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Penn State Smeal names Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of inaugural winner, Robert W. Moore

September 9, 2016


Robert W. Moore '48 LIB has been a valued Penn State alumnus, especially in service to and support of the Smeal College of Business. He was recognized Thursday night for that service and support with the inaugural Robert W. Moore Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Panel discussion to feature ‘heavy hitters’ in branding

September 8, 2016


Penn State Smeal College of Business students interested in careers in branding will have a special opportunity to hear insights into the profession during an upcoming panel discussion. “Forging a Career in Branding” is scheduled for 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 in Room 112 Forest Resources Building. The event, which is open to all students, will feature a collection of top-level executives from companies known for their branding efforts.

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Huff named director of online supply chain graduate programs at Penn State Smeal

September 6, 2016


David Huff, clinical professor of supply chain management at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named director of online graduate programs in supply chain management.

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Penn State Executive Programs set to offer SHRM exam prep course

September 1, 2016


Human resources professionals in the center of the state can take advantage of a special educational opportunity this fall from the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Penn State Executive Programs, the executive education provider within Smeal, has been approved by the Society for Human Resource Management to offer the SHRM Exam Prep Course.

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Penn State Smeal names two new members to Board of Visitors

August 29, 2016


Dean Charles H. Whiteman and the Penn State Smeal College of Business have named two new members to the college’s Board of Visitors. New board members include Alan R. Guttman, '69, chief executive officer at Guttman Energy, Inc. and Lara J. Warner, '88, chief compliance and regulatory affairs officer for Credit Suisse.

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Alumnus gift to support Penn State students from Juniata County

August 26, 2016


Jeffrey A. Conrad, of Boston, Massachusetts, has given $105,000 to create an endowed scholarship for students from Juniata County, Pennsylvania, who intend to major in the agricultural sciences or in business at Penn State.

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Mars, Inc. joins Penn State Smeal Corporate Partner Program

August 23, 2016


Global confectionery, food, and pet food manufacturer Mars, Inc., the sixth-largest privately held company in the United States, is the newest Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Partner. The company joins 29 existing Corporate Partners.

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Lou Gattis named faculty director of Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program

August 18, 2016


Lou Gattis, clinical professor of finance and faculty director of the Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Program, has been named faculty director of Smeal’s Philadelphia-based Executive MBA Program.

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Rajaram named summer 2016 Penn State Smeal student marshal

August 16, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business named Manaswini Rajaram as the student marshal for summer 2016. She led the college’s procession during the Summer 2016 University-wide Commencement Ceremony on Saturday in the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Penn State Smeal welcomes eight new faculty members

August 11, 2016


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

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Mug half full? Local economies hop on craft beer proliferation

August 8, 2016


While major beer brewers AB InBEV and SABMiller contemplate a complex merger, craft breweries continue to proliferate, which bodes well for neighboring economies.

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Penn State Smeal BOSS program introduces diverse students to business

August 2, 2016


In its ninth year, BOSS is an annual two-week summer residential program designed to enhance the learning and understanding of a college business degree for rising high school seniors. Participants live in dormitories and attend daily events with local companies and undergraduate business school classes, as well as listening to guest lecturers. Most participants come from minority backgrounds.

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Penn State Smeal expands professional masters and graduate certificate offerings to meet demand

August 1, 2016


To better serve the needs of professionals at various stages of their careers and to create more opportunities for resource sharing and collaboration, the Penn State Smeal College of Business has consolidated administrative support for multiple current and forthcoming professional graduate academic offerings within a new Office of Professional Graduate Programs.

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

July 29, 2016


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

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BDO joins Penn State Smeal Corporate Partner Program

July 22, 2016


BDO USA, a member of BDO International, the world’s fifth-largest accounting and consulting network, is the newest Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Partner. The firm joins 29 existing Corporate Partners.

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Ph.D. boot camp exposes scientists to Penn State Smeal business, entrepreneurship expertise

July 18, 2016


A week of executive-style business classes led by Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty recently exposed 22 life science Ph.D. and post-doctoral students at Penn State to the entrepreneurial possibilities of their research.

