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Geico joins Penn State Smeal Corporate Partner Program

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.

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Penn State Smeal names Mark Pasierb as newest Real Estate Advisory Board Executive Committee member

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.

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Penn State THON leadership has heavy Smeal influence

February 17, 2017


Led by Executive Director Austin Sommerer, the THON executive committee includes seven other members who are Smeal College of Business students.

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Executive Insights: PwC U.S. chairman, senior partner Tim Ryan to speak at Smeal leadership series

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.

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Penn State Smeal’s Jenkins to serve on national accounting organization governing body

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.

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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.

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Penn State Executive Programs to offer SHRM exam prep course

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.

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Executive Insights: MedExpress co-founder, CEO Frank Alderman to speak at Smeal leadership series

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.

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Retired PwC exec, Smeal alumnus Mitch Cohen next Ethics & Executives speaker

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.

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Penn State Smeal plans five Honor Code signings for spring 2017

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.

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Penn State Smeal’s Russell Barton named distinguished professor

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.

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MAcc student selected as Penn State Smeal fall 2016 student marshal

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.

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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.

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Penn State Smeal team finishes second in third Smeal MBA Sustainability Case Competition

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.

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Penn State Smeal MBA team wins ethical leadership case competition

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.

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Penn State Smeal names finalists for MBA sustainability case competition

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.

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Penn State Smeal’s Treviño honored by Society for Business Ethics

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.

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Penn State Smeal receives $75,000 gift from Goldman Sachs Gives to support global studies

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.

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Penn State Smeal Honor Code 10th anniversary celebration underscores culture of honor and integrity

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.

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Penn State Smeal making the business case for sustainability on #GivingTuesday

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.

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Two Penn State Smeal alumni among eight selected for 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

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.

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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.

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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.

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Penn State Smeal names Alptekinoglu research director of Center for Supply Chain Research

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.

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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.

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Beta Gamma Sigma invites top Penn State Smeal students to join

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.

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Penn State Smeal’s Jordan authors book on robots

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.

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Penn State Smeal names Diane Wade as newest real estate advisory board member

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.

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Penn State Smeal names two members to Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board

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.

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Penn State Smeal undergraduates working to raise awareness of national debt

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.

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