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Four Smeal management faculty among most influential authors in textbooks

November 14, 2018


Four Penn State Smeal College of Business management and organization faculty members are among the top 1 percent of all management professors cited in textbooks, according to research published in the Academy of Management Learning and Education.

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Heister and Recine join Penn State Smeal IRES Advisory Board Executive Committee

November 13, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Kurt Heister and Frank D. Recine as the newest members to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board Executive Committee.

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Winners emerge from first PSU 6 Business Ethics Case Competition

November 5, 2018


Three teams emerged victorious Tuesday night in the inaugural Penn State Smeal College of Business PSU 6 Business Ethics Case Competition.

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Collis talks about leadership, supply chain challenges during Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series

October 29, 2018


Steven H. Collis, chairman of the board, president, and chief executive officer of AmerisourceBergen, spoke in front of a packed Struthers Auditorium on Friday in the Business Building. It was the third and final installment of Executive Insights this semester.

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Executive Insights: AmerisourceBergen CEO to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership series

October 24, 2018


Steven H. Collis, chairman of the board, president and chief executive officer of AmerisourceBergen, a pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services company, will address business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Beta Gamma Sigma appealing to top Penn State Smeal students to join

October 22, 2018


Beta Gamma Sigma, the international honor society that recognizes business excellence, will email invitations within the next few days to high-achieving upperclassmen in the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Qualifying juniors and seniors should start checking their inboxes this week. Formal printed invitations will be mailed to students and parents in the near future.

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Sredni entertains full house with tales of entrepreneurship, leadership during Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series

October 18, 2018


Salomon Sredni, co-founder, partner and managing director of Ocean Azul Partners and co-founder and president of Chronwell, Inc., entertained a full Struthers Auditorium on Oct. 12 in the Business Building with anecdotes of entrepreneurship and leadership. It was the second installment of three Executive Insights events this semester.

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Penn State Smeal management professor chosen to be on 2018 University Homecoming court

October 12, 2018


Students selected Ron Johnson, associate teaching professor of management and organization at Smeal, as one of six faculty members to serve on the 2018 University Homecoming Court.

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Executive Insights: Former TradeStation head to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership series

October 11, 2018


Salomon Sredni, the co-founder, partner and managing director of Ocean Azul Partners and the co-founder and president of Chronwell, Inc., will share his viewpoints on business, leadership, and entrepreneurship with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Two Smeal grads in 2018 class of Penn State Alumni Fellows

October 5, 2018


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni were honored Wednesday night with Penn State Alumni Fellows awards for their outstanding professional accomplishments: Carl Berquist ’74 and Julie McHugh ’86.

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Bard Capital CEO talks about leadership and business during Penn State Smeal’s Executive Insights series

October 4, 2018


Bard Capital, LLC, founder and chief executive officer Richard H. Bard shared his thoughts Sept. 28 on leadership and business with students, staff, and faculty in Struthers Auditorium in the Business Building. It was the first installment of this semester’s Executive Insights speaker series.

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Penn State Smeal’s Leaders Celebration highlights the impact of philanthropy

October 2, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business held its annual Leaders Celebration in the Business Building Atrium on Thursday. The event connects Smeal alumni and friends with the students and faculty who benefit from philanthropic support.

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Executive Insights: Bard Capital co-founder, CEO to kick off Penn State Smeal leadership series

September 26, 2018


Richard H. Bard, the founder and chief executive officer of Bard Capital, LLC, and a serial entrepreneur, is the first guest in a series of three speakers this semester in Executive Insights, the signature lecture series of the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal College of Business receives $1 million estate commitment

September 25, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business received a $1 million estate commitment from Bruce R. Schock ′70 FIN, ′73g ECON and his wife, Donna ′73 ACCTG, to create the Bruce R. Schock Professorship in Finance.

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Penn State Smeal to partner with CBICC on Ethical Business Award

September 13, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business and the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County announced Thursday that they are partnering to recognize noteworthy local achievements in ethical business leadership.

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Capital One Healthcare managing director joins Penn State Smeal Finance Advisory Board

September 13, 2018


Charles H. Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean of the Smeal College of Business, announced that Pam Turner ‘86 recently joined the Penn State Smeal College of Business Finance Advisory Board.

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Smeal Alumni Relations to host sustainability panel discussion in New York

September 7, 2018


The Smeal College of Business Alumni Relations office has planned a panel discussion titled “The Business of Sustainability” for 6-8 p.m. Sept. 20 at The New Yorker: A Wyndham Hotel, 481 Eighth Avenue in New York.

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Fifth Annual Smeal MBA Sustainability Case Competition on tap for fall 2018

September 6, 2018


Registration is now open for the Fifth Annual Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Sustainability Case Competition. MBA students from AACSB-accredited colleges and universities in the United States and Canada are invited to register through Sept. 14.

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Smeal College of Business to partner with Barron’s in Education

September 5, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has announced a new partnership with the Barron’s in Education Program from Dow Jones. Wealth advisory firm PagnatoKarp, based in Reston, Virginia, has sponsored a two-year site license to Barron’s, one of the nation’s premier financial resources, that allows free access for Smeal students, staff, and faculty.

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Penn State Smeal retains No. 1 rank in graduate supply chain education

August 23, 2018


Gartner, Inc., has once again ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business as No. 1 in North American graduate supply chain programs in a recent report.

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Penn State Smeal summer 2018 student marshal credits mentorship program with building confidence

August 23, 2018


Jahanavi Gupta, who earned a 3.95 GPA in finance, was Smeal's summer 2018 student marshal. Gupta credited the Smeal Mentoring Program with instilling her with confidence.

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Penn State Smeal welcomes 12 new faculty members

August 20, 2018


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

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Smeal’s student career services center announces name change

August 9, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business student career services center has changed its name to the Business Career Center (BCC).

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Young alumna endows Open Doors Scholarship in Smeal College of Business

July 24, 2018


Smeal 2014 finance graduate Emily Zheng has pledged money to create the Emily Zheng Open Doors Scholarship.

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Interface VP Conway to serve on Penn State Smeal Sustainability Advisory Board

July 16, 2018


Lisa Conway, vice president of sustainability for modular flooring manufacturer Interface Americas, has agreed to serve on the Penn State Smeal College of Business Sustainability Advisory Board.

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MARC gives Penn State Smeal Ph.D. students access to top researchers

July 3, 2018


The Penn State Smeal College of Business recently hosted the 8th Annual Marketing Academic Research Colloquium (MARC) in the Nittany Lion Inn and Business Building on the University Park campus.

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Faculty quality, other factors propel Penn State Smeal Executive MBA to high debut ranking in The Economist

July 2, 2018


The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program ranks No. 26 overall and 7th among programs from public institutions in The Economist’s 2018 latest assessment of top global EMBAs, which was released today.

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Huddart transitions to Penn State Smeal senior associate dean for research and faculty

July 2, 2018


Steven Huddart has assumed the role of senior associate dean for research and faculty in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, effective July 1.

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LinkedIn study reveals Penn State is No. 2 for producing CEOs

June 22, 2018


A new study revealed that when people think of the universities that CEOs attend, they need to add Penn State to a list that often includes private schools like Stanford, or Harvard and other Ivys.

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Gartner ranks Penn State Smeal No. 1 in undergraduate supply chain education

June 19, 2018


Gartner, Inc., has once again ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business No. 1 in North American undergraduate supply chain education.

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