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Penn State Smeal MBA team wins ethical leadership case competition

December 5, 2016


A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA students took first place in the National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership held at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.

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Penn State Smeal names finalists for MBA sustainability case competition

December 1, 2016


Five teams of MBA students from programs across the United States will compete today and Friday for $17,500 in prize money in the third annual Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition.

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Penn State Smeal’s Treviño honored by Society for Business Ethics

November 30, 2016


Linda K. Treviño, distinguished professor of organizational behavior and ethics at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been honored by the Society for Business Ethics.

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Penn State Smeal receives $75,000 gift from Goldman Sachs Gives to support global studies

November 23, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has received a gift of $75,000 from Goldman Sachs Gives, a donor-advised fund, to create the Gido Family Goldman Sachs Excellence Fund. The donation was made at the recommendation of Jeffrey M. Gido, a Penn State alumnus and partner at Goldman Sachs, and will provide financial assistance to give students who might not otherwise have the financial resources necessary to take advantage of the opportunity to study abroad.

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Penn State Smeal Honor Code 10th anniversary celebration underscores culture of honor and integrity

November 22, 2016


Faculty, staff, students and administrators gathered in the Business Building Atrium in early November to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Honor Code, the highlight of Corporate Compliance & Ethics Week activities at the college.

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Penn State Smeal making the business case for sustainability on #GivingTuesday

November 21, 2016


Members of the Smeal College community are invited to participate in the Enviva Partners, LP Sustainability Challenge on Nov. 29. The college has chosen the Smeal College of Business Sustainability Fund as the beneficiary of this year’s campaign.

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Two Penn State Smeal alumni among eight selected for 2017 Distinguished Alumni Awards

November 17, 2016


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni were among the eight people selected by the Penn State Board of Trustees to receive the Distinguished Alumni Award, the university’s highest honor presented to its alumni.

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Macy’s, Inc. executive R.B. Harrison final fall 2016 speaker in Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series

November 15, 2016


Robert B. (R.B.) Harrison, chief omnichannel officer of Macy’s, Inc., shared his thoughts recently on leadership, the retail industry, and technology as the third and final speaker of the fall 2016 Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Smeal’s Center for Global Business Studies to co-host conference on STEM skills demands in U.S. workforce

November 10, 2016


The Center for Global Business Studies at the Penn State Smeal College of Business will co-host a conference addressing the demand for STEM skills in the United States workforce on Monday in Washington, D.C.

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Penn State Smeal names Alptekinoglu research director of Center for Supply Chain Research

November 8, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Aydin Alptekinoglu the research director of its Center for Supply Chain Research (CSCR). Alptekinoglu is an associate professor of supply chain management and the Robert G. Schwartz University Endowed Fellow in Business Administration.

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Research from Penn State Smeal reveals even the promise of something better (and its subsequent withdrawal) can make people less satisfied with the status quo

November 4, 2016


New research from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that when people have an expectation of receiving a highly attractive option and then it falls through, what they possess no longer seems as satisfying as it once did.

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Beta Gamma Sigma invites top Penn State Smeal students to join

November 3, 2016


Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence, has mailed invitations to high-achieving upperclassmen in the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal’s Jordan authors book on robots

October 26, 2016


“Robots,” a newly released book from Penn State Smeal College of Business Clinical Professor of Supply Chain and Information Systems John Jordan, explores the many facets of robots, from prehistory, to treatment in popular media, to their place in technology and society.

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Penn State Smeal names Diane Wade as newest real estate advisory board member

October 25, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business named Diane Wade as its newest member to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board. Wade is a principal and senior analyst with CBRE Clarion Securities in Radnor, Pennsylvania.

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Penn State Smeal names two members to Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board

October 20, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named two new members to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board. New board members include Claudia A. Steeb, managing director at HFF in Pittsburgh, and Jason A. Borrelli, principal at Exeter Property Group in Conshohocken.

