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Smeal names new members to Board of Visitors

April 14, 2016


Dean Charles Whiteman and the Penn State Smeal College of Business have named three members to its Board of Visitors. New board members include Tom Buday, ’80, senior vice president and head of marketing and consumer communication at Nestlé; Kim Dixon, ’89, executive vice president and chief operating officer for FedEx Office and Print Services, Inc.; and Dave Marcinek, ’93, a partner with Goldman Sachs.

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Penn State Smeal Department of Management and Organization ranked highly for research productivity

April 11, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Department of Management and Organization is ranked No. 3 in the latest Texas A&M Management Faculty Productivity Rankings.

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BASF board chairman discusses sustainability, leadership, integrity at Penn State Smeal

April 8, 2016


Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of BASF SE, discussed an array of business and leadership topics on Friday as part of his participation in the Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights series.

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Executive Insights: BASF SE chairman to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership lecture series

March 29, 2016


Kurt Bock, chairman of the board of executive directors of BASF SE, will share his perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, April 8. His visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Research reveals brand perceptions can make a difference in performance

March 23, 2016


While superior craftsmanship in a product can contribute to enhanced performance, a forthcoming paper co-authored by Lisa Bolton, professor of marketing and Frank and Mary Jean Smeal Research Fellow at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, reveals that merely believing a product to be better can also improve results.

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Arnold, Guttman discuss energy industry during Penn State Smeal Executive Insights visit

March 22, 2016


John M. Arnold, chairman, CEO, and owner of PPC Lubricants, Inc., and Alan R. Guttman, CEO of Guttman Energy, Inc., discussed the energy industry and their approaches to decision making and leadership as part of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights session on Friday.

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Powerful Women Paving the Way to celebrate women in business

March 21, 2016


There’s still time to register for the 2016 Powerful Women Paving the Way conference, which is hosted by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and its student-run Women in Business organization.

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Penn State Smeal Alumni Society Board honors 2016 award winners

March 21, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Alumni Society Board has announced its 2016 Alumni Society Board award winners. Two students and six alumni were recognized on March 18 at the 2016 Awards Program and Hammond Society Recognition Dinner at the Penn Stater.

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Register now for Big Talk — The Stakeholder Value Chain

March 18, 2016


The interconnectedness of the stakeholder value chain is the focus of the next Big Talk event from the Institute for the Study of Business Markets on May 4-5 in Chicago. Event registration is now open.

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Winners of Penn State Smeal REIT Stock Pitch Competition Announced

March 17, 2016


Three undergraduates from the Penn State Smeal College of Business claimed the top prizes in the Second Annual Real Estate Trust Stock Pitch (REIT) Competition in early March.

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2016 Penn State Smeal Corporate Citizenship Conference planned for March 22

March 16, 2016


More than 1,500 students are expected to attend the 2016 Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Citizenship Conference from 6 to 9:30 p.m. March 22 in the Business Building.

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Energy executives to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership lecture series

March 14, 2016


Two Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni who are CEOs of Pennsylvania-based energy companies will share their perspectives about the evolving energy sector and their roles as leaders on Friday, March 18. Their visits are part of the college’s Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Smeal team working to raise awareness of national debt

March 11, 2016


A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduates is approaching the finish line in its effort to raise awareness about the consequences of long-term national debt as it tries to win a national competition in the process.

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S.T.A.R.T. Conference promotes diversity awareness in business

March 7, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business’ 2016 S.T.A.R.T. Conference, or Striving Toward Awareness & Respect for Tomorrow, is planned for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 31 at the Nittany Lion Inn.

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Alumni encouraged to register for Impact Smeal Day

March 4, 2016


Impact Smeal Day provides all alumni, from recent grads to retirees, an opportunity to return to campus and reconnect with the Penn State Smeal College of Business through a number of activities.

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Noted human rights activist to speak at Penn State Smeal

March 3, 2016


Jack Healey, who has been called ‘Mr. Human Rights’ by U.S. News and World Report, will speak at the Penn State Smeal College of Business on March 14-15.

