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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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Deloitte’s Jeff Ellis named to Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors

October 15, 2020


Penn State Smeal College of Business graduate Jeff Ellis ’98, partner, U.S. and Global Life Sciences audit leader and Life Sciences professional practice director at Deloitte, recently accepted an invitation from Dean Charles H. Whiteman to join the Smeal Board of Visitors.

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Lecture series to honor former Smeal faculty member Austin Jaffe

October 7, 2020


After Austin Jaffe died unexpectedly in May 2019, his family chose to honor his legacy by combining memorial gifts with their own private commitment to endow the Austin J. Jaffe Real Estate Lecture Series.

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First woman to earn a Ph.D. in business from Penn State reflects on a lifetime spent breaking barriers

October 1, 2020


Long before Jane Offutt Burns earned the distinction of being the first woman to be awarded a Ph.D. in business from Penn State, she was breaking other barriers.

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Penn State Smeal Supply Chain Career Fair goes virtual, doesn’t miss a beat

September 29, 2020


For the first time in its 19-year history, Smeal's Supply Chain and Information Systems Career Fair was held virtually, and it didn't miss a beat.

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Vanguard’s Christina Selby joins Penn State Smeal Finance Advisory Board

September 23, 2020


Charles H. Whiteman, dean of the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has announced that Christina Selby, a 1996 Finance and International Business graduate, recently joined the college’s Finance Advisory Board.

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Penn State/ACY Alternative Inflation Index shows slight rise in U.S. inflation rate

September 23, 2020


The September 2020 release of the Penn State/ACY CPI Index indicates that the United States annual inflation rate for July 2020 was 1.04 percent, up slightly from the June rate of .9 percent.

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Penn State Smeal contributes expertise and education to facilities on the front lines of COVID-19

September 8, 2020


Penn State Smeal experts are partnering with Penn State Health to provide expertise in supply chain support and executive training and leadership as part of the Regional Response Health Collaboration Program.

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A message to the Penn State Smeal Community from Dean Charles Whiteman

September 4, 2020


Together, we can make our college a shining example of diversity, equity, and inclusion for the entire University Community.

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Berquists make $500,000 commitment to educational equity scholarships at Penn State

August 25, 2020


Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors member Carl Berquist ‘74 ACCTG and his wife, Bobbie ‘73 EDU, recently made a $500,000 commitment to Penn State and the Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal works to ensure smooth return to campus for students

August 23, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has planned several initiatives to ensure a smooth, safe return to campus this week.

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Penn State Smeal welcomes 12 new faculty members

August 23, 2020


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

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Joining Nittany Lion Fund impacted Penn State Smeal summer 2020 student marshal’s academic path

August 13, 2020


Alex Grosek, who will graduate Saturday with a 3.81 GPA in finance, and a minor in architecture studies, has been selected as Smeal’s summer 2020 student marshal.

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Penn State Smeal announces promotions in academic rank

August 12, 2020


Six members of the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty, which ranks among the best in the world for research productivity, received promotions effective July 1.

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Alumnus leaves a legacy at the Penn State Smeal College of Business

August 7, 2020


The Penn State Smeal College of Business and the Institute for Real Estate Studies (IRES) are saddened to share that alumnus, longtime donor and Real Estate Advisory Board member Jeffrey N. Perrone died in June near his home in Andover, Massachusetts.

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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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Penn State Smeal surpasses long-standing yearly fundraising record

July 30, 2020


In fiscal year 2020, which ended on June 30, the Penn State Smeal College of Business surpassed an 18-year fundraising record by raising $32.6 million. These results came during a year when, despite the pandemic, Penn State as a whole achieved the highest level of new commitments from donors in its history, with more than $381 million in support.

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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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