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Penn State Smeal undergraduates working to raise awareness of national debt

October 19, 2016


A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduates will be in the Business Building Atrium from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and the first floor of the HUB-Robeson Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today to try to raise awareness about the consequences of long-term national debt while at the same time trying to win a national competition.

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Penn State Smeal senior wins L.L. Waters Scholarship

October 17, 2016


Karen Burlingame, a senior Supply Chain and Information Systems major at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named one of seven national recipients of the 2016 L.L. Waters Scholarship.

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Penn State Smeal’s IRES to host panel discussion on new Real Estate Sector

October 14, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Institute for Real Estate Studies will hold a panel discussion on a major shift in real estate investments from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in 125 Business Building. “The ‘New’ Real Estate Sector: Implications and Opportunities” kicks off the fall meeting of the Institute for Real Estate Studies, planned for Oct. 21-23.

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Penn State Smeal senior wins Huntington Memorial Scholarship

October 13, 2016


Stephen Kowalski, a senior Risk Management major at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named one of 10 national recipients of the 2016 Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship.

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Nearly 1,000 students attend inaugural #MegaFair

October 5, 2016


In its first year, the #MegaFair career fair, held in late September at the Nittany Lion Inn, attracted 969 students in five hours.

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Executive Insights: Former Oracle CEO Ray Lane to kick off Penn State Smeal fall 2016 leadership lecture series

October 4, 2016


Raymond J. Lane, the former president and CEO of Oracle and managing partner at GreatPoint Ventures, will share his perspectives on business, leadership, and entrepreneurship with the Penn State Smeal College of Business community on Friday as part of the college’s Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Executive Programs earns Chief Learning Officer award

September 30, 2016


Penn State Executive Programs has been honored by Chief Learning Officer magazine with a Learning in Practice award for work with Penn State Health, the University’s health system, and its medical school, Penn State College of Medicine.

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Ask an Ethicist: Should I accept a job from an internship I didn't enjoy?

September 26, 2016


Ashley Rippey, Smeal's Career and Corporate Connections managing director, examines the ethical concerns about students receiving job offers from employers after an internship that didn't live up to expectations.

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Joshi to present research on effective women’s leadership at supply chain conference

September 22, 2016


Aparna Joshi, Arnold Family Professor of Management at the Smeal College of Business, will lead a Women at Work session on “Extraordinary Leaders: Changing the Conversation about Leading at Work” at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2016 Annual Conference on Sept. 25-28 in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Current undergraduates can now apply for new one-year Penn State Smeal masters program in management and leadership

September 20, 2016


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

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Former NBA executive to speak at Penn State on ‘The Role of Ethics in Sports’

September 19, 2016


Joel Litvin, former president, league operations, for the NBA, will draw on his experience as a lawyer and his 27-year career in the league office for a discussion on sports ethics on Oct. 26 at Penn State Law. Litvin’s talk, “The Role of Ethics in Sports,” is free and open to the public. It is slated for 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Sutliff Auditorium, Room 118 Lewis Katz Building, on Penn State’s University Park campus.

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Ask an Ethicist: Serving as a reference (or not)

September 15, 2016


Jennifer Eury, Smeal's honor and integrity director and an instructor in management, explores the various ethical aspects of being asked to serve as a reference.

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Penn State Smeal Alumni Society Board strives to build connections

September 14, 2016


The mission of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Alumni Society Board is to cultivate a “community of active, engaged alumni.” With more than 77,000 alumni, that’s no small task.

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Penn State Smeal one of three new Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship programs at University

September 13, 2016


Penn State and the Peace Corps have finalized a new partnership that will help returning Peace Corps volunteers pursue their graduate education in the School of International Affairs, Smeal College of Business, or the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Penn State launches redesigned online MBA led by Smeal College of Business

September 12, 2016


Penn State has redesigned its highly ranked online MBA into a new program that is more flexible for adult learners, the University announced today (Sept. 12). The new Penn State online MBA is being led by the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business and will be offered online through Penn State World Campus.

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