September 29, 2015
A paper recently co-authored by Wenpin Tsai, the John Arnold Professor of Management at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, evaluates the career prospects of NFL coaches.
September 28, 2015
Penn State ranks 20th among all schools in a list of alums who work in asset management on Wall Street, according to eVestment data provided to CNBC.
September 24, 2015
Tom Buday ’80 MKTG, senior vice president and head of marketing and consumer communication at Nestlé, will deliver a presentation titled “Timeless Fundamentals, New Realities” on Oct. 2 at the Penn State Smeal College of Business. His visit is part of the college’s Executive Insights speaker series.
September 21, 2015
For more than a decade now, select Penn State Smeal College of Business students have been losing sleep and managing millions of dollars from real investors. Many of those students—now alumni—returned to campus on Sept. 19 to celebrate the 10th anniversary of one of their defining college experiences: the Nittany Lion Fund.
September 21, 2015
Graduates of Smeal's student-managed investment fund, the Nittany Lion Fund, share their favorite sayings from the man who has been in charge from the start — finance professor J. Randall Woolridge.
September 14, 2015
People who are dieting or who try to balance exercise and healthy eating often seek out food that is thought to fit into their regimen. However, a study co-authored by Hans Baumgartner of the Penn State Smeal College of Business found that “fitness branding” can encourage people who are concerned about their weight to eat more and exercise less.
September 10, 2015
CohnReznick — a nationwide firm offering audit, accounting, and tax services, succession planning, and more — will host the first in a series of three Donuts and Dilemmas discussions during fall semester at 9 a.m. Friday.
September 9, 2015
The Smeal College of Business remembers the 25-year anniversary of its naming and the gift from Frank P. and Mary Jean Smeal that made it possible.
September 8, 2015
Lou Gattis, clinical professor of finance, has been named the faculty director of the Penn State Smeal MBA Program.
August 20, 2015
Dan Cahoy, professor of business law in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has assumed the role of president of the Academy of Legal Studies in Business (ALSB).
August 19, 2015
Nicholas C. Petruzzi has assumed the role of chair of the Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems in the Penn State Smeal College of Business.
August 18, 2015
The Penn State Smeal College of Business welcomes 19 new members to its faculty this academic year.
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.
June 12, 2015
Nearly 30 Penn State Smeal College of Business students spent last weekend at Pocono Raceway, but their visit was as much about the business of racing as it was about the sport of racing.
June 11, 2015
Crowe Horwath LLP and Delta Airlines are the newest members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Associates Program. Those companies join 25 existing Corporate Associates as well as Corporate Partner Kohl’s Department Stores.
June 8, 2015
A networking event, featuring Frank D’Amelio, the chief financial officer of Pfizer, Inc., will be the culmination of the spring meeting of the Penn State, Smeal College of Business Institute for Real Estate Studies (IRES) today (June 8) at The Penn Club in New York City.
June 5, 2015
The strong national reputation that attracted Kimball Chapman and Abhinav Gupta to the Penn State Smeal College of Business Ph.D. Program has helped them land positions at two of the nation’s top 20 programs in their fields.
June 4, 2015
Shrihari Sridhar, associate professor of marketing and program director of B2B customer analytics for the Institute for the Study of Business Markets, has co-authored a story for Harvard Business Review titled “Customer-Centric Org Charts Aren’t Right for Every Company.”
June 4, 2015
Penn State’s Smeal College of Business, Gartner’s No. 1 graduate and undergraduate supply chain program, has unveiled the Supply Chain Leadership Academy.
Recalling his time as Ford’s recall coordinator: Gioia shares Pinto lessons in the classroom and The New Yorker
May 26, 2015
Decision making with limited or ambiguous information is a recurring theme in Denny Gioia’s MBA and Executive MBA classes. One case he frequently uses to illustrate the implications of leading in the real world of business and working within powerful corporate cultures is based on lessons learned as a young employee at Ford Motor Company.
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.