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Penn State Smeal MBA programs join Forté Foundation to continue supporting women in business

April 9, 2021


Online, residential, and executive MBA students from the Penn State Smeal College of Business can now leverage the Forté Foundation, a non-profit consortium of multinational corporations and top universities and business schools, through a new MBA partnership.

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Warm feelings about human-looking robots can turn icy when bots blunder

April 7, 2021


If a robot worker makes a mistake on the job, or annoys customers, businesses may not give it a pink slip and a cardboard box for its office belongings, but companies may be forced to shut down these expensive machines, according to a team of researchers.

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Penn State Smeal names winners in first annual Undergraduate Sustainability Case Competition

April 6, 2021


The inaugural Smeal Undergraduate Sustainability Case Competition wrapped up recently, with the three winning teams demonstrating the college’s dedication to business that makes a difference not just a profit.

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Accomplished female business leaders headline Penn State Smeal’s Powerful Women conference

March 29, 2021


Registration is under way for the 2021 Powerful Women Paving the Way Conference, scheduled to be held virtually on April 15-16. The event, which is hosted by the Penn State Smeal College of Business and its student-run Women in Business organization, will commemorate its 12th year with five accomplished speakers, valuable networking opportunities and engaging breakout sessions.

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Smeal alumnus leaves lasting legacy by creating the Fred H. Schaefer Scholars Program in Accounting

March 25, 2021


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has received a $4 million gift from the estate of late alumnus Fred Schaefer to create the Fred H. Schaefer Scholars Program in Accounting.

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Wisconsin’s Yavas to deliver inaugural Jaffe Real Estate Lecture

March 24, 2021


Abdullah Yavas, the Robert E. Wangard Real Estate Chair at the University of Wisconsin and a former member of the Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty, will deliver via Zoom the inaugural lecture in the Austin J. Jaffe Real Estate Lecture Series on April 6.

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Former Lady Lion Monroe still dishing assists to Penn State Smeal

March 23, 2021


Former Penn State women's basketball player Meredith Monroe, who holds a bachelor's in finance and an MBA from Smeal, is still handing out assists to the college in a number of ways.

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Susan L. Taylor to speak as part of Smeal Diversity Enhancement Programs Speaker Series

March 18, 2021


Susan L. Taylor, founder and CEO of the National CARES Mentoring Movement and the former editor of Essence magazine, will speak virtually at 6 p.m. March 23. Taylor’s talk is part of the Smeal Office of Diversity Enhancement Programs Speaker Series.

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Smeal student leaders orchestrate Undergraduate Professional Development Business Conference

March 17, 2021


Smeal students recently had the opportunity to discuss professional development with student leaders across the region at the inaugural Undergraduate Professional Development Business Conference led by Smeal Student Council Vice President Michael Errichetti.

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Penn State Smeal EMBA program now offering flexible remote attendance

March 11, 2021


To support even the busiest students in achieving their goals, the Penn State Smeal College of Business is now offering optional remote attendance for its Philadelphia-based Executive MBA program, allowing students to attend up to 50 percent of each course remotely with the remaining half in person.

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Penn State Smeal faculty member J. Randall Woolridge honored with $1 million named professorship

March 8, 2021


Penn State alumni and longtime benefactors Dave and Tricia Rogers have made a $1 million commitment to create the J. Randall Woolridge Professorship in Finance in the Smeal College of Business.

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Penn State Smeal introducing exciting changes to marketing curriculum

March 2, 2021


To better equip Smeal students to cope in a changing landscape, the Penn State Smeal College of Business Marketing Department is making several enhancements to its curriculum.

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Registration deadline approaching for Smeal’s Diversity Enhancement Programs START Conference

February 25, 2021


Business leaders from a variety of companies and members of both the Penn State Smeal College of Business and greater State College communities will gather virtually on March 25 to celebrate diversity at the START Conference.

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Penn State Smeal Marketing Department, faculty recognized for research productivity

February 23, 2021


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Marketing Department and four of its faculty members have been recognized on two recently published lists of author productivity.

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A message for the Smeal Community from Dean Charles Whiteman

February 19, 2021


A recent spate of Zoom-bombings serves as another stark reminder of the trauma that our students, staff and faculty of minority communities endure daily. Within the past several weeks, the Black Caucus and the University’s Gender Equity Center were the targets of individuals spewing hate-filled speech and imagery.

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Penn State Smeal Resident MBA Program improves rankings

February 17, 2021


The Smeal College of Business has continued its trend of upward trajectory in both The Economist’s and the Financial Times’ 2021 MBA rankings — demonstrating the college’s dedication to improvement.

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Accenture’s KC McClure named to Penn State Smeal Board of Visitors

February 4, 2021


Dean Charles H. Whiteman recently appointed Penn State Smeal College of Business alumna KC McClure, chief financial officer at Accenture, to the Smeal Board of Visitors.

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Penn State Online MBA ranked No. 7 in U.S. News’ Best Online Programs rankings

January 29, 2021


The Penn State Online MBA, led by the internationally ranked Penn State Smeal College of Business, is No. 7 overall in U.S. News’ 2021 Best Online Programs rankings — marking the fifth consecutive year the program has ranked in the top 10.

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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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