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Smeal’s Master’s in Corporate Finance produces first graduates

January 26, 2021


The Penn State Smeal College of Business’ one-year residential Master’s in Corporate Finance program produced its first ever graduates this past year, supplying them with valuable skillsets as they take on roles with nationally known companies.

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Procurement is missing in supply chain sustainability

January 22, 2021


Supply chain sustainability efforts are leaving out the procurement function. These efforts won’t succeed unless the procurement function becomes central.

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Executive Insights: Former Prologis CEO Walt Rakowich to speak at Penn State Smeal leadership series

January 20, 2021


Walter C. Rakowich, the former CEO of Prologis, will discuss business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Feb. 5. His virtual discussion is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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Brian and Sherry Dreibelbis make estate commitment to Penn State

January 15, 2021


Penn State Smeal College of Business class of 1985 alumnus Brian Dreibelbis, the senior director of supply chain human resources and labor and employee relations for Land O’Lakes, and his wife, Sherry, recently made a $500,000 estate commitment to the University.

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Appraisal Foundation approves Penn State Smeal Master’s in Real Estate Analysis and Development

January 13, 2021


The Appraisal Foundation (TAF) Appraisal Qualification Board (AQB), which is authorized by Congress as the source of appraisal standards and appraiser qualifications, recently approved Smeal’s Master’s in Real Estate Analysis and Development.

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First Penn State Smeal MBA case competition focuses on sustainability

December 22, 2020


In an effort to share their collective wisdom and help their fellow program members prepare for future case competitions., Penn State Smeal College of Business second-year MBA students organized the inaugural Smeal MBA Case Competition this semester, aimed at first-year MBA students.

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Kohl’s Business with Integrity Case Competition draws 26 teams

December 22, 2020


A team made up of three students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business and another from Information Sciences and Technology collaborated to win the top prize in the Kohl’s Busines with Integrity Case Competition.

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Penn State Smeal team named finalist of Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge

December 21, 2020


A six-member student team from the Penn State Smeal College of Business was named one of the finalists of Deloitte’s Audit Innovation Campus Challenge.

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Penn State Smeal management course collects more than 10,000 cans of pet food as class project

December 21, 2020


Instructor Neil Fogarty’s Management 326: Organizational Behavior & Design class raised and donated 10,375 cans to Centre County PAWS, a local non-profit animal shelter.

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Home country a major influence for Penn State Smeal fall 2020 student marshal

December 18, 2020


Alejandra Castaneda, who will graduate Saturday with a 4.0 GPA in dual majors of management information systems and international politics, has been chosen as the Smeal fall 2020 student marshal.

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Six Penn State Smeal graduate students recognized by Poets & Quants

December 16, 2020


Six graduate students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business have earned recognition from Poets & Quants, one of the top business education media outlets in the country.

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Smeal, GoChain agreement building blockchain, supply chain connections

December 14, 2020


Penn State is an early adopter and one of 50 organizations that will help power a project to bring the potential of a reputable blockchain to supply chain management. It’s a move that project backers say could take the University a step toward offering its researchers not just a new field to study, but possibly even offering a new way to fund research itself.

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Karen Winterich named inaugural Gerald I. Susman Professor in Sustainability

December 11, 2020


Penn State Smeal College of Business Dean Charles H. Whiteman has announced the appointment of Karen Winterich as the inaugural Gerald I. Susman Professor in Sustainability.

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Penn State Smeal’s Bansal recognized with Wagner Prize

December 10, 2020


Saurabh Bansal, an associate professor of supply chain management in the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been awarded the 2020 Daniel H. Wagner Prize for Excellence in the Practice of Advanced Analytics and Operations Research by the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

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Penn State Smeal sets record on Giving Tuesday

December 10, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business received a record number of gifts during this year’s Giving Tuesday campaign.

