On Sept. 1, one day before her 22nd birthday, Lauren Mitsch, a Penn State senior majoring in advertising and marketing, found out her summer internship at Nickelodeon had produced an unexpected reward—an all-expenses-paid trip to the annual MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday in New York City.
Fariborz Ghadar, director of the Center for Global Business Studies, discusses the Pittsburgh G-20 meeting, its significance, and what it means for Pittsburgh to host it.
For many colleges and universities, athletics revenues surge as reliably as crowd noise on rivalry weekend, allowing profits from football and other big-time sports to support hundreds of student athletes. Taxation of collegiate athletics revenues will be the subject of a panel discussion co-sponsored by the Center for Sports Business & Research at Penn State's Smeal College of Business on Sept. 18.The conference begins at 1:30 p.m. in room 114 of the Dickinson School of Law's Lewis Katz Building.
We have all been there. You're in a meeting; you look around the room to catch a glimpse of heavy eyelids slowly closing. Heads of participants are bobbing from boredom and as you glance at your watch you can't believe there's still plenty of time to go. You wonder if you're going to make it. It's possible that at that moment, you are suffering from the dreaded boredom of meeting paralysis.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business has added five members to its faculty at the start of the 2009-2010 academic year.
Penn State's Smeal College of Business will welcome Barry Salzberg, chief executive officer of Deloitte LLP, to campus on Oct. 2 as the first speaker in this year's Leadership in Focus: Executive Insights guest speaker program.