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Penn State Smeal names two members to Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board

October 20, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business has named two new members to the college’s Institute for Real Estate Studies Advisory Board. New board members include Claudia A. Steeb, managing director at HFF in Pittsburgh, and Jason A. Borrelli, principal at Exeter Property Group in Conshohocken.

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Penn State Smeal undergraduates working to raise awareness of national debt

October 19, 2016


A team of Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduates will be in the Business Building Atrium from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and the first floor of the HUB-Robeson Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. today to try to raise awareness about the consequences of long-term national debt while at the same time trying to win a national competition.

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Penn State Smeal senior wins L.L. Waters Scholarship

October 17, 2016


Karen Burlingame, a senior Supply Chain and Information Systems major at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named one of seven national recipients of the 2016 L.L. Waters Scholarship.

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Penn State Smeal’s IRES to host panel discussion on new Real Estate Sector

October 14, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business Institute for Real Estate Studies will hold a panel discussion on a major shift in real estate investments from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in 125 Business Building. “The ‘New’ Real Estate Sector: Implications and Opportunities” kicks off the fall meeting of the Institute for Real Estate Studies, planned for Oct. 21-23.

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Penn State Smeal senior wins Huntington Memorial Scholarship

October 13, 2016


Stephen Kowalski, a senior Risk Management major at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named one of 10 national recipients of the 2016 Curtis E. Huntington Memorial Scholarship.

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Nearly 1,000 students attend inaugural #MegaFair

October 5, 2016


In its first year, the #MegaFair career fair, held in late September at the Nittany Lion Inn, attracted 969 students in five hours.

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Executive Insights: Former Oracle CEO Ray Lane to kick off Penn State Smeal fall 2016 leadership lecture series

October 4, 2016


Raymond J. Lane, the former president and CEO of Oracle and managing partner at GreatPoint Ventures, will share his perspectives on business, leadership, and entrepreneurship with the Penn State Smeal College of Business community on Friday as part of the college’s Executive Insights series.

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Penn State Executive Programs earns Chief Learning Officer award

September 30, 2016


Penn State Executive Programs has been honored by Chief Learning Officer magazine with a Learning in Practice award for work with Penn State Health, the University’s health system, and its medical school, Penn State College of Medicine.

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Ask an Ethicist: Should I accept a job from an internship I didn't enjoy?

September 26, 2016


Ashley Rippey, Smeal's Career and Corporate Connections managing director, examines the ethical concerns about students receiving job offers from employers after an internship that didn't live up to expectations.

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Joshi to present research on effective women’s leadership at supply chain conference

September 22, 2016


Aparna Joshi, Arnold Family Professor of Management at the Smeal College of Business, will lead a Women at Work session on “Extraordinary Leaders: Changing the Conversation about Leading at Work” at the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals 2016 Annual Conference on Sept. 25-28 in Kissimmee, Florida.

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Current undergraduates can now apply for new one-year Penn State Smeal masters program in management and leadership

September 20, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business is now accepting applications for fall 2017 enrollment in its new Master of Professional Studies in Management and Organizational Leadership (MMOL), an accelerated master’s program designed primarily for recently graduated baccalaureate students from technical, non-business backgrounds.

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Former NBA executive to speak at Penn State on ‘The Role of Ethics in Sports’

September 19, 2016


Joel Litvin, former president, league operations, for the NBA, will draw on his experience as a lawyer and his 27-year career in the league office for a discussion on sports ethics on Oct. 26 at Penn State Law. Litvin’s talk, “The Role of Ethics in Sports,” is free and open to the public. It is slated for 7 to 8:15 p.m. in the Sutliff Auditorium, Room 118 Lewis Katz Building, on Penn State’s University Park campus.

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Ask an Ethicist: Serving as a reference (or not)

September 15, 2016


Jennifer Eury, Smeal's honor and integrity director and an instructor in management, explores the various ethical aspects of being asked to serve as a reference.

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Penn State Smeal Alumni Society Board strives to build connections

September 14, 2016


The mission of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Alumni Society Board is to cultivate a “community of active, engaged alumni.” With more than 77,000 alumni, that’s no small task.

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Penn State Smeal one of three new Peace Corps Coverdell Fellowship programs at University

September 13, 2016


Penn State and the Peace Corps have finalized a new partnership that will help returning Peace Corps volunteers pursue their graduate education in the School of International Affairs, Smeal College of Business, or the College of Agricultural Sciences.

