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Griffith encourages Smeal graduates to show gratitude

May 22, 2015


Jerome Griffith, the chief executive officer and president of TUMI Holdings, Inc., delivered the 2015 Penn State Smeal College of Business commencement address. Griffith, a 1979 Smeal marketing graduate, has been CEO and president of TUMI since 2009.

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Smeal faculty members earn promotions

May 20, 2015


Eight members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty, which ranks among the best in the world for research productivity, have received promotions that will take effect on July 1.

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Smeal EMBA helps Penn State Hershey Medical Center physician make better business decisions

May 18, 2015


Penn State Hershey Medical Center/College of Medicine physician and professor of dermatology Jeff Miller said he has become a more effective healthcare leader since completing the Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program.

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Smeal’s sustainability efforts continue to expand

May 14, 2015


The Penn State Smeal College of Business’ commitment to sustainability grew stronger during the spring semester on a variety of fronts. And there is more to come in the near future according to Terry Harrison, the college’s lead on sustainability-related initiatives.

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Rueckerl earns MIT Supply Chain Excellence Award

May 13, 2015


Karoline Rueckerl, a graduating senior in the Penn State Smeal College of Business Supply Chain and Information Systems major, has earned a Supply Chain Excellence Award from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

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Smeal junior awarded prestigious supply management scholarship

May 8, 2015


Jenna Fischer, a junior in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been recognized as an R. Gene Richter Scholar by the Institute for Supply Management and the R. Gene and Nancy D. Richter Foundation. The recognition is reserved for the top undergraduate supply chain students in the country.

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Peterson named spring 2015 Smeal student marshal

May 8, 2015


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Dale Peterson as the student marshal for spring 2015. He will lead the college’s procession of graduates during the Penn State Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony on May 10 at the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Smeal MBA students learn decision-making, leadership lessons in Gettysburg

May 7, 2015


Second-year MBA students took an April trip to Gettysburg and into history as a culminating leadership experience, a reaffirmation of the skills honed across nearly two years in the Smeal MBA Program.

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ADM chair discusses emerging global middle class

April 28, 2015


Patricia A. Woertz, chairman of the board of directors of Archer Daniels Midland Company, spoke to a full audience in the Struthers Auditorium of the Business Building on Friday, as part of the college’s Executive Insights series. Woertz started the session by giving a talk entitled “The Emerging Global Middle Class — Threat or Opportunity?” She also spoke about her career path and her personal leadership style, among other topics.

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Smeal College recognizes the impact of philanthropy

April 24, 2015


Alumni, administration and friends of the Penn State Smeal College of Business gathered in the Business Building Atrium on April 17 to celebrate the impact of philanthropy on students and faculty. The college’s annual Leaders Celebration acknowledges the generosity of donors who provide student scholarships, enhance physical resources and technology, support faculty research, and more.

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