No. 1 in supply chain, faculty members retire and much more

Smeal College of Business edition
Monday, August 18, 2014

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Gartner ranks Smeal No. 1 in supply chain undergraduate education
-- Five long-time Smeal faculty members retire
-- Executive program for hospitality industry to offer latest in digital marketing
-- Executive course available for business process analysts, enterprise architects
-- New Smeal post to bridge gap between MBA student recruiting, employer relations
-- Effective corporate governance employs multiple strategies, study says
-- Smeal's Accounting Advisory Board welcomes new chair, members

Also in this issue: Media Highlights.

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TOP STORIES:

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

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/4WnYGvxn
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Five long-time Smeal faculty members retire
The Penn State Smeal College of Business marks the retirements of five long-time faculty members in 2014: Edward Reutzel, Ralph Licastro, William "Skip" Grenoble, Mark Dirsmith and Augustus Colangelo.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/XJz3Y4Qj
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Executive program for hospitality industry to offer latest in digital marketing
A new Penn State Executive Programs offering for executives in the hospitality industry will help participants understand how to use Big Data and employ digital marketing strategies to increase performance on many levels. The program, Big Digital Marketing for Hospitality, will run on Oct. 2 and 3 in Philadelphia at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/mZGWRmS5
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Executive course available for business process analysts, enterprise architects
A new offering from Penn State Executive Programs will help professionals enhance and integrate their business and information technology strategies. Business Architecture and Strategic Business Process Management (BPM) will debut on Oct. 14 and 15 at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown in Philadelphia.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/W5TGgWRm
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New Smeal post to bridge gap between MBA student recruiting, employer relations
Brenda Fabian, assistant director of employer relations and recruiting, is the newest Penn State Smeal MBA Program staff member. Filling a new position for the college, she will be responsible for candidate recruiting as well as employer relationships.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/RbhwHQSC
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Effective corporate governance employs multiple strategies, study says
The most effective corporate governance occurs when a mix of complementary mechanisms that include CEO incentive alignment and both internal and external monitoring mechanisms are present, according to a new study from Penn State Smeal College of Business faculty member Vilmos Misangyi and his colleague from the Singapore Management University.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/wrGtvtMR
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Smeal's Accounting Advisory Board welcomes new chair, members
Penn State Smeal College of Business accounting alumnus Pat Durbin, Class of 1991, has been named chairman of Smeal's Accounting Advisory Board. The board meets twice each year to provide perspectives on the curriculum and other aspects of the Smeal experience that affect students' career preparation.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/srLhMCnH
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More stories: http://news.psu.edu/link/sVTbTM6B

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MEDIA HIGHLIGHTS:

CNBC.com - Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
The amazing deals most consumers are overlooking
There's a bias that refurbished products are "dirty" or "disgusting" for many people, despite sterilization, according to a new study from the Smeal College of Business.

http://news.psu.edu/link/HdkX88g_
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More: http://news.psu.edu/link/mh9nzTHY

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