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Penn State launches redesigned online MBA led by Smeal College of Business

September 12, 2016


Penn State has redesigned its highly ranked online MBA into a new program that is more flexible for adult learners, the University announced today (Sept. 12). The new Penn State online MBA is being led by the internationally ranked Smeal College of Business and will be offered online through Penn State World Campus.

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Penn State Smeal names Lifetime Achievement Award in honor of inaugural winner, Robert W. Moore

September 9, 2016


Robert W. Moore '48 LIB has been a valued Penn State alumnus, especially in service to and support of the Smeal College of Business. He was recognized Thursday night for that service and support with the inaugural Robert W. Moore Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Panel discussion to feature ‘heavy hitters’ in branding

September 8, 2016


Penn State Smeal College of Business students interested in careers in branding will have a special opportunity to hear insights into the profession during an upcoming panel discussion. “Forging a Career in Branding” is scheduled for 5 to 6 p.m. Sept. 13 in Room 112 Forest Resources Building. The event, which is open to all students, will feature a collection of top-level executives from companies known for their branding efforts.

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Huff named director of online supply chain graduate programs at Penn State Smeal

September 6, 2016


David Huff, clinical professor of supply chain management at the Penn State Smeal College of Business, has been named director of online graduate programs in supply chain management.

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Penn State Executive Programs set to offer SHRM exam prep course

September 1, 2016


Human resources professionals in the center of the state can take advantage of a special educational opportunity this fall from the Penn State Smeal College of Business. Penn State Executive Programs, the executive education provider within Smeal, has been approved by the Society for Human Resource Management to offer the SHRM Exam Prep Course.

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Penn State Smeal names two new members to Board of Visitors

August 29, 2016


Dean Charles H. Whiteman and the Penn State Smeal College of Business have named two new members to the college’s Board of Visitors. New board members include Alan R. Guttman, '69, chief executive officer at Guttman Energy, Inc. and Lara J. Warner, '88, chief compliance and regulatory affairs officer for Credit Suisse.

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Alumnus gift to support Penn State students from Juniata County

August 26, 2016


Jeffrey A. Conrad, of Boston, Massachusetts, has given $105,000 to create an endowed scholarship for students from Juniata County, Pennsylvania, who intend to major in the agricultural sciences or in business at Penn State.

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Mars, Inc. joins Penn State Smeal Corporate Partner Program

August 23, 2016


Global confectionery, food, and pet food manufacturer Mars, Inc., the sixth-largest privately held company in the United States, is the newest Penn State Smeal College of Business Corporate Partner. The company joins 29 existing Corporate Partners.

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Lou Gattis named faculty director of Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program

August 18, 2016


Lou Gattis, clinical professor of finance and faculty director of the Penn State Smeal College of Business MBA Program, has been named faculty director of Smeal’s Philadelphia-based Executive MBA Program.

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Rajaram named summer 2016 Penn State Smeal student marshal

August 16, 2016


The Penn State Smeal College of Business named Manaswini Rajaram as the student marshal for summer 2016. She led the college’s procession during the Summer 2016 University-wide Commencement Ceremony on Saturday in the Bryce Jordan Center.

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Penn State Smeal welcomes eight new faculty members

August 11, 2016


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

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Mug half full? Local economies hop on craft beer proliferation

August 8, 2016


While major beer brewers AB InBEV and SABMiller contemplate a complex merger, craft breweries continue to proliferate, which bodes well for neighboring economies.

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Penn State Smeal BOSS program introduces diverse students to business

August 2, 2016


In its ninth year, BOSS is an annual two-week summer residential program designed to enhance the learning and understanding of a college business degree for rising high school seniors. Participants live in dormitories and attend daily events with local companies and undergraduate business school classes, as well as listening to guest lecturers. Most participants come from minority backgrounds.

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Penn State Smeal expands professional masters and graduate certificate offerings to meet demand

August 1, 2016


To better serve the needs of professionals at various stages of their careers and to create more opportunities for resource sharing and collaboration, the Penn State Smeal College of Business has consolidated administrative support for multiple current and forthcoming professional graduate academic offerings within a new Office of Professional Graduate Programs.

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Gartner ranks Penn State Smeal No. 1 in supply chain graduate, undergraduate education

July 29, 2016


Gartner, Inc., has again ranked the Penn State Smeal College of Business No. 1 in supply chain graduate and undergraduate education.

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