July 30, 2015
Smeal junior supply chain and information systems major Luke Metaxas made Penn State history recently as the Penn State Board of Trustees (BOT) met at Penn State Beaver. Metaxas, a Schreyer Scholar who is also majoring in information sciences and technology, attended his inaugural BOT meeting as the first student-elected student trustee.
July 23, 2015
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Jason A. Stieg as managing director of its Philadelphia-based Executive MBA Program. Stieg, who graduated as valedictorian from the Smeal Executive MBA in 2011, joins the college with 15 years of experience in direct sales and sales management.
July 21, 2015
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has announced a leadership succession plan for the college’s Board of Visitors. In early July, Lou Grabowsky ‘73 ascended from vice-chair to chair. Julie McHugh ‘86 assumed the role of vice-chair.
July 17, 2015
Ann Mallison has been promoted to student services director of the Penn State Smeal MBA Program. She formerly served as assistant director of admissions for the program.
July 13, 2015
Five Penn State students, four from the Smeal College of Business, have teamed up to try win a $50,000 scholarship for the University in The Real Confidence University Portfolio Challenge.
July 8, 2015
James Miles, professor of finance and Joseph F. Bradley Fellow of Finance, testified in June before the Pennsylvania House of Representatives about one of the most contentious issues facing state lawmakers — state pension reform, specifically how Pennsylvania’s pension is managed.
July 7, 2015
James P. Brandau ’03 and his wife, Micaela, have created the Brandau Family Trustee Scholarship in the Smeal College of Business with a gift of $100,000, one of the largest gifts ever given to the college by a young alumnus.
July 3, 2015
Small business creation — a critical economic engine — is significantly hampered in areas of the country where residents carry more substantial student loan debt according to research co-authored by Brent W. Ambrose of the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
June 29, 2015
Efforts to create a culture of integrity in the Smeal College of Business extend beyond students in the classroom to faculty and staff in the workplace.
June 15, 2015
John J. Coyle, founding director of the Center for Supply Chain Research at Smeal and professor emeritus of business administration, is spearheading fundraising efforts for a new undergraduate scholarship named for Robert Novack, associate professor of supply chain and information systems.