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Dynamic female business leaders to headline 2019 Powerful Women conference

March 19, 2019


Registration is still open for the 2019 Powerful Women Paving the Way Conference, scheduled for April 11-12 at The Nittany Lion Inn. The event, which is hosted by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and its student-run Women in Business Organization, will commemorate its 11th year with engaging speakers and valuable networking opportunities.

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Supervisor and employee unlikely partners in Penn State Online MBA program

March 13, 2019


Otis supervisor Esteban Perez and his employee Mandy Lund transform from colleagues to classmates when they enroll in the Penn State Online MBA together.

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President Barron to help Penn State Smeal celebrate 20th anniversary of S.T.A.R.T. Conference

March 5, 2019


Penn State President Eric J. Barron will join business leaders from a variety of companies, as well as students, staff, faculty, and administration from the Penn State Smeal College of Business on March 28 to discuss business initiatives in diversity as the college celebrates the 20th annual S.T.A.R.T. Conference.

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Jonathan Haidt to present lecture at Smeal on Feb. 22

February 14, 2019


Jonathan Haidt, a New York Times bestselling author, widely-known moral psychologist, and the Thomas Cooley Professor of Ethical Leadership at New York University’s Stern School of Business, will present a lecture on “What Capitalism Does to Us and For Us” at 11:15 a.m. Feb. 22 in 110 Business Building.

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Five Below chairman talks about success, failure, and the importance of supply chain during Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series

February 5, 2019


Thomas G. Vellios, co-founder and chairman of the board of Five Below, Inc., discussed a wide range of topics Friday in the Business Building’s Struthers Auditorium. Vellios spoke as part of Executive Insights, the signature speaker series of the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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Executive Insights: Chairman of Five Below to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership series

January 28, 2019


Thomas G. Vellios, the co-founder and chairman of the board of Five Below, Inc., will share his viewpoints on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Smeal MBA recognized for high ROI in latest Financial Times Rankings

January 28, 2019


The Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA ranked No. 8 globally in the “value for money” category in the 2019 Financial Times MBA Rankings, propelling the program 12 spots ahead from the previous year.

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Penn State Online MBA No. 9 in U.S. News' Best Online Programs rankings

January 17, 2019


The Penn State Online MBA tied for No. 9 overall in U.S. News’ 2019 Best Online Programs rankings, released Jan. 15, up one spot from the previous year.

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Smeal’s Ghadar gives University’s largest #GivingTuesday gift

January 15, 2019


Fariborz Ghadar, Smeal professor of finance, William A. Schreyer Chair in Global Management, Policies and Planning, and director of the Center for Global Studies, supported Smeal's #GivingTuesday initiatives with what was the biggest gift to the University on that day.

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Penn State Smeal adds two accelerated, STEM-designated master’s degrees in corporate finance, real estate

January 8, 2019


The Penn State Smeal College of Business is offering two new accelerated master’s programs designed to address growing demand in the marketplace and give postgraduate students greater flexibility in customizing their academic plans to match their career goals.

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