Penn State's Smeal College MBA Program ranks 37th overall and 18th among public universities in the 2006 edition of "America's Best Graduate Schools," which is published by U.S. News & World Report. The program also ranks 8th in the nation in the discipline-specific category of Supply Chain/Logistics.
Students at all levels from Penn State's Smeal College of Business have successfully participated in a variety of competitions during the spring semester.
For well-positioned companies, an economic recession should not prompt marketing cutbacks, but rather an aggressive increase in marketing spending to achieve superior business performance according to research authored by Gary Lilien and Arvind Rangaswamy of Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
Tim Murray (B.S. ’75), senior managing director at Bear Stearns, and Richard K. Struthers (B.S. ’77), vice chairman and chief lending officer of MBNA, will address graduates of Penn State’s Smeal College of Business in May as part of the college’s MBA pre-commencement and undergraduate commencement ceremonies, respectively.
Abdullah Yavas, the William Elliott Professor of Business Administration at Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, was recently recognized as a Fellow of the Weimer School of Advanced Studies in Real Estate and Land Economics. He was also named Outstanding Editorial Board Member of the journal Real Estate Economics.
Managers from ArvinMeritor, Kennametal, Rockwell Automation, and United Defense will lead interactive presentations on technological and organizational innovation as part of the 57th Advanced Manufacturing Forum from April 14-15 at the Penn Stater Conference Hotel.
Dan Lafond, vice president and general manager of the Greater Philadelphia market for Cingular Wireless, has joined the advisory board for the eBusiness Research Center (eBRC) at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
In the swiftly changing global economy, only nations, corporations and workers that remain flexible will survive—and those most willing to adapt will thrive.
According to a new survey by consulting firm Executive Development Associates, General Electric was once again ranked as the best company for developing leadership talent by Chief Learning Officers, heads of executive development at major companies, and other experts in the field.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business and its Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship have helped the University to a top-tier ranking in Entrepreneur magazine's annual assessment of the best entrepreneurship programs in the nation.
Penn State’s Smeal College of Business will host the inaugural Advance Realty Group Real Estate Lecture at 4 p.m. on March 17 in the Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom C. Keith Getter, managing director and chief of staff at Legg Mason, and John McGurk, president of Rothschild Realty, will discuss “Real Estate as a Favored Asset Class.”
Daimler Chrysler and Pulte Homes have joined the Corporate Associates Program at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, which connects corporations and Smeal students while providing students with networking opportunities and access to some of the country's leading employers.