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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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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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