Scott M. Asplundh, president of the Asplundh Tree Expert Co., will speak on Friday to professionals who are enrolled in the Executive MBA Program at Penn State's Smeal College of Business. As head of a $1.8 billion company with more than 28,000 employees, Asplundh will discuss the value of teamwork and communications in a global company.
A team of Penn State graduate students and faculty members, including a student and professor from the Smeal College of Business, recently tied for second at the National Collegiate Inventors and Innovators Alliance (NCIIA) Biomedical Engineering Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship (BMEidea) Competition.
Two new faculty members have joined the Department of Finance faculty at Penn State's Smeal College of Business. Jean Helwege is associate professor of finance and Vivian Wang joins Smeal as assistant professor of finance.
The Center for the Management of Technological and Organizational Change (CMTOC) at Penn State's Smeal College of Business has named a new associate director as part of its overall strategy to grow and increase its connections with industry and students in the University's Master of Manufacturing Management (MMM) program.
The board of directors of the American Society for Quality (ASQ) has elected as a fellow Dennis Lin, University Distinguished Professor of Statistics and Supply Chain Management at Penn State's Smeal College of Business.
Terry Harrison, professor of supply chain and information systems at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, has been named Earl P. Strong Executive Education Professor in Business.
Michelle Lowry, assistant professor of finance at Penn State's Smeal College of Business has joined the editorial board of the <em>Journal of Financial Economics</em>, one of the top journals in finance.
Anthony Warren, director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, has been awarded a Fulbright Scholar Grant Award by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, part of the U.S. Department of State.