November 23, 2015
Buying local might be appealing for individual local restaurants and businesses, but research conducted by Chuck Nicholson of the Penn State Smeal College of Business revealed surprising effects on supply chains for fluid milk products if there are large increases in local purchases in the Northeast.
November 19, 2015
Five teams of MBA students from programs across the United States will compete Dec. 3-4 for $17,500 in prize money in the second Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition.
November 17, 2015
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Erik Foley as its director of sustainability. He will continue efforts to position Smeal as a leader in business education and research in the area of sustainability. Foley was also named the director of learning and development for Penn State Executive Programs, the executive education provider within Smeal. In that role, he will work with partner organizations to integrate sustainability into training for their operations.
November 11, 2015
A workshop on storytelling during the recent weeklong Career Immersion for first-year Penn State MBAs aimed to prepare students to more effectively stand out in a crowded job marketplace.
November 2, 2015
The Farrell Center for Entrepreneurship and Corporate Innovation at the Penn State Smeal College of Business has announced the four student finalist teams and their mentors for the 8th Penn State Idea Pitch Competition, presented by Smeal.
October 30, 2015
High achieving upperclassmen in the Penn State Smeal College of Business should watch their mail for an invitation to join Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence
October 27, 2015
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Ashley Rippey as managing director of its Career and Corporate Connections Office.
October 23, 2015
The Garber Venture Capital Fund at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, which provides MBA students with the opportunity to evaluate business opportunities and issue funding, is on the precipice of several dynamic changes.
October 22, 2015
Four Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni were honored with Penn State Alumni Fellows awards Wednesday night for their outstanding professional accomplishments: Lisa Baird ’84, Mitchell D. Cohen ’81, Jerome S. Griffith ’79, and Steven K. Richards ‘84.
October 21, 2015
Penn State Executive Programs, part of the Smeal College of Business, has won Chief Learning Officer magazine's highest award for its work with Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC).
Webinar will feature Smeal grad who is involved with efforts to normalize U.S. trade relations with Cuba
October 16, 2015
Penn State Smeal College of Business accounting grad Bill Lane ’75, senior director of global government and corporate affairs for Caterpillar, has been involved with efforts to have the United States normalize trade relations with Cuba. He will talk about those efforts in a webinar.
October 15, 2015
Tom Buday, senior vice president and head of marketing and consumer communication at Nestlé, recently spoke to a full audience in the Struthers Auditorium of the Business Building, as part of the college’s Executive Insights series.
October 13, 2015
Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni Mitch Cohen ’81 ACCTG and Patricia Woertz ’74 ACCTG have been selected for The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) inaugural group of 100 Influential Leaders.
October 12, 2015
A paper recently co-authored by Aparna Joshi of the Penn State Smeal College of Business reveals that women received smaller raises than men even when evaluations show comparable levels of performance.
October 9, 2015
The Penn State Smeal College of Business Net Impact undergraduate chapter recently celebrated being named Undergraduate Chapter of the Year (2014-15 National Champion).
October 8, 2015
Bloomberg and GE are the newest members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Associates Program, joining 26 existing Corporate Associates as well as Corporate Partner Kohl’s Department Stores.
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.