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Penn State Smeal welcomes 12 new faculty members

August 23, 2019


The Penn State Smeal College of Business welcomes 12 new members to its faculty this academic year.

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Cohen joins Penn State Smeal IRES Advisory Board Executive Committee

August 9, 2019


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

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Penn State Smeal summer 2019 student marshal says challenge of earning three degrees was opportunity to grow

August 8, 2019


Patrick Begg, who will graduate summa cum laude Saturday with a 3.97 GPA, has been selected as Smeal’s summer 2019 student marshal. The State College native maximized his 10 semesters at Smeal through the Integrated MAcc Program, earning a master’s in accounting, as well as bachelor’s degrees in finance and accounting.

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Companies' political leanings influence engagement with activists

August 2, 2019


Liberal-leaning companies are more likely to work in concert with the demands of activists of all kinds than conservative-leaning companies, according to researchers at Penn State and the University of Washington. The findings suggest that not all companies make concessions to activists as a result of threats but may instead have a workforce that is more amenable to activists’ requests.

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Reckitt Benckiser joins Penn State Smeal Corporate Partner Program

July 26, 2019


Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB), a British multinational consumer goods company that produces health, hygiene, and home products, is the newest Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Partner. The company joins 24 existing Corporate Partners.

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Awareness of product transformation increases recycling rate

July 24, 2019


Research conducted by Karen Winterich, professor of marketing and a Frank and Mary Smeal Research Fellow in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, revealed that when consumers are reminded of the products that their recyclables can be turned into, they are more likely to recycle.

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Two Smeal MOL alumni return to Penn State, reflect on lessons learned

July 17, 2019


Paul Caldwell and Thomas Hohman, recent graduates of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Master’s in Management and Organizational Leadership Program (MOL), returned to their former stomping grounds to recruit students who aspire to be in their position.

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Penn State Smeal names Janet Duck as new director of excellence in teaching and learning

July 11, 2019


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Janet Duck as its director of excellence in teaching and learning, a newly formed role to benefit Smeal’s fast- growing portfolio of professional graduate programs.

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Penn State Smeal announces 2018-19 promotions in academic rank

July 2, 2019


Five members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty, which ranks among the best in the world for research productivity, have received promotions for the 2018-19 academic year that took effect Monday.

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Germany’s University of Passau honors Penn State Smeal’s Hambrick

June 27, 2019


The University of Passau in Germany recently bestowed yet another honor on world-renowned management scholar Donald C. Hambrick, Evan Pugh University Professor and Smeal Chaired Professor of Management at the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Passau’s School of Business, Economics and Information Systems presented Hambrick with an honorary doctorate degree during a festive award ceremony in the Neuberg Castle.

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