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Smeal’s Preciado named 2016-17 Administrative Fellow

May 3, 2016


Felisa Preciado, a clinical associate professor of supply chain management in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named a Penn State Administrative Fellow for 2016-17.

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Smeal students part of winning team in inaugural Supply Chain Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest

May 2, 2016


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate students were on the winning team for the inaugural Smeal Supply Chain Entrepreneurship Pitch Contest held in mid-April.

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Smeal’s Guay co-authors book on European Union competition policy

April 28, 2016


“European Competition Policy and Globalization,” a newly released book from Penn State Smeal College of Business Clinical Professor of International Business Terrence Guay and Chad Damro of the University of Edinburgh in Scotland explores competition policies of the European Union (EU) and the effects they have on the global political economy.

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Gilpatrick to receive 2016 Award for Administrative Excellence

April 27, 2016


Michael J. Gilpatrick, director of planning and institutional assessment in Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, has been honored with the 2016 Award for Administrative Excellence.

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Smeal MBA team takes second at Big 10+ Case Competition

April 26, 2016


A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business first-year MBA students took second place in the Big 10+ Case Competition in early April at Ohio State.

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Penn State Smeal’s DeSarbo named ASA Fellow

April 25, 2016


Wayne DeSarbo of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, Distinguished Smeal Chaired Professor of Marketing and executive director of the Center for Sports Business and Research, has been named a fellow of the American Statistical Association.

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Penn State Smeal to host unique business and climate change event

April 22, 2016


As part of ongoing efforts at the Penn State Smeal College of Business to explore issues of sustainability, the college will host “The Changing Climate of Business: Scientific and Market-Based Perspectives on Climate Change” at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Struthers Auditorium, 110 Business Building.

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Smeal team finishes second in Villanova Real Estate Challenge

April 20, 2016


Four Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate students banded together to finish second among 16 teams earlier this month at the 7th Annual Villanova Real Estate Challenge.

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Two Smeal students honored with Diversity Recognition Awards

April 18, 2016


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate students received awards at the Multicultural Resource Center (MRC) Senior Awards and Faculty/Staff Diversity Recognition Reception recently at the Hintz Family Alumni Center.

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Winners of inaugural Ethics in the Workplace Case Competition announced

April 15, 2016


More than 25 Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduates recently confronted the business, ethical and social implications of unmanned aerial vehicles as part of the college’s first Ethics in the Workplace Case Competition.

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Smeal names new members to Board of Visitors

April 14, 2016


Dean Charles Whiteman and the Penn State Smeal College of Business have named three members to its Board of Visitors. New board members include Tom Buday, ’80, senior vice president and head of marketing and consumer communication at Nestlé; Kim Dixon, ’89, executive vice president and chief operating officer for FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc.; and Dave Marcinek, ’93, a partner with Goldman Sachs.

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Penn State Smeal Department of Management and Organization ranked highly for research productivity

April 11, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Department of Management and Organization is ranked No. 3 in the latest Texas A&M Management Faculty Productivity Rankings.

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BASF board chairman discusses sustainability, leadership, integrity at Penn State Smeal

April 8, 2016


Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of BASF SE, discussed an array of business and leadership topics on Friday as part of his participation in the Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights series.

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Executive Insights: BASF SE chairman to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership lecture series

March 29, 2016


Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of BASF SE, will share his perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, April 8. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Research reveals brand perceptions can make a difference in performance

March 23, 2016


While superior craftsmanship in a product can contribute to enhanced performance, a forthcoming paper co-authored by Lisa Bolton, professor of marketing and Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, reveals that merely believing a product to be better can also improve results.

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Arnold, Guttman discuss energy industry during Penn State Smeal Executive Insights visit

March 22, 2016


John M. Arnold, chairman, CEO, and owner of PPC Lubricants, Inc., and Alan R. Guttman, CEO of Guttman Energy, Inc., discussed the energy industry and their approaches to decision making and leadership as part of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights session on Friday.

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Powerful Women Paving the Way to celebrate women in business

March 21, 2016


There’s still time to register for the 2016 Powerful Women Paving the Way conference, which is hosted by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and its student-run Women in Business organization.

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Penn State Smeal Alumni Society Board honors 2016 award winners

March 21, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Alumni Society Board has announced its 2016 Alumni Society Board award winners. Two students and six alumni were recognized on March 18 at the 2016 Awards Program and Hammond Society Recognition Dinner at the Penn Stater.

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Register now for Big Talk — The Stakeholder Value Chain

March 18, 2016


The interconnectedness of the stakeholder value chain is the focus of the next Big Talk event from the Institute for the Study of Business Markets on May 4-5 in Chicago. Event registration is now open.

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Winners of Penn State Smeal REIT Stock Pitch Competition Announced

March 17, 2016


Three undergraduates from the Penn State Smeal College of Business claimed the top prizes in the Second Annual Real Estate Trust Stock Pitch (REIT) Competition in early March.

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2016 Penn State Smeal Corporate Citizenship Conference planned for March 22

March 16, 2016


More than 1,500 students are expected to attend the 2016 Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Citizenship Conference from 6 to 9:30 p.m. March 22 in the Business Building.

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Energy executives to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership lecture series

March 14, 2016


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni who are CEOs of Pennsylvania-based energy companies will share their perspectives about the evolving energy sector and their roles as leaders on Friday, March 18. Their visits are part of the college’s Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Smeal team working to raise awareness of national debt

March 11, 2016


A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduates is approaching the finish line in its effort to raise awareness about the consequences of long-term national debt as it tries to win a national competition in the process.

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S.T.A.R.T. Conference promotes diversity awareness in business

March 7, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business’ 2016 S.T.A.R.T. Conference, or Striving Toward Awareness & Respect for Tomorrow, is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

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Alumni encouraged to register for Impact Smeal Day

March 4, 2016


Impact Smeal Day provides all alumni, from recent grads to retirees, an opportunity to return to campus and reconnect with the Penn State Smeal College of Business through a number of activities.

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Noted human rights activist to speak at Penn State Smeal

March 3, 2016


Jack Healey, who has been called ‘Mr. Human Rights’ by U.S. News and World Report, will speak at the Penn State Smeal College of Business on March 14-15.

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Penn State Smeal EMBA student balances pregnancy and business school demands

March 1, 2016


The flexibility of the Penn State Smeal EMBA Program allowed Colleen Mallozzi to simultaneously balance her duties as a hospital administrator, being the mother of a toddler, and her pursuit of an MBA.

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Home of Penn State Smeal earns LEED-EB Certification

February 29, 2016


A three-year effort led by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and complemented by Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant (OPP) has resulted in the Business Building earning LEED-EB Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Credit Suisse executive discusses banking climate, leadership, ethics at Penn State Smeal

February 26, 2016


Lara J. Warner ’88 FIN, chief compliance and regulatory affairs officer of Credit Suisse Group, covered a range of business and leadership topics on Friday as part of her participation in the Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Smeal MBAs set to explore international business destinations

February 25, 2016


Expanding global perspective and enhancing the ability to communicate cross-culturally are integral parts of the Penn State Smeal MBA educational experience. The program’s annual global immersion, planned for Feb. 28 to March 4, provides a weeklong opportunity for first-year students to witness firsthand the dynamics of the interconnected global economy.

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