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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index shows slight increase in inflation

December 5, 2019


The latest Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index analysis revealed that the inflation rate for October was 2.45 percent. This reflects the first uptick in the ACY inflation rate since July.

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Smeal partners with Susquehanna University to benefit STEM graduates interested in a business foundation

November 22, 2019


The Master’s in Management and Organizational Leadership (MOL) Program from the Penn State Smeal College of Business is now offering assured acceptance to students in Susquehanna University’s science programs through a newly formed relationship between the universities.

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Penn State Online MBA graduates inaugural class since redesign

November 21, 2019


The redesigned Penn State Online MBA (OMBA) ushered in its first graduating class in August 2019. In a partnership with Penn State World Campus, and led by the internationally recognized Smeal College of Business, the redesigned program opened in fall 2017, offering students greater flexibility and more choices with a total of 15 concentrations and a summer start date.

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Smeal finance grad Warner receives Alumni Fellow Award

November 7, 2019


Lara Warner, a 1988 Smeal finance grad, was one of 16 Penn State alumni to receive the Penn State Alumni Association's Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the association.

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Penn State Smeal MBA Program improves multiple spots in recent rankings

November 5, 2019


The Penn State Smeal College of Business residential MBA improved seven spots globally in The Economist 2019 Global MBA rankings and five spots in the 2019 Bloomberg Businessweek Best Business School rankings.

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Smeal teaching support specialists pave the way in the online classroom

October 25, 2019


The Penn State Online MBA Program, which is led by the Smeal College of Business and a World Campus partner, has developed and incorporated a new learning dimension by integrating teaching support specialists (TSS) into the online classroom.

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Prudential chief actuary talks about actuarial science, leadership during Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series

October 25, 2019


Candace Woods, senior vice president and chief actuary of Prudential, shared her thoughts Friday, Oct. 18 on actuarial science, professional development, leadership, and other topics with a packed Struthers Auditorium in the Business Building.

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Run-DMC founder Darryl McDaniels to speak on mental health, addiction, recovery

October 23, 2019


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Office of Diversity Enhancement Programs has partnered with several units across the university to provide a unique opportunity to hear real talk about mental health. Darryl “DMC” McDaniels of Run-DMC fame will speak at 5 p.m. Tuesday in 101 Thomas Building about mental health, addiction, and recovery.

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Dietrichs’ $250,000 commitment enhances Penn State Smeal’s business sustainability efforts

October 17, 2019


Susan and William Dietrich have made a $250,000 commitment to create the Susan Cepicka Dietrich and William E. Dietrich III Fund for Leadership in the Business of Sustainability at Smeal.

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