Ready for the Business World

Smeal student during a career fair

The beginning of each semester at the Penn State Smeal College of Business means it’s career fair season. Events like the Supply Chain Career Fair in the Business Building and the new #MegaFair at The Nittany Lion Inn hum with life as business-attired students connect with hundreds of companies … Continue reading

Teaching Innovation in a Time of Change

“Companies increasingly need managers and executives who have innovation skills to develop new products and services in a team or organizational context,” says Shawn Clark ’99 Ph.D. (pictured), director of the Farrell Center for Corporate Innovation and Entrepreneurship at Smeal who is helping to lead program development in … Continue reading

BOSS: Celebrating 10 Years

BOSS Program

For many high school students from underrepresented populations, attending Smeal often seems outside the realm of possibility. The Business Opportunities Summer Session (BOSS), which celebrated its 10th anniversary last summer, changes that perspective. BOSS, which is facilitated by the Smeal Office of Diversity Enhancement Programs … Continue reading

Integrity Symposium at Smeal

2017 Partners in Business Ethics Symposium

Business school administrators and faculty along with corporate representatives joined Smeal alumni Jerome Griffith ’79 MKTG and Lou Grabowsky ’73 ACCTG who visited Smeal in November to speak at the 2017 Partners in Business Ethics Symposium. “In light of recent news events, our theme of fostering a speak-up … Continue reading

Executive Insights

Executive Insights at Smeal

For speakers series and other special events, Smeal regularly invites business leaders to share their perspectives on a range of topics. Recent speakers include: Wanda Bryant Hope ’87 MKTG, Johnson & Johnson Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer “When I think about leadership, it’s really about engaging and inspiring and motivating … Continue reading

In Print

Smeal faculty rank among the world’s most prolific when it comes to published research in leading journals. Here’s a sampling of some of the recent papers published in or accepted to top journals in various disciplines: “Mitigating Spillover in Online Retailing Via Replenishment” Manufacturing & Service Operations Management Jason Acimovic … Continue reading

Alumni Make an Impact

Impact Smeal Day

The Network Impact Smeal Day provides alumni with the opportunity to return to campus in the fall and spring to interact with current students, network with fellow graduates, and learn more about the latest from Smeal. “Alumni are excited to return to campus to catch up on the latest news … Continue reading

Transitions: New Leadership at Smeal

Felisa Higgins Associate Dean of Undergraduate Education A two-time honoree for teaching excellence at Smeal as a member of the Supply Chain and Information Systems faculty and a former Penn State Administrative Fellow, Higgins oversees operations for one of the largest undergraduate business programs in the nation.     Steve … Continue reading

Global Exploration

Laura Davis

Laura Davis traveled to Italy for her spring semester in 2017 after receiving the Edward R. and Helen Skade Hintz International Scholars Program Award, created by Edward ’59 BUS and Helen Skade Hintz ’60 HHD. Each year, roughly 500 Penn State Smeal College of Business students participate … Continue reading

On the Map

On the Map graphic of Smeal Alumni by State. Link to tabular data below.

The Penn State Smeal College of Business is a global business school. Explore data about where our students come from and study abroad and where Smeal alumni live in the U.S. and around the world. Continue reading