Penn State's director of athletics will join a representative from the PGA Tour and sporting-event sponsorship and marketing executives next week at Smeal to discuss with students how to leverage their business degrees in the world of athletics.
Next month in Philadelphia the Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors will host two events featuring faculty, alumni, and friends of the college sharing their expertise in risk management. "Managing Risk Across the Corporation" will begin at 1 p.m. on April 6 at the Westin Philadelphia.
Smeal College of Business alumnus Matt Schuyler, executive vice president of human resources for Capital One, will be on the Penn State campus on March 28 as a guest lecturer in human resources management.
The Business Building, home to Penn State's Smeal College of Business, won a major partnering award this month for the construction company that built it.
Patricia Gardner has joined the Smeal College of Business as director of Penn State Executive Programs.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business and Financial Trading System (FTS) welcome students from around the world to participate in this year's Global Trading Competition, held April 21 and 22 on the Internet.
A team of MBA students from Penn State's Smeal College of Business took first place in a prestigious supply chain case competition for the third time in four years. This year's case challenged participants with a logistical problem that was seemingly pulled straight from recent news headlines.
James B. Thomas, dean of the College of Information Sciences and Technology (IST) at Penn State since its creation in 1999, will return to his roots at the University through his appointment as the next dean of the Smeal College of Business.
In a presentation on Feb. 22 before the Manufacturing Leaders Exchange sponsored by the Lancaster (Pa.) Chamber of Commerce, Pat Cataldo, associate dean for executive education at Penn State's Smeal College of Business, discussed the major trends affecting manufacturers in today's business climate.
Samuel C. Thompson Jr., professor of law and director of the UCLA Law Center for the Study of Mergers and Acquisitions, will speak to Smeal College of Business MBA students today during a guest lecture that will be simulcast to students at the Dickinson School of Law. Thompson is on the Penn State campus to participate in the Penn State Forum Lunch program on Wednesday.
Jake Ray has joined Penn State's Smeal College of Business as director of corporate relations for the Smeal Executive MBA Program.
The seventh annual S.T.A.R.T. conference, the Smeal College of Business' forum on diversity issues in business, will convene on March 24 on Penn State's University Park campus. This year's event will begin at noon at the Nittany Lion Inn.
On April 11 at the Penn Stater, months of preparation and research by 10 Smeal College of Business undergraduates will culminate as they take the stage to compete in the sixth annual Smeal Survivor competition, the college's one-of-a-kind academic contest.
Anne Johnson has joined Penn State's Smeal College of Business as director of alumni relations, bringing with her some new and creative ways to engage alumni in the activities of the college.