When Penn State shifted to a fully remote environment at the onset of the pandemic, I was confident that we had the people and resources to do so successfully. Even so, I am reminded of just how important it is to have strong leadership in place before a crisis. | Read More
By Jerome Griffith | The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted many businesses and countless lives. While no one should wish to lead through a crisis, we should all be prepared when adversity presents itself. | Read More
Make the PPE supply chain more resilient, Pharmaceutical supply chains and drug shortages: Threats and solutions, Increase investments in supply chain resiliency, and Will firms learn from disruption and resist anti-learning behavior? | Read More
Smeal’s holistic approach to doctoral education develops research scholars who will add meaningful contributions to the discourse in their respective disciplines.
The Penn State Chapter of the American Marketing Association (AMA) was named International Chapter of the Year from a pool of more than 290 schools at the recent AMA International Collegiate Conference Awards Ceremony. | Read More
Mandy Hammell, instructor in risk management, has succeeded Steve Putterman, professor of practice in risk management, as faculty-in-charge of the Actuarial Science Program. | Read More
A new initiative of the Penn State Smeal College of Business aims to help alumni of color who own businesses network and engage with the University. | Read More
Penn State Executive Programs has added a new short course to its Leadership and Strategy portfolio titled “Leading with Analytics.” Analytics is the combination of science and art that allows organizations to transform data into actionable insights to enable effective decision making. | Read More
The newest online program in Smeal’s professional graduate portfolio can help tax professionals gain the expert knowledge they need to advise corporate and individual clients on their tax obligations. | Read More
The Penn State Smeal College of Business Marketing Department and four of its faculty members were recognized for research productivity. | Read More
The Nittany Lion Consulting Group, an experiential learning program open to all University Park undergraduate students, regardless of major or academic major, marked a successful first year despite the pandemic. | Read More
Michelle Darnell, the director of the Penn State Smeal College of Business Tarriff Center for Business Ethics and Social Responsibility, has announced the formation of the center’s inaugural advisory board. | Read More
The Penn State Smeal College of Business has continued its trend of upward trajectory in two noted national rankings. | Read More
Two Smeal marketing Ph.D. students swept top honors at the recent Albert Haring Symposium for Doctoral Research in Marketing, hosted by the Indiana Kelley School of Business. | Read More
A team of Smeal undergraduate students — Katherine Groves, Anna Simek, and Annika Sernyak — placed in the three competitions that were part of the recent International Business Ethics Case Competition, the oldest and most distinguished intercollegiate business ethics competition of its kind. | Read More
Alex Limoges, a recent supply chain and information systems graduate and forward on the Penn State men’s hockey team, was selected as a 2021 recipient of Penn State’s Ernest B. McCoy Memorial Award. | Read More
Dan Cahoy, professor of business law, Dean’s Faculty Fellow in Business Law, and research director for the Center for the Business of Sustainability, was one of two recipients of Penn State’s 2021 Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching. | Read More
As infection rates associated with the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated in March 2020, companies and organizations around the world abruptly sent employees home to work. More than one year later, many of these same employers are confronted with workforces that have adapted to — and learned to love — the work-from-home arrangement. Now what?. | Read More
Makeda Brown ’95 Mktg | Intrapreneurship provides you with an opportunity to authentically leverage your gifts as you navigate your career within an organization. | Read More
Congratulations to our Smeal Award Winners! Smeal College of Business Alumni Award recipients are selected by the executive team of the Smeal Alumni Society Board in recognition of their exceptional career, leadership, and volunteer achievements, as well as the prestige their accomplishments bring to the college. | Read More
Before you made your way in the professional world, you brought your talent, drive, and determination to Penn State and went into business with Smeal. Your first business partners? The faculty members who helped prepare you to make business better — for your organization, your community, and the world.
We’d like to hear about your most memorable Penn State Smeal professor. You might even recognize them here. Send your funniest, fondest, or most foundational memories to [email protected], and we’ll share some of them in a upcoming issue of Smeal Magazine.
When Penn State Smeal alumnus and avid outdoor enthusiast Lou Gatto was looking for a way to get more involved in the college, a conversation with Erik Foley helped solidify his plan. | Read More
We invite Smeal alumni and friends to partner with us to reach our ambitious $88 million goal for the University’s A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence campaign, which will end on June 30, 2022. | Read More