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From the barracks to business, Army veteran finds new career opportunities with Penn State Smeal

December 3, 2020


The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA program is helping Steven Cummings transition from a career as a commissioned U.S. Army officer to his new career as a corporate professional at Johnson & Johnson.

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J.D. Hammond’s impact on Penn State Smeal College of Business an enduring legacy

December 1, 2020


J.D. Hammond’s tenure as dean of the Penn State Smeal College of Business lasted 10 years. What Hammond accomplished during that decade is considered by many to be immeasurable. Hammond, dean emeritus of Smeal and The William Elliott Professor Emeritus, passed away in late November. His wife, Marian, and their children, Nancy and Michael, survive him.

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Karen and Tony Quintos make $1 million commitment to support diversity programs at Penn State Smeal

November 25, 2020


Penn State Smeal College of Business graduate and Board of Visitors member Karen Hughes-Quintos and her husband, Tony, recently made a $1 million commitment to create the Hughes-Quintos Educational Equity Scholarship and the Hughes-Quintos Diversity Enhancement Program Fund in the Smeal College of Business.

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Prime Branding Panel addresses variety of topics

November 24, 2020


Penn State Prime, in partnership with the Penn State AD/PR Club and LevLane advertising agency, held its annual Penn State Prime Branding Panel earlier this semester. The event was held virtually for the first time.

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Penn State Smeal Diversity Enhancement Programs helps students make the most of their college experience

November 24, 2020


Smeal's Office of Diversity Enhancement Programs is a deciding factor in some students' decisions to attend Penn State, and a reassuring source of support for those who do.

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For the Smeal College of Business’s Jamie Campbell, students become family

November 19, 2020


Jamie Campbell, Smeal's assistant deal for Diversity Enhancement Programs, displays a special affinity for the students he serves.

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Impacting the world, one generation at a time

November 13, 2020


Karen Quintos followed in the footsteps of her mother, Nancy Hughes, as a pioneering alumna of the Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal’s Farrell Center 2020 Experienceship program for CIENT students a success

November 12, 2020


Smeal’s Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship launched its Experienceship program this past summer, placing five undergraduate students at various small businesses in Pennsylvania.

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Penn State Smeal College of Business raising funds for Diversity Enhancement Programs on Giving Tuesday

November 11, 2020


Penn State's Smeal College of Business is partnering with the University’s Office of Annual Giving to raise funds to support the Smeal Office of Diversity Enhancement Programs on Giving Tuesday, which will take place on Dec. 1.

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Penn State Smeal MBA Program ranks 32nd in Corporate Knights’ 2020 Better World MBA Ranking

November 10, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Program has been ranked No. 32 in the Corporate Knights’ 2020 Better World MBA Ranking, which was released this morning. The ranking identifies the world’s top 40 MBA programs in sustainability performance.

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Penn State offers spring admission to Master of Supply Chain Management program

November 6, 2020


Penn State is accepting applications for admission in its top-ranked online Master of Supply Chain Management program for the spring 2021 semester, which starts in January. The second application window in the 2020-21 academic year is one of several updates to the supply chain management program aimed at providing students the chance to tailor their education to their individual needs.

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Linderman’s adjustment to Penn State Smeal College of Business virtually seamless

October 22, 2020


Despite the pandemic, Kevin Linderman has gradually adjusted to life as department chair of Smeal's Department of Supply Chain and Information Systems.

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Smeal alumnus shares success stories via podcast, upcoming event featuring Ali Krieger

October 20, 2020


Andrew Moses, a 2007 Smeal accounting graduate, welcomes soccer star and Penn State alumna Ali Krieger to his podcast on Thursday.

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Executive Insights: Siemens USA CEO Barbara Humpton to speak at Smeal leadership series

October 20, 2020


Barbara Humpton, president and CEO of Siemens USA, will share her perspectives on business and leadership with the Penn State Smeal College of Business on Friday, Oct. 30. Her virtual discussion is part of Smeal’s Executive Insights series.

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