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Gartner ranks Penn State Smeal No. 1 in supply chain graduate, undergraduate education

July 29, 2016


Gartner, Inc., has again ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business No. 1 in supply chain graduate and undergraduate education.

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BDO joins Penn State Smeal Corporate Partner Program

July 22, 2016


BDO USA, a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth-largest accounting and consulting network, is the newest Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Partner. The firm joins 29 existing Corporate Partners.

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Ph.D. boot camp exposes scientists to Penn State Smeal business, entrepreneurship expertise

July 18, 2016


A week of executive-style business classes led by Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty recently exposed 22 life science Ph.D. and post-doctoral students at Penn State to the entrepreneurial possibilities of their research.

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Misangyi takes over as chair of Penn State Smeal Department of Management and Organization

July 13, 2016


Vilmos Misangyi, professor of management and organization, has assumed the role of chair of the Department of Management and Organization in the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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Research reveals that a donor’s company is best predictor of political leanings

July 11, 2016


Even the most casual political observers know that candidates track red and blue states, but new research from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that savvy fundraisers should pay closer attention to the companies for which individuals work when attempting to raise campaign funds.

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Dave Winterich named Penn State Smeal’s Fred Brand, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award winner

June 30, 2016


Dave Winterich, instructor in marketing at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, is the 2016 recipient of the Fred Brand, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Penn State Smeal’s Yoshida to become research associate at Center on Japanese Economy and Business

June 28, 2016


Jiro Yosheda, associate professor of business in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has accepted an invitation to become a research associate at Columbia Business School’s Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB).

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Penn State Smeal’s Foley elected treasurer of International Society of Sustainability Professionals

June 24, 2016


Erik Foley, director of sustainability at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been re-elected treasurer of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) by the group’s board of directors.

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Penn State Smeal invited to United Nations for corporate sustainability summit

June 21, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has long been committed to sustainability in the classroom, in its curriculum, and in its day-to-day operations. That commitment has resulted in an invitation to the United Nations. Erik Foley, the college’s director of sustainability, will join other representatives from business, government, civil society, and academia at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit from Wednesday through Friday in New York City.

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Penn State Executive Programs will deliver its popular leadership program on supply chain transformation next month in Chicago

June 17, 2016


Supply chain practitioners in the Chicago metro area and throughout the Midwest will have unique access to the Penn State Smeal College of Business’ top-ranked supply chain expertise at the 2016 International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) Supply Chain Technology Conference and Expo from July 19-21 at the Navy Pier in Chicago.

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Ask an Ethicist: Fairness in the workplace

June 7, 2016


Linda Treviño, distinguished professor of organizational behavior and ethics, wrote an Ask an Ethicist column for Penn State News in conjunction with the Rock Ethics Institute.

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Nittany Lion Fund placement rate at 100 percent for 2016

June 1, 2016


When the Smeal class of 2016 received its degrees in May, 17 among them were Nittany Lion Fund veterans. All of them had accepted full-time positions in investment management and banking, 16 of them on Wall Street in New York and the other in Charlotte.

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Penn State Smeal faculty members earn promotions

May 26, 2016


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

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Three Smeal Ph.D. grads to begin academic careers at Top 50 programs

May 25, 2016


Reputation, research, and range of subject matter initially drew Anywhere Sikochi, Tiffany Johnson and Walter D’Lima to the Penn State Smeal College of Business Ph.D. Program. Those factors helped the trio secure positions at three of the nation’s Top 50 programs in their fields.

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Five Smeal students selected for Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy

May 20, 2016


Five rising sophomores who intend to declare majors in the Penn State Smeal College of Business have been chosen for the Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy.

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Sredni to Penn State Smeal graduates: Choose to be happy

May 13, 2016


Salomon Sredni, the retired president and chief executive officer of TradeStation Group, Inc., delivered the 2016 Penn State Smeal College of Business commencement address on Sunday. Sredni is a 1987 Smeal accounting graduate and member of the college’s Board of Visitors.

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Still time to register for Penn State Smeal EMBA for a Day event

May 12, 2016


The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program in Philadelphia has planned a unique opportunity on May 21 for individuals thinking about pursuing a degree in 2016 — EMBA for a Day.

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New one-year Penn State Smeal masters program designed to enhance business acumen of STEM students

May 11, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business will begin accepting applications this summer for fall 2017 enrollment in its new Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership, an accelerated master’s program designed primarily for recently graduated baccalaureate students from technical, non-business backgrounds.

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Penn State Smeal to graduate more than 1,600 this weekend

May 6, 2016


Saturday and Sunday will mark a time of transition at the Penn State Smeal College of Business as the college bids farewell to more than 1,600 graduating students.

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Waschenko named spring 2016 Penn State Smeal student marshal

May 6, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Emily Waschenko as the student marshal for spring 2016. She will lead the college’s procession of graduates during the Baccalaureate and Associate Degree Ceremony on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Penn State Smeal names spring 2016 Senior Award recipients

May 5, 2016


Each spring, the Penn State Smeal College of Business recognizes graduating seniors with five named awards. Seniors who are graduating in the spring, summer, or fall of the same year are eligible. Recipients will be recognized at commencement, receive a Nittany Lion statuette as well as a monetary award.

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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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