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Penn State Smeal EMBA student balances pregnancy and business school demands

March 1, 2016


The flexibility of the Penn State Smeal EMBA Program allowed Colleen Mallozzi to simultaneously balance her duties as a hospital administrator, being the mother of a toddler, and her pursuit of an MBA.

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Home of Penn State Smeal earns LEED-EB Certification

February 29, 2016


A three-year effort led by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and complemented by Penn State’s Office of Physical Plant (OPP) has resulted in the Business Building earning LEED-EB Gold Certification from the U.S. Green Building Council.

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Credit Suisse executive discusses banking climate, leadership, ethics at Penn State Smeal

February 26, 2016


Lara J. Warner ’88 FIN, chief compliance and regulatory affairs officer of Credit Suisse Group, covered a range of business and leadership topics on Friday as part of her participation in the Penn State Smeal College of Business Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Smeal MBAs set to explore international business destinations

February 25, 2016


Expanding global perspective and enhancing the ability to communicate cross-culturally are integral parts of the Penn State Smeal MBA educational experience. The program’s annual global immersion, planned for Feb. 28 to March 4, provides a weeklong opportunity for first-year students to witness firsthand the dynamics of the interconnected global economy.

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First Sports Networking Night planned for Penn State Smeal students

February 24, 2016


Three popular Penn State Smeal College of Business entities have combined to create a unique opportunity for students who have an interest in the business of sports. The Sports Business Club, Penn State Marketing Association, and the Smeal Center for Sports Business and Research will be hosting the inaugural Sports Networking Night at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Business Building.

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Smeal College of Business Integrity Video Contest is now open

February 23, 2016


The 2015-16 Penn State Smeal College of Business Integrity Video Contest is now open. The contest is a chance for students to demonstrate in video why ethics are important in business.

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Harrison leading Smeal’s business analytics efforts

February 22, 2016


Strategically focused on meeting the growing demand for analytics expertise within organizations and across industries, the Penn State Smeal College of Business has named Terry Harrison as faculty director of business analytics.

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Students should know there are pitfalls to reneging on an internship offer

February 18, 2016


A recent issue of Penn State Today included the latest edition of its Ask the Ethicist column. The current topic was especially relevant to Penn State Smeal College of Business students: "Can I turn down an accepted internship offer for a better one?" The story offered students some points to consider. Ashley Rippey, director of Smeal's Career and Corporate Connections provided proven advice from her office.

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Hernandez embraces challenges of leading Nittany Lion Fund

February 16, 2016


In the month since Kevin Hernandez has been in charge of the Nittany Lion Fund at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, he’s learned some hard truths and spent more time than he expected keeping everything running smoothly.

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Penn State Smeal MBA team wins supply chain competition

February 9, 2016


A team of first-year MBA students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business recently won the 2016 Global Supply Chain Management Initiative Inter-College Case Competition, hosted by Purdue University’s Krannert School of Management.

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Smeal’s Ambrose named George Bloom Award winner

February 8, 2016


Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty member Brent Ambrose was named the 2016 winner of the George Bloom Award at the January meeting of the American Real Estate and Urban Economics Association (AREUEA) in San Francisco.

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Executive Insights: Credit Suisse Chief Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Officer Lara Warner to speak at Smeal leadership lecture series

February 5, 2016


Lara J. Warner, ’88 FIN, chief compliance and regulatory affairs officer of Credit Suisse Group, will share her perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, Feb. 26. Her visit is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Smeal announces inaugural Supply Chain Entrepreneurship ‘Pitch’ Contest

February 4, 2016


The Center for Supply Chain Research and the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship, both part of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, have announced the inaugural Supply Chain Entrepreneurship ‘Pitch’ Contest.

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Poster conference gives undergraduate researchers unique opportunity

February 3, 2016


Smeal College of Business undergraduates could earn a unique opportunity to showcase their research projects to an audience of Pennsylvania legislators.

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