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Misangyi takes over as chair of Penn State Smeal Department of Management and Organization

July 13, 2016


Vilmos Misangyi, professor of management and organization, has assumed the role of chair of the Department of Management and Organization in the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

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Research reveals that a donor’s company is best predictor of political leanings

July 11, 2016


Even the most casual political observers know that candidates track red and blue states, but new research from the Penn State Smeal College of Business suggests that savvy fundraisers should pay closer attention to the companies for which individuals work when attempting to raise campaign funds.

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Dave Winterich named Penn State Smeal’s Fred Brand, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award winner

June 30, 2016


Dave Winterich, instructor in marketing at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, is the 2016 recipient of the Fred Brand, Jr. Excellence in Teaching Award.

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Penn State Smeal’s Yoshida to become research associate at Center on Japanese Economy and Business

June 28, 2016


Jiro Yosheda, associate professor of business in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has accepted an invitation to become a research associate at Columbia Business School’s Center on Japanese Economy and Business (CJEB).

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Penn State Smeal’s Foley elected treasurer of International Society of Sustainability Professionals

June 24, 2016


Erik Foley, director of sustainability at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been re-elected treasurer of the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) by the group’s board of directors.

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Penn State Smeal invited to United Nations for corporate sustainability summit

June 21, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has long been committed to sustainability in the classroom, in its curriculum, and in its day-to-day operations. That commitment has resulted in an invitation to the United Nations. Erik Foley, the college’s director of sustainability, will join other representatives from business, government, civil society, and academia at the UN Global Compact Leaders Summit from Wednesday through Friday in New York City.

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Penn State Executive Programs will deliver its popular leadership program on supply chain transformation next month in Chicago

June 17, 2016


Supply chain practitioners in the Chicago metro area and throughout the Midwest will have unique access to the Penn State Smeal College of Business’ top-ranked supply chain expertise at the 2016 International Supply Chain Education Alliance (ISCEA) Supply Chain Technology Conference and Expo from July 19-21 at the Navy Pier in Chicago.

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Ask an Ethicist: Fairness in the workplace

June 7, 2016


Linda Treviño, distinguished professor of organizational behavior and ethics, wrote an Ask an Ethicist column for Penn State News in conjunction with the Rock Ethics Institute.

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Nittany Lion Fund placement rate at 100 percent for 2016

June 1, 2016


When the Smeal class of 2016 received its degrees in May, 17 among them were Nittany Lion Fund veterans. All of them had accepted full-time positions in investment management and banking, 16 of them on Wall Street in New York and the other in Charlotte.

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Penn State Smeal faculty members earn promotions

May 26, 2016


Three members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty, which ranks among the best in the world in research productivity, have received promotions that will take effect on July 1.

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Three Smeal Ph.D. grads to begin academic careers at Top 50 programs

May 25, 2016


Reputation, research, and range of subject matter initially drew Anywhere Sikochi, Tiffany Johnson and Walter D’Lima to the Penn State Smeal College of Business Ph.D. Program. Those factors helped the trio secure positions at three of the nation’s Top 50 programs in their fields.

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Five Smeal students selected for Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy

May 20, 2016


Five rising sophomores who intend to declare majors in the Penn State Smeal College of Business have been chosen for the Penn State Presidential Leadership Academy.

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Sredni to Penn State Smeal graduates: Choose to be happy

May 13, 2016


Salomon Sredni, the retired president and chief executive officer of TradeStation Group, Inc., delivered the 2016 Penn State Smeal College of Business commencement address on Sunday. Sredni is a 1987 Smeal accounting graduate and member of the college’s Board of Visitors.

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Still time to register for Penn State Smeal EMBA for a Day event

May 12, 2016


The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program in Philadelphia has planned a unique opportunity on May 21 for individuals thinking about pursuing a degree in 2016 — EMBA for a Day.

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