You are here: Home / News Release Archives / 2013 / December / Ceremony and Smeal Reception Set for Commencement Weekend

Ceremony and Smeal Reception Set for Commencement Weekend

About 250 students will receive undergraduate degrees from the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Saturday, Dec. 21, and more than 50 students will earn their Master of Accounting degrees, during commencement ceremonies to mark the end of the fall semester at Penn State. In addition, five doctoral students and one master’s student will also receive their diplomas.
December 17, 2013

About 250 students will receive undergraduate degrees from the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Saturday, Dec. 21, and more than 50 students will earn their Master of Accounting degrees, during commencement ceremonies to mark the end of the fall semester at Penn State. In addition, five doctoral students and one master’s student will also receive their diplomas.

The commencement ceremony for undergraduate students in the Smeal College of Business will be held at 9 a.m. on Dec. 21 in the Bryce Jordan Center. They will join students from the College of Agricultural Sciences, the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, the College of Engineering, and the College of Information Sciences and Technology in receiving their diplomas.

The Penn State Graduate School ceremony will be held at 4:30 p.m., also in the Bryce Jordan Center.

Smeal will host a reception on Dec. 20 for members of the class of 2013 and their friends and family members. The Senior Sendoff celebration will take place from 4-5 p.m. in the Business Building Atrium. Charles H. Whiteman will deliver remarks, and light refreshments will be served.

To attend the Senior Sendoff celebration, please RSVP at www.smeal.psu.edu/celebrate.

Filed under:
Recent News
Deysher Named Alumni Fellow by Penn State Alumni Association 27 Oct

Bryon Deysher, a 1977 graduate of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, was one of 21 Penn State alumni recognized in early October as Alumni Fellow by the Penn State Alumni Association. Deysher is president and chief executive officer of Methods Machine Tools, Inc. and a member of the Smeal Board of Visitors.

Price-Fixing Whistleblower and FBI Informant To Deliver Shoemaker Lecture at Penn State 15 Oct

Mark Whitacre, the corporate whistleblower who revealed price fixing at Archer Daniels Midland (ADM) and spent more than eight years in federal prison for tax evasion and fraud, will deliver a lecture entitled “When Good Leaders Lose Their Way” from 6 to 7:15 p.m. on Nov. 6 in 100 Thomas Building on the Penn State University Park campus.

Penn State Executive Programs Receives Gold Award for Junior Achievement Partnership 14 Oct

For its work with Junior Achievement USA, Penn State Executive Programs has won Chief Learning Officer magazine's highest executive education partnership award. The 2014 Gold award for Excellence in Academic Partnerships recognizes academic institutions that have partnered in the past year with an organization to teach its employees about a key business issue.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. Chief Development Officer Discusses Leadership and Challenges, Opportunities in the Fashion Retail Industry 10 Oct

David Ziel, chief development officer of Urban Outfitters, Inc., spoke to a full audience in the Struthers Auditorium of the Business Building today, as part of the college’s Executive Insights series.

Urban Outfitters, Inc. Chief Development Officer David Ziel to Speak at Smeal Leadership Lecture Series 01 Oct

David Ziel, chief development officer of Urban Outfitters, Inc. will share his perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, October 10. His visit is part of the college’s Executive Insights series and the Melvin Jacobs Retail Leadership Lecture Series.

More Recent News... More Recent News...