor, Pennsylvania.
October 20, 2016
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named two new members to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board. New board members include Claudia A. Steeb, managing director at HFF in Pittsburgh, and Jason A. Borrelli, principal at Exeter Property Group in Conshohocken.
October 19, 2016
A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduates will be in the Business Building Atrium from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and the first floor of the HUB-Robeson Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today to try to raise awareness about the consequences of long-term national debt while at the same time trying to win a national competition.