Penn State Smeal College of Business - 05/27/2014

Smeal College of Business edition
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

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IN THIS ISSUE:

STORIES:
-- Smeal celebrates more than 1,300 class of 2014 graduates
-- Smeal Alumni in Profile: Antosh applies Smeal education to startup ventures
-- President Barron salutes No. 1 EcoCAR team as 'the Penn State I remember'
-- Student projects provide local area businesses with fresh marketing perspectives
-- Smeal College of Business merchandise now available
-- New scholarship to support students pursuing sports marketing
-- Study: U.S. defense industry must adjust strategy for coming decade
-- Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program to accept applications until July 15
-- Smeal student organization earns top prize in regional case competition
-- Penn State Smeal MBA student organizes inaugural forum on African business

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TOP STORIES:

Smeal celebrates more than 1,300 class of 2014 graduates
About 1,300 members of the class of 2014 received their diplomas at the Penn State Smeal College of Business undergraduate commencement ceremony, held on Sunday, May 11, in the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus. More earned advanced degrees from the Graduate School.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/qy93TQZC
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Smeal Alumni in Profile: Antosh applies Smeal education to startup ventures
On April 25, the Penn State Alumni Association honored Smeal College of Business alumna Erin Antosh '06 Management, along with eight other accomplished Penn State alumni, with an Alumni Achievement Award.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/Cs4CGw_W
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President Barron salutes No. 1 EcoCAR team as 'the Penn State I remember'
Early May 22, Penn State's Advanced Vehicle Team co-leader Benjamin Sattler and controls leader Chris Monaco drove to Old Main in Penn State's EcoCAR 2 competition vehicle to pick up Penn State President Eric Barron for a reception at the Thomas D. Larson Pennsylvania Transportation Institute. For the drive from Old Main, it was Barron behind the wheel.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/JLBGL_st
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Student projects provide local area businesses with fresh marketing perspectives
Penn State Smeal College of Business students enrolled in Marketing 422 Advertising and Promotions Management this spring gained real-world experience through developing integrated marketing plans for local small businesses.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/jK8ntP1S
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Smeal College of Business merchandise now available
Licensed Penn State Smeal College of Business merchandise is now available online at www.shopsmeal.com. Through May 31, use the promotional code SMEAL for a 15 percent discount on purchases.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/k9Wb_VPB
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New scholarship to support students pursuing sports marketing
An anonymous gift of $50,000 will establish a new scholarship aimed at supporting students in the Penn State Smeal College of Business with an interest in the sports industry. Marketing students of at least junior standing with outstanding academic records and who are seeking a sports marketing focus will receive first preference for the scholarship.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/kT9_n9V3
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Study: U.S. defense industry must adjust strategy for coming decade
Looming changes to the U.S. defense landscape may call for adjustments in product development, operations and global strategy, according to Terrence Guay, clinical professor of international business at the Penn State Smeal College of Business.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/VvKFt85M
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Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program to accept applications until July 15
The Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Program will accept application materials from candidates seeking admission for the class of 2016 until July 15.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/Td7k17bm
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Smeal student organization earns top prize in regional case competition
The Penn State Smeal College of Business chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) took first place in a case competition held last month at the Northeast Regional Student Conference in Providence, R.I.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/j5yh_kSk
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Penn State Smeal MBA student organizes inaugural forum on African business
The inaugural Smeal Africa Business Forum, led by first-year Penn State Smeal MBA student Judith Egbas, was held in the Business Building Atrium on the University Park campus last month to educate attendees on the growing business opportunities in African countries.

Read the full story: http://news.psu.edu/link/b2jzbbD5
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More stories: http://news.psu.edu/link/zGTyGkFX

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