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First Penn State Smeal Management and Organizational Leadership graduates finding success

May 18, 2018


For many graduates, turning the tassel at graduation means pivoting from the certainty of classroom success to the uncertainty of the job market. For many in the first Penn State Smeal Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership (MOL) graduating class, commencement marked success in the transition from the classroom to the work force.

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Faculty director Q&A: Online program in Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship addresses industry needs

May 18, 2018


Applications are currently being accepted for fall enrollment in a new online offering from Penn State that is designed to help students build the skills to successfully innovate in today’s business environment with its increasing competition, globalization and rapid technological advances.

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Tarriff to Penn State Smeal graduates: Find your passion early

May 15, 2018


Scott Tarriff, the founder, president and CEO of Eagle Pharmaceuticals, delivered the 2018 Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate commencement address on May 6 in the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Nursing, Smeal students team up to address business challenges for SAFE-T Center

May 10, 2018


When the Penn State SAFE-T Center needed help developing a sustainable business plan, they turned to the Smeal College of Business. The approach: a collaborative venture between the College of Nursing and students in Smeal's Sapphire Leadership Academic Program. The result: a valuable opportunity to apply classroom knowledge and skills to a real-world business challenge.

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Bob Libby recognized as Accounting Distinguished Alumnus of the Year

May 9, 2018


Alumnus Bob Libby was honored in late April at the annual banquet for Beta Alpha Psi — an international honors organization for accounting students and professionals — as the Penn State Smeal College of Business Accounting Department Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

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Penn State Smeal names spring 2018 Senior Award recipients

May 3, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business recognizes graduating seniors each spring with five named awards. Seniors who are graduating in the spring, summer, or fall of the same year are eligible. Recipients will be recognized at commencement and receive a Nittany Lion statuette, as well as a monetary award.

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Kwok named spring 2018 Penn State Smeal student marshal

May 1, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Caleb Kwok, who will graduate Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA in finance, as the student marshal for spring 2018. Kwok selected Greg Pierce, instructor of finance, as his faculty escort.

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New Smeal research shows success of female CEOs is influenced by exit actions of their mostly male predecessors

April 30, 2018


The Academy of Management, the largest global association devoted to management and organization research, published a new study recently that found the success of female CEOs can be influenced by their mostly male predecessors. Under specific conditions and by leveraging their own status and power within an organization, predecessor CEOs can be a formidable force in facilitating the subsequent success of female CEOs.

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Craigslist, other online exchanges, may be good for the environment

April 26, 2018


Online exchanges, such as Craigslist, may not just help consumers declutter and earn a few extra bucks. Research conducted by Penn State Smeal College of Business Assistant Professor of Supply Chain Management Suvrat Dhanorkar suggests that using those exchanges may help inspire behavior that is good for the environment.

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A week in the life of Aaron Spak: engineer, husband, father, Penn State Online MBA student

April 24, 2018


Penn State Online MBA student Aaron Spak provides a week's worth of details on how he manages his full-time engineering job, a rich family life, and his studies.

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