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Penn State Smeal Accounting External Advisory Board adds five new members

October 18, 2021


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has announced the addition of five new members to its Accounting External Advisory Board.

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Retired Marriott CFO Carl Berquist to receive Penn State’s 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award

October 15, 2021


Penn State Smeal College of Business graduate Carl Berquist is one of eight alumni to receive the 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award, the highest honor bestowed by Penn State. Berquist will accept the award Saturday.

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Lands’ End CEO Jerome Griffith to receive 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award

October 14, 2021


Penn State Smeal College of Business graduate Jerome Griffith was one of eight alumni selected to receive the 2020 Distinguished Alumni Award. Because of the pandemic, the Board of Trustees Office postponed the 2020 celebration. Griffith will accept his award this weekend.

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6th Annual Prime Branding Panel provides students with invaluable industry insight

October 14, 2021


Penn State Prime held its 6th annual “Forging a Career in Branding” panel recently, providing students with the opportunity to learn more about brand awareness and marketing from successful Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni.

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Smeal graduate Wanda Hope receives Alumni Fellow Award

October 7, 2021


Wanda Bryant Hope, a 1987 Penn State Smeal College of Business graduate with a degree in marketing, was one of 22 Penn State alumni to receive the Penn State Alumni Association’s Alumni Fellow Award on Wednesday.

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Digital marketing campaigns focused on auto recalls can improve consumer safety

September 21, 2021


Regulator-initiated digital marketing campaigns aimed at urging consumers to comply with automobile recall requests can improve compliance, saving money and possibly even lives, according to a Penn State Smeal College of Business-led research team.

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Wallace joins Penn State Smeal IRES Advisory Board Executive Committee

September 14, 2021


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Matthew Wallace as the newest member of the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board Executive Committee.

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Dave and Susan Marcinek create University’s first early career professorship to support faculty diversity

September 13, 2021


Penn State alumnus David “Dave" Marcinek and his wife, Susan, have made a $500,000 commitment to create the David and Susan Marcinek Early Career Professorship in the Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal announces new chair, professorships, and fellowships

September 7, 2021


Charles H. Whiteman, dean of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has announced new professorships, fellowships, and chair positions within the college.

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Honorary Smeal Board of Visitors member to enhance diversity and inclusion programs for students, faculty, and staff through estate commitment

September 7, 2021


William Donan's recent estate commitment to Penn State will endow the William A. Donan Dean's Excellence Fund in the Smeal College of Business, as well as the William A. Donan Excellence in Diversity Fund.

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