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Smeal’s one-year master’s programs extend application deadlines due to COVID-19

March 30, 2020


Students from all undergraduate majors now have more time to apply to one-year master’s programs offered by the Penn State Smeal College of Business. The college has extended the application deadlines in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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Be the expert: Flooring company CEO reflects on Smeal Executive MBA

February 28, 2020


Entrepreneur Scott Appel reflects on his time in the Smeal Executive MBA program, why he never stops learning, and why he sponsored his current CFO to enroll in the same program.

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Registration open for Smeal’s Diversity Enhancement Programs START Conference

February 24, 2020


Business leaders from a variety of companies, students, staff, faculty, and administrators from the Penn State Smeal College of Business, and members of the State College community will gather March 24 to celebrate diversity at the 21st Annual START Conference.

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Smeal Sustainability graduate certificate provides many pathways to a master’s

February 21, 2020


An online graduate certificate specializing in business strategy and sustainability now offers multiple pathways to different master’s degrees at Penn State, giving students a unique opportunity to leverage their graduate education.

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Penn State Smeal CBoS forges partnership with Perdue Farms

February 13, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has announced a partnership with Perdue Farms as a founding member of the college’s Center for the Business of Sustainability (CBoS).

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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index reveals continued increase in inflation

February 12, 2020


The latest Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index analysis shows that the inflation rate for December was 3.2 percent. This continues the trend of accelerating inflation rate from September 2019.

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Penn State Smeal team places third in inaugural entry into ICBC

February 11, 2020


Two students representing the Penn State Smeal College of Business placed third recently in the ethics stream of the Inter-Collegiate Business Competition (ICBC) hosted by the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

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Rick Ayers named Penn State Smeal’s first chief marketing officer and assistant dean for strategic communications

February 6, 2020


Charles H. Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has named Rick Ayers as the college’s first chief marketing officer and assistant dean of strategic communications.

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Former Marine finds his entrepreneurial spirit through Penn State's Online MBA Program

February 4, 2020


Former Marine Robert Bussey enrolled in the Penn State Online MBA program, led by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and delivered by Penn State World Campus, in May 2018 to ultimately build a company from scratch after taking courses in the corporate innovation and entrepreneurship concentration.

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Pearces hope $500,000 gift will open doors to Penn State Smeal

January 30, 2020


A $500 senior-year scholarship inspired a $500,000 gift from Paul Pearce and his wife, Cynthia, last year to create the Paul and Cynthia Pearce Open Doors Scholarship in the Smeal College of Business.

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