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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index suggests inflation rate has stabilized, potential eviction crisis looms

August 4, 2020


The August 2020 release of the Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index indicates that the United States annual inflation rate stabilized in the second quarter with an annual rate of .90 percent for June 2020, up slightly from the May rate of.86 percent.

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Uncovering racial disparities in mortgage markets

July 27, 2020


Brent Ambrose, Jason and Julie Borrelli Faculty Chair in Real Estate and director of the Institute for Real Estate Studies, recently collaborated on a research project to better understand pricing disparities in mortgage contracts.

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Penn State Online MBA student selected as recipient of Penn State Smeal RISE Above Graduate Student Award

July 22, 2020


Penn State Smeal College of Business Director of Honor and Integrity Michelle Darnell recently announced that Nick Tessmer has been selected as the 2019-20 academic year recipient of the RISE Above Graduate Student Award.

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Zietsma selected as 2019-20 recipient of Penn State Smeal Faculty RISE Above Award

July 21, 2020


Penn State Smeal College of Business Director of Honor and Integrity Michelle Darnell recently announced that Charlene Zietsma has been selected as the 2019-20 academic year recipient of the Faculty RISE Above Award. Zietsma is an associate professor of management and organization and a Dean’s Research Fellow.

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

July 20, 2020


Gartner, Inc., has once again ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business as No. 1 in North American graduate supply chain programs in a recent report. This marks the fifth time Smeal has earned top billing in Gartner’s published rankings since 2008.

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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index reveals drop in inflation rate to .86 percent

July 9, 2020


The July 2020 release of the Penn State/ACY Inflation index suggests that the United States annual inflation rate continued to decelerate, dropping to .86 percent for May 2020 from the April rate of 1.18 percent.

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Susmans early activate professorships in Penn State Smeal and H&HD

June 25, 2020


Gerry and Liz Susman have decided to “early activate” the Elizabeth Fenton Susman Professorship in Biobehavioral Health in the College of Health and Human Development and the Gerald I. Susman Professorship in Sustainability in the Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal to sponsor international MBA symposium

June 24, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has been tapped to serve as the sponsor and host of the international MBA Roundtable Annual Curricular Innovation Symposium on October 29-30.

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Bonnie Yormack joins Penn State Smeal Accounting Advisory Board

June 24, 2020


Penn State Smeal College of Business Dean Charles H. Whiteman recently announced the appointment of Bonnie Markowitz Yormack ‘89 MKTG to the Accounting Advisory Board.

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Three reasons employees act unethically

June 12, 2020


Employees’ ethics at work are driven by individual, issue-specific, and environmental factors. Building an ethical company requires addressing them all.

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Compliance or personal accountability? What’s the difference, and why does it matter?

June 11, 2020


Michelle Darnell, Smeal's director of honor and integrity, talks about the differences between the Smeal Honor Code and the Penn State Code of Conduct, and why those distinctions are important.

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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index reveals inflation rate declines to 1.46 percent

June 8, 2020


The June 2020 release of the Penn State/ACY Inflation index suggests that the United States annual inflation rate continued to decelerate, dropping to 1.46 percent for April 2020 from the March rate of 2.53 percent.

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Penn State Executive Programs now offering distance-based, faculty-led learning

June 2, 2020


Penn State Executive Programs, the executive education provider within the Penn State Smeal College of Business, recently launched distance-based learning offerings aimed at helping businesses and organizations improve their understanding and acumen in supply chain management.

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Civil engineering student looks toward Penn State Smeal MOL program in a time of uncertainty

May 22, 2020


When Clayton Tisot, a recent Penn State civil engineering graduate from Marlton, New Jersey, discovered the Master’s in Management & Organizational Leadership (MOL) program offered by the Penn State Smeal College of Business his sophomore year, he knew it would be the perfect segue to launch his career.

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Penn State Smeal centers co-hosting fireside discussion exploring sustainability and ethical leadership in the face of a global pandemic

May 22, 2020


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business centers are teaming up at noon May 27 in a virtual fireside discussion titled “The Impact of Coronavirus on Sustainability and the need for Ethical Leadership.”

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Appraisal Foundation approves Penn State Smeal real estate degree

May 19, 2020


The Appraisal Foundation Appraisal Qualification Board, which is authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications, recently approved Smeal’s bachelor’s of risk management, real estate option to count toward the education component associated with the appraisal licensing requirements.

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Graduating senior to continue education at Penn State Smeal with a master’s that follows her passion

May 18, 2020


Graduating Penn State senior Jessica Oney will follow her passion to become a leader in the technical industry by continuing her education this fall with her admittance into Penn State Smeal's Master in Management & Organizational Leadership (MOL) program.

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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index shows continued deceleration in inflation rate

May 12, 2020


The May 2020 Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index analysis suggested that the United States annual inflation rate continued to decelerate, dropping to 2.52 percent for March from the February rate of 3.21 percent.

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Learning a new way to think and learn was key to Penn State Smeal student marshal’s success

May 8, 2020


Faith Hatchard, who will graduate Saturday with a 4.0 GPA in management (with a focus in organizational leadership), has been selected as Smeal’s spring 2020 student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal spring 2020 accounting marshal says freshman course inspired her choice of major

May 7, 2020


Cecelia Minnick, who will graduate Saturday with a 3.98 GPA in accounting and minors in information systems management and legal environment of business, has been selected as Smeal’s spring 2020 accounting student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal spring 2020 finance marshal excels even with student-athlete demands

May 6, 2020


Siena Salvaggio, who will graduate Saturday with a 4.0 GPA in finance and a minor in economics, has been named Smeal’s spring 2020 finance student marshal.

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Leadership comes naturally to Penn State Smeal spring 2020 management and organization student marshal

May 6, 2020


Jake Griggs, who will graduate Saturday with a 3.95 GPA with dual majors in management and political science, has been named Smeal’s spring 2020 management and organization student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal spring 2020 marketing marshal credits parents for fostering her inquisitive nature

May 4, 2020


Ziqi Yin will graduate Saturday with a degree in marketing and a minor in digital media trends and analytics. She has been selected as Smeal’s spring 2020 marketing student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal spring 2020 risk management student marshal points to balance as key to academic success

May 4, 2020


Grace McStravock will graduate Saturday with a 3.98 GPA in actuarial science and minors in mathematics and statistics, has been selected as Smeal’s spring 2020 risk management student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal spring 2020 supply chain marshal points to Novack as guiding force in academic journey

May 1, 2020


Rachel Hooker, who will graduate May 9 with a 3.99 GPA in supply chain and information systems, has been selected as Smeal’s spring 2020 supply chain and information systems student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal Center for the Business of Sustainability fireside discussion explores effects of coronavirus on sustainability

May 1, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Center for the Business of Sustainability (CBoS) recently hosted the first in a series of virtual fireside discussions titled “The Impact of Coronavirus on Sustainability and Social Impact” to explore how recent momentum in sustainability efforts has been altered.

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Penn State Smeal spring 2020 ROTC marshal says management degree will enhance his military career

April 30, 2020


Kevin Sheridan, who will graduate May 9 with a degree in management and a minor in legal environment of business, has been selected as Smeal’s spring 2020 ROTC student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal names spring 2020 Senior Award honorees

April 29, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business recognizes graduating seniors each spring with six named awards. Seniors who are graduating in spring, summer, or fall of the same year are eligible.

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Penn State Smeal names student marshals for spring 2020 commencement

April 29, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business recognizes graduating seniors each spring as student marshals. A student is selected to represent the college, each of six academic departments, and the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC).

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